Spiritual Matters

Rainbow PUSH’s Fincher offers ride to Selma celebration

Rainbow PUSH’s Fincher offers ride to Selma celebration

| March 3, 2015

FORT WAYNE—The Rev. Dr. Isaac Fincher, president of the local Rainbow PUSH organization, plans to attend the events in Selma, Ala. commemorating the 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday, the Selma-to-Montgomery March and the Voting Rights Act of 1965. He is scheduled to depart Fort Wayne on March 6 and return March 8. If you are […]

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Pilgrim Baptist to present Earlham’s Gospel Revelations in concert

Pilgrim Baptist to present Earlham’s Gospel Revelations in concert

| March 3, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Pilgrim Baptist Church, 1331 Gay St., is scheduled to present Gospel Revelations, in concert at 6 p.m., March 8. Gospel Revelations, a musical group from Earlham College in Richmond, Ind., is billed as one of Indiana’s finest collegiate choirs. Like their choir, Earlham College is ranked as one of the best, ranked among the […]

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THE RELIGION CORNER: Black History Month—A true Supreme Court story

THE RELIGION CORNER: Black History Month—A true Supreme Court story

| February 26, 2015

By Lyndia Grant Special to the NNPA from The Washington Informer Floyd Hill was a young boy who grew up in rural North Carolina. He dreamed that one day he would own a very large farm. Hill was born in 1907. He disregarded the extreme racism that existed in the South, and he refused to […]

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F.O.G (Favor of God) Warning

F.O.G (Favor of God) Warning

| February 26, 2015

By Pastor E. A. Deckard Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward Times “God can cause opportunity to find you. He has unexpected blessings where you suddenly meet the right person, or suddenly your health improves, or suddenly you’re able to pay off your house. That’s God shifting things in your favor.”—Joel Osteen “Many […]

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Obituaries: February 25—March 3 Edition

Obituaries: February 25—March 3 Edition

| February 25, 2015

Gwendolyn Bradley, 55, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015. Service was Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015, at Renaissance Missionary Baptist Church, 5515 South Hanna St. Treva D. Breland, 45, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015, at Wesley Health care, Auburn, Ind. Born on July 29, 1969, in Fort Wayne; she was […]

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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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