Spiritual Matters

The time and what must be done: Approaching Saviours’ Day 2015

The time and what must be done: Approaching Saviours’ Day 2015

| February 19, 2015

By Kevin Muhammad Special to Frost Illustrated In the Book of Genesis 15:13, we witness a promise made by God to His servant Abram (Abraham), that says, “And know of a surety that thy seed will be a stranger in a foreign land that is not their own and shall be afflicted and enslaved for […]

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Obituaries: February 18-24 Edition

Obituaries: February 18-24 Edition

| February 18, 2015

Eddie Dowdell died peacefully at the age of 75 on Monday, Febr. 2, 2015 at home. He was born on Aug. 26, 1939 in Marion, Ala., and was the son of Henry and Sina Dowdell. He moved to Fort Wayne in 1944. Eddie was a 1958 graduate of Central High School, an Army Veteran serving 1960-62 […]

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THE RELIGION CORNER: Are you an Eagle acting like a chicken?

THE RELIGION CORNER: Are you an Eagle acting like a chicken?

| February 14, 2015

By Lyndia Grant Special to the NNPA from The Washington Informer This summer, while attending my sorority conference in Dallas, our luncheon speaker shared this exhilarating message; it caused my table guests to ponder with thoughts of ourselves. We discussed whether or not we had been doing what we were sent to earth to do. […]

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Pilgrim Baptist – Immeasurable concert Feb. 15

| February 12, 2015

National gospel recording group Immeasurable set to perform at Pilgrim Baptist   FORT WAYNE—Award-winning trio Immeasurable is scheduled to perform at Pilgrim Baptist Church, 1331 Gay St. during their Sunday Morning Songs of Praise Service, 10:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Feb. 15. The group recently completed tour stops with Donnie McClurkin, Detrick Haddon and Fred Hammond. […]

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Again, let it go—please

Again, let it go—please

| February 12, 2015

By James Washington Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward Times I am trying again to internalize that today is the day the Lord has made. Don’t complicate it. The more complicated the world seems, the simpler it is to understand God’s Word. I’m reminded every day and sometimes get caught up in the […]

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Spotlight on The Salvation Army, featuring Dewayne Michaels (part one of two)

Spotlight on The Salvation Army, featuring Dewayne Michaels (part one of two)

| February 12, 2015

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? As we travel on our journey of love to feel more beauty, joy, happiness and have some form of peace of mind, it pleases me to share part one of a two-part spotlight. The Salvation Army does good by the people in so many different ways and you need […]

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Obituaries: February 11-17 Edition

Obituaries: February 11-17 Edition

| February 11, 2015

Billie Lovern Coles, daughter of the late Kathleen Nora Warren and Morris Warren, and was born November 17, 1941 in Columbia, Missouri.  She went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015. Billie accepted Christ at an early age.  After graduating from Douglas High School in Columbia, Mo., she moved to Fort Wayne, […]

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Churches change strategy for membership drive

| February 8, 2015

By William J. Ford Special to the NNPA from The Washington Informer They attended a service in the morning, then, instead of heading home on a recent Sunday afternoon, several dozen members of Turner Memorial AME Church in Hyattsville, Md., headed to the basement for a little secular fun. A jazz duo served up tunes […]

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Credit prayer, God with reduction of city homicides

Credit prayer, God with reduction of city homicides

| February 7, 2015

By the Rev. Arsben D. Jennings Special to Frost Illustrated My name is Reverend Arsben Dennis Jennings and I am not addressing my accomplishments here in the city of Fort Wayne for egotistical or self-centered or boastful, proud reasons.  I simply want to point out progress that has been made in this community that may […]

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God’s love is the greatest power for change, healing

God’s love is the greatest power for change, healing

| February 6, 2015

By the Rev. Arsben D. Jennings I want to start off by saying that I apologize for making the remark in my last article in the Frost concerning Chief Garry Hamilton not thanking the community of Fort Wayne for their prayers.  I personally called Chief Hamilton and he informed me that the interview with the […]

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