GOSPELflava joins others across the country in mourning the passing of worship leader and psalmist Elder Stephanie Dotson. Dotson, a Louisiana native and the 2004 Gospel Dream Competition Winner burst on the scene with Miracles Still Happen, her recording effort for Tehillah Records (read our review here and interview here). Dotson would go on to appear in the 2006 Tyler Perry movie, Madea’s Family Reunion.
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What can be said about Samuel R. Blakes? To his credit, he is an “of note with no doubt” gospel preacher. He serves as Senior Pastor of New Home Ministries, a multi-location ministry in Baton Rouge and New Orleans Louisiana and he inspires the masses via his weekly telecast on the Word Network. Most important, Bishop Blakes knows the importance of close connection with God through prayer as expressed in God Wants To Hear From You, the new single from his debut CD, I Survived. As he sings from personal experience, he is able to convey a message of hope and inspire and uplift people from all walks of life. The single is available on iTunes and has connected with audiences reaching well into the top 50 on the radio charts. Look for the full project featuring guest appearances from Bishop Paul S. Morton and David Hollister with production assistance from master producer Pharis Evans, Jr. later this year.
Worship Leader Rod Lumpkin makes a joyful noise and celebrates Jesus with the release of Glimpse, his debut CD for the Dream Gospel Label. Lumpkin serves as Pastor of Praise and Worship for the Atlanta based Changing a Generation Full Gospel Baptist Church under the leadership of Bishop Paul S. Morton as well as Overseer of Operations for the Worship Ministry of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International. His Unrestrained Worship Conference, now in its 8th year draws together worshipers from across the globe for a time of refreshing and renewal. Glimpse hits digital outlets on January 13th
Grammy, Stellar and Dove award nominated singer/songwriter/producer Pharis Evans, Jr. has greatly impacted the landscape of Gospel music writing and producing chart topping hits for The Williams Brothers, Stevie Wonder, DJ Rogers, Kelly Price, Bobby Jones and NSC, Stephanie Mills, Yolanda Adams, Bishop Paul Morton, the Canton Spirituals, Bishop Neal Roberson and the list goes on. Evans’ lineage consists of great preachers and minstrels as he is the son of a preacher and the nephew of the legendary iconic gospel preacher and singer, Reverend Clay Evans.
Evans fulfills a God ordained assignment with the formation of Fountain of Life Records. The label aims to provide music that both revitalizes and refreshes the spirit much like water quenches the natural thirst. Scheduled releases include Due Season, a 2 disc set from Pharis Evans, Jr and Loved Ones, the long awaited follow up disc from Saints with a Vision as well as music from newcomers Romandis Moore, Davie Moore, DeWayne Strong and noted pastor Samuel R. Blakes.
Billboard Magazine released in Best of 2013 charts and included are the most popular Gospel songs as determined by Nielsen BDS. Anthony Brown’s Testimony takes the top spot, followed by Israel and New Breed’s Its Not Over, Tamela Mann’s Take Me to the King, Tasha Cobbs’ Break Every Chain and Bishop Paul S. Morton’s Your Best Days Yet.
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.
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…)