In 1962, he and his wife Carol made a great leap of faith. She and I just celebrated our 12th anniversary. Richardson announces to the village leaders that, until peace comes to the area, he will leave for another Sawi village. He attended the Prairie Bible Institute and the Summer Institute of Linguistics. He used this Peace Child as an example of God's love for us. He explains that any man who accepts God's peace child never needs to offer a human peace child again. Such murders exist in a cycle of violence within the Sawi culture.
We have been in business since 2004. I'm going to respond, and I'll do what You've challenged me to do. Peace Child is not rated by the Motion Picture Association of America. Orders shipped with free shipping arrive in an estimated 5 business days M-F depending on your location. Careful preparation for their mission and a journey by dug-out canoe bring them to a remote rain forest inhabited by some of the world's most primitive people.
Careful preparation for their mission and a journey by dug-out canoe bring them to a remote rain forest inhabited by some of the world's most primitive people. Tribal warfare had broken out between three of the villages, causing danger and great unrest. A translation of the New Testament was published in the language of the Sawi tribe, making the gospel more widespread than it had ever been. Truly this video is powerful, life changing, touching and an inspirational tool to reach the unreached and connect them to Christ. We will ship your package through the United States Postal Service. I could only pray for them to effect change anywhere they went and to get things moving that had quit.
Is there anything else I can do to help? Peace Child is an exceptional film blending ferocious inter-tribal warfare, expert cinematography, and Christian compassion in a dramatic re-creation of a classic missions success story. They spoke a completely different language. He is also the author of. They recover both children and, with the aid of a passing native, make way back to their jungle home. Kani, a relative of a man killed in retribution for Yae's murder, realizes that he must plan his revenge before the Tuans arrive among the Sawi.
Yes, your shipping confirmation e-mail will contain a tracking number. The Sawi have spread the message to others, for one thing. The arrival of strange outsiders rocks the world of the Sawi, however. Europeans and North Americans begin to survey the island for various reasons, from governmental rule to religious concern. What he discovered was the Sawi concept of the Peace Child. This was a terrifying mission to undertake, considering that they had a small child and had never done mission work with native tribes before. Description Don and Carol Richardson respond to the call of Christ.
They were greatly discouraged and did not feel that their mission was impacting anyone. On the way, their canoes capsize in the midst of crocodile-infested swamp water. In their new home in the jungle, the Richardsons set about learning the native which was daunting in its complexity. In addition, the tree villagers that come to live in the area surrounding the Tuans fail to live at peace. The one and only guarantee that all Sawi will honor is an exchange of infants between villages. With their 6-month-old son Steve in their arms, the Richardsons approached the Sawi tribe, not realizing that the very act of carrying their infant was a sign of peace to the 400 Sawi waiting to greet them. However, the Sawi people did not want them to leave.
This book opens up with the story of Yae, a native Sawi in Netherlands Guinea. However, God worked a miracle and brought the concept of Christ's substitutionary atonement to life in their eyes. After the Richardsons left Indonesia, it was not just the Sawi who had been transformed. What shipping options do you have? He is willing to give up his son as a peace offering. One man in particular ran toward his enemy's camp and literally gave his son to his hated foe. Richardson seizes upon the concept as a redemptive analogy for his religious doctrines.
Their minds were finally able to grasp this concept of great love and sacrifice, as they had just seen a real-life example of such things. The Sawi marvel over steel axes and razorblades. The acceptance of Christianity changes the face of the Sawi village. My late wife, Carol Joy, succumbed to cancer and went to Glory in early 2004. The only fair conclusion is that Paul began to study Greek culture after his conversion to Jesus! As the Richardsons began to explain Jesus' story to the tribe, they realized that the Sawi were interpreting Jesus' betrayer Judas as the hero of the story.
God can work miracles in the hearts of people, and people should not be intimidated of reaching out to natives. In 1962, Don and his wife Carol moved to West Papua, Indonesia. He had to be willing to give one of his own children as a peace child to his enemies. Meanwhile, in Canada, an old man who is a representative from a missionary agency, pleads for the young people in Bible College to consider ministering to the people of Netherlands Guinea. Love the memories of serving our King.
And his very presence has caused several Sawi villages to come into unnaturally close contact, thereby precipitating constant outbreaks of fighting. How can I stay in touch? Hoping to see you again, Don Dear Richardson Family, as I was turning a corner above the U. You can sign up for our newsletter, like us on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter. He is a living, breathing testament to the fact that anyone can make a difference in the world. Will I be able to track my package? This is a unique story.