Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church Honors Minister Hanq Neal On New CD

Written by: Gregory Gay

Marcus CosbyHouston’s Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church Mass Choir honors the legacy of the late Minister Hanq Neal with the release of I Still Believe, the first single  from their CD, Oh To Be Kept By Jesus.  Neal served as minister of music for the church for many years and worked untiringly towards the completion of this project celebrating the church’s 50th anniversary. Leon C. Lewis  who succeeded Neal wrote and arranged I Still Believe and was tasked with completing the project started by his friend and mentor.  “Taking over for Hanq Neal was a bittersweet honor,” Lewis shares, “he prepared me for the journey.”Hanq Neal

The mass choir of Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church consists of over 200 voices united in praise ministering to the congregation that numbers over 13,000.  Senior Pastor Dr. Marcus Cosby has a heart for worship and joins the choir on the disc.

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