Trinity Baptist Aids Homeless with Blankets
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 19 December 2013
Continuing its campaign to aid those in need, the Homeless Ministry of Trinity Baptist Church will hold their 7th Annual Blanket Drive on Saturday, December 21, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., in the church’s ... read more >>
You Are Not Alone!
Written by Rev. Dr. Najuma Smith-Pollard (Contributing Writer) 19 December 2013
Scripture: Matthew 1:23   Recently, I went to see the new movie, “Black Nativity.” It was a great film and a refreshing approach to the Christmas story.  I especially appreciated the movie’s ... read more >>
Are You Fruitful or UnFruitful?
Written by Rev. Dr. Reginald A. Pope (Contributing Writer) 19 December 2013
Jesus spoke a parable in Luke 13:6-9 about a man who planted a fig tree in his vineyard and returned three successive years looking for fruit from that tree. Finding none, his instruction to the keeper ... read more >>
Mandela Revolutionized the World
Written by Bishop T. Larry Kirkland (Contributing Writer) 12 December 2013
We mourn the passing of one of God’s most outstanding leaders, Nelson Mandela. When apartheid crucified millions of people in South Africa on the cross of racial bigotry, and buried them in the tombs ... read more >>
Mandela – An International Visionary
Written by Bishop James B. Walker (Contributing Writer) 12 December 2013
President Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, as an individual, represents the resounding strength of the human spirit. He was born of royal  linage, and educationally, politically and socially, he lived in ... read more >>
Mandela -A Man of Strength
Written by Pastor Mary S. Minor (Contributing Writer) 12 December 2013
"Nelson Mandela was a man of strength who brought peace to his country. Rest in peace with the Prince of Peace," said Pastor Mary S. Minor of St. Paul-Murph Chapel A.M.E. Church who met Nelson Mandela ... read more >>
Celebrating Mandela’s Life, Connecting with His Legacy
Written by Pastor Kelvin Sauls (Contributing Writer) 12 December 2013
  December 5th was a day of gladness and sadness. The day began with celebrating my father’s 83rd birthday. The day ended with mourning the death of the father of a nation, Madiba. Both these men ... read more >>
Mandela Reflections from the Black Press
Written by Haywood Galbreath (Contributing Writer/Photographer) 12 December 2013
I grew up in a southern town that until I was about six years old was segregated. My family was and is a God-fearing, God-believing, Christ-believing family.  My family also taught me to stand up for ... read more >>
Mandela Successfully Climbed Arc of Moral Universe
Written by Pastor Calvin Moore II (Contributing Writer) 12 December 2013
  As we say ‘Goodbye’ to our beloved leader in the struggle, Nelson Mandela, it brings to mind these words of Rev. Dr. King, “The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.”  ... read more >>
Call 2 Worship - December 12
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 12 December 2013
C.M.E. Leadership Training School opens on December 13 at 9:30 a.m., at Phillips Temple C.M.E. Church, 971 East 43rd Street in Los Angeles.  Bishop James Walker is presiding prelate, and the Rev. Bernard ... read more >>
Price Chapel Helps Children of Incarcerated Parents
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 05 December 2013
In the spirit of Christmas, Pastor Cedric V. Alexander and the members of Price Chapel A.M.E. Church are helping children of incarcerated parents have a more enjoyable season. On Sunday, December 15, ... read more >>
CMEs Plan Leadership Training & Mid-Winter Council
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 December 2013
Bishop James B. Walker, presiding prelate, and Lady Delois Walker will convene the 2013 Leadership Training School and Mid-Winter Council Meeting of the Southern California Region of the Ninth Episcopal ... read more >>
Bishop Kirkland Preaches at First AME
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 05 December 2013
Bishop T. Larry Kirkland, Sr., will be the guest preacher on Sunday, December 8, at 8 a.m. and 11 a.m., at First A.M.E. Church, 2270 Harvard Boulevard in Los Angeles. “The life-changing messages delivered ... read more >>
People’s Independent Hosts Dorinda Clark Cole
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 05 December 2013
  Gospel icon Dorinda Clark Cole will join Bishop Craig A. Worsham in welcoming Christian singers, musicians, praise dancers and play writers to the inaugural Los Angeles Singers & Musicians Arts ... read more >>
Advent Message - Defanging and Defeating the Devil
Written by Pastor W. Monroe Campbell (Contributing Writer) 05 December 2013
Scripture: Luke 22:41-42 We have come to that season that we know as Advent.  Conceptually, the word derived from the Biblical word, ‘Parousia,’ that is associated with the ‘Coming of the Lord.’ Given ... read more >>
Mount Sinai Holds ‘Make A Difference Day’
Written by Tonya E. Durrell (Contributing Writer) 05 December 2013
Mount Sinai Missionary Baptist Church (MSMBC) has done it again! For the fifth year running, Pastor George E. Hurtt and MSMBC volunteers rallied together for a successful “Make a Difference Day.” The ... read more >>
Grant – LA Welcomes New Pastor
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 December 2013
The Rev. Dr. James Arthur Rumph is the new pastor of Grant A.M.E. Church, located at 10435 South Central Avenue in the Watts community of Los Angeles. Appointed in October by Bishop T. Larry Kirkland, ... read more >>
Call 2 Worship - December 5
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 05 December 2013
Congregational Church of Christian Fellowship, UCC holds its Annual Christmas Concert on December 6 at 7 p.m., at 2085 South Hobart Boulevard in Los Angeles, said Pastor James K. McKnight. Special ... read more >>
FAME Hosts ‘Welcome Back Reception’ for The Boyds
Written by Marye Barnett (Contributing Writer) 28 November 2013
On Thursday, November 14, all roads led to Charles R. Drew University as First African Methodist Episcopal Church (FAME), Drew University President David M. Carlisle, city officials, community leaders, ... read more >>
Historic Footage Airs on Jubilee Showcase Anniversary Show
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 28 November 2013
Fifty years ago, Sid Ordower stepped out on faith to pitch a gospel show featuring African American acts to television broadcasters. With civil rights conflicts at its height and race relations deteriorating ... read more >>
Shepherd Headlines 1st Ladies Luncheon
Written by Tonya E. Durrell (Contributing Writer) 28 November 2013
First ladies from across Los Angeles County converged on the Beverly Wilshire Hotel on November 16 for the Third Annual First Ladies Health Initiative Luncheon (FLHI).   The women met to consider the ... read more >>
King Jesus Bible Way COGIC Holds Women’s Day
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 28 November 2013
First Lady Margie Houston (left) led a spirit-filled Women’s Day service on November 17, at King Jesus Bible Way Church of God in Christ in Los Angeles. As Evangelist Stephanie Jefferson (right) testified ... read more >>
Words of the Week - When I Think, I Thank
Written by Barbara Bryant (Contributing Religion Writer) 28 November 2013
Thanksgiving has two good words. They are "thanks" and "giving." The word "thanks" means a good feeling that you have towards someone who has helped you and given something to you. The word "giving" ... read more >>
Call 2 Worship - November 28
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 28 November 2013
Ruach Christian Community Fellowship participates in the 43rd Annual Mozel Sanders Thanksgiving Dinner on November 28 with worship service at 10 a.m., and dinner for 300 people at 11 a.m., at 425 South ... read more >>
Benton Launches 24-7 Online Gospel Station
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor) 21 November 2013
When God says move, believe that He’s prepared the way, even if it’s not readily apparent. Just ask Dewayne Benton, who traveled across the country to launch, a new 24-hour gospel ... read more >>