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  • Heroes And ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 13, 2009

    HEROES AND ROLE-MODELS British adults were asked who they would want their children to look up to in an Opinion Research poll. Family members topped the list, followed by multi-millionaire entrepreneur and daredevil Richard Branson. Jesus Christ came in 3rd in the more

  • Hero

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Jun 24, 2009

    Dear Dad, Heroes are men who first of all are heroes for God and then heroes to their families. To be a hero for God, you need to yield your life 100% to Him. What's in this name "hero"? Josh McDowell shares, "A few years ago, a radio jockey polled almost two hundred teenagers in a more

  • Hero Vs Hero Maker

    Contributed by Martin Spoelstra on Jun 28, 2018
    based on 1 rating

    What does it mean to be a hero maker? A hero maker is a leader who shifts from being the hero to making others the hero in God's unfolding story. Real hero makers first die to any vision of personal glory. The dying involves a very real transition, one of grief and loss of ever becoming that more

  • The Hero And The Saint

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 6, 2010

    THE HERO AND THE SAINT The late great German-born American Jewish rationalist intellectual, popular lecturer and writer, religious leader, and social reformer, Felix Adler (1851 - 1933), starts things off well when he said, "The hero is one who kindles a great light in the world, who sets up more

  • Christian Heroes

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 6, 2011

    CHRISTIAN HEROES In 1947, Thor Heyerdahl and five companions sailed from Peru on a crude boat made of balsa logs held together by hemp rope. Heyerdahl believed Polynesia was settled in pre-Columbian times by native South Americans. Using pictures drawn by Spanish Conquistadores, the Kon-Tiki more

  • The Houston Hero

    Contributed by Nickolas Kooi on Aug 30, 2017

    Abe Minor, a man nicknamed “The Houston Hero,” has been rescuing people all week. He started by being sent by his wife to rescue her friend’s family, which included four kids, one of which was an infant. As he was going there, others called out for his help as they saw him with his boat. He said more

  • Hero In Black  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Oct 26, 2004
    based on 2 ratings

    HERO IN BLACK Victor Yap tells this story: A few years ago I saw a truck in front of me roaring fiercely about to turn the corner into the freeway ramp. In the driver’s seat of the humongous truck was a man in his late 20s ramming his engine and blasting his stereo. The guy had dark glasses more

  • Title: The Hero, The Knight And The Good ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 8, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    Title: The Hero, the Knight and the Good Samaritan: There’s one Big Difference Henry Lawsons’ poem The Good Samaritan: ‘Once on a time there lived a man,’ But he has lived alway, And that gaunt, good Samaritan Is with us here to-day; He passes through the city streets Unnoticed and more

  • We Love Heroes

    Contributed by Steve Ely on Oct 1, 2008

    We Love Heroes Arthur Pink: "It is human to err, but it is also human to conceal the more

  • Sullenburger: What Makes A Hero?

    Contributed by Sean Lester on Jan 27, 2010

    SULLENBURGER: WHAT MAKES A HERO? What makes a person a hero? A year ago, Chesley Sullenberger ditched his airplane into the Hudson River and saved the lives of all 150 of his passengers when both engines were knocked out by a flock of geese. It was the first time that a major airliner was more

  • On Nimrod And Super Heroes

    Contributed by Ross Cochrane on Feb 12, 2010

    ON NIMROD AND SUPER HEROES My grandson loves super heroes. He has videos of "Ben Ten" He stands there and with a big voice declares "I am Tahmongasaur!" (I think he means to say "Humongasaur" but you can't correct a three-year-old). Humongousaur is strong enough to bench press a pickup truck. more

  • The Heroes Of This World Think Not Of Self. ...

    Contributed by Lisa Delay on Sep 8, 2005

    The heroes of this world think not of self. Think of the everyday heroes or rescue workers we hear of these days. They see what needs to be done, or who needs to be saved and they do it before they analyze their role in the matter. It is in that act of forgetting our self, in a constructive way of more

  • World Trade Center Hero

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Sep 25, 2016

    Matt Chandler tells the story of Dave Karnes. When the World Trade Center tumbled to the ground on that dreadfully dark day, more than 3000 people lost their lives. But a few who were buried beneath the rubble miraculously survived. Two of these were Will Jimeno and John McLoughlin, a pair of Port more

  • Titanic's Last Hero

    Contributed by Sylvester Fergusson on Jan 25, 2008

    Titanic’s Last Hero John Harper was born into a Christian family May 29, 1872. He became a Christian 13 years later and had already started preaching by age 17. He received training at the Baptist Pioneer Mission in London, and in 1896 he founded a church, now known as Harper Memorial Church, more

  • Old Fat Bald Hero

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Sep 3, 2009

    OLD FAT BALD HERO One of the great sports stories of the decade of the 1990’s was of George Foreman regaining the heavyweight boxing championship of the world. At age 45, George Foreman, more than a decade past the prime of most fighters, knocked out his opponent, Michael Moore, and regained more

  • About A Few Heroes  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 11, 2003
    based on 3 ratings

    ABOUT A FEW HEROES Some may think its fashionable to proclaim that the age of heroes has passed. That the glory years of towering giants has faded into a mist of myth and fable. Well, if you’re looking for heroes -- look around. Look at your next door neighbor, the woman whom you see playing more

  • The Hero Is Known For Achievements; The ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    "The hero is known for achievements; the celebrity for well-knownness. The hero reveals the possibilities of human nature. The celebrity reveals the possibilities of the press and media. Celebrities are people who make news, but more

  • Sir Alexander Mackenzie Is A Canadian Hero. An ...  PRO

    Contributed by Pat Cook on Sep 2, 2003
    based on 3 ratings

    Sir Alexander Mackenzie is a Canadian hero. An early fur trader and explorer, he accomplished a magnificent feat when he led an expedition across Canada from Fort Chippewyan on Lake Athabasca to the Pacific Ocean. His incredible journey was completed in 1793, 11 years before Lewis and Clark began more

  • Heroes Who Can't Swim

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 28, 2008
    based on 2 ratings

    HEROES WHO CAN'T SWIM Paul Harvey tells the story of Ray Blankenship preparing his breakfast and gazing out the window, when he saw a small girl being swept along in the rain-flooded drainage ditch beside his Andover, Ohio, home. Blankenship knew that farther downstream, the ditch disappeared more

  • As Thrilling As It Is When The Hero Arrives Just ...

    Contributed by Joe La Rue on Jan 27, 2009

    As thrilling as it is when the hero arrives just in the nick of time in fiction, it’s even more thrilling when it happens for real. Just ask Mike Robinson. He is a maintenance worker for United Airlines at the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. He had just left work and was on his way more