Spiritual Matters

Bettye J. Moore

Bettye J. Moore

| February 8, 2016

Bettye J. Moore, 65, departed this life on Feb. 4, 2016. She was born on Feb. 8, 1950. She leaves to cherish her memory: sons, Jeffery (Angie) Moore  and Christopher (Melissa) Moore  of Fort Wayne; daughter, Callene (Leotis) Warren and Nawannda Moore of Fort Wayne; step brother, Eddie (Martha Jean) Carlisle; sister-in-law,  Paulene Carlisle, both of Gary, Ind. Service […]

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Obituaries: February 6-12, 2016

Obituaries: February 6-12, 2016

| February 6, 2016

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Spotlight on MLK Club Breakfast with the Clergy, Unity Day 2016

Spotlight on MLK Club Breakfast with the Clergy, Unity Day 2016

| February 3, 2016

By Jeanie Summerville    What’s up, babies? It pleases me to bring to you this week’s spotlight because we’re going to share a great deal of beauty that happened Monday, Jan. 18, 2016 at Grand Wayne Center for Dr. King’s Day. It all started at 8 a.m., with the eighth annual Breakfast with the Clergy […]

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Cornerstone Christian Prep celebrates 25 years

Cornerstone Christian Prep celebrates 25 years

| February 3, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Cornerstone Christian College Prep Day & High School is scheduled to hold its 25th Anniversary Celebration 6 p.m., Feb. 6 at the Destiny Dome Embassy and Cathedral of Praise International, 3501 Harris Road. The guest speaker for the event is Dr. Steve Perry, founder and principal of Capital Preparatory Magnet School in Hartford, Conn. […]

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Finding love in life’s broken chapters

Finding love in life’s broken chapters

| January 28, 2016

By Tony Rossi, Director of Communications, The Christophers St. Valentine’s Day tends to be filled with hearts and flowers, emphasizing the fun, romantic side of love. Hopefully, those gestures also reflect a deeper commitment, the kind that grounds relationships through good times and bad, in sickness and in health. Award-winning singer-songwriter Laura Story and her […]

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Obituaries: January 27-February 2, 2016

Obituaries: January 27-February 2, 2016

| January 27, 2016

Patricia Brabson was recently laid to rest.

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Local civic, political leader Walter Paul Helmke crosses over at 88

Local civic, political leader Walter Paul Helmke crosses over at 88

| January 25, 2016

Father of former Mayor Paul Helmke served in numerous public posts FORT WAYNE—The city lost one of its well-known political leaders last week. Walter Paul Helmke, 88, of Angola, Ind., formerly of Fort Wayne, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016, at his home on Lake James surrounded by three generations of descendants. Born […]

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Blackonomics: Black Consciousness vs. Christianity—Part Two

Blackonomics: Black Consciousness vs. Christianity—Part Two

| January 21, 2016

By James Clingman NNPA News Wire Columnist Again, this is not an attempt to proselytize or to shape your thinking regarding religion or spirituality. Rather, this is an attempt to delve into a subject that is often brought up among black folks and used to separate us instead of bring us together around practical economic/public […]

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LIGHT ONE CANDLE—Lent: Spring training for the soul

LIGHT ONE CANDLE—Lent: Spring training for the soul

| January 21, 2016

By Jerry Costello for The Christophers Ever thought of Lent as spring training for the soul? The odds are against it, I know, and I admit I’ve never thought of it that way. More important here and now, however, is the fact that Father Joe Breighner not only thought about it, but wrote about it, […]

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Mattie Shade crosses over at 85

Mattie Shade crosses over at 85

| January 20, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Mattie Louise Shade, 85, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 12, 2016 surrounded by her family. Born on April 7, 1930, in Holly Springs, Miss.,  She was the first daughter born to Jessie and Roxie Bowen. Mattie Louise was an active member of Pilgrim Baptist Church and, for years, the owner/operator of Shade’s Beauty […]

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