By Carmen M. Woodson-Wray, Gary Crusader The idea for churches saving money on their electric bills is beginning to catch on especially after Pastor T. Brian Hill of New Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church of East Chicago applied for and received...
By Carmen M. Woodson-Wray, Gary Crusader For millennials staying on a job until retirement is unheard of now because the average time they spend at one job is 4.6 years, according to data available from the Bureau of Labor Statistics....
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...
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...
Listen. God is speaking. Where are you being called? The Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana, want to guide you toward deeper contemplative listening during a free weekend retreat on Nov. 18-20, 2016. The retreat is for single, Catholic women...
By Effie Rolfe Letting God Be (Part 3). For the past few weeks, we have shared the importance of accepting God’s sovereignty and trusting Him to be God of all. We must know that He is God even when it...
By Effie Rolfe Letting God Be (Part 2). This week we continue with ‘letting go and letting God be’ exactly who He is—Sovereign. Pastor Calvin Robinson’s conversation continues on how to pray, the power of praying and praying God’s word regarding...
By Carmen M. Woodson-Wray, Gary Crusader Rev. Howard L. Carter and the St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, located at 2300 Grant Street in Gary, recently announced the continuation of their yearlong 100th Anniversary Celebration. The theme of the celebration is...
By Effie Rolfe Letting God Be. None of us can pretend to understand all of God’s decisions, or how He arrives at them. Why is His strength made perfect in weakness? Why does He allow suffering in the world? Why...