Spiritual Matters

Obituaries: January 14-20 Edition

Obituaries: January 14-20 Edition

| January 14, 2015

Minnie Lee Amos-Meeks, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014. She was born June 4, 1937 in Mississippi. Funeral Service was Saturday, Jan. 3, at Dupree Memorial C.O.G. I.C., with burial in Concordia Cemetery. Arrangements were by Carmichael Funeral Service. Marva Betties Anderson, 63, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014. Surviving […]

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Rev. Stewart Speaks! Will you be satisfied?

Rev. Stewart Speaks! Will you be satisfied?

| January 13, 2015

The song “Satisfied” by The Walls Group begins with some thought provoking reflections and questions. Take a look: “If I never get that house, that car Or be a superstar, And my dreams never come true Will I be satisfied with you? And if no one ever knows my name And my gifts don’t bring […]

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Personal is as personal does

Personal is as personal does

| January 8, 2015

By James Washington Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward Times In the spirit of the times, I was wondering about what it really means to have a personal relationship with God, the operative word being personal. I’m learning that as one starts his or her journey towards the Almighty, it becomes more and […]

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Rev. Stewart Speaks! God hears your silent tears

Rev. Stewart Speaks! God hears your silent tears

| January 7, 2015

“Silent tears from the inside of your heart, When no one knows but you, What you’re going through, When your friends don’t understand, Then it’s all in God’s hands, God hears your silent tears, God hears, Your silent tears” Bishop Larry Trotter is known for the words of the song above called “Silent Tears.” The […]

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Obituaries: January 7-13 Edition

Obituaries: January 7-13 Edition

| January 7, 2015

Minnie Lee Amos-Meeks, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014. She was born June 4, 1937 in Mississippi. Funeral service was Saturday at Dupree Memorial C.O.G. I.C. with burial in Concordia Cemetery. Arrangements were by Carmichael Funeral Service. Sue A. Bordner, 80, passed away Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014. She was the daughter of the late […]

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Listen to the elders

Listen to the elders

| January 6, 2015

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D. Oliver Manning, my patient, was short in stature but had a giant heart and mind. I took care of this wonderful man and his wife for many years. Before age took over his memory, he shared many instructive poems that I often heard him recite. As you read the following poem […]

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Voices of Unity featured in Praise Celebration 2015

Voices of Unity featured in Praise Celebration 2015

| December 31, 2014

Unity Performing Arts Foundation and Brotherhood Mutual Insurance are scheduled to present Praise Celebration 2015 at 6 p.m., Jan. 11, 2015 at Rhinehart Music Center, 2101 E. Coliseum Blvd., on the IPFW campus.

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Obituaries: December 31 Edition

Obituaries: December 31 Edition

| December 31, 2014

Sylvester “Sly” Hill Jr., 80, of Fort Wayne departed this life on Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014 at Parkview Hospital. He was born on Jan. 5, 1934 to the late Sylvester and Lucy (Caldwell) Hill. He worked at International Harvester and retired from the Fort Wayne Housing Authority. He was honorably discharged after 21 years from […]

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Rev. Stewart Speaks! Patiently waiting….

Rev. Stewart Speaks! Patiently waiting….

| December 29, 2014

By the Rev. Lakeya Stewart Juanita Bynum is known for her song that repeats the words, “I don’t mind waiting on the Lord!” The words to the song sound good but is it really that easy to wait, yet alone patiently! The holiday season is upon us and many of my single friends have expressed […]

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Obituaries: Dec. 24-30 Edition

Obituaries: Dec. 24-30 Edition

| December 24, 2014

Martha Harris, 51, passed away on Friday, Dec. 5, 2014. She was born on July 15, 1963. She leaves to cherish her memory her son, Robert Lewis Harris of Fort Wayne. Service was Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, at Carmichael Funeral Service. Arrangements were by Carmichael Funeral Service. Jewel D. Lee, passed away on Friday, Nov. […]

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