On August 12, 2017 First Baptist Church and Senior Pastor Timothy F. Brown celebrated its annual Love Sharers' Birthday for members who were 90 years and up. The 18 honorees recognized at a dinner held in the church were:...
Pfleger honors millennials for their positive social justice activism By Chinta Strausberg In honor of Dr. King’s birthday, Father Michael L. Pfleger paid tribute to scores of Chicago youth between the ages of 18-35 on Sunday, January 13, 2019. For their activism, he credited...
Jonathan Portis will sponsor and host “An Evening of Gospel” at the Glen Theater, 20 West Ridge Road, on Friday, October 20 at 7 p.m. The concert will feature four-time Grammy Award-winning singer, musician, and songwriter, Karen Clark Sheard....
The New Tabernacle of Faith Baptist Church and Rev. Paul Jakes, Jr. will present to the greater Chicagoland area a conference on the “Power of Prayer” on June 1-2, 2018. The venue for this event will be the chapel...
State Rep. Vernon G. Smith (D-Gary) recently announced the gospel groups and soloists who will perform at the New Shiloh Baptist Church, 1727 W. 15th Ave., in Gary. The musical groups include CeCe & Company, the Johnson Family, Whosoever...
By Effie Rolfe, Chicago Crusader You still have value—regardless of your life’s journey and the challenges you’ve faced.  I believe that we encounter obstacles to bend us toward the direction that leads to our best self. Regardless of the numerous mistakes, God can fix your mess...
Guidelines for a Master, the first of Chicago-native the Rev. Dr. Derrick B. Wells’s written series focusing on extreme happiness through practical spirituality, is a book that’s difficult to categorize. Some are tempted to label Guidelines a self-help book, but it’s so...
By Reverend Paul Jakes, Jr. This article is written specifically to anyone who is of the age to vote, regardless of the generation that you are born or even your race. But today, as an African American pastor and grassroot...
Everyone committed to educating and encouraging the next generation of Chicago leaders and game-changers is invited to support the Apostolic Faith Church 9th Annual Golf Outing which funds its Summer Enrichment Program. Scheduled for August 12, the outing will...
The One Church One School Partnership hosted the expansion of their first Northwest Indiana partnership that includes several cities in the region. The Northwest Indiana Planning Session that brought together faith-based leaders was held Saturday, March 24 at Christ...