Spiritual Matters

Grace and Glory Ministries to install pastors, host guest speaker

Grace and Glory Ministries to install pastors, host guest speaker

| June 30, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Grace and Glory Encounter Ministries is scheduled to install Pastors Kenneth and Antoinette Hilliard during a special service at 5 p.m., July 11 to be held at Greater Mt. Ararat Baptist Church, 2111 Edsall Ave. The installation celebration is scheduled to continue at 4 p.m., July 12 at Greater Faith Baptist Church, 625 E. […]

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What church do you go to?

What church do you go to?

| June 28, 2015

By James Washington Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward Times At times, it is ironic to me that so many different churches profess the belief that Jesus Christ is the Son of God, was crucified, died and was buried to arise again on the third day and sits at the right hand of […]

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Where the Bible really stands on slavery

Where the Bible really stands on slavery

| June 27, 2015

By Valerie Tasco Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward Times Should a person be able to own another person? Today Christians uniformly say no, and many would like to believe that has always been the case. But history tells a different story, one in which Christians have struggled to give a clear answer […]

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AME church sponsors Indy trip to see award-winning Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra

AME church sponsors Indy trip to see award-winning Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra

| June 25, 2015

 FORT WAYNE—Turner Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church is sponsoring a bus trip to Indianapolis to see the acclaimed Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra in concert at 7 p.m., July 18 at the J.W. Marriott Ballroom in Indianapolis. As the renowned arts ensemble’s website explains, “Based in Philadelphia, the Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra (BPCO) was formed […]

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Browns celebrate 65 years of marriage

Browns celebrate 65 years of marriage

| June 25, 2015

FORT WAYNE—One of the city’s most venerable couples is scheduled to mark 65 years of love and holy matrimony this month. Waymon Brown Jr. and J. Synovia Weldon were married on June 23, 1950 in Benham, Ky. They will be celebrating their union of 65 years with a private celebration on June 28, 2015. The […]

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The legacy continues

The legacy continues

| June 25, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Come Join the Celebration was the theme of the Installation of Pastor Karen Staton, now receiving the mantle of senior pastor at Destiny Life Center Church, formally Victory Fellowship Church of God at 3601 Warsaw St.  Pastor Karen Staton’s brother, Warren Staton Jr. pastored for 14 years with church founders—his father, who passed away in […]

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Faith, nation must be based on accurate information

Faith, nation must be based on accurate information

| June 25, 2015

“For now, the prevailing question is not why, but how long?  It’s not the depth of distress that makes for weariness; it’s the duration thereof.  If I’m caught in the throes of pain and perplexity, I want to believe that my suffering will be temporary and transitory.  But if it lingers, if it stretches out, […]

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Don’t take your joy away!

Don’t take your joy away!

| June 25, 2015

By the Rev. Lakeya Stewart The world is full of tragedy and sadness. The events of late have brought a damper to the overall psyche of most individuals with hearts of compassion. The calamity that I’m referring to and that brought tears to my eyes was that of the murdering of the nine individuals at […]

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Obituaries: June 24-30 Edition

Obituaries: June 24-30 Edition

| June 24, 2015

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ornette-buddha blues

ornette-buddha blues

| June 23, 2015

ornette-buddha blues © omowale-ketu oladuwa morning song[1] no need to explain, seeing all words need the say, lead to pray, preach, postulate, and all other such form of inaction blunting movement sound thru space yet sound, free space peace, the ever of lasting move the already been said to godspace, creative lite, day, moon rising […]

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