Spiritual Matters

Union Baptist Church: A focus on our youth

Union Baptist Church: A focus on our youth

| March 17, 2015

Black History Knowledge Bowl, viewing of ‘Selma’ By Rosalind Walker-Lewis Special to Frost Illustrated from Union Baptist Church FORT WAYNE—The weekend of Feb. 28 and March 1 was full of history sharing and competitive fun with Union Baptist Church family and friends. Two events were held that focused on young adults ages 13 through 19 […]

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The next chapter in the struggle for racial justice

The next chapter in the struggle for racial justice

| March 17, 2015

By the Rev. Geoffrey A. Black United Church of Christ Is it the straw that broke the camel’s back or the spark that ignited a forest fire? Any way you look at it, the events of Aug. 9, 2014 in Ferguson, Mo., awakened many Americans to a reality too well known in communities of color […]

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Obituaries: Catherine Johnson

Obituaries: Catherine Johnson

| March 16, 2015

Prophetess Catherine Johnson, 69, of Fort Wayne, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, March 10, 2015. Born Oct. 1, 1945, in Fort Wayne, she was a daughter of her loving parents, Luellen Sr. and Viola Chapman. She was known as being a mother to many, and in 2011, she obtained […]

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LBGT community exerts pressure on Mormon Church

LBGT community exerts pressure on Mormon Church

| March 14, 2015

Letter to the Editor President Thomas S. Monson’s closing remarks in last October’s LDS General Conference admonished us all to “stand up for what you believe in.” The tone of the Jan. 27 LDS Church press conference was very Christ-like in terms of love and compassion towards our LGBT brothers and sisters.   I question […]

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President meets with black civil rights, political, religious leaders

President meets with black civil rights, political, religious leaders

| March 13, 2015

By Shantella Y. Sherman Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper President Obama recently met with African-American civil rights and faith leaders to provide an update on the administration’s priorities as described in the State of the Union. The meeting was also an opportunity to have a dialogue with the leaders about the issues […]

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Is-lam continues the war in heaven

| March 12, 2015

Letter to the Editor The war in heaven recorded in Revelation 12:7-9 happened in our pre-mortal life with our Heavenly Father (Almighty God, Lord Omnipotent, Elohim, Man, Endless, Eternal, Creator of Heaven and Earth, YHWH, I Am, Allah) and Heavenly Mother of our eternal spirits who is too sacred to identify by names.  A Savior […]

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I go to the rock!

I go to the rock!

| March 12, 2015

By the Rev. Lakeya Stewart Have you ever seen the movie “The Preacher’s Wife”? Do you remember the song “I go to the rock”? The opening lines of the song say: Where do I go when there’s nobody else to turn to? Who do I talk to when nobody wants to listen? Who do I […]

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Spotlight on the beauty within the heart of Pastor Carlton Lynch (part one)

Spotlight on the beauty within the heart of Pastor Carlton Lynch (part one)

| March 11, 2015

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? As always, I hope everything is well with you and yours and that, you’re still taking time out of your schedules, on a daily basis, to bring yourselves and others some well deserved beauty, joy, happiness and some form of peace of mind.  On that note, it pleases me […]

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How good is your soil?

How good is your soil?

| March 11, 2015

By Gerald W. Deas,M.D.MPH In the Garden of Gethsemane, Christ planted His seeds of love in the (soil) soul of God. In three ways, He was resurrected in all His glory! This new lily of the valley introduced to the world a new concept of life eternal. As we come into this Easter season, I […]

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Obituaries: March 11-17 Edition

Obituaries: March 11-17 Edition

| March 11, 2015

Orlando Evans (Peterman) Lanier, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015. He was born Feb. 27, 1975. Memorial service was Saturday, March 7, 2015, at Joshua’s Temple, 4202 Hessen Cassel Road. Theme of memorial: “I’m still standing.” Patricia Linda Martinez, 56, of Fort Wayne, passed away Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. Born March 17, 1958, she […]

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