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Ravi Zacharias

When Ravi Zacharias was a cricket-loving boy on the streets of India, his mother called him in to meet the local sari-seller-turned-palm reader. “Looking at your future, Ravi Baba, you will not travel far or very much in your life,” he declared. “That’s what the lines on your hand tell me. There is no future for you abroad.” By the …

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Dr. Jerry Umanos

Dr. Jerry Umanos, servant of God, husband, father, friend, and pediatrician was murdered in Kabul, Afghanistan in April of 2014. His life touched many both inside and outside the USA and his death hit very close to home as I have friends and family who work for Lawndale Christian Health Center who knew and loved him. As the event unfolded, the …

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Dirk Willem

How many Anabaptists died during the sixteenth century persecution in Europe? No one knows for sure. What is certain is that at least 1,500 were cruelly tortured and killed. For the most part these were peaceful citizens who did not believe in war and who became the forerunners of today’s Mennonites and Amish. The main complaint of the authorities against …

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White Rose Society

The White Rose Society

In the early summer of 1942, a group of young people — including Willi Graf, Christoph Probst, Alex Schmorell, and Hans and his sister Sophie Scholl (all in their early twenties), as well as their professor of philosophy, Kurt Huber, formed a non-violent resistance group in Nazi Germany. The group became known for an anonymous leaflet campaign, lasting from June …

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Asia Bibi

Asia Bibi

Arrested June 2009 in Pakistan Asia Bibi, a 37-year-old Pakistani woman from the village of Ittanwali, was arrested by police on Friday, June 19, 2009. Asia (also called Asia Noreen) is the wife of 50-year-old Ashiq Masih, and their family is one of only three Christian families in a village of 1,500 families. Many of the local women, including Asia, …

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True Warrior

Inaugural Post

Welcome to our website celebrating those who have lived a life of valor with the hopes that it will encourage us to do the same. We hope to investigate the things that make heroes, heroic and the men and women who have shown us that it is possible to trust in God so completely that we can move forward, serving …

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