Embassies of Christ Kingdom Ministries (EOC) begins their three-week series of lectures on abstinence in February. After the sessions are complete, there is a play called “True Love Waits.” The lectures are designed to help teenagers understand how important...
While the Gospel music genre is churning out exciting new artists every year, there are some voices that remain timeless and relevant within an industry that is constantly reinventing itself. One of those artists is Marvin Sapp, who this...
By Carmen M. Woodson-Wray, Gary Crusader A friend of Rev. John Jackson, pastor of Trinity United Church of Christ, asked him if he would consider hosting a Real Men Cook event at the church on Father’s Day Sunday. He told...
By Carmen M. Woodson-Wray, Gary Crusader Clark Road Baptist Church is made up of over 400 members in its congregation. Forty of the members make up its choir, who along with four musicians have toured throughout the United States and...
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...
By Carmen M. Woodson-Wray, Gary Crusader Rev. Michael Watson prayed to the Lord to show him what it is he should do with his life. He answered him and said he should do his work throughout the community seven days...
By Effie Rolfe, Chicago Crusader ‘I’ll Always Love My Mama’. That is a very popular song and definitely a Mother’s Day favorite. Come Sunday, hopefully, Moms past and present will be honored coast to coast. Honor is to show high...
By Carmen M. Woodson-Wray, Gary Crusader Although the students at Spirit of God Accelerated School didn’t find out about the Association of Christian Schools International (ASCI) Northern Region Spelling Bee until a month before the competition, they still prepared for...
Wanna’ a double blessing…this is a great time to begin to bless others. That was a post shared on face book earlier this year in hopes of inspiring someone. Interestingly, I received a negative comment saying that was the...
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...