Waging Peace: One Soldier’s Story of Putting Love First

By Diana Oestreich. The The autobiographical story of a combat medic in the Army National Guard, who refused to follow orders to run over an Iraqi child to keep her convoy rolling and keep her battle buddies safe. Torn between God’s call to love her enemy and her country’s command to be willing to kill, she chose to wage peace in a place of war. For the remainder of her tour of duty, Diana sought to be a peacemaker–leading to an unlikely and beautiful friendship with an Iraqi family. Exposes the false divide between loving our country and living out our faith’s call to love our enemies. Read more.