The first two or three chapters were less interesting than the rest, so give yourself time to get into this book. Bruchko is the story of a 19 year old with no training. Bruchko is an autobiographical book by Bruce Olson, telling the story of his work as a Christian missionary with the Motilone Barí Indians, an indigenous tribe in. books — voters. Bruchko by Bruce Olson Peace Child by Don Richardson God’s Smuggler by Brother Andrew Through Gates of Splendor by Elisabeth.
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Bruchko includes the story of his kidnapping by communist guerrillas and the nine months of captivity that followed.
I don’t think I’d ever be this brave, but I wish I was. Definitely plan on reading this again. Share your thoughts with other customers. But Bruce was a 19 year old boy who went about being a missionary in all the “wrong” ways.
He later feels a distinct calling from God to move bruchmo South America and share his faith with a tribe called the Motilone near the border of Colombia and Venezuela, despite warnings about their unmatched rbuchko and killings.
Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. After years of disease, torture, and other misfortune he finally gains acceptance with the Motilone.
To view it, click here. Bruce Olson, born in Minnesota and now a citizen of Colombia, is a linguist and graduate of sociology from a South American university. I don’t think I’d ever be this brave, but I wish I was. Learn more about Amazon Prime. It’s a fascinating read, if a bit gruesome at times the parasites, ughand heartbreaking at others.
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This 19 year old boy was captured and tortured, brucjko very lonely and suffered from disease, yet he still followed God’s calling to serve the Motilones.
Unlike almost any other missionary story I have read. The so-called “wild” Indians have been transformed by the Lord Jesus Christ.
The more he trusted those promptings brucchko more amazing his journey became and the more effective he was as a person and as a truth teller sent by Christ. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Books by Bruce Olson. Furthermore, those who read it will be challenged brucbko act on their calling.
Bruckho is a story we can all learn a lesson from, and one you will want to read! This book tells the compelling story of how a young man followed promptings by the Holy Spirit that made no sense to the elders of his world. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?
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He then just raised his own money, and trusting God went on his own. I look forward to getting to meet my Motilone brothers someday! Oct 05, Abigail Larsen rated it it was rbuchko.
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He lives in the jungle on the border of Colombia and Venezuela. A decade later, the witchdoctors of the tribe have become medical practitioners. Though he didn’t have any training, he already bruchki himself Greek, Hebrew, and Latin so he could understand old Biblical texts on a higher level and set off at the age of 19 bok Venezuela, SA where he learned Spanish.
Olson [had] to tell of the remarkable progress the Motilone Indians have made in contributing to the economical, spiritual, and social development of my country, Columbia. His face was lined with grief, His back bent.
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