Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Street Doctor - A Beautiful Picture of Incarnational Ministry

For 22 years, Dr. Jim Withers has provided free health care to the homeless population of Pittsburgh. Five nights a week, Withers dresses up to look like one of his street friends and heads out with a backpack full of medical supplies to bless and heal. Check out the 4-minute video below:

Money Quote: "We would have to stretch ourselves, and care enough to stretch ourselves, into their world, into their reality."

It's a beautifully tangible picture of incarnational ministry, of entering into another persons world, seeing them as a valuable human being, and serving them right where they are.

(ht to 22 words)

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