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 […]

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… […]

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 […]