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International Adventures: The Man with the Bird on His Head: The Amazing Fulfillment of a Mysterious Island Prophecy

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Sail with the crew of a medical mission ship into the history of this unreached Pacific people group.
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Overview

Sail with the crew of a medical mission ship into the history of this unreached Pacific people group.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781576580059
  • Publisher: YWAM Publishing
  • Publication date: 5/28/1997
  • Series: International Adventures Series
  • Pages: 192
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword 13
Foreword 15
Prologue 17
Part 1 John Versus the Volcano
1. The Man with the Bird on His Head 21
2. "Is He the One?" 27
3. "I Worship John Frum!" 35
4. "America Is Coming to Tanna" 41
5. Praying for Rain 49
6. "I Know This Is a Holy Book" 57
7. "Please Send Someone" 67
Part 2 "Are Atheists Going to Church?"
8. There's Gold in Them Thar Hills! 77
9. "Your Dad Is Ill" 85
10. Naked in the Hall 91
11. Olive Oil Communion 97
12. "Pastor, Don't Shoot!" 103
13. "You Who Go Down to the Sea" 111
14. Pitcairn Island 117
15. The Land of the Long White Cloud 129
16. Gold on the Water 137
Part 3 "We Will Live Forever When John Frum Comes"
17. Struggling to Return 145
18. "John Frum Gave Us This Cross" 151
19. "To an Unknown God" 159
20. "As in the Beginning" 167
21. New Song 175
Afterword 179
Endnotes 181
Photos 183
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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 15, 2010

    I Also Recommend:

    A mind-griping, nonfictional tale of an pacific island prophesy being fulfilled by an ordinary John.

    The reasons behind buying this book was to learn more about the cargo cults of Vanuatu, but more specifically within Vanuatu- the island of Tanna. What I found was that I learned a lot more about the author and his story than the mysterious prophesy of the island. However, it was a great read. I always enjoy learning about people and their own personal journeys and this was a very interesting chain of events that took place. I would recommend this book for anyone interested in learning more about the cults of the pacific islands, Youth With A Mission, evangelical missions, and Christianity. If someone is looking for a more detailed book about the islands, as far as the culture, politics, and the other demographics, I would suggest looking for another book.

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