Spiritual Matters

Obituaries: June 10-16 Edition

Obituaries: June 10-16 Edition

| June 10, 2015

Marc Duane Washington Sr., 64, of Fort Wayne, died Wednesday, May 20, 2015. Charles A. Suggs, 60, of Lancaster, CA (formerly of Fort Wayne) passed away Saturday May 29, 2015 at Antelope Hospital in Lancaster.

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What’s behind your smile?

What’s behind your smile?

| June 9, 2015

By the Rev. Lakeya Stewart In many cultures, including American culture, a smile can say a lot.  I have seen angry individuals, and I mean angry, melt down and begin to cry in response to a genuine smile from someone who had once been classified as an enemy to them. I wonder what that was […]

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Pastor Karen Staton stepping into ministerial leadership role, encouraging others to accept their ‘calling

Pastor Karen Staton stepping into ministerial leadership role, encouraging others to accept their ‘calling

| June 7, 2015 | Reply

By Genevieve ‘Gena’ Epps Special to Frost Illustrated Women in leadership roles, ministers, evangelists, even pastors take ownership in their leadership roles for many reasons but the ultimate reason is they were called. As I listen to and embrace the words “I was called” I’ve come to the realization we all are called to something […]

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THE RELIGION CORNER: Balancing your life—mentally, physically, spiritually

THE RELIGION CORNER: Balancing your life—mentally, physically, spiritually

| June 4, 2015 | Reply

By Lyndia Grant Special to the NNPA from The Washington Informer This article is about our health mentally, physically and spiritually. The Bible says it is in 1 Corinthians: “What? know ye not that your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost which is in you, which ye have of God, and ye are […]

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The Book of Revelation

The Book of Revelation

| June 4, 2015

Part of a Christian Life Connection Series Courtesy of the NNPA Bible Fact: The Book of Revelation is given by Jesus and written by John to strengthen our hope of the future. Bible Text: Revelation 1:1; Matthew 24:1-51 Aim: To help students to become aware of what to expect in time and eternality to come. The Things Hereafter: […]

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Maturity matters

Maturity matters

| June 4, 2015

By James Washington Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward Times As someone who has come to Christ as a hopefully mature adult, I’m challenged from time to time as ministers and bible study leaders and others of faith talk about the process of becoming a mature Christian. The challenge is in knowing what […]

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Obituaries: June 3-9  Edition

Obituaries: June 3-9  Edition

| June 3, 2015 | Reply

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I made a vow…

I made a vow…

| June 3, 2015 | Reply

By the Rev. Lakeya Stewart I made a vow to the Lord. Yes, I know I am not the only one! I made a vow to the Lord that I would follow Him every step of “the way.” The Gospel Keynotes and Juanita Bynum both did versions of the song “I Made a Vow” and […]

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Plans set for Amnesty & Deliverance Fest; performers, donations sought

Plans set for Amnesty & Deliverance Fest; performers, donations sought

| June 1, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Ayers Communications Inc. is scheduled to host the Fifth Annual Amnesty & Deliverance Festival, Aug. 22 in McMillen Park. Organizers say the mission of Ayers Communications Inc.  is to create opportunities to motivate and empower youth to achieve academic excellence, character building and critical thinking skills, which allow every person to take advantage of more […]

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Tabernacle MBC to celebrate nursing home ministry

Tabernacle MBC to celebrate nursing home ministry

| May 29, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church is scheduled to host an appreciation service for the Operation Care Nursing Home Ministry, sponsored by Sister Rena Carter and family, at 5 p.m., June 6 at the church, 3404 E. Chestnut St. The program is set to celebrate seven years of service in the nursing home ministry by Minister […]

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