Men of Faith: John Paton
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To his headhunter neighbors, John Paton was Elijah and Moses wrapped up in one. When John Paton left Scotland to become a missionary to the South Pacific in the late 1800s, he dared an island's chief priests to prove their gods by placing a death curse on him. The failure of their curse brought support for his ministry from some, murderous ambushes from others. When Paton dug a well and provided "water from a rock," it was a clear miracle in the sight of the islanders. From that time forward people turned to the Lord. The courageous adventures of a daring missionary, told afresh in this updated and condensed autobiography.
The remarkable biography of the frontier missionary to the South Pacific in the late 1800s. Challenging his headhunter neighbors, his story recalls Elijah and Moses wrapped up in one. Men of Faith series.