Episode Archives

Jeannie Dennis (Hopi) Part 2

Jeannie and her husband, Harlan, were being driven apart by alcohol, and she finally divorced him. When nobody else wanted him, he came back, promising to change, and he did, seriously turning to the God of the Bible. Jeannie, however, did not believe him, and did everything she could to make him fall. Finally, she succeeded in driving him from the home into the arms of another woman. But the story doesn’t end there.

Read More

Jeannie Dennis (Hopi) Part 1

Jeannie grew up in an alcoholic home, experiencing much abuse. She had a very low opinion of herself. As a young mother of three, she found herself loosed from an abusive marriage and managed, by determination, to complete her education and support her family. She fell back on alcohol but managed to hide it. She married Harlan, and things only got worse.

Read More

Florence Flett (Cree) Part 2

Florence’s husband said to her, “Flo, you know what happened is that I got saved, I got saved.” And you know, and of course he started preaching to me, “You know, you need the Lord too, you need to be, you need to know the Lord, you need to be forgiven.” And I’m like,Yeah right. I’m thinking, you know, “I wonder how long this is going to last,” and so I just kind of like laughed in his face.

Read More

Florence Flett (Cree) Part 1

Florence was raised up north in Manitoba in the small community of Red Sucker Lake. She bounced around between relatives until she was 17 when she met Conrad. He asked her to marry him. What happened next was very interesting.

Read More

Gordon Thayer (Ojibwe) Part 3

Gordon’s problems with the spirits weren’t over just yet. He says, “When I went home, the stuff was still in my home; the odors, the foul voices, literally torment, and I had also a very serious problem with alcohol back in those days, from drinking constantly…”

Read More

Gordon Thayer (Ojibwe) Part 2

While in the hospital recovering from a heart attack, Gordon said, “I was laying in bed and I heard these voices call out to me, ‘Gordon, Gordon, Gordon’. I thought somebody was by the window; I got up. I had a heart monitor on – I wasn’t connected to any tubing or anything – but I went to the window. Nobody was there, and then I realized the voice was right before me.”

Read More

Gordon Thayer (Ojibwe) Part 1

“Early on, in Milwaukee, I got into trouble as a young man with a lot of other friends. We weren’t a gang as such, but we had a lot of trouble that we got into, to the point where it took me before the judge when I was 16 years old, 17 years old. And the judge gave me an ultimatum of either joining the military (this was back in 1962) or going into the reformatory for the trouble that I got into.”

Read More

Ernie McDougal (Cree) Part 3

When he arrived home in St Theresa, Ernie was so troubled by the thought of dying that he couldn’t rest. He decided to go to Garden Hill and talk with someone who could help him with his problem. He met with the pastor of the Garden Hill Fellowship. That night, Ernie put his trust in Jesus as his Savior and then the fear that was troubling him left.

Read More

Ernie McDougal (Cree) Part 2

On a flight from Winnipeg to Garden Hill, Manitoba, Ernie was paralyzed by fear because of a question that he couldn’t get out of his mind. “If you were to die at this very moment, where would you go?” He knew about Heaven and Hell, but he didn’t think he go to Heaven. It’s a serious question that caught his full attention… and he shares how he sought to answer it.

Read More

Ernie McDougal (Cree) Part 1

Ernie is from Garden Hill, MB an Island Lake community about 300 miles north of Winnipeg. Because of a sickness when he was a little boy, Ernie was unable to do some of the things that other kids could do. Early on he learned that education was very important, but alcohol was ruining his life. One day, he was confronted with a frightening question he couldn’t answer… and he couldn’t let it go.

Read More