The School of Theology and Ministry at Indiana Wesleyan University is offering a new online course, titled New Testament Survey, for high school juniors and seniors seeking to obtain college credit. The three-credit course will start on Jan. 8,...
When the pressure of life seems to boil over—and it does for everyone—Pastor and multiple Grammy-winning musician Smokie Norful has one piece of advice: take the lid off. Smokie Norful is the founder and senior pastor of Victory Cathedral Worship...
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...
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...
Give Love Away—don’t wait until Christmas Day. Lord knows what the world needs now is love sweet love—that’s the only thing there just too little of… In light of the many tragic events in the news lately, these powerful...
State Rep. Vernon G. Smith (D-Gary) revealed the lineup of gospel groups and soloists who will perform at the annual Harvest Feast, which is celebrating its 25th year. The event will begin at 6 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 19 at the...
Award-winning gospel superstar and producer Fred Hammond releases his much-anticipated new album Worship Journal Live September 30th on RCA Inspiration. Recorded live from Houston, the 12 track album delivers an exquisite blend of all-new songs handpicked from Hammond’s soul.  ...
By Carmen M. Woodson-Wray, Gary Crusader Rev. Dr. Alfred Lewis Johnson, Sr. was known throughout the community for his work with youth, the many community programs he initiated, his social camaraderie with those he met, and most importantly, his service...
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...
By Carmen M. Woodson-Wray, Gary Crusader St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church was organized 101 years ago in a portable building at the 21st Avenue School in December 1916. Six persons were involved in the organization plan, Brother and Sister Julius...