By Louise Scott, Gary Crusader Although Unity Baptist Church is only eight years old, it has been able to purchase a building and pay off its mortgage in a short amount of time. The Unity church pastor and congregation now...
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...
It’s a heart thing. Man looks on the outward appearance but God looks at the heart in 1 Samuel 16:7 is a favorite scripture that has been quoted time and time again. A few days ago, my sister, Almetta...
In anticipation of the upcoming 33rd Chicago Gospel Music Festival June 1-2, the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) recented announced the ChicagoMade Gospel Music Artists & Repertoire (A&R) Auditions on Saturday, March 10, 6–9 p.m.,...
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...
John B. Smith, Sr., Publisher and Chief Executive Officer of the Atlanta Inquirer, Atlanta, GA was entombed at The Abbey Mausoleum at Westview Cemetery on Saturday, May 6th. Smith’s impressive rites were held at the Martin Luther King Jr....
By Effie Rolfe Signs of the Time—are all around us. This is also the title of one of my favorite gospel artist, Yolanda Adams’ song from back in the day that was love at first sound because of its powerful...
By Effie Rolfe What’s in your dash? Yes, the summer Olympics just ended, however this is not in reference to the 100-yard dash or the 400-meter dash. This dash is personal. It’s every move you make and every breath you...
First Baptist Church, 626 W. 21st Avenue in Gary will celebrate its annual Women's Day on Sunday, November 12, 2017. Monica Moss will be the guest speaker during morning worship. She has made it her mission to help improve the...
A former employee of Leavitt Tube and Metal Company on Chicago’s South Side for 30 years, Hardie Luckett, Jr. died. He was 65 years old. Luckett, who was an active union member and devoted family man, received his formal education...