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Vincent Larry (Mi’kmaq) Part 2

Larry recalls hard times… fearful times that would leave bitter memories of his youth. But he tells about how he was able to forgive – not in his own strength – but in the strength he found in God. Forgiveness is a powerful thing… something that God offers to each of us, no matter what we’ve done.

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Vincent Larry (Mi’kmaq) Part 1

Larry grew up in the Eel Ground Reserve on the banks of the Miramichi River in New Brunswick. He became a Native Constable on the reserve and saw a lot of pain and heartache. But it wasn’t something he observed from a distance… it became a part of his life also.

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Mitch McIntosh (Creek/Sioux) Part 2

Mitch thought that he and God were on good terms. After all, Mitch was doing all the right things. But when he was confronted with the truth that all his good works were not going to help him on the day he stood before God, Mitch had a decision to make.

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Mitch McIntosh (Creek/Sioux) Part 1

Mitch had a drug problem when he was young. He was drug to church by his parents. He was good at doing what he thought was expected when everyone was looking. But not all things are as they appear. In his heart Mitch became troubled over if he truly was right with God.

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Larry Tsingine (Navajo/Hopi) Part 2

Larry shares about his bout with depression and suicidal thoughts. It was then that he realized that he needed to get serious about the relationship that he had with Jesus Christ. He knew that he had to stay close to Him in order to be able to walk in victory in this life. Listen as he shares his journey with us.

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Larry Tsingine (Navajo/Hopi) Part 1

Larry was born in Winslow, Arizona and eventually made his way to Tuba City. He is half Hopi and half Navajo. He was raised mainly on the Navajo side with the Navajo traditions. But family was important on both sides. Listen as Larry shares how he was saved at an Indian camp in Prescott and the hope that he has found in Jesus.

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Rick Billy (Choctaw) Part 2

There are things that money can’t buy. Money can’t buy love, peace, or real friends. But money was what Rick pursued. He worked hard and put his relationship with his Creator aside. It affected his family too. It all came apart though when Rick was injured. He slipped into depression. But it was at bottom that perspective came.

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Rick Billy (Choctaw) Part 1

Rick grew up on a farm in Oklahoma. It was a good life for him. In his youth, he realized that there was something more to this life. He believed that there was a superior being and recognized the need to be right with God. And so in 1968 he made the most important decision of his life. That’s were his relationship began with his Creator.

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Velma Memnuk (Cree) Part 2

Velma shares the rest of her story… how she ended up in Bible school, adjusted to a new culture, and about what it was like to live with someone who drank. She offers hope to those who are struggling.

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The Shepherd’s Song

In times like these… we all need a Shepherd. These are challenging days across Native North America and throughout the world. The uncertainty of life is very apparent in times like these.  So where do we turn… where do we find hope when things are so difficult? Soapy Dollar, Mescalero Apache and host of The Storyteller radio program points us to where he has found it, and where you can too.  Listen as he shares his own personal story, what he learned about sheep in his youth, and what we all can learn from Psalm 23… an ancient song written by a good shepherd. Transcript Show Notes: Many people are very much afraid these days of many different things. But in particular we’re looking at the threat to our health and to our very lives, but if the Lord is your Shepherd. He brings assurance. He brings peace. He brings confidence that you know that you belong to Him and that He is going to walk with you through whatever danger we might face. Psalm 23. The Lord is my shepherd. I shall lack nothing. He makes me lie down in Green Pastures. He leads me beside Still Waters. He restores my soul. He guides me in the paths of righteousness for his namesake, even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death. I will fear no evil for You are with me. Your rod and your staff they comfort me. You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies. You anoint my head with oil. My cup runs over. Surely goodness and loving kindness shall follow me all the days of my life and I will dwell in the Lord’s House forever. Jesus Christ is the Good Shepherd who lays down His life…

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