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Where is the love?

Where is the love?

| April 1, 2014

Rev. Stewart Speaks! By the Rev. Lakeya Stewart “Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it;…” This is a quote from the first clause of Ephesians 5:25. All too often, husbands are demanding of the respect they deserve while withholding the love they are commanded to show […]

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The power of submission

The power of submission

| March 26, 2014

By the Rev. Lakeya Stewart “But… I don’t want to be a doormat!” This is the phrase many women and some men use when asked about their feelings concerning submission in a marriage. The word “submission” by itself often causes people to cringe. It is often mistakenly seen as a sign of weakness. Why does […]

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Obituaries: March 26-April 1

| March 26, 2014

Benny C. Franks, 55, of Fort Wayne, passed on Friday, March 14, 2014. Service was Friday, March 21, 2014, at Old Landmark COGIC, 6303 S. Anthony Blvd., with calling one hour before service. Burial in Lindenwood Cemetery. Arrangements were by Ellis Funeral Home. Sharon A. Hughes, 61, of Fort Wayne, passed away Saturday, Feb. 22, […]

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Did You Know? Primary elections important

Did You Know? Primary elections important

| March 25, 2014

By LaLeta McClure Did you know that the Primary Election is May 6, 2014? We must be registered to vote by April 7, 2014. We can vote by going to the polls are by applying for an absentee ballot. The Allen County Election Board, which is now located at the Rousseau Centre, 1 E. Main […]

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Sheriff candidate Luke NaThalang wants to bring fresh, cooperative, community approach to county department

Sheriff candidate Luke NaThalang wants to bring fresh, cooperative, community approach to county department

| March 25, 2014

FORT WAYNE—Luke NaThalang is not your typical guy. In an age where the norm is to focus on personal advancement above all else, whether it be in business or politics, NaThalang’s personal mantra is devotion to others. He’s active in the community, serving a number of organizations in various capacities, including vice president of the […]

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‘Love your neighbor:’ The key to better modern living

‘Love your neighbor:’ The key to better modern living

| March 23, 2014

By Chasiti Falls When I was a child, my neighborhood friends and I would sit around and joke about if we were to die, who we wanted to attend our funeral and who would miss us the most. We would discuss how our lives would be different if one of us were missing.  Never in […]

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Sons of Allen set to host bake sale at Turner Chapel

Sons of Allen set to host bake sale at Turner Chapel

| March 20, 2014

FORT WAYNE—The Sons of Allen Men’s Group of Turner Chapel AME Church, 836 E Jefferson Blvd, presents the March Madness Bake Sale & Auction. The review starts at 11 a.m. and the auction starts at noon. Featuring: Pound Cakes • Sweet Potato Pies • Yellow Cakes • Apple Pies • Red Velvet Cakes • Peach Cobbler […]

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Rev. Stewart Speaks! ‘Broken but Healed’

Rev. Stewart Speaks! ‘Broken but Healed’

| March 19, 2014

By the Rev. Lakeya Stewart, M.Div. D.Min, ABD I remember walking around the small island of Iona in Scotland back in June of 2007 as a broken individual. Iona is a place where people go to escape the world for a short period of time. Iona is an intentional community, where those people from all […]

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Obituaries: March 19-26 Edition

| March 19, 2014

Lawrence Underwood was born on May 28, 1960 to the proud parents of Emma (Dixie) and David Underwood in Fort Wayne, Indiana. He accepted Jesus as his personal Savior at an early age and joined Turner Chapel A.M.E. Church. In 1979 he graduated from R. Nelson Snider High School. He served three years in the United […]

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‘Celebrating Women of Character, Courage and Commitment’

| March 13, 2014

By Sheryl Edwards Photos by Bennie Edwards Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—The Second Annual Women’s History Month Luncheon was hosted by Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., Eta Upsilon Zeta Chapter on March 8 at Link’s Wonderland. Women’s History Month honors the extraordinary and often unrecognized determination and tenacity of women. Against social convention and […]

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