Spiritual Matters

Obituaries: January 11-17 Edition

Obituaries: January 11-17 Edition

| January 12, 2017

Larry James Reese, 61 a native of Fort Wayne, Indi., went to the Lord on Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016 at Hospice Home. Born on Oct. 1, 1955, ,he was a son of the late Albert Reese, Sr. and Minnie Lee Reese-Stevenson. He accepted Christ at an early age at Jerusalem Baptist Church, and later moved […]

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Former Fort Wayne Black Expo Chair Mel Smith passes on at 75

Former Fort Wayne Black Expo Chair Mel Smith passes on at 75

| January 6, 2017

SUWANEE, Georgia—A former Fort Wayne public figure passed on recently, leaving behind a legacy of service in his home city. Melvin “Mel” O’Neil Smith, 75, departed this life peacefully on Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2016, in Suwanee, Georgia. Born April 13, 1941, the son of Herman and Ezel A. Smith, Melvin Smith was a long time resident […]

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MLK  Club set to lead 32nd Annual Unity Day Celebration

MLK  Club set to lead 32nd Annual Unity Day Celebration

| January 5, 2017

Celebration to honor legacy of Dr. King, President Obama, Prophet Cedric Walker By Clifford Buttram Jr. Special to Frost Illustrated The Martin Luther King (MLK) Jr. Club is a non-profit organization and was founded in 1986 by the late Glyn R. Gleason. It was organized to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther […]

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32nd Annual MLK Club Unity Day, Breakfast with the Clergy honors legacy of Dr. King in a number of ways

32nd Annual MLK Club Unity Day, Breakfast with the Clergy honors legacy of Dr. King in a number of ways

| January 4, 2017

By Clifford Buttram Jr. Special to Frost Illustrated The Martin Luther King (MLK) Jr. Club is a non-profit organization and was founded in 1986 by the late Glyn R. Gleason. It was organized to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and to promote education, literacy, and ethnic and cultural diversity. […]

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Obituraries: January 4-10, 2017 Edition

Obituraries: January 4-10, 2017 Edition

| January 4, 2017

Alice Mae Minniefield, 81, of Fort Wayne, passed away Friday, December 16, 2016 at New Haven Genesis Healthcare at 4:05 am. She was born August 16, 1935 in Fort Wayne to the late Eugene and Claudia (Buggs) Blevins. She retired in 2000, after 38 years, from the Fort Wayne State Developmental Center as a recreational […]

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King’s Community Outreach Annual Giveaway

King’s Community Outreach Annual Giveaway

| January 2, 2017

By Lewis A. King Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—Rain, sleet, cold and snow flurries were the weather of the day.  But, that did not damper the spirit of year four for King’s Giveaway.  The day of service on Saturday, Dec. 18 reminds us of the testimony of how more can be done when we […]

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Do, teach, live Jesus’ name

Do, teach, live Jesus’ name

| January 2, 2017

By Pastor Samuel Bellamy Have yourselves a happy New Year/life. The authenticity of Jesus is more than a physical being.  It is more than a person, place or thing.  Jesus exceeds all names and titles in heaven, on earth, and under the earth.  Jesus’ name is given by God for forgiveness, healing and for life. […]

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Pastor Gregory Rowland: Church leadership must hear the congregation

Pastor Gregory Rowland: Church leadership must hear the congregation

| December 30, 2016

‘All the church does is ask for money’ FORT WAYNE—Ask around. A lot of people will tell you there is a crisis of leadership in this community—particularly in the church and especially in the Black Church. Those who see it that way might be surprised to find that they can get an “amen” not just […]

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Obituaries: December 28, 2016-January 3, 2017 Edition

Obituaries: December 28, 2016-January 3, 2017 Edition

| December 28, 2016

Ronald Lee Bradley, 58 died Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016.

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He Is Risen Worship Assembly celebrates first anniversary

He Is Risen Worship Assembly celebrates first anniversary

| December 28, 2016

FORT WAYNE—He Is Risen Worship Assembly, located inside the Renaissance Pointe YMCA, celebrated their first year anniversary, Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016.  Pastor Servant LeRoy and First Lady Sylvia Page thanked the beloved of God for their love, dedication, and privilege to serve them over the past year. At a time when several world powers can […]

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