Spiritual Matters

Greater Living Epistle Church House of Yahweh of Fort Wayne extends olive branch

Greater Living Epistle Church House of Yahweh of Fort Wayne extends olive branch

| August 28, 2015

By Jackie Wall Door Keeper  Greater Living Epistle Assembly HOUSE OF YAHWEH By authority and approval of Bishop Joe L. Swanson It is my prayer that this finds you, your family, and you assembly in good health and prosperity. We here at the House of Yahweh, where he has chosen to establish his house for […]

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Somebody to lean on

Somebody to lean on

| August 26, 2015

By the Rev. Lakeya Stewart “We all need somebody to lean on!” Do you remember these words from Bill Withers who wrote the song “Lean on me?” My husband and I just spent some time in a cabin with two other couples. We were excited about the opportunity to get away from our everyday routine. […]

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Obituaries: Aug. 26-Sept. 1 Edition

Obituaries: Aug. 26-Sept. 1 Edition

| August 26, 2015

Roy Walker, died Friday, Aug. 7, 2015.

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Pastor, First Lady Payton to be honored at Come As You Are; the Rev. Al Sharpton also set to visit

Pastor, First Lady Payton to be honored at Come As You Are; the Rev. Al Sharpton also set to visit

| August 20, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Pastor Anthony and First Lady Sandy Payton of Come As You Are Community Church, located at 7910 S. Anthony Blvd., are scheduled to be honored by the congregation on Sept. 12 and Sept. 13 for their 20 years of dedicated service. At 5:30 p.m., Sept. 12, there will be a fashion show, fellowship and […]

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Defenseless sheep

Defenseless sheep

| August 20, 2015

By the Rev. Lakeya Stewart I recently read a devotional selection concerning sheep. In the devotional, I was reminded of how defenseless sheep really are. Sheep are animals with little means to defend themselves. They were not born with claws or fangs to stand up for themselves. They are fairly slow in the pace that […]

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Bishop T.D. Jakes on Black Church’s shifting stance on homosexuality

Bishop T.D. Jakes on Black Church’s shifting stance on homosexuality

| August 20, 2015

Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward Times Bishop T.D. Jakes thinks it is “absolutely” possible for the LGBT and black communities to coexist. Jakes, who joined HuffPost Live on Monday, opened up to host Marc Lamont-Hill about his thoughts on the relationship between these communities. “I think that it’s going to diverse from […]

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Obituaries: August 19-25 Edition

Obituaries: August 19-25 Edition

| August 19, 2015

Roy Walker, died Friday, Aug. 7, 2015. Isabella Wilkins was called home to glory at the age of 63 on Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015 at home. A native of Uniontown, Ala., she retired from Mattel Power Wheels and was a faithful member of East Chestnut Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by father, Lucious […]

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Spotlight on Fifth Annual Amnesty and Deliverance Community Festival

Spotlight on Fifth Annual Amnesty and Deliverance Community Festival

| August 18, 2015

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? In this thing called life, we’re going to have our ups and downs, that goes along with our good and/or bad days but hopefully, everyone that will be in attendance at McMillen Park from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m., Aug. 22, will have a good day with all up’s. […]

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Power

Power

| August 13, 2015

By Pastor E.A. Deckard Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward Times “The great question of our time is, ‘Will we be motivated by materialistic philosophy or by spiritual power?’’’—Billy Graham Forward Thinkers, Curtis Jackson “aka” 50 Cent, the executive producer of the hit TV show “Power” and one of the world’s most recognized […]

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Obituaries: August 12-18 Edition

Obituaries: August 12-18 Edition

| August 12, 2015

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