Vision Quest: Seeing the Kingdom of God

“Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, HE CANNOT SEE the kingdom of God.” John 3:3 In the first portion of John 3, a master of Israel (Nicodemus, vs. 10) is being taught by the Master of the universe – Jesus, the Christ – […]

What Time Is It?

Text:  Romans 13:11-14:11 “And that, knowing the time, that now it is high time to awake out of sleep: for now is our salvation nearer than when we believed. The night is far spent, the day is at hand: let us, therefore, cast off the works of darkness, and let us put on the armour of light. […]

Lord, Teach Us to Pray

Luke 11:1; Matthew 6:9-13 In these passages, Jesus Christ is teaching the model prayer. In Luke’s Gospel, we learn that the disciples came to Jesus while He was praying. Desiring to be taught how to pray the Lord teaches them what has come to be called “The Model Prayer.”  Evidently, the disciples saw something in the prayer […]

The Scott Silvers Family

Missionaries to Native Americans The Baptist Arrow recommends the Scott Silvers family to you for your prayerful consideration of financial support. Preacher Scott and Sister Brandi have an unquenchable love for our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Over the years they have demonstrated faithfulness to the call of God upon their lives. The burden they […]

A Champion of Encouragement

An outstanding Choctaw Baptist Preacher in Native work was Dr. Benjamin Franklin Belvin, known to many as Dr. B. Frank Belvin, he was born January 23, 1914, to Watson Jonas and Mabel Belvin. Dr. Belvin was the youngest of six boys and was named by his older brother Harry Belvin who would become one of […]

John Jumper: Seminole Warrior, Chief, Baptist Preacher

“I want all my children [the Seminoles] to know about this.”1 -The words of John Jumper when he first believed on Christ, and rejoiced in the Christian hope. Warrior from Florida Born around 1820 in the everglades of Florida, John Jumper (Hemha Micco) grew up as the nephew of the Seminole war chief, Micanopy. Jumper […]