from: CNN’s Soledad O’Brien looks at how some are fighting debt from the pulpit in “Almighty Debt: A Black in America Special,” premiering at 9 p.m. ET on October 21. (CNN) — The Rev. Mark Whitlock’s church practices what he calls the 11th commandment: “Thou shalt not be boring.” Christ Our Redeemer African Methodist […]


Oxford Mt. Zion Baptist Church 25215 Zion Rd. Ruther Glen, VA   The Oxford Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Caroline County, VA invites you to come and praise God at the 4th Annual Women’s Conference on Saturday, October 9, 2010 from 9 am – 3 pm.  Guest speakers include Rev. Marquita Walker, Mikki Spencer of […]

by Sheilah Belle (In photo: The Belle and Queen Albertina Walker) Chicago, IL – One month after being admitted to a local Chicago Hospital, and later released to a specialty hospital, Albertina Walker, hailed as the “Queen of Gospel”, and founder of the Caravans continues to recover and getting stronger each day. It was on Tuesday […]

by Sheilah Belle Richmond, VA — Bishop Kenneth H. Moales, 65, Presider of the Pentecostal Churches of Jesus Christ and Pastor of Cathedral of the Holy Spirit (formerly Prayer Tabernacle Church of Love) passed away on Monday night, (September 20th) following a fatal heart attack. Bishop Moales, founding pastor of the Cathedral of the Holy […]

      Round Table Discussion hosted by “The Belle”       October 15 & 16, 2010 by Sheilah Belle Nashville, TN  (September 20, 2010) — It’s been almost a year since some of the top names in the Gospel Music Industry have come together to relax, reflex and revitalize ideas among one another […]

Exclusive from The Belle Report     by Sheilah Belle (Photo of The Belle and Queen Albertina Walker taken during the GMWA-GAG 2010)  Chicago, IL – Two weeks and one day after being admitted to a local Chicago hospital, Albertina Walker, hailed as the “Queen of Gospel”, and founder of the Caravans remains in I.C.U., […]

Gospel music’s legendary Clark Sister with the jazzy vocals, the high octane energy on stage, fabulously funky fashions and the churchy midas touch on everything she touches Dorinda Clark Cole has officially announced her decision to sign with Light Records. Via: The highly respected member of the famed Grammy Award-winning family The Clark Sisters […]


 Oxford Mt. Zion Baptist Church 25215 Zion Road Ruther Glen, Virginia 22546 804.448.2277   The Oxford Mount Zion Baptist Church (Ruther Glen, VA) will be having a “Concert of Victory” at 3:00 PM on Sunday, September 12, 2010 to benefit Gospel recoding artist and mother of two children, Ms. Katina Greene, who is in the process […]

By Sheilah Belle  Chicago, IL – It was on last Sunday, August 29th when The Queen of Gospel, Albertina Walker, founder of The Caravans, celebrated her 81st birthday.  It was also on this day, The Queen started to experience difficulty breathing.  She was later taken to a local Chicago hospital with weak lungs and was […]

Tye Tribbett is Out to Do Everything New and FRESH!   Tye Tribbett is definitely bringing a new flavor to the gospel forefront with his new single entitled “Fresh”.   It’s the first, I’m sure, of many chart topping hits to be released from his new project entitled…you guessed it – “FRESH”  Look for it in stores on October […]

Legs covered in skin-toned stockings, her skirt crisp to the knee, Patty Davis slips on the black heels she has shined for the day.

Pastor Shirley Caesar speaks with 1230AM WDBZ The Buzz at the 2010 GMWA Convention. An icon, a legend, a leader and a singing machine in her own right, Pastor Shirley Caesar is highly respected for her matchless contributions to both contemporary and traditional gospel music. She’s done it all – touring, singing for nearly all […]