It’s Time For Change Five years ago Gary, Indiana, native Michael Watson, now also known as “Butta The Preacher,” was straddling the fence on living a rebel street life or walking a righteous path. During his adversities with being shot...
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...
A public dedication ceremony for an Indiana state historical marker commemorating Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church is scheduled for Saturday, July 20, 2019. The marker dedication will begin at 12:00 p.m. (CST) across the street from the church in...
Cardinal Blase J. Cupich, archbishop of Chicago, will ordain 23 permanent and transitional deacons at 10 a.m., on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at Holy Name Cathedral, 735 North State Street, Chicago. The newly ordained deacons will be assigned to...
By Carmen M. Woodson-Wray, Gary Crusader Rev. Michael Watson prayed to the Lord to show him what it is he should do with his life. He answered him and said he should do his work throughout the community seven days...
The 137th session of the Chicago Annual Conference of the African Methodist Episcopal Church will convene Tuesday, September 24 – 28, 2019 in Aurora, Illinois at St. John AME Church (2950 Bilter Road, Aurora, IL). Join us for a...
By Effie Rolfe, Chicago Crusader The Response to God’s No. This is the conclusion of Letting God Be. There is great freedom in learning how to let things go. Not many people can do it well. All of us could...
Soon after the Civil War, the Missionary Baptist movement was formed with the same mission that is carried out by member churches today-the sharing of Christian evangelism at home and abroad. Lolline Pippins is the president of the mission...
Veroniqca Kozel has encountered loss and heartbreak, but she has used that pain to motivate her in her position as event coordinator with Emma’s Footprints. Emma’s Footprints plans events and fundraisers for families who have babies in the neonatal intensive...
Louis “Uncle Buddy” Malcolm was born in Pine Bluff, Arkansas on October 18, 1930 to Charles and Mabel Topps Malcolm. He attended Saint Peter’s Catholic School in Pine Bluff. He started his career in Chicago in 1951 at R.R....