Category Archives: Heroes

The Revolution According to Steve Jobs

i like this… A lot of times, people don’t do great things, because they aren’t really expected of them, and nobody demands they try… Nobody says, ‘Hey, that’s the culture here, to do great things.’ If you set that up, … Continue reading

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make jesus famous… pray 4 joseph kony.

i like this… Six months later after the initial attack near our compound, the LRA again returned less than ten miles from us. Unbeknownst to me, our children had decided enough was enough. They began to call early morning meetings … Continue reading

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Emmanuel Jal, live at Mandela’s birthday

i like this… Peter Gabriel:  I met the next artist about 3 years ago & was enormously impressed with this young man from Sudan. His brutal childhood as a 7-year-old child soldier taught him to be a mindless killing machine. … Continue reading

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south sudan 2011 update | irisminsudan

I like this, a video update from Michele Perry… For now: here is the video slideshow update of our latest in South Sudan that was shown to our friends and family when I spoke in the West… it shows how … Continue reading

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The Accidental Activist

i love it when someone just runs with what they have… no excuses, no ifs or buts, just do it! i want to honour a man who in recent years has been doing just that & more.  his tenacity & … Continue reading

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Heroes | James Allen Ward

Jimmy Ward was a WWII hero… With flames spreading rapidly though his bomber aircraft, 22-year-old Sergeant Jimmy Ward tied a rope around his waist and crawled out on to the wing to douse the flames. He was serving during World … Continue reading

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Heroes – Boaz

From What does this world need? on facebook… I love the story of Boaz in the book of Ruth. He lived in Bethlehem, which means ‘house of bread’. In a time of famine, (i.e. there was no bread in the … Continue reading

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