By Effie Rolfe, Chicago Crusader ‘I’ll Always Love My Mama’. That is a very popular song and definitely a Mother’s Day favorite. Come Sunday, hopefully, Moms past and present will be honored coast to coast. Honor is to show high...
By Carmen M. Woodson-Wray, Gary Crusader The Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church Bible Bowl Jr. and Sr. Teams were triumphant in winning the International Bible Bowl Competition last weekend at the Gary Career Center. All of the members of the Jerusalem team...
St. John Baptist Church will celebrate their Men’s and Women’s Day on May 15, 2016. The Men’s Service is at 11:00 a.m. The Pastor of City of Praise Church in Gary, Rev. Richard Wilford, will bring the morning message. 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...
By Effie Rolfe, Chicago Crusader Speak it into the Atmosphere—your words have so much power. Life and death is in the power of your tongue (Proverbs 18:21). The sooner we realize that life doesn’t just happen, but is a direct...
By Effie Rolfe, Chicago Crusader What’s Your Calling? After all these years of speaking, writing and being in the broadcast industry, I still find myself asking God—am I really doing your will? It seems when I ask—a sudden desire to fulfill my purpose and...
The New Friendship Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate the 5th Pastoral Appreciation of their minister and first lady Rev. Royce F. Thompson Sr. Wednesday, April 20 and Sunday, April 24 with the theme “Climbing to Higher Heights” and scripture...
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,...
St. Mark A.M.E. Zion Church, of East Chicago, IN continues the yearlong centennial celebration of 100 years of service to the Northwest Indiana community with culminating events embracing this year’s theme, Worship, Word and Witness. A full month of...
By Effie Rolfe, Chicago Crusader Do you remember…? What a great feeling of accomplishment it will be to one day reflect over your life and have memories of a life fulfilled. What amazing joy and sigh of relief to truly know...