Pastors

The black church in America is older than the country itself. The first black churches were formed in this country in the early 1770s, some as early as 1773. Since that time, the black church has endured and eventually overcome every crisis that this country has seen. The COVID-19 crisis is different. For the first […]

DALLAS, March 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Those interested in doctoral studies that draw together global leadership and Christian spirituality have the opportunity to do so with the launch of the new Doctor of Ministry in Spirit-Filled Global Leadership in the African Diaspora in the fall of 2020 at Jakes Divinity School. A fully accredited doctoral program powered by Portland Seminary, the divinity school at George […]

While there have been no recent official statements concerning the health of Bishop Eddie Long, new video suggests that he is still dealing with a health situation.

In this edition of GRIFF’s Prayer, GRIFF explains that he works in churches, so he’s very familiar with that moment in when the Pastor asks you to look at your neighbor and repeat some of the things he’s encouraging you to say. While this is a lovely sentiment, sometimes you they ask you to repeat […]

In this edition of GRIFF’s Prayer, GRIFF talks about the crushing disappointment of coming to church only to find out that the pastor isn’t there, and that somebody else has taken the reigns for the day in his place. He talks about the frustration he feels when he has to listen to the substitute pastor […]

I went on my own fact-finding mission about tithing.  What led me down this road was the fact that I was about to tithe to…

I truly believe it is GOOD to hear from the people.  So often I throw out question just to see if people are really  paying attention to whats going on around them and if the are truly interpreting what is being asked and will they add a bit more to the question of what was […]

Laughter is a great thing. It is a gift from God. Sometimes we Christians get way too pious for own good. I had a spiritual…

by Sheilah Belle Nashville, TN – If you love Gospel music, then you were, or you probably know someone who attended the hottest Gospel event of the year…the 28th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards! The Annual Stellar Awards, once again took up residence in Nashville, TN at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel.  Airing live for the […]

Isaac Carree, Tina Campbell, Donnie McClurkin, Kirk Franklin, Erica Campbell, and Warryn Campbell Atlanta, GA  – For the first time in the 28 year history of the Stellar Gospel Music Awards the annual ceremony aired live on GMC TV. Broadcast from Nashville’s famed Grand Ole Opry House Saturday, January 18th, the show was hosted by Kirk Franklin and Mary […]

Nashville, TN – The 28th Annual Stellar Awards Gospel Music event, took time out to celebrate Gospel radio on Saturday.  Nephew Tommy and Tasha Smith and Al “The Bishop” Hobbs served as host, along with Sheilah Belle, The Belle who was one of several presenters. Special guest performers included Isaac Carree, Da Truth, KB, Bishop […]

Jonathan Reynolds, The Belle and Raymel Murphy Nashville, TN — The 28th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards Show is slated to take place next week in Nashville, TN.  Leading up to the Awards Show, will be several concerts and showcases throughout the Music City. Below is a list of some of these events. All information […]