Smoke Signals – July 2014

Current News Rock Springs Indian Baptist Church (Anadarko, OK) celebrates their 140th Anniversary on Aug. 23–24. This church began among the Wichitas and area tribes as a result of evangelistic preaching from John McIntosh (Creek preacher) in 1874. Upcoming events Meeting for Revival (Oct. 5–11) Indian Baptist Church in Smithville, Oklahoma invites everyone to join […]

The First Baptist Church Among the Plains Indians of Oklahoma (Rock Springs Baptist Church)

Rock Springs Baptist Church - Plains Indians - Anadarko OK

John McIntosh was a Creek Indian from eastern Oklahoma, born in 1833. As a young man, he strongly opposed Christianity, sometimes attending church services to mock. But one day the power of the gospel message transformed him. John McIntosh was converted to Christ and spent the rest of his life preaching the gospel he once […]