Spiritual Matters

Ellis Funeral owner Juanita Ellis crosses over at 83

Ellis Funeral owner Juanita Ellis crosses over at 83

| April 20, 2015

FORT WAYNE—The Summit City lost one of its most beloved community icons recently with the passing of the owner of one of the city’s most high profile businesses. Juanita W. Ellis, 83, passed away peacefully, Friday, April 17, 2015. A native of Commerce, Ga., she moved to Fort Wayne in 1950 with her husband, Cecil […]

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Forgiven and forgive

Forgiven and forgive

| April 19, 2015 | Reply

By James Washington Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward Times I am re-reading a book that I highly recommend by Beth Moore, “Jesus, the One and Only.” It reminds me rather vigorously that forgiveness is still a critical concept in the life of so many so called Christians, who profess faith as their […]

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A glorious celebration for the life of Dr. Ben

A glorious celebration for the life of Dr. Ben

| April 18, 2015 | 1 Reply

By Herb Boyd Special to the NNPA from the New York Amsterdam News While there is no dismissing the glorious encomiums for the late Dr. Yosef A.A. ben-Jochannan—and they were as full of praise as the many dispensers—the priceless item at his more than three-hour funeral service at the Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem was […]

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New Zion to open Wellness Center

New Zion to open Wellness Center

| April 16, 2015 | Reply

FORT WAYNE—The congregation of New Zion Tabernacle, 1835 Spring St., is scheduled to hold a ribbon cutting and dedication ceremony at 2 p.m., April 19 at their new Wellness Center. The center is designed to address the whole person- mind, body and spirit “so that our community is healthy and living out our divine purpose,” […]

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Freedom Worship Center offers ‘Comforting Time for Those Left Behind’

Freedom Worship Center offers ‘Comforting Time for Those Left Behind’

| April 16, 2015 | Reply

FORT WAYNE—Freedom Worship Center, 5821 S Anthony Blvd. (Inside the League for The Blind) is scheduled to present their Fourth Annual Mother to Mother Luncheon at 11 a.m., April 25. The theme for the Mothers Day Event luncheon is  “A Comforting Time for Those Left Behind,” presented in hope of providing comfort for those experiencing […]

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Obituaries: April 15-21 Edition

Obituaries: April 15-21 Edition

| April 15, 2015 | Reply

 

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‘Religious freedom’ scams

‘Religious freedom’ scams

| April 15, 2015 | Reply

By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist Pity the poor, put-upon anti-gay bigots. Worried by recent steady march of federal court decisions advancing the right of gays and lesbians to marry, forces in Arkansas and Indiana tried to copy the Supreme Court majority’s flim-flam maneuver of last year in the Hobby Lobby case: By asserting a […]

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Governor Pence, you should be ashamed of yourself

Governor Pence, you should be ashamed of yourself

| April 14, 2015 | Reply

By Eric D. Hackley Participants in the HackonomicsTV Fort Wayne City Council Candidates forum addressed Indiana Governor Mike Pence shortly after he first signed RFRA into Indiana Law—before Pence backtracked by asking legislators to write an amendment “clarifying” the intent of the bill. This is what they had to say: Cathy Cross, City Council At-Large: […]

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‘Holy-Day’ love!

‘Holy-Day’ love!

| April 9, 2015 | Reply

By the Rev. Lakeya Stewart Last week, one of my best friends posted something quite interesting on Facebook. She sent out a reminder that Resurrection Sunday was approaching and that those “CME Saints” would be coming. At first I didn’t recognize the acronym, but a quick inquiry from a few friends taught me what was […]

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Obituaries: April 8-14 Edition

Obituaries: April 8-14 Edition

| April 8, 2015 | Reply

Arthur J. “Mack” Moore, passed away Thursday, March 26, 2015, at Parkview Regional Medical Center.

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