By Effie Rolfe It’s a heart thing. “Man looks on the outward appearance but God looks at the heart” is found in 1 Samuel 16:7 and it is a favorite scripture that has often been quoted. Another passage that helps...
By David Denson, Gary Crusader Political and community activist Demetrius Nash passed through Gary, Indiana recently after embarking on his ‘Walk To Washington D.C.’ campaign. On Aug. 4, 2017, Nash set out on his 30-day walking journey from Chicago to the...
By Effie Rolfe, Chicago Crusader Jesus—the center of it all. I truly believe that in this life, whether it’s you, me, him, her, we, us or it...bottom line it’s all about Christ being front, center and all in between. God...
By Effie Rolfe, Chicago Crusader Words are like eggs; if you let go of them, you cannot get them back. This is a powerful African proverb that reminds us to pay attention to our speech, for words have a lasting...
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...
By Effie Rolfe Character is core-of the person. It’s been said that your character can be defined by what you do when no one is watching. Whether the outcome is good, bad or indecisive is determined by our choices. Pastor Calvin Robinson,...
James A. Raplin, was a political activist, formerly of Cleveland, Ohio. He died May 30, 2017 at the Symphony of South Shore Facility in Chicago, where he was a resident for two and a half years. Raplin was well known...
Psalms and Inspiration, a motivational and empowerment ministry, is doing an encore performance of the play, The Diary of a “Mad” Hatter–A Musical. This comical production is a part of a PreWomen’s Day Anniversary event at Antioch Baptist Church,...
The Men of South Shore will host their Annual Men’s Day Celebration on Sunday, September 24, 2017 beginning at 11:00 a.m. at the church, 7350 S. Jeffery Blvd., Chicago. Their theme is “Walk In the Light.” The morning worship...
The Rev. Regan Robinson, Pastor of St. John Baptist Church delivered a highly spiritual tribute in memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Saturday, March 24 at “A Remembrance Tribute: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: Fifty Years Later.” ...