By Effie Rolfe You still have value—regardless of your life’s journey and the challenges you’ve faced. Your life’s purpose and value is bigger than you could ever imagine. This message of worth should ring from every mountaintop, neighborhood and home...
Gary youth, ages 6-14 may enroll in the 5-week “Summer Enrichment for Learning” Program, from June 19 to July 20, 2017 at the St. John Lutheran Church, 10th Ave. and Taft Street in Gary. All classes are free. They...
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 Owning A Piece of America. As I looked at “Sag Harbor,” a programming special that aired sometime ago, it was refreshing to see a predominantly African American neighborhood considered as America’s most exclusive and historic African American...
The College of Consultors of the Diocese of Gary has elected Rev. Michael J. Yadron, Pastor of St. Thomas More in Munster, to serve as Diocesan Administrator until Pope Francis appoints a new bishop to the diocese. As required by...
One of northwest Indiana’s stalwart union leaders has passed. Lorenzo Crowell, Jr. who for years fought for and represented health care workers in multiple Midwestern states passed on Friday, May 10. For more than a year, he struggled with...
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 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,...
By Michelle Gallardo, Channel 7 News CHICAGO (WLS) -- Churches across Chicago stepped up to help those in need this Christmas Day. It could be as simple as a hot meal served with a smile, or a gift for a child in...
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...