Spiritual Matters

Bishop T.D. Jakes suing Young Jeezy, Kendrick Lamar

Bishop T.D. Jakes suing Young Jeezy, Kendrick Lamar

| October 7, 2014

By Terry Shropshire Special to the NNPA from the Atlanta Daily World Internationally-renowned and universally-beloved Bishop T.D. Jakes is vowing to file a lawsuit against popular rapper Young Jeezy and singer Kendrick Lamar for sampling portions of his sermon without his consent. Jakes, the highly influential televangelist who transformed a tiny West Virginia-based congregation into […]

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Obituaries: Oct. 1-6 Edition

Obituaries: Oct. 1-6 Edition

| October 1, 2014

Christopher S. Dixie Jr., 70, passed away Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014 at Glenbrook Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center, Fort Wayne. He was born April 13, 1944 in Fort Wayne, a son of the late Christopher and Mary Dixie Sr. After the passing of his parents at an early age he came to Marion to be […]

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To President Barack Obama: Without Us, Can’t Be U.S.

To President Barack Obama: Without Us, Can’t Be U.S.

| October 1, 2014

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D. I recall, while walking down a street, years ago in my neighborhood, a young man greeted me with the word, “brother.” He went on to tell me what a role model I had been for him, even at a distance. Well, I told him, that we all have talents, no […]

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From pain to purpose

From pain to purpose

| September 28, 2014

By Pastor E. A. Dickered Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward-Times “A mother never gets over losing her child. It doesn’t matter how long it’s been, how old her child was when they died, or the reason they were taken away, grief don’t ever expire. Never tell a mother whose child has died […]

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Rev. Stewart Speaks! Prayer works!

Rev. Stewart Speaks! Prayer works!

| September 26, 2014

By the Rev. Lakeya Stewart Jesse Dixon is known for these words in this chorus: “I found the answer to prayer, I’ll tell it everywhere…I know, I know, I know what prayer can do!” I once heard someone say that prayer was overrated. After hearing this, I remember wanting to duck and dodge to avoid […]

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Fellowship Missionary Church to host art exhibition, silent auction in conjunction with Fort-4-Fitness

| September 26, 2014

Proceeds to benefit Congo through FMC’s partnership with World Relief FORT WAYNE—Fellowship Missionary Church, 2536 East Tillman Road, is scheduled to host a Pieces-4-Peace art exhibition, entitled Making Peace Personal, in conjunction with the Fort-4-Fitness marathon event, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Sept. 27. All items in the show will be available for purchase […]

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Obituaries: September 24-30 Edition

Obituaries: September 24-30 Edition

| September 24, 2014

Tyisha M. Eldridge, 35, departed from this life on Friday, Sept. 12, 2014. She was born on Aug. 8, 1979. She was a coordinator at the Y.M.C.A. She leaves to cherish her memory son, Theron A. Smith III; daughter, Akyia K. Smith; parents, Thurman W. Eldridge Sr. and Yolanda James; fiance, Theron A. Smith Jr.; […]

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St. John schedules Women Day event

| September 23, 2014

FORT WAYNE—St. John Missionary Baptist Church, 2421 S. Hanna St., is scheduled to host a Women Day service starting with 9 a.m. Sunday School and continuing at 10:15 Sunday morning service, Sept. 28. The scheduled guest speaker is Mrs. Mary. The public is invited to attend. For more information, call St. John Missionary Baptist Church […]

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Restoration Center to celebrate Founder’s Day

| September 23, 2014

FORT WAYNE—Restoration Center Church, 5522 McClellan St., is scheduled to celebrate Founder’s Day 2014 honor Pastor Michael and Anita Payton, with two special days. The theme for the celebration is “We’ve Come This Far By Faith.” At 5 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 4, Pastor Elijah Harris of Oakridge Temple is the scheduled guest presenter for the […]

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Jerusalem to host revival, crusade

| September 22, 2014

FORT WAYNE—Jerusalem Baptist Church 1151 Francis St. is scheduled to host a Revival & Evangelistic Crusade at 7 p.m., nightly from Sept. 29 through Oct. 3. The theme for the crusade is “A New Beginning,” taken from 43:18-19. The scheduled guest preacher is Dr. Johnny L. Walker of Mt. Vernon Baptist Church of Chicago. For […]

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