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What is a Hero?. Modern Day Heroes. A person who faces adversity and danger from a position of weakness An individual who regards others well being at the potential expense of their own People whose actions aren’t motivated by personal gain, but by a commitment to do what is right

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modern day heroes
Modern Day Heroes
  • A person who faces adversity and danger from a position of weakness
  • An individual who regards others well being at the potential expense of their own
  • People whose actions aren’t motivated by personal gain, but by a commitment to do what is right
  • People who put others needs ahead of their own
captain richard phillips
Captain Richard Phillips
  • Captain of the Alabama Maersk
  • Offered to stay as a hostage to secure the release of his crew
  • Navy snipers were able to kill the pirates and return Captain Phillips to his crew
guadalupe arizpe de la vega
Guadalupe Arizpe De La Vega
  • 74 year old grandmother who started a children’s hospital 30 years ago
  • Drives from El Paso into Juarez to run a hospital that will not turn anyone away
  • The hospital was born by a holy discontent regarding abortion
  • She wants the poorest people to have the best care, because they deserve it to
susan burton
Susan Burton
  • Incarcerated 6 times in the Los Angeles area for prostitution and drug use
  • Started the organization “A New Way of Life Reentry Project”
  • She waits in the downtown bus terminal, where inmates are released with $200 and a manilla envelope
  • Worked as a live in caregiver until she could afford her first apartment. Stripped it and installed bunk beds.
magnus macfarlane barrow
Magnus MacFarlane-Barrow
  • Scottish business man who saw the difficulty of children in Bosnia and planned a one time missions trip with clothing and supplies
  • Came home to a house full of additional supplies.
  • Quit his job and 22 trips later, has a network that enables him to feed over 400,000 children a day world wide through Mary’s Meals
dan wallrath
Dan Wallrath
  • A general contractor who spent 30 years building high end homes for the wealthy in Texas
  • In 2005, dedicated his life to building homes for wounded veterans through Operation Finally Home
  • Used his network of contractors and builders supplies to build 9 homes so far, all at no cost to the vets
anuradha koirala
AnuradhaKoirala
  • CNN’s Hero of the year – 2010
  • A 61 year old victim of domestic violenceand enraged by the sex trafficking in Nepal
  • Used her $100 per month salary to start a retail shop that employed sex traffic victims
  • Over 400 women currently in the program and the entire thing is led, funded by, and grown through victims and their children
  • Started social outreach into rural areas to educate
the greatest hero of all jesus
The greatest Hero of all - Jesus
  • Lived all His days in a place more wonderful than we could ever imagine – 1 Cor 2:9
  • Laid down His deity to be born in a manger – Gal 4:4-6
  • Gave 33 of life in the uncomfortable bondage of an earthly body – Phil 2:5-11
  • Allowed Himself to be nailed to a cross to set us free from our sin – Heb 12:2
  • Has given us the power to reach others with His message of hope and life – Acts 1:8