Following Jesus Through the Eye of the Needle : Living Fully, Loving Dangerously

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  • Copyright: 2009-12-30
  • Publisher: Intervarsity Pr
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Kent Annan left behind his prosperous, comfortable upbringing to face the world beyond its gates in Haiti, where people wear his cast-off clothing and seek comfort from the heat in the long shadow of his homeland. Read Following Jesus Through the Eye of the Needle and you'll get a fresh sense of what it means to love God and love our neighbor when love makes you uncomfortable and even requires vulnerability; to see what happens when God stretches you beyond your borders into his kingdom.

Author Biography

Kent Annan is codirector of Haiti Partners, a nonprofit focused on education in Haiti. He's worked in Haiti since 2003-living there some of the time and now traveling there regularly from Florida, where he lives with his wife and two children.

Table of Contents

Through the Needle's Eye
Reasons to Follow (and Make a Difference)p. 12
Outside the Gatesp. 17
Flight to Haitip. 23
Getting (Dis)Oriented on the Other Side
Thirtyp. 29
Strikesp. 37
Us. Themp. 41
Giving Up and Finding
Desirep. 52
As You Leave the Villagep. 59
Under the Wardrobep. 66
Catsp. 73
Choosing One's Neighbors
Building a Home (Part I)p. 79
Dust to Dust, but Water in Betweenp. 98
Building a Home (Part II)p. 100
Three Scenes of Fear and Improbable Vengeancep. 117
A Drop of Waterp. 125
Building a Home (Part III)p. 136
Willing to Die?p. 138
Seeing a Little More Clearlyp. 145
Sketches of Scarcityp. 148
Easter Vigilp. 161
Building a Home (Part IV)p. 164
A Young Man from Gonaivesp. 171
Statuesp. 175
Building a Home (Never Ends)p. 181
Next Steps
Vulnerablep. 185
Departures and Arrivalsp. 193
Epilogue: On Making a Differencep. 198
Acknowledgmentsp. 203
Reading Group Guidep. 204
About the Authorp. 207
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