Paris Train Heroes Motivated by Christian Faith

Within hours of three Americans thwarting a train-based terror attack in Europe, a few people quietly noted the three friends had been classmates at California’s Freedom Christian School. While the three themselves have not been particularly vocal about their faith, a few articles have now been published that attribute their courage and motivation to their Christianity:

On August 21st, Airman First Class Spencer Stone, Oregon National Guard member Alek Skarlatos and college student Anthony Sadler were en route from Brussels to Paris on a high-speed train…

El Khazzani…was overwhelmed by the three young Americans and a Briton, 62-year-old businessman Chris Norman.

In what may seem a backwards way to some people, Sadler’s father, a Baptist preacher, believed it was God’s divine intervention that placed them there, in harm’s way, so to speak:

Pastor Anthony Sadler…told reporters that he believes his son and his friends were used by God to disrupt what could have been an awful tragedy.

“We believe God’s providential will worked its way out,” he said. “I’m just thankful they were there and got things done.”

They didn’t just sit there. They “got things done.”

Amen to that.

Via the Washington Times.