Tag: forgiveness

You can’t get better when you are bitter

You can’t get better when you are bitter

| September 3, 2015

By Lyndia Grant Special to the NNPA from The Washington Informer In a newly released book titled “Pocket Pearls,” the Rev. Dr. Willette Wright shares the 12 pearls God gave to her late husband, the Rev. Steven Kenneth Wright. This week, we’re writing about “Pearl Seven: Bake Your Bread in the Ovens of Others.” It […]

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Plans set for Amnesty & Deliverance Fest; performers, donations sought

Plans set for Amnesty & Deliverance Fest; performers, donations sought

| June 1, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Ayers Communications Inc. is scheduled to host the Fifth Annual Amnesty & Deliverance Festival, Aug. 22 in McMillen Park. Organizers say the mission of Ayers Communications Inc.  is to create opportunities to motivate and empower youth to achieve academic excellence, character building and critical thinking skills, which allow every person to take advantage of more […]

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Spiritually Speaking: Bringing sin to the party? Woe!

Spiritually Speaking: Bringing sin to the party? Woe!

| April 26, 2015

By James Washington Special to the NNPA from The Dallas Weekly As believers, we think we have a lot on our plates. From our perspective however, that shouldn’t mean we’re challenged beyond our capacity to fulfill God’s destiny for us. It just means we have a purpose—God’s. The more we understand and internalize this, the […]

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Forgiven and forgive

Forgiven and forgive

| April 19, 2015

By James Washington Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward Times I am re-reading a book that I highly recommend by Beth Moore, “Jesus, the One and Only.” It reminds me rather vigorously that forgiveness is still a critical concept in the life of so many so called Christians, who profess faith as their […]

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Rev. Stewart Speaks! Cleanse me again!

Rev. Stewart Speaks! Cleanse me again!

| November 25, 2014

By the Rev. Lakeya Stewart Many people come to God and even to church broken. We’ve been hurt by the world, by the people in it, by our families, our friends—and even church folks. Oftentimes, the hurt when it is not dealt with turns into anger. My former pastor once told me that hurt people, […]

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A good cry

A good cry

| December 10, 2013

By the Rev. Anthony Payton—In my last article, “The day I became my daddy,” I shared with you my 20-year commitment not to cry over anyone or anything. That decision at 13—after a broken promise to me by my daddy—led me into a world of darkness.

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Aurora theater shooting survivor to speak at Community Forgiveness and Reconciliation Symposium

Aurora theater shooting survivor to speak at Community Forgiveness and Reconciliation Symposium

| October 16, 2013

FORT WAYNE—The Rescue Mission and the Fort Wayne Urban League are partnering together to host a Community Forgiveness and Reconciliation Symposium on October 16, 2013 at 6:00pm. The event will take place at the Urban League (2135 S Hanna St., Fort Wayne, IN 46803). “We find ourselves grieving the loss of 33 members of our great city.  The Urban League and The Rescue Mission are […]

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