Spiritual Matters

Obituaries:  Nov. 25-Dec. 1 Edition

Obituaries:  Nov. 25-Dec. 1 Edition

| November 25, 2015

Alma Ruth Porter, 51, of Fort Wayne, died Monday, Nov. 2, 2015. Ludell Wims-Reid-Cratic, died on Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015, at Lutheran Life Villages.

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Private School basketball teams Cornerstone Prep versus Horizon

Private School basketball teams Cornerstone Prep versus Horizon

| November 24, 2015

Christian teams, players demonstrate true meaning of sportsmanship Story & Photos by Larry Whitt FORT WAYNE—A well kept secret in Fort Wayne is that two of our Christian high schools have boys and girls basketball programs. I attended a match-up last week between Cornerstone Christian College Prep and Horizon Christian Academy. Horizon Christian Academy won […]

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Local university gives voice to students on issues such as race, religion, immigration

Local university gives voice to students on issues such as race, religion, immigration

| November 24, 2015

FORT WAYNE—In the wake of the Paris terrorist attack tragedy, couched in the already heated rhetoric of the U.S. presidential debates and a variety of critical issues in the U.S. consciousness, many are tense and unsure, perhaps even frightened. And, when people are that uncertain about the future, it’s important for them to be heard. […]

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A word to the wise

A word to the wise

| November 22, 2015

By Pastor Samuel Bellamy I am eternally thankful to our Heavenly Father, who prepared and provided a physical being, who was seen, heard, touched and believed on here in this world.  He, Jesus, was respected in the role of the only begotten of the Father full of grace and truth.  False leaders of various persuasions […]

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Adoption over abortion: One woman’s emotional journey

Adoption over abortion: One woman’s emotional journey

| November 21, 2015

It has been six years since I placed my beloved Josiah up for adoption. The emotions of it all, almost mirror themselves as if it was day one. I still struggle with a cloud of sadness around babies and pregnant women—something as a woman I can’t have, something as a woman I can’t be. But […]

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What is the Father’s Name? Search the scriptures

What is the Father’s Name? Search the scriptures

| November 21, 2015

By Bishop Joe Swanson Search the Scriptures for in them you think you have eternal life.  Yahweh knows  you do not know what you do not know. “Search the Scriptures; for in them you think you have eternal life-and these are they Which testify of Me. But you will not come to me, that you […]

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Obituaries: November 18-24 Edition

Obituaries: November 18-24 Edition

| November 18, 2015

Linda Carol Woods, 57, of Fort Wayne, died Friday, Nov. 6, 2015.

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Spiritually Speaking: He who is without, shout!

Spiritually Speaking: He who is without, shout!

| November 15, 2015

By James Washington Faith Columnist Special to the NNPA News Wire from The Dallas Weekly My pastor preached on this Sunday and although the subject is not new as this column isn’t either, I thought some might need reassurance, as I certainly did. Do you have an addiction, a weakness, something you are aware of […]

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Black churches show support for Obama’s environment plan

Black churches show support for Obama’s environment plan

| November 15, 2015

By Savannah Harris Special to the NNPA News Wire from HU News Service WASHINGTON—Leaders of the nation’s major black churches—representing nearly 13 million African American members—presented over 10,000 pastors’ signatures to Congressional Black Caucus members in support of President Obama’s Clean Power Plan. The leaders said they are making the effort to push forward the […]

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Blackonomics: Can I get an amen?

Blackonomics: Can I get an amen?

| November 15, 2015

By James Clingman NNPA Columnist On Dec. 3, 2015 the Collective Empowerment Group (CEG), formerly known as the “Collective Banking Group (CBG) of Prince George’s County and Vicinity,” will celebrate a milestone achievement: Its 20th Anniversary. The CEG was established in 1995 by 21 churches, in response to discrimination and mistreatment by banks, some of […]

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