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 […]

Gospel Tent Meetings – Oklahoma

A gospel tent meeting in Tahlequah, OK (Cherokee Nation)

This past Spring we were able to have gospel tent meetings in tribal areas across Oklahoma… These areas included Southeast, Northeast, and Western Oklahoma, including Durant, Tahlequah, Miami, and Anadarko. The need for evangelism is great. During the tent meetings, we work in partnership with local Indian Baptist churches. If there is no church in […]

50 Lashes Could Not Stop Her Love for Christ

“One [Creek] woman who received fifty lashes for affirming her faith in Christ went down to a spring, near Old North Fork Town, washed her wounds, and walked ten miles to hear Joseph Islands [a Creek Baptist preacher] preach that night.”2 It was 1845 in the Creek (Muscogee) Nation, Indian Territory (present day Oklahoma). The […]

We Were Warriors, Chiefs, and A Medicine Man. This is Our Testimony of Christ.

TAWAKONI JIM - CHIEF OF 12 PLAINS INDIAN TRIBES

Testimonies and direct quotes in red… The chief’s callers went through the camp announcing, “Come hear the Father-talker tell of the Great Spirit.” “It was a Sunday morning, a scene I shall never forget…Indians with human scalps hanging to their belts as trophies, the men with guns and bayonets, faces smeared with the war paint… […]

Pray For Native America

Could it be that God plans to save a multitude in Native America just as he did in forgotten Samaria? The Samaritans were outcast, forgotten, and neglected by the Jews. Yet the Lord Jesus reaped a great harvest of souls among them (John 4:39–41).