Augsburg Fortress

Dialogues On: The Refugee Crisis

Explore refugees and the church—and what the crisis means for your local community.

Why choose Dialogues On: The Refugee Crisis?

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    Create a trusted environment for small groups

    Each Dialogues On: The Refugee Crisis lesson includes facilitator tips, communication skills, and perspectives from thought leaders to create a space for all to be heard and respected.

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    Engage in conversation about local and worldwide issues

    Start a conversation in small groups around today’s issues, such as the refugee crisis, and learn how to respectfully converse with peers.

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    Build lasting relationships

    Groups get a chance to express thoughts and ideas about today’s issues. As a result, groups grow closer to one another and the community.

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    Explore essays from ministry leaders

    Read perspectives from Matthew Soerens, Halima Z. Adams, and Jenny Yang about refugees and their impact on the church, our local communities, and our country’s culture.

How it works

Dialogues On resources and methodology are built to help leaders create an engaging experience people want to be a part of, and include a leader guide, participant book, and DVD. Each Dialogues On session follows a four-part series:

  • Participants will read a weekly topic
  • Gather in a small group to discuss key learnings
  • Watch a video featuring a leading voice
  • Share ideas with the group

Course contents

Each Dialogues On unit explores a social justice issue over the course of seven weeks. Download a free sample to see what’s included.

The story we live in
Brianne Casey
People without a place
Dr. Beth Oppenheim-Chan
A global perspective
Jenny Yang
Network of care
Sarah Krause, MS
Facing our history
Halima Z. Adams
Looking for home
Aubrey Leigh Grant
Where do we go from here?
Matthew Soerens