Tag: <span>John Methvin</span>

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Bicentennial Story Posters

Bicentennial Story Posters Share the stories of Methodist mission history with these colorful, well-designed PDFs featuring pictures and short descriptions of significant persons representing the breadth of Methodist mission history. Their 36 inch tall x 24 inch wide size makes them perfect for bulletin inserts, handouts, and larger display boards. Files are available for the...

Kicking Bird (1863-1935)
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Kicking Bird (1863-1935)

Kiowa Preacher The Kiowa preacher known as Kicking Bird was born in 1863 in western Oklahoma, son of Horn-On, a chieftan and priest. He was trained to succeed his father in those roles. He served as a scout for the U.S. Army, 1892-1895, mustering out with the rank of sergeant. Returning to his tribe, he...

Martinez, Andres
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Martinez, Andres

A Castilian boy who became a captive, a Kiowa son, and a Methodist minister in Oklahoma Andres Martinez and his Kiowa kinsman, Kicking Bird, are credited, along with missionary the Rev. John. J. Methvin, with bringing southern Methodism to the Kiowas. Both converted to Christianity and became native pastors, but each also continued participating in...