Spiritual Matters

Governor Pence, you should be ashamed of yourself

Governor Pence, you should be ashamed of yourself

| April 14, 2015

By Eric D. Hackley Participants in the HackonomicsTV Fort Wayne City Council Candidates forum addressed Indiana Governor Mike Pence shortly after he first signed RFRA into Indiana Law—before Pence backtracked by asking legislators to write an amendment “clarifying” the intent of the bill. This is what they had to say: Cathy Cross, City Council At-Large: […]

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‘Holy-Day’ love!

‘Holy-Day’ love!

| April 9, 2015

By the Rev. Lakeya Stewart Last week, one of my best friends posted something quite interesting on Facebook. She sent out a reminder that Resurrection Sunday was approaching and that those “CME Saints” would be coming. At first I didn’t recognize the acronym, but a quick inquiry from a few friends taught me what was […]

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Obituaries: April 8-14 Edition

Obituaries: April 8-14 Edition

| April 8, 2015

Arthur J. “Mack” Moore, passed away Thursday, March 26, 2015, at Parkview Regional Medical Center.

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The Rev. Franklin Graham ignores racism

The Rev. Franklin Graham ignores racism

| April 8, 2015

By the Rev. Amos C. Brown NNPA Guest Columnist Easter was last Sunday, but Rev. the Franklin Graham is still wiping egg off his face. In an unintentionally insensitive Facebook post on March 12, the hugely influential white evangelist ignored the existence of racial bias by law enforcement in the U.S. by suggesting the easy […]

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Obituary: Deon Lamar Stewart

Obituary: Deon Lamar Stewart

| April 3, 2015

Deon Lamar Stewart was born April 4, 1978, in Fort Wayne, Ind., to Delores M. Stewart and Thomas E. Morgan. He was called home to glory at 3:40 a.m. on Friday, March 20, 2015. Deon obeyed the Gospel at an early age and was a member of the East Chestnut Street Church of Christ. Occasionally, […]

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Obituary: Keenan Marcel Sevier

Obituary: Keenan Marcel Sevier

| April 3, 2015

On February 23, 1972, a beautiful baby boy was born in Gary, Ind, to Robert and Anna Sevier. He was named Keenan Marcel Sevier.  Not long after his birth, Keenan moved to Fort Wayne, Ind., where he helped his family welcome his sister, Kamilah. Keenan grew into a wonderful young man who went on to […]

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Pilgrim Baptist revival to feature Minister Steven Brooks Jr., musical group Immeasurable

Pilgrim Baptist revival to feature Minister Steven Brooks Jr., musical group Immeasurable

| April 3, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Pilgrim Baptist Church is scheduled to welcome Minister Steven Brooks Jr. a native of Baltimore, Md., as the guest preacher for their upcoming revival, scheduled for 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., each night, April 8 through April 10. Minister Brooks recognized the call upon his life to preach the word of God at the […]

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East Chestnut Church of Christ to host Senior Fashion Extravaganza

East Chestnut Church of Christ to host Senior Fashion Extravaganza

| April 3, 2015

FORT WAYNE—East Chestnut Church of Christ, 3601 E. Chestnut St., is scheduled to host its Senior Fashion Extravaganza, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., April 11 at the church. Seniors from the congregation will be modeling a variety of fashions during an entertainment filled program attire compliments of Pappas Furs, Maurice’s and Dress Barn. Proceeds […]

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What ya carrying?

What ya carrying?

| April 2, 2015

By the Rev. Lakeya Stewart When someone asks you the question, “What are you carrying?” what comes to mind? As a woman of childbearing age, my mind thinks of pregnancy. Carrying a child (so I’ve heard) is no joke and although can be cute, can also have complications. Just like pregnancy can wear women down […]

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Obituaries: April 1-7 Edition

Obituaries: April 1-7 Edition

| April 1, 2015

Dawn Renae King-Hambrick, 56, departed this life peacefully on Thursday, March 19, 2015, 7:40 p.m., at St. Joseph Hospital. Born Feb. 18, 1959, in Fort Wayne, she was a 1977 graduate of Northrop High School. She leaves behind to live on through memory: her loving husband, Alvin Hambrick Jr.; son, Joshua Hambrick; mother, Judith King; […]

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