By Effie Rolfe A Day of Giving Thanks. Give Thanks with a Grateful heart. Obviously, it’s possible to give thanks without heartfelt gratitude. I immediately thought of the fast approaching  Thanksgiving Holiday as I listened  to lyrics of this song “Give thanks with a grateful heart, Give thanks to the Holy...
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...
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...
The public is invited to spend an afternoon with The Voices of Carter. This is the premium choir of the Carter Memorial C.M.E. Church, which will present its Annual Fall Concert, “Your Blessing Is On The Way!” on Sunday,...
We are One is the title to a classic recorded by Frankie Beverly and Maze. The phrase ‘we are one’ is also the precise expression of mankind. Simply put, we are God’s children that consist of sisters and brothers from every nation. The...
On Tuesday, VaShawn Mitchell graced Moody Radio’s Urban Praise greeting nearly 200 fans and music lovers to celebrate his 7th CD release “Secret Place” Live from South Africa. The meet and greet welcomed nearly 200 gospel music industry leaders,...
Mary Louise Smith-Brown passed away Tuesday, October 18, 2016. She was 94 years old. Born July 9, 1922 in Gary, Indiana, Mary Louise Smith-Brown lived her entire life in Gary, Indiana. She graduated from Roosevelt High School in 1940. Affectionately...
By Effie Rolfe Living full to die empty. This statement depicts the life of my former co-worker and legendary radio personality Herbert Rogers Kent who made his transition last Saturday night. What I loved most is he never stopped living...
Love Feast Church of God In Christ will host their version of the family friendly game show they have entitled “Church Family Feud” in the sanitary banquet hall on Saturday, November 5 beginning at 1 p.m. Modeled after the television...
By Effie Rolfe It’s Coming Back. You reap what you sow. Your actions are the seeds you plant that will manifest in your life. Make no mistake—whether you know it or not you are doing that each day of your life. The...