Tag Archives: May

Mental Health Awareness, Broken Treaties and Standing in the Gap: A Historical Perspective on Intercessory Prayer for Native America

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 BROKEN TREATIES Historical References / Anniversaries: Excerpt from Andrew Jackson’s State […]

Remember Him Daily

HOW OFTEN do you thank our Savior for His faithfulness and diligence in remembering you? Honoring our Creator with prayer and song has traditionally been of great importance to our Native people. There is an ancient story among my Cherokee people that tells of how our Cherokee women would start each day singing, “Awen de […]

Renewed with Trust

HAVE YOU ever longed to return to a special place or to be re-united with old friends? The Lord says in Zephaniah 3:20, “I will lead you home, and with your own eyes you will see me bless you with all you once owned.” There is a longing among our Native people to see our […]

Respectful Remembrance

HAVE YOU ever rejected something because of it’s ‘age’, thus neglecting it’s value and purpose? Deuteronomy 32:7-8 says: “Think about past generations. Ask your parents or any of your elders. They will tell you that God Most High gave land to every nation. He assigned a guardian angel to each of them” TODAY, I INVITE […]

Remove Discord

HAVE YOU ever struggled in going to our Father to confess your sins? How much more difficult is it to ask Him to reveal your unknown sins? Psalm 19:12-13 says, “None of us know our faults. Forgive me when I sin without knowing it. Don’t let me do wrong on purpose, LORD, or let sin […]

Unique and United

WHICH IS HARDER? To be unique in a crowd of people who are like-minded, OR to be like-minded with a group of people who are unique? Those serving in First Nations ministry are often challenged to be individual children of our Father while being one with the Body of Christ. TODAY, I INVITE YOU to […]