Pastor Marvin Sapp went to social media today to unveil the cover for his first holiday CD entitled Christmas Card. The CD, his seventh solo release will drop on October 22nd. Pastor Sapp was a keynote presenter during Bishop TD Jakes’ Megafest festivities and will host the Full Life Conference celebrating 25 years of ministry and 10 years of pastoral service later this month. Guest speakers include Bishop Liston Page, Bishop Marvin Winans, Bishop Rudolph McKissick and Bishop Paul Morton.
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GOSPELflava extends heartfelt congratulations to Men of Standard’s Bryan Pierce on his elevation to Senior Pastor of the Mount Zion Baptist Church in Greensboro, North Carolina. Preaching since the age of 6, Pierce served in various ministerial capacities including Youth Pastor at Greater St. Stephens under Bishop Paul S. Morton, Sr., Pastor of Evangelism at Mount Zion and Senior Pastor of Bethel Baptist Church in Kannapolis, NC.
Enjoy one of our favorites from MOS, Anointed Song here:
Alright TV, the brainchild of Media Mogul Robert L Johnson and award winning producer Tracey Edmonds will make its debut on Easter Sunday, March 31. Johnson and Edmonds were on hand to announce its faith friendly and family focused program slate. Alright TV, a digital collaboration with Youtube will offer comedies, talk, reality, music, and online streaming of Sunday church services from around the country. The network has already tapped Steve Lawrence, a Grammy winning producer, songwriter and worship leader to serve as Executive Director for Faith Outreach and Content. (more…)
Kirk Franklin will co-host the 2013 Super Bowl Gospel Celebration as well as performing. Other performers include: Lecrae, The NFL Players Choir (directed by Myron Butler), Bishop Paul Morton, and more may follow. The celebration will take place on Friday Feb,1st, 2013 at The University Of New Orleans Lakefront Arena. Tickets are available and more artists and another co-host will be announced. Stay Tuned!
Ted Winn delivers new music with “You Are The Reason” from his soon to be released sophomore project Perspective. Winn performs the single on BET’s Bobby Jones Gospel this coming Sunday. In the meantime, you can also hear Ted’s compositions on the Billboard chart topping Bishop Paul S. Morton CD Best Days Yet.
Tuesday saw the release of the new project from Bishop Paul Morton. Ted Winn composed 2 songs for the project; Living In His Favor (the Curse is Broken) and The Best Is Yet to Come. Many will remember The Best Is Yet to Come from Ted and Sheri’s The Healing Starts Here 2001 CD. Karen Clark Sheard joins Bishop Morton on a revamped remake of the Thomas Whitfield classic, The Grass Withereth. There is also a nice family track featuring Bishop Morton, son PJ and daughter Jasmine. Jasmine’s husband and film producer Elvin Ross is generating buzz around his documentary that continues the story of the descendants of Kunta Kinteh, popularized in the Alex Haley Roots miniseries of the 1970s. You can view the trailer and website here: http://www.kuntakintehislandmovie.com/
In Clark Sisters news, congratulations goes out to Bishop J. Drew Sheard (husband of Karen, father of Kierra and J Drew III and Karew Record Label co founder) on his election to the 12 member General Board for the 6 million member Church of God in Christ denomination. Sheard received over 2,600 votes during the elections held in St. Louis at the Holy Convocation.
Producer Stan Jones tweeted about studio time with Harvey Watkins Jr. (of the Canton Spirituals) and The Williams Brothers and Lee Williams. Projects are scheduled for release sometime in 2013
When does Donald Lawrence sleep? Following his performance on the weekend at the COGIC confab in St. Louis, Lawrence alloted time for studio work on a new Hezekiah Walker project. Lawrence also noted that Love Fellowship alum Timiney Figueroa – Caton (who is currently featured on the new single from the Kurt Carr Singers) is featured on a new Hez track. Donald Lawrence and Company will celebrate New Years in London, England.
Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir records a new project this weekend. Plans are underway for BTC to be a part of the Obama Inauguration festivities.
Dr. Teresa Hairston’s Gospel Heritage Foundation 16th Annual Praise and Worship Conference returns to the city of Atlanta the week of February 14th, 2013 with some of the nation’s foremost worship leaders in attendance. This year’s schedule includes William McDowell, Dr. Judith Christie McAllister, Bishop Hezekiah Walker, Pastor Wess Morgan, VaShawn Mitchell and others. One of the highlights of this year’s convention is a heritage session with the incomparable Edwin Hawkins.
The Gospel Heritage Award recipients for 2013 are noted choir directors Lonnie Hunter and Ricky Dillard and Bishop Liston Page, Sr. Bishop Paul S. Morton and the Changing A Generation Full Gospel Baptist Church will serve as the host.
Additional details and registration info is available at www.gospelheritage.org
View the promo for the 2013 conference here