Spiritual Matters

Beloved musician Thomas O. Brigham passes away at 63

Beloved musician Thomas O. Brigham passes away at 63

| December 13, 2016

FORT WAYNE—The sounds of silence sadly have replaced the voice of one of the community’s beloved musicians. Thomas O. Brigham, 63, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016, at Parkview Regional Medical Center. A native of Indianapolis, Brigham retired from Norfolk Southern Railroad but continued to serve the community as an employee of Audiences Unlimited for […]

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Families in Southeast Fort Wayne ‘Give-back’ this holiday season

Families in Southeast Fort Wayne ‘Give-back’ this holiday season

| December 12, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Bridge of Grace Compassionate Ministries Center is scheduled to host an event for families and teens of the Mount Vernon Park Neighborhood to prepare Christmas gifts for 40-plus homeless men and women in Fort Wayne.  The Mount Vernon Park Holiday Give-back is scheduled for 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Dec. 21 at Many Nations […]

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The day the Rev. Jesse Jackson took Fidel Castro to church

The day the Rev. Jesse Jackson took Fidel Castro to church

| December 12, 2016

By Don Terry (NNPA Newswire Guest Contributor) HAVANA—On the evening of Dec. 1, six days after Fidel Castro’s death at age 90, the Rev. Jesse L. Jackson Sr., stood in the pulpit of the packed First Presbyterian Church of Havana. Applause washed over him and moonlight danced on the warm waters of the nearby Caribbean. […]

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Balaam and his talking donkey

Balaam and his talking donkey

| December 9, 2016

By Brother Jackie Wall Approved and authorized by Bishop Joe Swanson PRAISE YAHSHUA! Genesis 12:3—“And I will bless those who bless you, and curse him, who curses you; and in you shall all families of the earth be blessed.” This is Yahweh speaking to Abram—he would later change his name to Abraham.  What he is […]

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The plan of Yahweh

The plan of Yahweh

| December 8, 2016

By Jackie Wall Approved and authorized by Bishop Joe Swanson PRAISE YAHWEH! I have five words starting with the letters wh for you pertaining to our Father: WHO—YAHWEH—FATHER—Isayah 44:8: “Do not fear, nor be afraid.  Have I not told you from that time, and have declared;  You are My witnesses!  Is there a source of […]

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Beloved family advocate Rosa Chapman crosses over at 74

Beloved family advocate Rosa Chapman crosses over at 74

| December 7, 2016

Founded Friends of Bethany ministry with husband Prince Chapman FORT WAYNE—The community lost one of its most powerful voices for youth, women and family, with the passing of a visionary spiritual leader. Rosa Lee Chapman, founder of the Friends of Bethany ministry, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, November 25, 2016, […]

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Obituaries: December 7-13, 2016 Edition

Obituaries: December 7-13, 2016 Edition

| December 7, 2016

Martha “Sandy” Graham-White 69, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016, at home surrounded by her loved ones.

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No race, no color barrier in the plan of Yahweh

No race, no color barrier in the plan of Yahweh

| December 1, 2016

By Brother Jackie Wall Under the approval and authority of Bishop Joe Swanson PRAISE YAHSHUA! What is causing this great hatred, this racism that is present at this time?  It is not coming from the Plan of Our Father, YAHWEH.  This is not found anywhere in his Plan, therefore, it has to be coming from […]

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Young high school hoops star Peytin India Chamble passes away at 17

Young high school hoops star Peytin India Chamble passes away at 17

| November 30, 2016

FORT WAYNE—The Summit City is mourning the loss of one of its youth bright lights with the passing of a local high school basketball star, Peytin India Chamble. Peytin India Chamble, was born on January 29, 1999 in Des Moines, Iowa to Rodney  and Tyjuana  Chamble.  She was a senior at Snider High School in […]

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Obituaries: November 23-29, 2016 Edition

Obituaries: November 23-29, 2016 Edition

| November 23, 2016

David A. Carnes was honored with a memorial service Thursday, Nov. 17 at Carmichael Funeral Service Inc. Mary M. Gaston, she answered the Lord’s call on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016. Born Sept. 21, 1931, in Clarks dale, Miss., she was the only child of the late Lewis and Sarah Williams. She was a homemaker for many […]

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