By Effie Rolfe Honoring the Sanctity of Life. Recently, I heard a minister say that ‘we have gotten to where we treat humans like animals and animals like humans.’ My thoughts exactly! I don’t believe he could have ever articulated...
By Urban News, (Religion Staff) An array of multicultural organizations fighting against what they describe as “Christian persecution” around the world is finding it difficult to win broad public support for the issue. That is especially true in the Black...
By Effie Rolfe, Chicago Crusader Lord help me to see what I already have…. we’ve all done it before looked for something for hours or days only to realize it was already there. Just as I can recall countless times...
The Apostolic Church of God will host a weekend of special programming to celebrate ten years of ministry with Pastor Dr. Byron T. Brazier and his wife, the church’s First Lady, Evangelist Mary Brazier. Like the Braziers’ impact on...
In observance of the 9th Anniversary of the Glen, The African American Achievers Youth Corps, Inc. will host its 10th Annual “Kings of Gospel” Concert on Saturday, October 14 at 7 p.m. in the Glen, 20 West Ridge Road,...
By Dezimon Alicea, Gary Crusader When I hear the words “solar panels” my mind immediately goes to a family finding ways to save money every month, or it goes to a planet enthusiast interested in ways to save the earth. Climate...
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...
The Christ Baptist Church Family will recognize high school and college graduates during the 10:00 a.m. morning worship service on Sunday, June 12, 2016. The Christ Baptist Youth will display their talents during the 4:00 p.m. Youth Program which...
By Effie Rolfe Your reputation does not determine your destination. Why, because you are the sum total of your experiences. There are few people who would not welcome the chance to take a chunk of their life and erase certain...
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...