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About Us

Our Mission


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The Lakota Journey is a non-profit organization committed to discovering the hope of God's vision in the heart of Native America.


Our Values: Being a gospel presence, partnering with reservation pastors and ministries, having a long-term perspective, and training disciples.

Who We Are


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Board Members & Officers:

Bruce Bentley

Bre Stroh

Lauren VanOverbeke

Laura Anderson

Matthew & Emily Cox

Alumni Currently Living on the Rosebud Reservation:

Laura Anderson

Charlotte Marshall

Glen Marshall

Bre Stroh

Anna Willis

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In the mid 1990s, youth pastor Bruce Bentley was looking for a summer ministry opportunity that would be timely and inexpensive yet lasting and effective. The summer trip that Bruce and his youth group took to Ideal, SD in 1996 began what is now the Lakota Journey.

Discovering the hope of God's vision in the heart of Native America

Rosebud and Pine Ridge Reservations

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