The pastor of Apostolic Faith Church, Bishop Horace E. Smith, M.D., his wife, Susan Davenport Smith, and their family were joined by thousands of church members, their guests, other church clergy and national, state and local dignitaries as they...
In anticipation of the upcoming 33rd Chicago Gospel Music Festival June 1-2, the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) recented announced the ChicagoMade Gospel Music Artists & Repertoire (A&R) Auditions on Saturday, March 10, 6–9 p.m.,...
The Rev. Regan Robinson, MBA, Pastor of St. John Baptist Church will deliver the keynote address at the upcoming “Remembrance Tribute: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 50 Years Later” to be held at First Baptist Church, 626 West 21st...
By Louise Scott, Gary Crusader Although Unity Baptist Church is only eight years old, it has been able to purchase a building and pay off its mortgage in a short amount of time. The Unity church pastor and congregation now...
By Dezimon Alicea, Gary Crusader Entrepreneurship is a growing trend in the Northwest Indiana area. I have done several articles on people who find the inspiration to begin or grow their businesses. According to Small Business Advocacy.gov, there are a...
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...
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...
September 30, 2017 marks the date of the Celebration of Brotherhood for the men of New Yerusalem #158 of the Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Illinois. Bro. Dwayne A. Smith is the Grand Master. More than 18 months...
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...
Pastor Charles Jenkins Multi-Award winning songwriter and Inspired People recording artist Pastor Charles Jenkins just wrapped up a sold-out “Holiday Praise” Thanksgiving concert tour with Byron Cage and Destiny Child’s Michelle Williams that hit several southern cities. The voice and...