Embassies of Christ Kingdom Ministries (EOC) begins their three-week series of lectures on abstinence in February. After the sessions are complete, there is a play called “True Love Waits.” The lectures are designed to help teenagers understand how important...
By A.L. Smith During 2019, an ecumenical bedrock institution celebrates its 101st year of spiritual service to Chicago’s historic south side Bronzeville community. Within the next couple of weeks, people of faith from across the Chicago will gather to witness...

The Living Last Supper

One of Christianity's most significant events was brilliantly portrayed by Leonardo Da Vinci centuries ago – “The Last Supper.” This Renaissance masterpiece is brought to life with a script adapted from Laura Bender’s “Revolution” and revised by Alice Dawson,...
Through generous donor partnerships and faithful volunteers, Habitat for Humanity of Northwest Indiana welcomed another family home at their dedication on Adams Street in Gary. LaRutha Cunningham opened the door to her new home and a new life of...
Spencer Leak, Sr.’s Nehemiah Project Urges churches to take back communities By Chinta Strausberg More than 6,000 people attended the Nehemiah Project—an anti-violence crime summit held at The House of Hope, 752 E. 114th St., hosted by Spencer Leak, Sr. Leak called...
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...
St. Timothy Community Church is excited to present gospel phenom Donnie McClurkin in concert Friday, November 1, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at 1600 W. 25th Avenue in Gary, IN. “With soul stirring songs like “We Fall Down,” “I Need You”...
By Erick Johnson, Chicago Crusader The shouts of amen and hallelujahs still rips through its hallowed sanctuary like it did a century ago. West Point Missionary Baptist Church, with its soul-stirring choir and enduring legacy, is 100 years old and...
One of the music world’s most beloved gospel music pioneers, Ann Yancy passed away on March 12, 2018 at the age of 88. Affectionately known as “Mama Ann,” Yancy was a major and integral part of the rich history...
By Carmen M. Woodson-Wray, Gary Crusader Clark Road Baptist Church is made up of over 400 members in its congregation. Forty of the members make up its choir, who along with four musicians have toured throughout the United States and...