Smoke Signals – Oct-Dec 2014

Smoke Signals - Projects and events in Native American Missions

NATIVE LANGUAGE BIBLE PROJECTS Projects are currently underway for the printing of the first edition of the Cherokee-English Parallel Bible, the Creek-English Parallel Bible, and the second edition of the Choctaw-English Parallel Bible. Printing for the Cherokee and Choctaw should start by early 2015. The Cherokee and Creek parallel Bibles will be the first of […]

Indian Baptist Church, A Baptist Landmark Among the Choctaws in Smithville, OK

“Many, many people, both Indian and non-Indian, but mostly Indian, came to know the Lord that first year and a half…” The History of Indian Baptist Church Indian Baptist Church was started as Indian Baptist Mission near Smithville, OK in 1969 by Missionary Josh Harjo. Brother Josh and Sister Ramona for some time had carried […]

Choctaw & Chickasaw Nations, Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church – Wapanucka, OK

The Emmanuel Baptist Mission met for one year before it was officially organized. During that year, the Lord led me to take time to prepare the mission for organization. Preparation included teachings on the Church Covenant, Declaration of Faith and writing a constitution and bylaws for this new work. The mission was also introduced to […]