Brent Jones

‘Church at the Park’ Unites Black and Brown Believers

Experience Christian Ministries, AHF’s Latino Outreach and Understanding Division, and Black Leadership AIDS Crisis Coalition host event The “Church at the Park” event initiated by Pastor Anthony “Shep” Crawford of the Experience Christian Ministries (ECM) was a definite step in the right direction towards unifying Black and Brown believers. More than 750 Los Angeles residents filled Gilbert Lindsey Park in South Los Angeles on Oct. 28, for a day of fellowship, singing, dancing, food, entertainment and health resources.   Haircuts, face painting, arts and crafts, jumpers and games were available for children along with a free men’s shoe giveaway sponsored by the

McDonald’s Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour Brings Sounds of Joy to Taste of Soul

The McDonald’s Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour made its final stop at the Taste of Soul in the presence of more than 350,000 attendees and it was nothing short of amazing! The critically acclaimed gospel stage, sponsored by McDonald’s and dedicated in the memory of the late Brenda Marsh-Mitchell, featured a number of performances from the nation’s biggest gospel music acts. Hitting the stage to bring hope, inspiration and a whole lot of joy were singers and songwriters Donald Lawrence, Deitrick Haddon, Rickey Dillard, Geneen White, JJ Hairston, Canton Jones, Todd Dulaney, Paul Porter of the Christianaires, Renee Spearman, Lonnie Hunter,

McDonald’s Reinforces Commitment to Community Through 12th Annual Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour at the Taste of Soul Family Festival

Free concert series continues support for Ronald McDonald House Charities, introduces new scholarship for one HBCU student McDonald’s USA announced the return of one of its staple events, the 12th annual Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour. The free event, which features an award-winning line-up, will take place at the Taste of Soul Family Festival on Saturday, Oct. 20, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., on the Brenda Marsh-Mitchell Gospel Stage, located on the corner of Crenshaw Blvd., and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Both national and regional artists will sing a wide range of gospel music. Los Angeles-area performers include recording

Founder’s Church Hosts Brent Jones’ Youth Music Program

Founder’s Church and gospel recording artist Brent Jones will launch a free professional musical training program for youth from middle school age through high school. “The Fire” program starts on Saturday, Sept. 15, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., on the church’s campus at 3281 W. 6th St., in Los Angeles. Jones, Grammy® and Stellar Award-nominated singer, producer, musician, and choirmaster, will instruct the classes. Sponsored by Founder’s Community Outreach, “The Fire” will incorporate music theory, melody, movement, and voice to teach life skills through the arts. Participants in the program will also have the opportunity to participate in a

Bryant Temple Welcomes Brent Jones as Minister of Music

Bryant Temple AME Church’s new Minister of Music Brent Jones brings an impressive array of talent and credentials. He replaced the late Michael Johnson, who left a substantial legacy of 27 years of service. Bryant Temple Senior Pastor Dwaine Jackson expressed his delight that Brent Jones accepted the post. “Minister Jones is a renowned musician and producer, having graced stages all over the world. His music is a mainstay on gospel radio stations. He brings an enormous amount of energy and passion that will be infectious to our congregation,” Jackson noted. “We are very fortunate to have him.” Jones has

Rev. Dr. Jeremiah Wright Shares ‘Rebuilding Your War Room’ 

Were the friends and members who attended the Holman United Methodist Church second annual prayer breakfast on a plane? It sounded like that Saturday in White Fellowship Hall. “Welcome to this flight.  We are prepared to take off to the heavens,” Rev. Judi Wortham-Sauls told the sold-out crowd. “Please make sure your attitude and blessings are in good shape…put away negativity and disappointment.  And, if oxygen is needed, reach up and pull down a prayer, which will be automatically activated by faith.  There will be no baggage. Now, let me tell you a little bit about our captain.” The Rev. Dr. Jeremiah

Skid Row Ministry Celebrates 7th Year

Open Door Skid Row Ministry marks their seventh anniversary operating the sidewalk church in downtown Los Angeles. Activities include a healing worship service on Thursday, November 19, at 7 p.m., on the corner of 5th St. and San Pedro St. Dr. James Jordan, son of legendary missionary Fred Jordan, and Dr. Cherylynn Lee will host a pain management clinic. The celebration continues on Friday, November 20, at 7 p.m., with a concert featuring Brent Jones and the KJLH Radio Free Choir. On Friday, November 27, at 7 p.m., the anniversary worship service takes place at the Church of the Nazarene,