Spiritual Matters

The plan of Yahweh

The plan of Yahweh

| December 8, 2016

By Jackie Wall Approved and authorized by Bishop Joe Swanson PRAISE YAHWEH! I have five words starting with the letters wh for you pertaining to our Father: WHO—YAHWEH—FATHER—Isayah 44:8: “Do not fear, nor be afraid.  Have I not told you from that time, and have declared;  You are My witnesses!  Is there a source of […]

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Beloved family advocate Rosa Chapman crosses over at 74

Beloved family advocate Rosa Chapman crosses over at 74

| December 7, 2016

Founded Friends of Bethany ministry with husband Prince Chapman FORT WAYNE—The community lost one of its most powerful voices for youth, women and family, with the passing of a visionary spiritual leader. Rosa Lee Chapman, founder of the Friends of Bethany ministry, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, November 25, 2016, […]

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No race, no color barrier in the plan of Yahweh

No race, no color barrier in the plan of Yahweh

| December 1, 2016

By Brother Jackie Wall Under the approval and authority of Bishop Joe Swanson PRAISE YAHSHUA! What is causing this great hatred, this racism that is present at this time?  It is not coming from the Plan of Our Father, YAHWEH.  This is not found anywhere in his Plan, therefore, it has to be coming from […]

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Young high school hoops star Peytin India Chamble passes away at 17

Young high school hoops star Peytin India Chamble passes away at 17

| November 30, 2016

FORT WAYNE—The Summit City is mourning the loss of one of its youth bright lights with the passing of a local high school basketball star, Peytin India Chamble. Peytin India Chamble, was born on January 29, 1999 in Des Moines, Iowa to Rodney  and Tyjuana  Chamble.  She was a senior at Snider High School in […]

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Obituaries: November 23-29, 2016 Edition

Obituaries: November 23-29, 2016 Edition

| November 23, 2016

David A. Carnes was honored with a memorial service Thursday, Nov. 17 at Carmichael Funeral Service Inc. Mary M. Gaston, she answered the Lord’s call on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016. Born Sept. 21, 1931, in Clarks dale, Miss., she was the only child of the late Lewis and Sarah Williams. She was a homemaker for many […]

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Noted educator, education advocate Dr. Ernest K. Starks transitions at 57

Noted educator, education advocate Dr. Ernest K. Starks transitions at 57

| November 23, 2016

FORT WAYNE—The nation lost a revered educator and community figure when Fort Wayne native son Dr. Ernest Kent Starks made his transition on Nov. 4. He was 57. Affectionately known as “Ernie,” was a loving son, devoted father, brother, realize and friend. Born Jan. 1, 1959, Starks made his mark on the history books early […]

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Spiritually Speaking: If you woke up this morning, you need to read this

Spiritually Speaking: If you woke up this morning, you need to read this

| November 22, 2016

By James Washington (The Dallas Weekly, NNPA Member) The closest person in the world is responsible for this one. It’s all about praying and meditating in the morning. I have watched a personal transformation right before my very eyes. I’ve watched as the quest for the habitual has become the reality of ritual, so much […]

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Obituaries: November 16-22, 2016 Edition

Obituaries: November 16-22, 2016 Edition

| November 16, 2016

Suzanne Marie Aden, 51, was called home to be with the Lord on Friday, Nov. 4, 2016. Born in Fulton, Missouri, on Feb. 28, 1965, she was later adopted by the Carr family. Adopted again at the age of 10, sometime after the deaths of the Carr’s, Suzanne came to live in the home of […]

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New Gospel play takes center stage in Fort Wayne

New Gospel play takes center stage in Fort Wayne

| November 12, 2016

FORT WAYNE—The dynamic stage play Let Go, Trust God is scheduled to come to Fort Wayne, at 7 p.m., Nov. 19, at the Allen County Public Library Theater, 900 Library Plaza. month and promises to be one of the city’s signature Gospel events this year. Let Go, Trust God is based on short stories from the novel […]

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Obituaries: November 9-15, 2016 Edition

Obituaries: November 9-15, 2016 Edition

| November 9, 2016

Oddie Emma Essex Ridley, passed away peacefully on Friday, Oct. 28, 2016 surrounded by her loving family. Oddie was born March 30, 1925 in Perry County, Marion, Alabama, to Isaac Essex Sr. and Mabel Lillian Harper Essex. There, she was a member of the Hickory Grove Baptist Church and attended Lincoln Normal School. Oddie moved […]

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