"God incarnated himself into our world in the midst of all our humanness and crud. He came, was present, and walked with us."

Andy's longing for peace may foreshadow the transformation that John's team has prayed for. "I'm really tired of the whole thing," he said recently. "I just want some peace—inner peace, outer peace, physical peace."

Dawn Herzog Jewell works with Media Associates International, a ministry that trains publishers, editors and writers around the world. Her forthcoming book, Escaping the Devil's Bedroom, will be released in 2008. She and her husband, Matt, live in the Chicago suburbs.

*Names of Emmaus's "guests" have been changed.

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