Witness Men, Volume 3: True Stories of God at Work in Paupua, Indonesia  -     By: Rebecca Davis
Buy Item $7.19 Retail: $8.99 Save 20% ($1.80) Add To Cart
Add To Wishlist

Witness Men, Volume 3: True Stories of God at Work in Paupua, Indonesia

Christian Focus Publications / 2013 / Paperback

$7.19 (CBD Price)
|
Retail: $8.99
|
Save 20% ($1.80)
Buy 24 or more for $6.83 each.
Availability: Expected to ship on or about 10/30/14.
Email me when this product is available.
CBD Stock No: WW509721

Current Promotions
Refine by

Product Description

In 1938, in the remote highlands of a mountainous island, explorers discovered thousands upon thousands of tribal people. Missionaries began to come, to bring the Good News of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Little did they know that many of the people of the tribes were waiting . . . waiting . . . for someone to come and help them out of the darkness of their old way of life. Witness Men consists of true missionary stories that took place throughout the highlands of Papua, Indonesia, from 1955 to 2010, when one of the tribes received their first New Testaments. Age 8-12.

Product Information

Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 144
Vendor: Christian Focus Publications
Publication Date: 2013
ISBN: 1845509722
ISBN-13: 9781845509729
Availability: Expected to ship on or about 10/30/14.
Email me when this product is available.

Related Products

  1. Little Britches: Father and I Were Ranchers
    Little Britches: Father and I Were Ranchers
    Ralph Moody
    University of Nebraska Press / 1991 / Trade Paperback
    $11.99 Retail: $14.95 Save 20% ($2.96)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 11 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW281781
  2. George Mueller: The Guardian of Bristol's Orphans
    George Mueller: The Guardian of Bristol's Orphans
    Janet Benge
    YWAM Publishing / 1999 / Trade Paperback
    $6.69 Retail: $8.99 Save 26% ($2.30)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 3 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW581454
  3. David Livingstone
    David Livingstone
    Janet Benge
    YWAM Publishing / 1999 / Trade Paperback
    $5.99 Retail: $8.99 Save 33% ($3.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 3 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW81535
  4. Christian Heroes, Books 1-5
    Christian Heroes, Books 1-5
    Janet Benge, Geoff Benge
    YWAM Publishing / Trade Paperback
    $29.49 Retail: $44.95 Save 34% ($15.46)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 6 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW582086

Publisher's Description

In 1938, in the remote highlands of a mountainous island, explorers discovered thousands upon thousands of tribal people. Missionaries began to come, to bring the Good News of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Little did they know that many of the people of the tribes were waiting . . . waiting . . . for someone to come and help them out of the darkness of their old way of life. Witness Men consists of true missionary stories that took place throughout the highlands of Papua, Indonesia, from 1955 to 2010, when one of the tribes received their first New Testaments. Down below in associated Media includes downloadable colouring pages from each chapter.
For more background information, as well as links for magazine articles, blogs, photos, and videos, see the Educator Resources Page at Rebecca Davis's website

Author Bio

Rebecca Davis lives in Greenville, South Carolina, where she loves to research and write true stories for children and their families about God's great work all over the world. In schools and churches she presents dramatic storytelling events based on the books she has written. She and her husband have four children and two grandchildren.

Product Reviews

5 Stars Out Of 5
5 out of 5
(1)
(0)
(0)
(0)
(0)
Quality:
5 out Of 5
(5 out of 5)
Value:
5 out Of 5
(5 out of 5)
Meets Expectations:
5 out Of 5
(5 out of 5)
100%
of customers would recommend this product to a friend.
SORT BY:
SEE:
Displaying items 1-1 of 1
Page 1 of 1
  1. Dubuque, IA
    Age: 35-44
    Gender: female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    Great missionary story
    June 27, 2013
    Sarah P
    Dubuque, IA
    Age: 35-44
    Gender: female
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    I read the book in one sitting....This is an account of several different missionaries and different areas of this tribe, across a 50 year time span written in 15 chapters. Mrs. Davis does a great job sharing different perspectives, experiences, and concepts with us, and the Bible texts that were integrated and translated. The book has a few images drawn in every chapter, and the print is a nice size for a younger reader. You can even download the pictures from cfp's webpage. (all the way at the bottom).

    My 11 year old son thought it was a slow start, but after chapter 5, he couldn't put it down. I enjoyed the introduction and background on the missionaries, and how it makes it real that any of us could end up overseas! But my favorite part was the truth of how the tribes people knew there was a better Spirit, and how a few were brave enough to reach out and learn from the missionaries.

    As a parent, I loved that each chapter ended with a thinking further perspective (at the back a verse, and some questions). My 11 year old was a bit grossed out when he learned of some of the tribal customs and sacrifices, and if I were reading aloud to a whole family, I would be sure to discuss this in more detail. It was hard for him to read, but the reality is that sin in our lives makes all of us do ugly things, and I don't think it was bad for him to have a bit of shock and awe in a safe context. I found the details appropriate and not over the top, just what tribes do when they don't know God, and are seeking the way to live. It made their salvation stories and sanctified living show the true power and awesome changes that happen with the Holy Spirit enters our lives. Reading along, it was easy to visualize the accounts, make cultural connections, connect it to your own life, and it taught you new vocabulary terms of the people, helping us think through what we mean when we talk about different spiritual concepts.

    I think it is a very appropriate book for an 8-12 year old (or an adult who loves to learn). Could be used as a fun read aloud in a kids program, even a suspenseful series with the thinking further sections, or a family read aloud. I'm going to have to investigate the other books in this series!

    You can hear an interview with the author here. On Christian Focus Page.

    I was given a copy of the book to review, but all opinions are my own.
Displaying items 1-1 of 1
Page 1 of 1

Ask Christianbook

Back
×

Ask Christianbook

What would you like to know about this product? Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next 24-48 hours.

If you need immediate assistance regarding this product or any other, please call 1-800-CHRISTIAN to speak directly with a customer service representative.

Other Customers Also Purchased

  1. Gladys Aylward: The Adventures of a Lifetime  - Slightly Imperfect
    Gladys Aylward: The Adventures of a Lifetime - Slightly Imperfect
    YWAM Publishing / 1998 / Trade Paperback
    $3.99 Retail: $8.99 Save 56% ($5.00)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW80194DA
  2. #6: Mud on Their Wheels
    #6: Mud on Their Wheels
    Betty M. Hockett
    Barclay Press / 1988 / Trade Paperback
    $4.49 Retail: $5.00 Save 10% ($0.51)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW701141
  3. Heaven
    Heaven
    Randy Alcorn
    Tyndale House / 2004 / Hardcover
    $16.49 Retail: $24.99 Save 34% ($8.50)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 136 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW79422
    Video
  4. Undaunted Participant's Guide with DVD: Daring to Do What God Calls You to Do
    Undaunted Participant's Guide with DVD: Daring to Do What God Calls You to Do
    Christine Caine
    Zondervan / 2012 / Other
    $22.49 Retail: $34.99 Save 36% ($12.50)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW684589
    Video

Availability

Availability: Expected to ship on or about 10/30/14. You may order this item now and we will ship it to you when it arrives. If you are charging this purchase to a credit card, you will not be charged for this item and its portion of your shipping charges until it is shipped.

Send Me Email  Email me when this product is available.

Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review

Start A New Search