Some extraordinary Christians died this year: artists, theologians, and leaders who made a difference through their day-in, day-out faithfulness.

But as we remember them at the end of the year, we should also remember the ways in which they weren’t extraordinary, but simply faithful.

“I am not an evangelical stuntman,” Brother Andrew said. “I am just an ordinary guy. What I did, anyone can do.”

Here are the obituaries of 10 men and women who followed their calling, loved Jesus, and responded to the needs in front of them. They trusted God, and their lives and testimonies can remind us that we can too.

Check out the rest of our 2022 year-end lists here.