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‘Doctor Miracle’ Follows Jesus’ Calling

In a recent book, Rebecca McLaughlin writes:

In 2018, ISIS victim Nadia Murad, shared the Nobel Peace Prize with Congolese physician Denis Mukwege. Dr. Mukwege, nicknamed “Doctor Miracle,” is a pioneering surgeon who has treated thousands of victims of sexual violence for the medical aftereffects of gang rape and brutality.

Recognizing Jesus's relentless call on Christians to serve the suffering, Mukwege urges fellow believers:

“As long as our faith is defined by theory and not connected with practical realities, we shall not be able to fulfil the mission entrusted to us by Christ. If we are Christ's, we have no choice but to be alongside the weak, the wounded, the refugees and women suffering discrimination.”


Rebecca McLaughlin, Confronting Christianity: 12 Hard Questions for the World's Largest Religion, (Crossway, 2019), p 207

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