A Certain Grace
Joseph hold bananas. Indonesia's flag, red and white, in the background for local people is a strong sign that they are Indonesian. Avoiding any involvement with The Free Papua Movement. Minyambou district, Arfak Mountain Regency, West Papua province, Indonesia. 2014. Photo by Shamow'el Rama Surya
Because no medical doctors, many people who got sick didn't have a proper treatment. By His grace, some children visited door to door their neighbours who were sick and prayed for them in the name of Jesus Christ and God directly answered their prayer and all of the sick people healed from any kind...
Mother and son in a Sunday Service in a church in Manokwari City, West Papua Province, Indonesia. 2014. Photo by Shamow'el Rama Surya
A family in their daily activity in Imbenti Village, Arfak Mountain, West Papua, Indonesia 2014. Photo by Shamow'el Rama Surya
Children plays in the garden of their house under the fullmoon in Minyambou Village, West Papua, Indonesia 2014. Photo by Shamow'el Rama Surya
A CERTAIN GRACE
"A Certain Grace" is my third photo book about the story of Papua children who prayed to the sick people in their villages in the name of Jesus Christ and they healed. This book has launched and in Galeri Foto Jurnalistik Antara at November 2015. Published by Afterhours Book Publishing in Jakarta City, Indonesia 2015.
Link : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tjBb33KZyr0
When you take the first steps on a journey of faith, the grace of God will be with you. Many miracles beyond the reach of reason will happen. Perhaps this is the true nature of a mission trip—a spiritual journey that shapes you, as a living witness to the greatness of God. This was certainly the experience of international photojournalist Shamow’el Rama Surya, when he was called to serve the glory of God, the Creator of all of heaven and earth, in West Papua. This photobook is a humble attempt to give readers a glimpse of the extraordinary grace that was revealed to the photographer with his Leica camera during his West Papuan mission.