This year, in lieu of recommending that my friends and family donate to a charity for my birthday (Nov. 24), I would like to suggest that financial gifts be given on behalf of my dear friend, Teresa Baller, who lost her beloved husband, Jerry, just over a month ago. Jerry & Teresa Baller I met […]

Our son, Joshua, and our daughter-in-love, Stephanie were married September 29th. Shortly thereafter they hopped on a plane to Costa Rica to start their 4-5 month honeymoon adventure. They are traveling through Costa Rica, Chile, Bolivia and Argentina with several goals in mind. First, is to celebrate the beginning of the rest of their lives […]

My dear friend, mentor, ministry partner and co-pastor of All Nation’s Fellowship, Rikki and her husband John, lost their home yesterday (August 18, 2018) in a fire. The fire took their home, all the belongings in their home, their two cats, Rikki’s father’s workshop, all of his tools, some farm equipment, as well as the […]

Press Release Simiinekem Educational Powwow Experience FVCC – Saturday, April 28, 2018 Experience FVCC @ 11:00 – 2:00 If interested in Experience FVCC, please register by going to the following link: https://www.fvcc.edu/event/simiiinekem-educational-powwow-campus-preview/ Powwow @ 2:00 pm – 5:30 pm – The public is welcome! FVCC’s Montana American Indian Scholars (MAIS) and TRIO programs are hosting […]

Several times in the last 18 months I (Jeny) have heard Dr. Terry LeBlanc and others teach about the spiritual nature of creation with a challenge to interpret the Scripture through an indigenous lens. Terry suggests that instead of interpreting the Word in the context of a Western Christian view that begins with Genesis, Chapter […]

Osiyo Oginali (Hello Friend) I am blessed to know the Bob Family. We first met many years ago when I was volunteering with Warriors for Christ! Inc. In later years, Wilma and I traveled to Kansas and Missouri together. (Photo:  2004 Convocation of Eagles) Then we partnered in hosting the Convocation of Eagles Gatherings locally […]

Originally posted on First Nations Monday:
MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS Nationally, many mental health organizations recognize the month of May as Mental Health Awareness Month.  We affirm the tremendous need for mental health awareness and recognize the significance of focused prayer on “broken treaties” and “standing in the gap” at this time. BROKEN TREATIES Historical References /…

Originally posted on First Nations Monday:
KIDNAPPING & SEX TRAFFICKING OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLE Historical References and Anniversaries March 1, 1524 – Phil Konstantin notes in his book, This Day in North American Indian History, that an American Indian boy is kidnapped by explorers. ( http://americanindian.net/March.html ). This incident is also referred to on the Athena…

CRUEL DONATIONS Historical References and Anniversaries September 27, 1850 – Donation Land Act. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Donation_Land_Claim_Act The Great Divide: Resettlement and the New Economy: Oregon Donation Land Law http://www.ohs.org/education/oregonhistory/narratives/subtopic.cfm?subtopic_ID=25 Definition of ‘donation’ (Merriam Webster): the act or an instance of donating: as (a) the making of a gift especially to a charity or public institution (b) a […]

Please pray for American Indian people and those serving in Native Ministry across Turtle Island.   Compassionate Ministry Video Prayer Point