The 16th Century King Of Sweden Who Fought The Catholic Church To Get The Bible Into The Hands Of His People

The 16th Century King Of Sweden Who Fought The Catholic Church To Get The Bible Into The Hands Of His People

By Meranda DevanI love reading about great Christians of the past who have risked their lives to make a stand for their faith.  That is...
By Meranda DevanI love reading about great Christians of the past who have risked their lives to make a stand for their faith.  That is exactly what Gustav I of Sweden, born under the name Gustav Vasa did for his country of Sweden.  King Vasa was born in May of 1496 and died in  September 1560, and has been known as one of the most powerful kings in Swedish history.Gustav was the son of a Swedish senator and of a noble family whom played a prominent part in aristocratic politics of 15th-century Scandinavia. He was raised in the courts of Sweden, and...

One Man Has Rescued 128 Christian and Yazidi Girls Forced Into Sex Slavery By ISIS

Picture Credit - Accidental Talmudist Story found at Accidental Talmudist On Facebook Steve Maman is a Canadian Jewish businessman who has made it his mission...
Picture Credit - Accidental Talmudist Story found at Accidental Talmudist On Facebook Steve Maman is a Canadian Jewish businessman who has made it his mission to rescue Christian and Yazidi girls from ISIS. In August 2014, jihadists in Iraq captured thousands of women and girls, and forced them into sex slavery. They are raped by dozens of men every day. Steve heard about this unspeakable tragedy, and instead of simply expressing outrage like most of us, he took action. Steve formed a nonprofit foundation called the Liberation of Christian and Yazidi Children of Iraq (CYCI). "What motivated me is being...

One Man Saves Over 600 Children From The Holocaust

Sir Nicholas Winton, is a hero, but he never flaunted it. Between the years of 1938 and 1939 he rescued 669 Jewish Czech children from...
Sir Nicholas Winton, is a hero, but he never flaunted it. Between the years of 1938 and 1939 he rescued 669 Jewish Czech children from Nazi death camps, and brought them back to the UK. Winton was a stock broker at the time and was able to arrange a total of eight trains to carry Jewish children out of Nazi occupied Prague. Anyone in his situation would tell the world about such a great deed, but not Nicholas Winton. His heroic acts were all but forgotten until his wife Grete found an old photo album from 1939 with a list...