1956 Missionary Slayings Receive Film Treatments

In 1956, five American missionaries were killed by Waodoni tribesmen in Ecuador. The story gained recognition through a Life magazine spread and a book, Through Gates of Splendor. Now, 50 years later, a documentary and feature-length movie are putting the incident and...

‘Beyond the Gates of Splendor’

Now available on DVD and VHS is “Beyond the Gates of Splendor,” the beautifully told story of five American missionaries who were speared to death by tribesmen in Ecuador in 1956. Audiences might be familiar with the story on account of Through Gates of...