Spiritual Matters

Meet me at the bridge on the way to the mountaintop

Meet me at the bridge on the way to the mountaintop

| April 4, 2016

“Like anybody, I would like to live a long life; longevity has its place.  But, I’m not concerned about that now.  I just want to do God’s will.  And, He’s allowed me to go up to the mountain.  And I’ve looked over.  And I’ve seen the promised land.  I may not get there with you. […]

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The Honor of a Lifetime: Speaking at my great, great, great grandfather’s church he co-founded 165 years ago

The Honor of a Lifetime: Speaking at my great, great, great grandfather’s church he co-founded 165 years ago

| April 4, 2016

By Eric D. Hackley On March 20, 2016, I had the honor of a lifetime. I was asked to speak on the Underground Railroad history of Mt. Calvary Church in Niles, Mich. Mt. Calvary was first organized in 1851 under the name of Second Baptist Church and was a member of the Anti-Slavery Baptist Association. […]

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Spiritually Speaking: Demand your inheritance

Spiritually Speaking: Demand your inheritance

| March 31, 2016

By James A. Washington (The Dallas Weekly) Courtesy of the NNPA This column is all about not putting limits on a limitless God. In church, the sermon was all about how we, as finite creatures, do a pretty good job of trying to put the infinite being of God into some way, shape or form […]

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Spotlight: I’ll Remember ‘MaBelle’ Ozzie Dates (June 11, 1921-March 18, 2016)

Spotlight: I’ll Remember ‘MaBelle’ Ozzie Dates (June 11, 1921-March 18, 2016)

| March 30, 2016

  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 yours days to bring yourselves and others some well deserved joy, beauty, happiness and some form of peace of mind as we travel, on our journey of love to […]

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Obituaries: March 30-April 5, 2016 Edition

Obituaries: March 30-April 5, 2016 Edition

| March 30, 2016

Michael DeWayne James was born May 28, 1958 in Fort Wayne, Ind.  He was  the son of Gerald and Beverly A. James.  He departed this earthly life on Sunday, March 13, 2016 at Summit City Nursing and Rehabilitation Center at the age of 57. He confessed his faith in Christ and baptized at Turner Chapel AME […]

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Obituaries: March 23-29, 2016

Obituaries: March 23-29, 2016

| March 23, 2016

Ollie Mae Jackson, 65, of Fort Wayne, died on Monday, Feb. 29, 2016.

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Dr. C.T. Vivian slated to mark Dr. King’s ‘I’ve Been to the Mountaintop’ speech in Fort Wayne

Dr. C.T. Vivian slated to mark Dr. King’s ‘I’ve Been to the Mountaintop’ speech in Fort Wayne

| March 22, 2016

FORT WAYNE—On April 3, 1968 the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. declared from the pulpit of Mason Temple Church of God in Christ in Memphis, Tenn.: “Like anybody, I would like to live a long life; longevity has its place. But, I’m not concerned about that now. I just want to do God’s will. […]

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Thrive in joy this Easter

Thrive in joy this Easter

| March 17, 2016

By Tony Rossi, Director of Communications, The Christophers Easter is the celebration of Christ’s resurrection, the event that makes it possible for us to rejoice in the fact that we will be able to see our family and friends again some day in heaven. That’s a powerful and comforting thought for anyone who’s lost a […]

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Who are His enemies?

Who are His enemies?

| March 17, 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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Spotlight on Michael Arrington aka Buck, owner of Friendly Cleaners

Spotlight on Michael Arrington aka Buck, owner of Friendly Cleaners

| March 16, 2016

Recently recognized  as an Outstanding Humanitarian  By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? Check this out, it’s not everyday that the First Lady of a church contact me to shine the spotlight on someone in our community that she and her pastor husband, want to recognize for being an outstanding humanitarian.  And, with me being me, […]

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