By Effie Rolfe Your reputation does not determine your destination. Why, because you are the sum total of your experiences. There are few people who would not welcome the chance to take a chunk of their life and erase certain...
By Effie Rolfe, Chicago Crusader But by the grace of God—there go I. Grace is unmerited favor, generosity, benevolence, another chance and an underserving gift from God to mankind. The great part is we do nothing to obtain this. Simply put, no one deserved this generosity and kindness from a loving merciful God. Too...
First Baptist Church, 626 W. 21st Avenue in Gary will celebrate its annual Women's Day on Sunday, November 12, 2017. Monica Moss will be the guest speaker during morning worship. She has made it her mission to help improve the...
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. A few days ago, my sister, Almetta...
Liberty Baptist Church of Chicago celebrated its 99th anniversary on Sunday, October 20. The celebration, which culminated during morning worship service, included a powerful message delivered by H. D. Cockerham, B.Th., D.D., Pastor Emeritus of Zion Missionary Baptist Church...
Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. and the Rainbow PUSH Coalition are honoring Gary native Bishop Henry M. Williamson, Sr. as a part of our Father’s Day 10 a.m., Saturday, June 17th, broadcast at the Rainbow PUSH Coalition headquarters, 930...
By Chinta Strausberg Every day is Veterans Day, according to Rev. Donald Meeks, Veterans of Foreign Wars and Chaplin for the State of Illinois who served in the Navy for 21 years. Meeks, who attended a Veterans Day recognition breakfast at...
Crusader staff report The family of an elderly woman who was brutally murdered last month is not giving up the search for her killer and hopes that a $20,000 reward would help bring help for their loved one. Chicago police discovered...
Lake Superior Court Judge Calvin D. Hawkins has been appointed interim pastor of the St. Timothy Community Church in Gary. "We are happy to announce the appointment of Judge Hawkins to serve as interim pastor of our congregation. We need...
By Effie Rolfe Yes You Can. Ironically, this phrase was similar to the Yes We Can campaign slogan used by then Presidential Candidate Barack Obama in 2008. Fast-forward, 7 ½ years later and the country has just experienced the most...