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Gordon Bell - “Discover Your Next Best Step”

Gordon Bell, author of "Discover Your Next Best Step", talks about servant leadership and how the relationship between loving God and loving others is simple yet difficult to accomplish. …

Attorney General Says Watch Out for Free Trial Scams

The Attorney General's office in Indiana says to watch out for all of those "free trial" scams that are all over the internet these days.  Some may be legit, but many of them are deceptive…

CDC says “NO!” to Raw Cookie Dough

The CDC, or Centers for Disease Control, is going to seem like a Scrooge this Christmas season -- they want us to say "no" to raw cookie dough.  It's so tempting, you're waiting for the oven…

Giraffe Leaves Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo for Indy

One of our young giraffes from the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo is making a new home in Indianapolis.  Kita was born in the Fort in August of last year and was just sent to the Indy Zoo, where…

New Chick-Fil-A Coming to Fort Wayne

You may not have heard this, but that construction site in the middle of the parking lot at Glenbrook Square will be a new stand-alone Chick-Fil-A.  They are hoping to open up in January…

Connie Kerrigan - Suicide Prevention

Connie Kerrigan, Director of Outreach at Parkview Behavioral Health discusses signs and causes that might trigger thoughts of suicide. Suicide is on the rise in the U.S. In order to combat…

Kathie Lee Gifford to Leave Today Show

Kathie Lee Gifford is leaving the Today show in April to focus on her other projects with books, music and film.  She has been quite the busy person trying to juggle all these things at the…

New Endowment Raising Money for Promenade Park

Fort Wayne Park Foundation has started a new endowment to support the Promenade Park that will open up next summer on the St. Mary's River downtown.  Of course, the construction of the park…

Clinton Faupel - RemedyLIVE

Clinton Faupel with RemedyLIVE talks about how they provide a safe place for conversations about struggles.  Maybe the holidays are a difficult time of year - they are here to listen.  No…

CeCe Winans - Euell A. Wilson Center Celebration

CeCe Winans talks about her family's music ministry over the years and about how it has been a testimony of God's faithfulness.  She is excited to be a part of helping the Euell A. Wilson…

Michael W. Smith - Nurturing Steps Part 2

Michael W. Smith continues talking about his journey in creating "Nurturing Steps" book and CD series for infants and toddlers. Michael states that the biggest challenge in writing the book,…

Michael W. Smith - Nurturing Steps

Three time Grammy winner, acclaimed Christian singer/songwriter, actor, and author, Michael W. Smith has recently written a Christian Children's book, "Nighty Night and Good Night" and a…

9-Year-Old Fort Wayne Girl Featured in New UPS Video for Buddy Benches

You might remember Sammie Vance, the girl from Haley Elementary in Fort Wayne who got national attention for having a Buddy Bench put in at her school so kids who need a friend could find…

School Delays and Closings

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Shirley Woods - Euell A Wilson Center Celebration

Founder of the Euell A Wilson Center, Shirley Woods, shares that her heart is for youth and families and the Euell A Wilson Center provides a way to reach out to young people.  It is a Godly…

Gary Thomas - Dating

Christian Author, Gary Thomas discusses important issues to discuss when pursuing marriage. Two questions that need to be asked when considering marriage are: 1. Why get married and 2. How do…

Salvation Army Needs Bell Ringers

One of the sounds of Christmas is the ringing of bells for the Salvation Army and their Red Kettles that you see outside of stores during the holidays.  This is a huge fundraiser for them,…

Allan Hall - Christmas with Selah

Allan Hall, a member of the music group Selah, talks about the upcoming Christmas with Selah concert at 7:30pm on December 15th at the Honeywell Center in Wabash.  He also talks about the…

Gary Thomas - Cherish

Christian Author Gary Thomas talks about his most recent book on marriage, "Cherish." Gary points out that we make a vow as a married couple before the Lord to love and to cherish. It is…

Bobby Schuller - “You Are Beloved”

Lead Pastor of Shepherd's Grove Church, Orange County, CA., Host of Hour of Power, and author, Bobby Schuller talks about his recently published book, "You Are Beloved."  Bobby encourages…

Spring 2019 concerts announced

The Spring 2019 Concert Series from Trinity Communications is all set. Here's the lineup: 03-07-19: Casting Crowns, Zach Williams, Austin French 03-28-19: Winter Jam 2019 04-27-19: MercyMe,…

Fort Wayne Trails Opens New Section

You might not have thought of Wednesday, November 28th as a good day to enjoy the Fort Wayne Trails network, but that didn't stop Mayor Henry from opening up a new section of the Pufferbelly…

Angela Forker - The Precious Baby Project

While Angela Forker and her husband were missionaries in Italy, the Holy Spirit prompted her that there was a new season upon her. With her love for photography and the birth of a grandchild,…

Euell A. Wilson Center 25th Anniversary Celebration Concert

The best-selling and most-awarded female gospel artist of all time, CeCe Winans will be one the of featured guests at the Euell A. Wilson Center 25th Anniversary Celebration Concert on…

Sweetwater Gets Tax Break for Expansion

Sweetwater will be getting a 12 1/2 million dollar tax break for their new expansion, thanks to Fort Wayne City Council's vote on Tuesday night the 27th.  It's going to be an 82 million…