Loving Our Refugee Neighbor - Episode 18

“No one leaves home unless home is in the mouth of a shark.“

Warsan Shire, from the poem Home

Today I’m talking with Shawn Smucker, who is a dear friend and the author of the book, Once We Were Strangers: What Friendship with a Syrian Refugee Taught Me about Loving My Neighbor.

I loved Shawn’s book and I had lot’s of questions for him about refugees and what he has learned through getting to know a Syrian refugee. I think, if you’re like me and you have questions, you’re going to love this conversation.



Once We Were Strangers

Find all of Shawn’s Books HERE

Whole: Restoring What Is Broken in Me, You, and The Entire World by Steve Wiens

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Sarah Mae

Sarah Mae spends her days home-making, home-educating, writing, reading, and drinking salted caramel mochas. Her family embraces life in the beautiful Amish country-side of Pennsylvania. She is the owner of the community site Allume and the co-host of the national Christian women’s social media conference.