By Effie Rolfe It’s a heart thing. Man looks on the outward appearance but God looks at the heart in 1 Samuel 16:7 is a favorite scripture that has been quoted time and time again. Luke 15:11-32 is another familiar...
By Effie Rolfe, Chicago Crusader …Human Life Matters... In today’s culture, this is a truth that must be reiterated more and more each day. We must value the sanctity of life. Everyone that ever lived on this earth was made...
Gary native Nikia Hammonds-Blakely and the Champion Promise Foundation will present "Heal Our Land: A Promise to Spread Love" free concert event at 6 p.m., Saturday, October 29 at Miracle Temple C.O.G.I.C., 4709 E. 13th Avenue. "Heal Our Land" is...
By Effie Rolfe Praise is contentment. Appreciating your gift of life is a beautiful and powerful expression of gratitude. To be grateful for the gift of life that God has so graciously given can be rendered as a form of praise. This is gratitude...
By Effie Rolfe It’s Coming Back. You reap what you sow. Your actions are the seeds you plant that will manifest in your life. Make no mistake—whether you know it or not you are doing that each day of your life. The...
The New Hope Missionary Baptist Church in conjunction with Sieon Roberts Ministries and the Liberation Foundation is hosting their Annual Christmas Give-Away on December 24, 2016 from 12p.m.-3p.m. at Williams Elementary School, located at 1320 East 19th Avenue in...
By Michelle Bass, Gary Crusader Rev. Charles L. Emery, Pastor of Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church in Gary, can tell you a few things about travel. Prior to visiting South America, Rev. Emery would usually travel to Middle Eastern countries like...
The Young Adult Ministry of the Archdiocese of Chicago is organizing a day of reflection and preparation for all Chicago area pilgrims that will travel to Kraków, Poland, for World Youth Day (WYD) 2016 with Pope Francis, as well...
A former employee of Leavitt Tube and Metal Company on Chicago’s South Side for 30 years, Hardie Luckett, Jr. died. He was 65 years old. Luckett, who was an active union member and devoted family man, received his formal education...
Marvin Lyles Gospel Sunrise Productions’ radio host Marvin Lyles has been nominated in the category of Radio Announcer for the 2016 Rhytahm of Gospel Awards to be held June 23-26, 2016 in Memphis, Tennessee. Lyles said when he first received the...