Spiritual Matters

Pastor Bennie York crosses over at 88

Pastor Bennie York crosses over at 88

| August 30, 2016

Hardworking servant pastor founded ministry for homeless FORT WAYNE—The city lost one of its most revered spiritual leadeers recently. Pastor Bennie York, 88, entered the presence of the Lord while surrounded by loved ones on Monday, Aug. 15, 2016, at Premier Health & Rehabilitation Center. Throughout his career in the ministry, the Rev. York, who […]

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Obituaries: August 24-30, 2016 Edition

Obituaries: August 24-30, 2016 Edition

| August 24, 2016

Dominique Williams, 23, of Fort Wayne and Ft. Myers, Fla., died Friday, Aug. 5, 2016. He was born Aug. 4, 1993, in Fort Wayne. Surviving are his mother, Kathleen Graham Smith and Rosston Smith; father, Willie Williams; siblings, Donovan and Alexandria Smith; grandparents, Lena Collett and George Miller, Willie Jones Williams and Gloristeen Shaw; and […]

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Spotlight on Pastor Carolyn Flye-Sherrill

Spotlight on Pastor Carolyn Flye-Sherrill

| August 17, 2016

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? As always, I hope, all of you are still taking time out of your days to bring yourselves some well deserved joy, beauty, happiness and some form of peace of mind as we travel on our journey of love to get to know one another better. On that note, […]

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Obituaries: August 17-26, 2016 Edition

Obituaries: August 17-26, 2016 Edition

| August 17, 2016

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Baptist Ministers Conference to hold revival

Baptist Ministers Conference to hold revival

| August 14, 2016

FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Baptist Ministers Conference is scheduled to host its Annual Summer Revival at 7 p.m. each evening from Aug. 23 through Aug. 25 at Antioch Baptist Church, 425 Agnes St. The theme of the revival is “There is Still a Need for Revival taken from Psalm 138:7. The guest preacher for the […]

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Spiritually Speaking: Faith Is a Verb

Spiritually Speaking: Faith Is a Verb

| August 14, 2016

By James Washington (The Dallas Weekly, NNPA Member) Scripture says you should live your life in such a way that those around you can see the Jesus in you: “In the same way, let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.”—Matthew 5:16 I know […]

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The straight and narrow way

The straight and narrow way

| August 13, 2016

By Jackie Wall, Doorkeeper of the Greater Living House of Yahweh With the authority and approval of Bishop Joe Swanson PRAISE YAHSHUA! We here at our Father’s House of Yahweh have constantly said that we invite anyone to come and discuss what they feel they know about the Father, his Son, and about his plan […]

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Who are His enemies?

Who are His enemies?

| August 12, 2016

By Jackie Wall Under the authority with approval of Bishop Joe Swanson Praise Yahsua! Let me ask you a question if you were standing in front of our Father what name would you use to acknowledge him?  What one would you use, his true name or, Lord meaning Baal, Elohim meaning more than one, or […]

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Greater Progressive hosts statewide Baptist gathering

Greater Progressive hosts statewide Baptist gathering

| August 11, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Greater Progressive Baptist Church, under the leadership of Pastor Anthony R. Pettus Sr., recently hosted the 95th Annual Session & 76th Congress of the Original General Missionary Baptist State Convention of Indiana Inc. Held July 11 through July 15, the gathering of Missionary Baptist churches whose mission is to: “…fulfill the Great Commission of […]

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The Black Church response to HIV/AIDS: Where faith meets advocacy

The Black Church response to HIV/AIDS: Where faith meets advocacy

| August 10, 2016

By Tamara Holmes (BAI Daily Contributing Writer) It’s no secret that HIV/AIDS advocates and the Black Church have not always seen eye to eye. However, a new faith-based initiative could create more collaboration between those groups than ever before. The United States President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and UNAIDS have launched a $4 […]

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