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“Why you always smiling?” The Testimony of Julius Twohearts (Sisseton Wahpeton Sioux)

Julius Twohearts – Sisseton Wahpeton Sioux: Julius grew up on the Spirit Lake reservation in northeastern North Dakota. From his youth, his life was a toxic mixture of anger and alcohol. He eventually went to prison for attacking a police officer – sending him to the hospital. Years later, while Julius was drinking under a bridge, a stranger came and told him about Jesus. After that it seemed no matter where he went people would talk to him about Jesus. Slowly, his hard heart began to soften… and he opened it to the Lord. It’s been a long and painful journey, but today, Julius is known for his smile. As you listen to him share, you’ll actually hear him smiling. Find out why… maybe...

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No Turning Back – The Story of Herman Williams (Navajo)

Herman was born and raised on the Navajo reservation. His grandparents brought him up in the Navajo language, culture, and tradition. As a teenager he jumped in the back of truck for a two-week work opportunity, and headed off the rez for the first time in his life. He was surprised and intrigued by what he saw… and decided he wanted to explore this new world. Two weeks turned into two years… and what happened in that time changed his life forever. Listen as Herman shares about his culture, his faith, and the amazing adventures he had as a follower of Jesus Christ. Herman is home with the Lord now, but his story continues to inspire and challenge those who hear it. We hope...

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The Shepherd’s Song – Psalm 23

These are challenging days across Native North America and throughout the world. For many First Nations and Native American communities, the prospect of contracting Covid-19 is frightening. Underlying health conditions put many Native people at greater risk with this deadly coronavirus. Tribal leaders are working hard to protect their communities and we’re grateful. The uncertainty of life is very apparent in times like these… and so is the shadow of death. 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.

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“Hate, that’s all we knew.” But then he found Love. The Story of Jim Rickteroff (Athabaskan)

Jim grew up being hated, abused, and very angry… and so it wasn’t long before he was bent on getting revenge. He trained in martial arts, preparing for the day when he would meet his abusers again. He was hot on the trail of one of them in Anchorage… but when Jim would go in the front door, the man would slip out the back.  Then something incredible happened which brought him face to face with this man. If you’ve ever been abused, struggled with forgiveness, or know someone who has, this is a story you won’t want to miss.  Have a listen, and then pass along the blessing to someone who needs to hear this.

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