Spiritual Matters

What happens in this house…

What happens in this house…

| October 10, 2017

By the Rev. Dr. Lakeya Stewart Family secrets can be detrimental. “What happens in this house, stays in this house”, they said. These words were heard in many families.  Holding some personal information as confidential is one thing, but being told to keep silent about hurt and abuse that one experiences is another. For far […]

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East Chestnut Street Church of Christ accepting items for disaster victims

East Chestnut Street Church of Christ accepting items for disaster victims

| October 8, 2017

FORT WAYNE—East Chestnut Street Church of Christ is accepting donations, such as household cleaning supplies and personal hygiene items, for the victims who are affected by the hurricanes, wildfires, and other disasters that have been occurring across the United States. Items needed include: • Household cleaner; • Water; • Bleach wipes; • Toothpaste and toothbrushes; […]

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We must have new Poor People’s Campaign, Moral Revival

We must have new Poor People’s Campaign, Moral Revival

| October 4, 2017

By Bishop William J. Barber II (President, Repairers of the Breach) Channeling the incisive analysis of our best historians, TaNehisi Coates cut through the talking points of political pundits recently to name Donald Trump America’s “First “white” president.” Writing for The Atlantic, the National Book Award recipient made clear how there could be no Donald […]

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Akwaba—‘Welcome’

Akwaba—‘Welcome’

| October 4, 2017

Black Quakers fellowship in Ghana By Paul Ricketts Contributor Writer Founded in 1991, the Fellowship of Friends of African Descent was formed out of  “a desire that Quakers of African descent know each other.” At the August 2016 Fellowship gathering in Philadelphia, the organization reaffirmed its purpose to uplift Quakers of African descent around the […]

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Obituaries: September 27-October 10, 2017 Edition

Obituaries: September 27-October 10, 2017 Edition

| September 27, 2017

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Minister Servant LeRoy Page crosses over at 64

Minister Servant LeRoy Page crosses over at 64

| September 6, 2017

FORT WAYNE—The Summit City recently experienced a very shocking loss with the passage of one of its most dedicated and ambitious spiritual and civic leaders. Minister Servant LeRoy Page was 64 years of age when he passed away on Tuesday,  August 29, 2017 at home surrounded by his family. Over the years, Minister Servant Page […]

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Obituaries: August 30-September 5, 2017 Edition

Obituaries: August 30-September 5, 2017 Edition

| August 30, 2017

ELVIE ALLEN, 83, of Madisonville, Ky., formerly of Fort Wayne, passed Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. Elvie attended South Side High School and retired from Magna vox after 28 years of employment. Surviving are her children, Sherrie (Curtis) Mitchell and Kevin Johnson; daughter-in-law, Dannisha Johnson; and sisters, Frances Woodson and Mary Alice Jones; Service is 2 […]

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Spotlight on Fresh Fire-Fresh Oil Conference 2017

Spotlight on Fresh Fire-Fresh Oil Conference 2017

| August 29, 2017

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? As always, I hope all is well with you and yours and that, you’re still taking time out of your busy days to bring yourselves some well deserved joy, beauty, happiness and some form of peace of mind. And, I repeat this because I don’t want you to forget […]

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Obituaries: August 16-22, 2017 Edition

Obituaries: August 16-22, 2017 Edition

| August 16, 2017

EDMONIA (DANCE) FRYE BROOKS, 108, died Thursday, August 3, 2017. Born in 1909 in Richmond, Va. Survivors, daughter, Edna Metoyer and granddaughter, Gail Morris, both of Fort Wayne; 19 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren,; and two great-great-great grandchildren. Funeral service was Friday, Aug. 11, 2017 at Ceruti’s Banquet & Event Center, 6601 Innovation Blvd, Fort […]

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Obituaries: July 5-11, 2017 Edition

Obituaries: July 5-11, 2017 Edition

| July 5, 2017

RHONDA KAY (PICKETT) PRICE was born on February 15, 1957 in Fort Wayne, Indiana. On Tuesday, June 20, 2017, she made her transition and departed this life at the age of 60. At a young age she confessed her faith in Christ and was baptized at Turner Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church. She was a […]

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