Grace Can Lead Us Home: A Christian Call to End Homelessness (Paperback)

Grace Can Lead Us Home: A Christian Call to End Homelessness By Kevin Nye, Terence Lester (Foreword by) Cover Image

Grace Can Lead Us Home: A Christian Call to End Homelessness (Paperback)

By Kevin Nye, Terence Lester (Foreword by)

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On any given night, more than half a million Americans and Canadians find themselves sleeping on the streets, in shelters, cars, and other places not meant for human habitation. Yet as this crisis continues to grow, it remains one of the least talked about--especially in churches. Even where compassion and empathy exist, the complexities around homelessness can make us feel stuck, overwhelmed, or numb to the existence of unhoused people in our cities and neighborhoods. 

Reporting back from his work in homeless services, minister and advocate Kevin Nye introduces readers to the Christ he's met in tents, shelters, and drop-in centers. He demystifies homelessness by journeying into complex issues like affordable housing, mental illness, addiction, and more, while reimagining our theological approach to these matters and educating us on how they intersect with homelessness.

This thorough and intimate book shows us that from the margins, Jesus has something to teach us all about grace--something that could change the landscape of homelessness entirely if we're ready to hear it.

Kevin Nye is assistant director of programs at The Center in Hollywood, a non-religious non-profit doing services and advocacy for people experiencing homelessness in Los Angeles. He is a graduate of Fuller Theological Seminary and completed the course of study and necessary hours for ordination in the Church of the Nazarene before stepping away from the ordination process and surrendering fully to this vocation to which God has called him. Kevin is quickly becoming a recognized and respected voice on the intersections of faith and homelessness, and he has written on these issues for publications including Fathom Magazine and Red Letter Christians.

Product Details ISBN: 9781513810515
ISBN-10: 1513810510
Publisher: Herald Press (VA)
Publication Date: August 9th, 2022
Pages: 208
Language: English