"Save One Life Save the World": Why Your Life and the Lives of Others Matters
Your life matters!
To our creator everylife matters.
We live in a world obsessed with death.
Evil in our world seeks to take life, to deny us of life and to resist God the Father in His world.
That is why death is unnatural, a result of deep sin in all of us.
Murder, abortion, wars take lives that have promise to change the world in ways we cannot imagine.
That is why a story like that of Sir Nicholas Winton is so remarkable. He did what we all should be willing to do.
To lay our lives down for others.
That is what Christ did for each of us.
Will you step up and do the right thing when the time comes or will you flee?
ONE LIFE Trailer 4K (2024) | Anthony Hopkins, Helena Bonham Carter | Drama, War
Video from VVS Films
"ONE LIFE tells the incredible true story of Nicholas "Nicky" Winton, a young London broker who helps rescue hundreds of predominantly Jewish children from Czechoslovakia in a race against time before Nazi occupation closes the borders on the verge of World War II. Fifty years later, Nicky (Sir Anthony Hopkins) is haunted by the fate of those he wasn't able to bring to safety." from Fandango
WWII hero honored for saving children from Nazis
Video from CBS Evening News
"Nicholas Winton was awarded the Order of the White Lion -- the Czech Republic's highest citation. The 105-year-old saved 669 children from Prague during WWII. Mark Phillips reports." from video introduction
How Nicholas Winton saved 669 children (and counting) from the Holocaust: ‘He became everybody’s grandfather’
"Four generations owe their lives to the man who brought trainloads of Jewish children from Czechoslovakia to Britain in 1939. The original refugees remember the Kindertransport – and the shy stockbroker who got them on it.
icholas Winton didn’t like to make a fuss. The British humanitarian was a modest and unassuming man, who was loth to grandstand about his achievements. The fact that he helped to save 669 children from the Holocaust was a secret he kept for many years. “If there was something that needed doing and nobody was doing it, Nicholas would step in,” says John Fieldsend. “That was the motto for his life.”
Fieldsend, 92, a retired Anglican vicar who lives in London, was one of the children Winton rescued just before the second world war broke out. Winton, a stockbroker, went to Prague in 1938 to help refugees from the Sudetenland in Czechoslovakia (now the Czech Republic and Slovakia), an area that had just been annexed by Germany. After seeing the awful conditions in the camps where they lived, he felt compelled to try to save the children from the threat of the Nazis. His remarkable story has now been made into a film, One Life, with Johnny Flynn and Anthony Hopkins playing the younger and older versions of Winton.
Winton formed the children’s section of the British Committee for Refugees from Czechoslovakia with other volunteers and coordinated the country’s Kindertransport operation. The programme was set up by the British government in 1938, to allow unaccompanied Jewish children under 17 to stay in the UK with a foster family as long as they secured a £50 guarantee for their eventual return ticket. Evacuation efforts were up and running in Germany and Austria, but not Czechoslovakia. That is, until Winton came along. He chipped in to cover costs, dealt with the endless red tape and occasionally forged travel documents and bribed officials..." from the article: How Nicholas Winton saved 669 children (and counting) from the Holocaust: ‘He became everybody’s grandfather’