Friday, April 3, 2020
An Ode to Joseph Echols Lowery: An American Icon and Human Rights Champion
April 2, 2020
From my first Sunday at Central until my last visit with him in July, he never ceased to impress me. On the first Sunday I attended Central, I was blown away by his power in the pulpit. He brought justice and Jesus together with a wit, wisdom, and eloquence and accessibility that made you believe that through God’s grace broken nations and broken hearts could be made whole, whatever the circumstance. The man was a preaching machine. ... read more »
God Continues to Shower Blessings Upon Kierra Sheard
April 1, 2020
The artist/actress releases new single, co-stars in new movie and expands her clothing line Kierra Sheard is a living testament to the benefits of being in the will of God. ... read more »
God’s Guidance Inspires Black Barbershop Health Outreach Program’s Response to COVID-19
April 1, 2020
As the coronavirus rapidly enveloped the country, Dr. Bill Releford prayed for God’s direction to help the African American community in the greater South L.A. area. ... read more »
Bishop Powell to Lead 1.4 Million AME Zion Church
April 1, 2020
Presidential Appointment to Board of Bishops Covers Oversight of Church Membership on Six Continents  Bishop Staccato Powell, presiding prelate of the Western Episcopal District of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church (AME Zion) has been elevated to the position of president of the Board of Bishops. ... read more »
Words of the Week – A Thankful Reminder
April 1, 2020
Scripture: Isaiah 43: 2 – 3a Much of today’s atmosphere is wrought with fear, despondency, helplessness, hopelessness and confusion. Additionally, there are many people harboring thoughts God is punishing the world, ... read more »
From Shelter-in-Place to Worship-in-Place
April 1, 2020
HANDS TO THE P.L.O.W.” with Pastor Kelvin Sauls “No one, having put their hand to the plow, and looking back, is fit for the Kin-dom of God.” – ... read more »
Call 2 Worship – Local Virtual Worship Services
April 1, 2020
Below is a list of local ministries that are holding virtual worship services. ... read more »
COVID-19: Religious Leaders Call for Unity and Humanity
March 25, 2020
An editorial last week in the L.A. Times began: “The coronavirus outbreak may have you feeling scared, frustrated, and powerless.  In stressful times, there’s a tendency to panic and, ... read more »
Carolyn Faulkner Enjoys Spreading God’s Word
March 25, 2020
Carolyn Faulkner is an unsung shero in the faith community. Long active in many local faith-based organizations, she quietly and consistently focuses her time and talents on sharing God’s Word with believers and non-believers alike. ... read more »
Pastor Mike Jr. Soars by Pleasing God First
March 25, 2020
If you ever doubted God’s plan for your life, just listen to “Big” by Pastor Mike Jr., and your outlook will greatly improve. The rousing, uplifting anthem by Pastor Mike affirms that God has incredible blessings in store for all who believe in Him. ... read more »
Kimbell Curates Second Baptist’s Black Hair Exhibit
March 25, 2020
The creative beauty of Black natural hair has been on display during the last two months at Second Baptist Church in Los Angeles. Curated by Regina Kimbell, ... read more »
Words of the Week – Go Home
March 25, 2020
Scripture: Isaiah 26:20-21 I know many of you are asking, “Why has God allowed the coronavirus to ravish the world?” You are wondering, “Why am I confined in my house?” “Why does God allow houses of worship to be impacted?” If you’re not asking these questions, ... read more »
“Don’t Tap Your Neighbor:” Black Faith Leaders Respond to Coronavirus Crisis
March 19, 2020
Many faith-based organizations are encouraging their members to follow public health guidelines to help slow the spread of COVID-19.  ... read more »
Coronavirus: Pursuing Courageous Faith During Consequential Times
March 18, 2020
“HANDS TO THE P.L.O.W.” with Pastor Kelvin Sauls “No one, having put their hand to the plow, and looking back, is fit for the Kin-dom of God.” – ... read more »
Women’s History Spotlight: Maull Uses Community Engagement to Aid Those in Need
March 18, 2020
The Rev. Dr. Brenda Maull is one of the many women making a difference in South L.A. An associate minister at Holy Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, ... read more »

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