Spiritual Matters

The Black Church response to HIV/AIDS: Where faith meets advocacy

The Black Church response to HIV/AIDS: Where faith meets advocacy

| August 10, 2016

By Tamara Holmes (BAI Daily Contributing Writer) It’s no secret that HIV/AIDS advocates and the Black Church have not always seen eye to eye. However, a new faith-based initiative could create more collaboration between those groups than ever before. The United States President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and UNAIDS have launched a $4 […]

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St. John MBC celebrates 91st anniversary

St. John MBC celebrates 91st anniversary

| August 10, 2016

FORT WAYNE—St. John Missionary Baptist Church, under the leadership of Pastor/Servant Frederick Alexander Sleet, is celebrating the 91st anniversary of the church’s founding. As part of the celebration, the church recently hosted a special worship service with Pastor David and First Lady Fernanda Edwards of Mount Horeb Missionary Baptist Church of Gary, Indiana as special […]

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Obituaries: August 10-6, 2016

Obituaries: August 10-6, 2016

| August 10, 2016

Terrance Alexander, 34, of Fort Wayne, died Monday, July 18, 2016. Arrangements by Siler Funeral Service, 8632 Decatur Road, Fort Wayne. Ola B. Gibson, 73, passed away Monday, July 11, 2016, at Canterbury Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. Born in Augusta, Georgia, Ola was a daughter of the late Ed and Zelina Gibson. She was a […]

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THANK YOU

THANK YOU

| August 9, 2016

The family of Bobbie “Barbara Jean” Reynolds Would like to thank all of those who sent cards, gifts, support prayers and their presence during this difficult time.

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A unique ministry: Bingo to fund church-led efforts to curb community violence

A unique ministry: Bingo to fund church-led efforts to curb community violence

| August 9, 2016

FORT WAYNE—There a bit of wisdom that says, where there’s a need, the Most High will provide. And sometimes, the resources one needs come from peculiar places in peculiar ways. Look at the Israelites who receive manna from heaven on their sojourn to the promised land; or the wedding party who witness the miracle of […]

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Righteous and holy?

Righteous and holy?

| August 5, 2016

By Brother Jackie Wall PRAISE YAHSHUA! When I consider the condition of our country and its people, I become very concerned about both.  We are at this time going thru our election process for the presidency and it is very chaotic to say the least.  Neither side is appealing.  This is what we as the […]

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Clarity

Clarity

| August 4, 2016

By LeAnora “Mightier than the thurnder of the great waters, mightier than the breakers of the sea—the LORD on high mighty.”—Psalm 93:4 Clearly issues and crisis and situations confuse and lead each of us to a state of “what next!” We can follow this state of mind or not, it is a choice of clarity. […]

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Spotlight on Pastor Bill McGill of Imani Baptist Temple

Spotlight on Pastor Bill McGill of Imani Baptist Temple

| August 3, 2016

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? As always, I hope that you’re taking time out of your busy schedules to bring yourselves some well deserved beauty, joy, happiness and some form of peace of mind.  As we travel together, on our journey of love, to get to know one another better because I’m definitely doing […]

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A view from the other side

A view from the other side

| August 3, 2016

By the Rev. Victor L. Nelson, LFD, EMB I would like to begin by saying that the views and opinions I am about to express are mine alone. I write this with the hope that if there are others who feel as I do, you will help me to help others understand the suffering that […]

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Obituaries: July 27-August 13, 2016 Edition

Obituaries: July 27-August 13, 2016 Edition

| July 27, 2016

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