By Effie Rolfe, Chicago Crusader Jesus—the center of it all. I truly believe that in this life, whether it’s you, me, him, her, we, us or it...bottom line it’s all about Christ being front, center and all in between. God...
Mary Louise Smith-Brown passed away Tuesday, October 18, 2016. She was 94 years old. Born July 9, 1922 in Gary, Indiana, Mary Louise Smith-Brown lived her entire life in Gary, Indiana. She graduated from Roosevelt High School in 1940. Affectionately...
By Carmen M. Woodson-Wray, Gary Crusader The “Christian Connection” located in the Family Christian Center is a Singles Ministry founded by Elder Yjimizia nine years ago. She turned over the leadership of the ministry to Christian Connect Patrick Bell who...
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...
By Effie Rolfe Honoring the Sanctity of Life. Recently, I heard a minister say that ‘we have gotten to where we treat humans like animals and animals like humans.’ My thoughts exactly! I don’t believe he could have ever articulated...
By Effie Rolfe, Spiritually Speaking And the winner is…the 31st Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards better known as the ‘Grammy of Gospel’ was a night of gospel elegance that honored the best and brightest in the music industry. Many of the...
The public is invited to spend an afternoon with The Voices of Carter. This is the premium choir of the Carter Memorial C.M.E. Church, which will present its Annual Fall Concert, “Your Blessing Is On The Way!” on Sunday,...
By Carmen M. Woodson-Wray, Gary Crusader Anna Black celebrated a special day on March 12. She along with close to 30 to 40 members of her family and friends joined her at St. John Baptist Church as she celebrated her...
By David Denson, Gary Crusader Political and community activist Demetrius Nash passed through Gary, Indiana recently after embarking on his ‘Walk To Washington D.C.’ campaign. On Aug. 4, 2017, Nash set out on his 30-day walking journey from Chicago to the...
By Carmen M. Woodson-Wray, Gary Crusader A ribbon cutting ceremony was held Saturday, April 30 for the grand opening of Gospel City Christian Entertainment Center, Gary’s first Christian center located in the Glen Park section of Broadway. A family-owned business, Gospel...