Tiffany Ceaser is a 16-year-old senior at Calumet Christian School in Griffith, Indiana on a mission. She wants to earn one of the highest recognition a girl scout can attain—a Gold Award. She reached the Ambassador Level in the Girl...
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...
By Effie Rolfe, Chicago Crusader Done is better than perfection. As we embrace the second quarter of this year, one of the things we must immediately begin to do differently is to stop waiting for the ‘ideal time.’ It does not exist! So often,...
The Rev. Regan Robinson, MBA, Pastor of St. John Baptist Church will deliver the keynote address at the upcoming “Remembrance Tribute: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 50 Years Later” to be held at First Baptist Church, 626 West 21st...
By Carmen M. Woodson-Wray, Gary Crusader Ever since New Friendship Missionary Baptist Church’s Anointed Voices Choir recorded its CD “Longtime Coming, Legacy Fulfilled,” choir members have been traveling and performing with some of the legendary gospel artists in the country....
The Calvary Institutional Missionary Baptist Church will soon be filled with praises, hallelujahs and applause as the Calvary Male Chorus delivers a soul-stirring concert in celebration of the choir’s 64th anniversary. The concert will be held on Sunday, October...
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 celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Day hosted by the city of Gary was different this year. As spirit filled as always, this year, the service on January 21 was held at the New Mt. Moriah Baptist...
Ramone Javon Griffith, known professionally as RJ Griffith, is an inspirational Chicago singer-songwriter who is ready to use his powerful voice to touch the world by song. Not only is RJ a solo artist, but he’s also the lead tenor...
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...