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Help Save Saeed

My friend Brant Hansen’s been spread­ing the word about Saeed, and I want­ed to help out. You can help save Saeed Abe­di­ni, an Amer­i­can pas­tor who was arrest­ed in Iran by the Iran­ian gov­ern­ment and has been sen­tenced to 8 years in prison, by sign­ing the peti­tion at http://savesaeed.org/. Saeed’s a hero. He’s a Mus­lim […]

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Heroes Top 10

Top Ten Things I’ve learned from Shammah

I’ve toyed with the idea of doing a series here list­ing things I’ve learned from var­i­ous friends, fam­i­ly, strangers and oth­er clas­si­fi­ca­tions of peo­ple. Might as well get it start­ed, so to kick it off, let’s begin with my good friend, Shammah. So, here are ten things I’ve learned from him, in no par­tic­u­lar order: […]

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Jim

I have grown up with Jim, even though I’ve nev­er met him. Mom would recount his sto­ry over and again through­out my child­hood and ear­ly teens, with the result that his life and strug­gle to fol­low God have left a very vivid impres­sion in my mind. Jim Elliot was born Octo­ber 8, 1924, in Port­land, […]