Tag Archives: sacrifice

The Man Who Walked into the Hornet’s Nest: a story of love found in the most unlikely place

After years of dealing with the old managers, trust me, I’m cynical “Nursing moms and newborns are the people I do battle for. So when I showed up at the apartment Thursday morning, Kelsi and I were pretty upset. There were workers out there getting stuff done, but a note in each resident’s door said […]

Girls Who Risk Their Lives for Education-NY Times

“Almost unnoticed, one of the great civil rights struggles of our times is being fought out in our midst. Across the Indian subcontinent, in Afghanistan and in Africa, supporters of universal girls’ education are being threatened, assaulted, bombed and murdered. Within the past two weeks alone, a 41-year-old teacher was gunned down 200 meters from her all-girls […]

Love without reward: laying life, limb, and kidney on the line

This story was submitted to LOVE>FEAR by lovegreater reader and follower Cheryl Shoffstall. Upon learning of lovegreater.org from a friend, Cheryl checked out our stories and decided that she had a story to contribute too. Below is the powerful story of sacrifice and love of a kidney donor who freely chose to step up and […]

Unlikely Heroes

WWII Couple Saves Children with LOVE>FEAR “A Jewish couple sat in their elegant dining room and charted a daring mission that, nearly 75 years later, sounds like a far-fetched movie plot. Gilbert Kraus was a handsome business lawyer who favored pinstriped suits and wingtip shoes. His beautiful wife, Eleanor, loved to shop for fancy hats […]

North Carolina businessman takes risks for the Gospel in Central Asia

‘No foreigners beyond this point’ “‘No foreigners beyond this point,’ reads the sign in a remote area of a Central Asian country. Paul Hart* notices it just as the motorcycle he is riding blows past. ‘They knew I was a foreigner,’ the 48-year-old entrepreneur recalls. ‘Foreigners are the only ones who wear helmets.’ Fortunately for […]