By Effie Rolfe, Chicago Crusader Do you remember…? What a great feeling of accomplishment it will be to one day reflect over your life and have memories of a life fulfilled. What amazing joy and sigh of relief to truly know...
By Effie Rolfe, Chicago Crusader But by the grace of God—there go I. Grace is unmerited favor, generosity, benevolence, another chance and an underserving gift from God to mankind. The great part is we do nothing to obtain this. Simply put, no one deserved this generosity and kindness from a loving merciful God. Too...
By Effie Rolfe, Chicago Crusader The Love of Christ. “For God so loved the world that He gave His Only Begotten Son that whosoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.”(John 3:16) Because of the cross, I...
Archbishop Blase J. Cupich will observe Holy Week and the Paschal Triduum with liturgical celebrations at Holy Name Cathedral and around the Archdiocese. He will celebrate Easter Sunday Mass, commemorating the Resurrection of the Lord, on March 27, at...
By Carmen M. Woodson-Wray, Gary Crusader Through 12 pastors, two locations and three name changes St. Timothy Community Church has been an icon in the City of Gary for 90 years. Its longevity is being recognized with several months of...
By Effie Rolfe, Chicago Crusader The Most Dependable hand is at the end of your own wrist—and sometimes it will let you down. Too often we put our trust in people, jobs, careers, as well as various other things. However,...
By Effie Rolfe, Spiritually Speaking And the winner is…the 31st Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards better known as the ‘Grammy of Gospel’ was a night of gospel elegance that honored the best and brightest in the music industry. Many of the...
By Effie Rolfe, Chicago Crusader It was a night to remember as the Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the City of Chicago hosted an epic event to commemorate the legendary Rev. Dr. Clay Evans at the Harold Washington Library for the...
The United Methodist Women of Fifth Avenue Church are collecting donations for homeless women in the lobby of their church on 2600 West 5th Avenue. They are collecting items such as toiletries and household items to donate to local...
By Effie Rolfe, Chicago Crusader A haircut gone bad. Remember when you were younger and came home crying because you didn’t like the way the barber or beautician cut your hair? A woman in California apparently didn’t take heed to what momma’...