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  • Native American evangelism: past and present examined

    August 2 2017 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Native American evangelism: past and present examined

    Following a two-day evangelism training session in conjunction with the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting in Phoenix, the Fellowship of Native American Christians is setting its sights on what executive director Gary Hawkins calls “self-propagating, self-promoting, self-supporting” efforts to reach American Indians for Christ.

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  • 400 years: Pocahontas conversion discussed

    August 2 2017 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 1 comments
    400 years: Pocahontas conversion discussed

    Four hundred years after the death of one of the most well-known Native Americans in history, scholars say Pocahontas’ profession of faith in Christ is among the few facts known with certainty about the famed daughter of a Virginia Algonquin chief. Yet her conversion is absent from some contemporary portrayals of Pocahontas’ life.

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  • Native Americans to foster church leaders

    June 25 2013 by Karen L. Willoughby, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Native Americans to foster church leaders

    More than 70 percent of Native Americans live in urban areas but 90 percent of ministry to the people group takes place on rural reservations.

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