Friday, September 12, 2008
I just finished reading "Bruchko" by Bruce Olsen to the girls and I can't stop thinking about it. It's not a children's book, but a very facinating missionary story that I decided they were old enough to enjoy. WOW. Can I say that again, WOW. It's about the most amazing missions story I've ever heard of. Where has this book been? It was written the year I was born and I've never heard of it until doing this missions curriculum with my girls! It's the kind of story that only God could perform because the odds, the sacrifice, the long-suffering is too intense to have been accomplished without His help. It is inspiring but also sobering. I realize that the path to knowing Jesus is through sharing in his sufferings and quite honestly, I don't want to hear that. Bruce Olsen ,"Bruchko" the savage Columbian indian tribe called him, changed an entire civilization and has received lots of glory but also had to suffer much. I won't give any more away, just read it.