Bishop Marvin Sapp

Bishop Marvin Sapp Announces New Multi-Media Entertainment Company

                                           Elev8 Media & Entertainment will offer “Content at the Next Level” Bishop Marvin Sapp’s seasons continue to change. On April 1, he announced Elev8 Media & Entertainment – a new multimedia company that will be the hub for upcoming film, television and music projects. “Elev8 has been many years in the making. I have studied the inner workings of the entertainment business as the impact of my own music ministry expanded into new territories and new opportunities. As an

Faith Community Makes Big Headlines in 2019

Several ministries and individuals headlined the news in the faith community during 2019. The following highlights some of the most popular stories in the L.A. Sentinel Religion section. Tulloss Heads Baptist Ministers Conference – The Baptist Ministers Conference (BMC) of Los Angeles and Southern California elected the Rev. K.W. Tulloss as president on Jan. 14. The pastor of Weller Street Missionary Baptist Church in Los Angeles, Tulloss most recently served as a vice president of the 100-year-old organization. “The conference will continue to serve as a preparation institute that will focus on building the capacity of pastors and ministers. We

Sapp to Lead Chosen Vessel Cathedral in Fort Worth, TX

Bishop Marvin L. Sapp announced to his congregation on June 2 that he is retiring as senior pastor of Lighthouse Full Life Center in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Sapp said that he has accepted the personal request of Bishop Richard E. Young to assume the role of senior pastor of Chosen Vessel Cathedral in Fort Worth, Texas. Bishop Young is a close family friend who is like an uncle to Sapp. Young has been the pastor of Chosen Vessel since 1985. In April, he announced that he will retire to emeritus status effective September 14. “When I began considering retirement, it

Bishop Marvin Sapp Headlines Rush Revival Crusade

Bishop Marvin Sapp will headline the special guests at the Rush Revival Crusade 2019. Joining Sapp will be Prophet Isaiah Kelley, Antoine “DJ Yella” Caraby and Bishop Ernest Johnson. The praise-filled conference will be on Saturday, March 2, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The agenda includes workshops, guest speakers and the main service starting at 6 p.m. Bishop Johnson, founder of Rush Crusades International and pastor of Jita Church in Harbor City, organized the gathering to “motivate the church to return to its roots of praise, worship and the non-compromising message of the

Powerful Preachers Headline Mt. Moriah’s 2019 Prayer Bowl

The Holy Spirit fell repeatedly throughout the 2019 Prayer Bowl as the Rev. George Hurtt, the Rev. Dr. Donald Parsons and Bishop Marvin Sapp delivered the Word of God with clarity, insight and power. The three preachers headlined the Jan. 1 event, which has been sponsored for more than 60 years by Mount Moriah Baptist Church of Los Angeles. The Rev. Dr. Earl A. Pleasant organized the first prayer bowl after founding the church in 1946 and his successor, the Rev. Dr. Melvin V. Wade Sr., presented it for the next 42 years. This year marked the first time that