Wednesday, July 26, 2017
By Effie Rolfe Fighting for Love. Some things never change such as girls fighting over a school-boy crush. Sometime ago, I shared this story about a fight that went way too far. What started as an argument on Facebook between two 14-year-old...
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...
By Effie Rolfe, Chicago Crusader Look—beyond what you already see. When was the last time you looked beyond your natural ability or sight? It’s human nature to look at things on the surface or just the periphery. This weekend, I...
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...
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 The Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church Bible Bowl Jr. and Sr. Teams were triumphant in winning the International Bible Bowl Competition last weekend at the Gary Career Center. All of the members of the Jerusalem team...
St. John Baptist Church will celebrate their Men’s and Women’s Day on May 15, 2016. The Men’s Service is at 11:00 a.m. The Pastor of City of Praise Church in Gary, Rev. Richard Wilford, will bring the morning message. The...
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...
By Effie Rolfe, Chicago Crusader Speak it into the Atmosphere—your words have so much power. Life and death is in the power of your tongue (Proverbs 18:21). The sooner we realize that life doesn’t just happen, but is a direct...
By Effie Rolfe, Chicago Crusader What’s Your Calling? After all these years of speaking, writing and being in the broadcast industry, I still find myself asking God—am I really doing your will? It seems when I ask—a sudden desire to fulfill my purpose and...