Spiritual Matters

Again, let it go—please

Again, let it go—please

| February 12, 2015

By James Washington Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward Times I am trying again to internalize that today is the day the Lord has made. Don’t complicate it. The more complicated the world seems, the simpler it is to understand God’s Word. I’m reminded every day and sometimes get caught up in the […]

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Spotlight on The Salvation Army, featuring Dewayne Michaels (part one of two)

Spotlight on The Salvation Army, featuring Dewayne Michaels (part one of two)

| February 12, 2015

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? As we travel on our journey of love to feel more beauty, joy, happiness and have some form of peace of mind, it pleases me to share part one of a two-part spotlight. The Salvation Army does good by the people in so many different ways and you need […]

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Obituaries: February 11-17 Edition

Obituaries: February 11-17 Edition

| February 11, 2015

Billie Lovern Coles, daughter of the late Kathleen Nora Warren and Morris Warren, and was born November 17, 1941 in Columbia, Missouri.  She went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015. Billie accepted Christ at an early age.  After graduating from Douglas High School in Columbia, Mo., she moved to Fort Wayne, […]

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Churches change strategy for membership drive

| February 8, 2015

By William J. Ford Special to the NNPA from The Washington Informer They attended a service in the morning, then, instead of heading home on a recent Sunday afternoon, several dozen members of Turner Memorial AME Church in Hyattsville, Md., headed to the basement for a little secular fun. A jazz duo served up tunes […]

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Credit prayer, God with reduction of city homicides

Credit prayer, God with reduction of city homicides

| February 7, 2015

By the Rev. Arsben D. Jennings Special to Frost Illustrated My name is Reverend Arsben Dennis Jennings and I am not addressing my accomplishments here in the city of Fort Wayne for egotistical or self-centered or boastful, proud reasons.  I simply want to point out progress that has been made in this community that may […]

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God’s love is the greatest power for change, healing

God’s love is the greatest power for change, healing

| February 6, 2015

By the Rev. Arsben D. Jennings I want to start off by saying that I apologize for making the remark in my last article in the Frost concerning Chief Garry Hamilton not thanking the community of Fort Wayne for their prayers.  I personally called Chief Hamilton and he informed me that the interview with the […]

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Rev. Stewart Speaks! Because He lives, I can face tomorrow!

Rev. Stewart Speaks! Because He lives, I can face tomorrow!

| February 6, 2015

By the Rev. Lakeya Stewart Tomorrow… tomorrow is not promised, but for some of us, tomorrow is an anxious thought. With each new day that we face comes challenges. We don’t know if we will fall ill, if we will be injured in a car accident, or if a loved one will pass away. The […]

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Obituaries: February 4-10 Edition

Obituaries: February 4-10 Edition

| February 4, 2015

Martella Williams Allen was born to Ednola (Richardson) Williams on Nov. 6, 1945 in Kimball, W.Va.  She was raised in Fort Wayne, Ind., by Ednola and Henry Williams whom she affectionately coined with the name “Daddy Henry.” Martell transitioned into eternal life on Monday, Jan. 19, 2015. Martella was united in Christ at the age […]

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I Know Why the Black Church Prayed – National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

| January 30, 2015

FORT WAYNE—AIDS Task Force and National Council of Urban League Guilds, along with community partners NAACP Fort Wayne/Allen County 3049 and It Is Well With My Soul, are scheduled to present the movie “I Know Why the Black Church Prayed” followed by a discussion, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Feb. 7 at the Pontiac Branch […]

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Why daughters need fathers

Why daughters need fathers

| January 28, 2015

By Dr. Jawanza Kunjufu Excerpted from “Raising Black Girls and Educating Black Girls” The media and the academic community provide a wealth of information on why boys need their fathers. The most obvious being you can’t be someone you have not seen. Girls can look at their mothers and receive the importance and significance of […]

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