The Practices of Peace

Posted on December 24, 2015 by PLT Staff

Panel discussion with Craig Wong and Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove from the Spring Institute for Lived Theology 2008 in Charlottesville, Virginia. Wilson-Hartgrove reflects on how Christian convictions influenced his childhood, inspired him and his wife to volunteer in Iraq and establish the Rutba House in North Carolina. Wong shares how Grace Fellowship Community Church continues to grow spiritually and faithfully live out the implications of the gospel in San Francisco.

Excerpt: “When they got there, a doctor said, ‘Three days ago, your country bombed our hospital. But whether you are American or Iraqi, Christian or Muslim, we will take care of you.’ And he used what he had there and sewed up the two heads and saved their lives. So we met this doctor and thanked him. I asked him what we owed him for his service, and he said, ‘Nothing, please just go and tell the world what’s happening here in Rutba.’ That was what he asked, so we came back to the United States telling that story, particularly that story about what the doctor had done for our friends.”

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  • Date Recorded:March 28, 2008
  • Location Recorded:Charlottesville, VA
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