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Banquet honors past presidents at the Fellowship Greater Jehovah Baptist Church

June 22, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Reverend Dr. Aldric Baker addresses the banquet’s attendees. On May 19th, Reverend Dr. Aldric Baker, Pastor of St. Mark Baptist Church in Philadelphia and president of the Christian Fellowship Ministers’ Conference of Philadelphia and Vicinity, hosted a banquet honoring past presidents at the Fellowship Greater Jehovah Baptist Church, 3314 Germantown Avenue.

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The history of Juneteenth

June 15, 2018

JUNETEENTH.COM Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States.  Dating back to 1865, it was on June 19th that the Union soldiers, led by Major Gen. Gordon Granger, landed at Galveston, Texas with news that the war had ended and that the enslaved were now free. Note that…

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BE INSPIRED – As you praise God will work

June 8, 2018

By Dianna Hobbs God used someone today to share a word with me that was so accurate, so on point, that there was no denying it had come straight from the Lord. The individual the Lord led to minister to me does not know the details of my life. We don’t talk. We don’t hang…

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BE INSPIRED – Believe!

June 1, 2018

By Dianna Hobbs I remember a time when my husband Kenya and I were working toward a goal. There was something we really wanted to see happen. We boldly went to God’s throne and asked for help. We needed this to come through. Receiving a yes would have blessed us in a big way….

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Episcopal bishop Curry gives royal wedding an American flair

May 25, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  In this frame from video, the Most Rev. Michael Bruce Curry speaks during the wedding ceremony of Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle in Windsor, near London, England, Saturday, May 19, 2018. (UK Pool/Sky News via AP) By Gregory Katz and David Rising ASSOCIATED PRESS WINDSOR,…

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BE INSPIRED: Cry out and watch God move!

May 4, 2018

by Dianna Hobbs This week, I’ve been babysitting my 5-month-old niece, Azoria, who was born on Veteran’s Day last year. When she smiles, her deep dimples and her sparkling eyes melt my heart.  The Hobbs children love babies, so their cousin Zo-Zo has them all completely wrapped around her tiny finger. They are enamored…

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BE INSPIRED: God will do it quickly

April 27, 2018

By Dianna Hobbs Waiting on God to move can feel like it takes forever, especially when a lot of things are going wrong. When situations get hectic and you feel overwhelmed, if you aren’t careful, you’ll push prayer aside. It will land in the “desperate measures only” category. I remember someone in need of prayer…

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