National Speaker Rev. Huron Claus will speak at Judson University’s Founders’ Day Celebration on October 21. Rev. Huron Claus is a fifth-generation follower of Jesus Christ. He comes from the Mohawk/Kiowa tribes of New York and Oklahoma. The Claus Indian family has ministered through evangelism and music in Native communities and villages across North, Central, and South America.
Rev. Claus is president of CHIEF Inc., which envisions seeing an effective Christian witness in every Native American tribe and all related tribes in this generation. The mission of CHIEF is to disciple and train a strong Native Christian leadership in the Word of God, who will practically impact their communities for the glory of God.
CHIEF networks with approximately 3,000 Native Churches among 300 of the 1,200 Native tribes in the Western Hemisphere. Besides leading CHIEF, Rev. Claus has served on a number of Native Ministry boards. He is actively involved as a speaker for church events, national conferences, mission-related activities and speaks often at colleges. He was the keynote speaker at Judson’s Prayer Breakfast in 2022. Rev. Claus resides in Phoenix, Arizona with his wife, Lois, and has two adult children.
Judson’s Founders’ Day celebration will include a gathering of Judson’s Fox Valley Spiritual Council in the morning, before the chapel featuring Rev. Huron Claus. The 10 a.m. chapel event with Rev. Claus will be broadcast live on YouTube as well as in-person for the Judson community.