Spiritual Matters

Former Frost, El Mexicano political writer Dan Jehl crosses over at 68

Former Frost, El Mexicano political writer Dan Jehl crosses over at 68

| July 27, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Daniel J. Jehl was passionate about a number of things in life, especially when it came to the community and the effect politics and politicians had on it. Jehl, 68, a former political writer for both El Mexicano and Frost Illustrated newspapers, passed away Sunday, July 19, 2015, at home. Born in Fort Wayne, […]

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God’s got your back

God’s got your back

| July 27, 2015

By James Washington Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward Times A while back, I heard Bishop T.D. Jakes of the Potter’s House preach a sermon that really caught my attention and resonates with me all the time. He reminded those in the audience that most of the Bible was written from a jail […]

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Pilgrim Baptist Church VBS

Pilgrim Baptist Church VBS

| July 26, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Pilgrim Baptist Church,1331 Gay Street, is scheduled to host a Vacation Bible School July 27 through July 31. The theme this year is  Adventures at Sea, Diving Deeper for God’s Treasures. Students will travel through a daily excursion. Matthew 13:45 “Again, the Kingdom of Heaven is like unto a merchant man, seeking goodly pearls. […]

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Quaker conference examines lives of LGBTI community in Zimbabwe

Quaker conference examines lives of LGBTI community in Zimbabwe

| July 26, 2015

By Paul Ricketts Special to Frost Illustrated Friends General Conference is the third largest Quaker denomination in the United States and held its annual conference at Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, N.C.. The beautiful campus is nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Quakers  have for the past three centuries affirmed the worth and dignity of […]

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Local seamstress blankets area children with loving gifts

Local seamstress blankets area children with loving gifts

| July 26, 2015

Staff Report FORT WAYNE—Many folks are familiar with the iconic image of Linus carrying his “security blanket” in the Peanuts comic strip and television specials. While the image might give some a chuckle, one local woman said a lot of children in the area don’t have the security of a blanket they can call their […]

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Pastor Moore, Give God An Opportunity Choir to hold fundraiser for woman’s kidney transplant

Pastor Moore, Give God An Opportunity Choir to hold fundraiser for woman’s kidney transplant

| July 26, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Pastor David Moore of Victory Worship Center and Give God An Opportunity Choir is scheduled to present A Life For Monique Washington Kidney Transplant Benefit at 5 p.m., at Tabernacle Baptist Church, 3408 Chestnut St., where the Rev. Gonzalee Martin is pastor. Robert Taylor, the visionary, founder and director of Give God An Opportunity […]

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Obituaries: July 22-28 Edition

Obituaries: July 22-28 Edition

| July 22, 2015

Janice Green, of Fort Wayne, died on Monday, June 29, 2015. Raymond Lee Moore, of Fort Wayne, died Friday, July 3 2015.

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Black Christians, Muslims unite around burned churches

Black Christians, Muslims unite around burned churches

| July 17, 2015

By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA)–In the last week of June, as the nation was still mourning and mulling over the massacre at Emanuel A.M.E. Church in Charleston, S.C., seven other black churches across the South went up in flames. Solidarity came out of the ashes. Since July 2, the Respond With Love […]

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‘Attacking the churches is just unforgiveable’

‘Attacking the churches is just unforgiveable’

| July 16, 2015

By Askia Muhammad Special to the NNPA from The Final Call WASHINGTON—Black churches, the symbol of sanctuary for tortured black souls, especially in the Southern United States; once the headquarters of the black liberation movement; are once again under attack in the South. And as in decades past when similar rashes of mysterious fires torched […]

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When will I ever be satisfied?

When will I ever be satisfied?

| July 14, 2015

By the Rev. Lakeya Stewart Will I ever be satisfied? Have you ever asked yourself this question? I know that I have asked myself this!It seems that our society promotes a continued quest for more. You know—the newer, the bigger, and the more expensive. Some of us like to think of this as simply an […]

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