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Wesley Furlong is the founder and director of City of Refuge, a network for community transformation, and the director of church development for EVANA, an evangelical Anabaptist network of churches across North America. Furlong holds a master's degree in theology from Emory University and is working toward a PhD in social work. He and his wife, Bonnie, have three kids and an ever-changing number of foster children. Connect with him at


"Smart Compassion puts love for one's neighbor into shoe leather. Our life in faith is to be relational, first with our Lord but in turn with all whom we meet. This is a stimulating read." -- (10/18/2016) "One size doesn't fit all when it comes to engaging needs in the people around us. Furlong's work gives practical advice on how to customize your response appropriately so that people are genuinely helped. This insight will both free and fire you up! Your community will be glad you read this book!" -- (10/18/2016) "Wes Furlong's work and writing combines great storytelling with insights and applications that will transform people and places. The concepts of healing presence, radical hospitality, and collective empowerment are a Christ-centered framework for life, church, and community transformation. A book worth reading, but even more worth living." -- (10/18/2016) "Furlong shows us the way to act on the prayer that Jesus gave us: We want your kingdom to come here and now, in this particular place and in me, as it is in heaven. If you really do want that prayer answered, read this book." -- (10/18/2016) "Smart Compassion captured my heart from the moment author Wes Furlong asked us to consider this central question of how to spend your life well on behalf of others. Through careful examination of Scripture and practical steps, he invites and challenges us to consider what 'doing better' looks like. A great read!" -- (10/18/2016) "We are called to love the Lord our God with all of our heart, mind, soul, and strength--but too often, we forget to engage our minds. Furlong's new book is sobering and enlightening, a call to cultivate love and justice as we actively love our neighbors. Ultimately, Smart Compassion teaches us to love as Christ has loved us, bringing holistic transformation to our hearts and our minds." -- (10/18/2016)

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