Chicago Crusader staff report As the Chicago Teachers Union drifts closer to strike, a Black pastor is proposing a unique alternative to keep thousands of students off the streets if talks fail between the union and Chicago Public Schools (CPS). Rev....
By Effie Rolfe, Chicago Crusader Think Him for the Insignificant Things—the things we so often take for granted. Yes, I said ‘think Him’ because as an older lady once said ‘every time I thank on the Lord—I think Him.’ This...
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 Effie Rolfe You still have value—regardless of your life’s journey and the challenges you’ve faced. Your life is filled with purpose, value and worth because you’ve been bought with a price—the blood of Jesus Christ. So this week is a reminder...
By Effie Rolfe, Chicago Crusader A true friend is like a book. While the outside may be okay or not, you really don’t get the full benefit until you turn the pages and get deep into the chapters. Unfortunately, too many...
Entrepreneur and civic leader William “Bill” Mays, legislator William “Bill” Crawford, and popular radio host and journalist Amos Brown. This New Year’s Day, Christ Missionary Baptist Church will host its annual Emancipation Day Celeb-ration, themed “Three Wise Men,” dedicated primarily...
What’s that noise…? Listen. I believe that our Heavenly Father is always speaking to us. But far too often, we fail to recognize the sound of His voice. We have a million reasons not to engage in an intimate...
Marvin Lyles Gospel Sunrise Productions’ radio host Marvin Lyles has been nominated in the category of Radio Announcer for the 2016 Rhytahm of Gospel Awards to be held June 23-26, 2016 in Memphis, Tennessee. Lyles said when he first received the...
All of Me. Helen Baylor, gospel recording artist, has a beautiful gospel ballad entitled “All of Me” Jesus take all of me—I’m holding nothing back—I give myself to thee and though I do not know what the future holds....
Wanna’ a double blessing…this is a great time to begin to bless others. That was a post shared on face book earlier this year in hopes of inspiring someone. Interestingly, I received a negative comment saying that was the...