By the Rev. Lakeya Stewart I recently read a devotional selection concerning sheep. In the devotional, I was reminded of how defenseless sheep really are. Sheep are animals with little means to defend themselves. They were not born with claws or fangs to stand up for themselves. They are fairly slow in the pace that […]
Dear Community Partners: Not just a difference, but we can make the difference. As a city of churches, we, Fort Wayne have the power to make the 2015 elections count—for our children, our community and our church. It is our legacy! We must not waste this opportunity to give voice to our needs and concerns. […]
By the Rev. Geoffrey A. Black United Church of Christ Is it the straw that broke the camel’s back or the spark that ignited a forest fire? Any way you look at it, the events of Aug. 9, 2014 in Ferguson, Mo., awakened many Americans to a reality too well known in communities of color […]
By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent THIRD IN A SERIES WASHINGTON (NNPA)–Simone Oliver had always been called, as they say in the religious community. She was active in the Baptist church throughout her youth, playing piano for the youth choir and even ghostwriting sermons for several pastors as a teen. She loved Scripture, loved preaching, […]
By Rosiland Walker-Lewis Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—It’s amazing what will happen when young people are encouraged to follow their dreams and the vision placed upon their hearts to give praises to the Lord. For members and friends of Union Baptist Church, we were blessed with the First Annual “Youth 4 PraiZe Revival” held Aug. […]
Canaan Baptist Church, 827 East Fairfax Ave., is scheduled to celebrate their 42nd church anniversary at 3 p.m. Feb. 16. The pastor is Greg Rowland Sr.