The House That Love Built: Why I Opened My Door to Immigrants and How We Found Hope beyond a Broken System

The House That Love Built: Why I Opened My Door to Immigrants and How We Found Hope beyond a Broken System

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Overview

The House that Love Built is the quintessential journey of one woman questioning what it means to be an American--and a Christian--in light of a broken immigration system. Through tender stories of opening her heart and home to immigrants, Sarah Jackson shines a holy light on loving our neighbor.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780310355625
Publisher: Zondervan
Publication date: 07/14/2020
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 271,599
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Sarah Jackson is the founder and executive director of Casa de Paz, a hospitality home in Denver, Colorado, serving families separated by immigrant detention. Casa’s family of over 2,000 volunteers provides hospitality for immigrants isolated in and leaving detention as well as their loved ones with visits, meals, shelter, and transportation, joining them in hope and emotional support through the arduous process of reunification. Sarah’s mission is to help end the isolating experience of immigrant detention one simple act of love at a time, which you can follow at www.casadepazcolorado.org.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments xiii

Introduction: One Coke, Two Straws 1

Part 1 Eyes to See

1 We Were Strangers Taken In 11

2 Steel Beams and a Piece of Paper 23

3 All Our Hidden Walls 33

Part 2 Doors to Open

4 Bring Peace 47

5 The Nine-Foot Burrito 61

Part 3 The Journey to One Another

6 The Third Journey 81

7 To Sleep with a Thousand Strangers 97

8 He Had Compassion 109

9 Dive! 119

Part 4 A Race to Run

10 For Such a Time 147

11 You Talk, We Listen 163

12 Welcome to the Real USA 177

13 I Don't Know Where My Daughter Is 193

Epilogue: Your Kingdom Come on Earth 209

Appendix: How You Can Be a Neighbor to an Immigrant 217

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