Pastor Fred Price Jr.

Beloved Basketball Coach Michael Lynch Lauded in Surprise Ceremony

On June 26, humble community servant, Michael Lynch, and his family, were honored in a surprise ceremony during Crenshaw Christian Center’s Sunday service — marking the winning coach’s 26-year career, retirement, and upcoming induction into the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Hall of Fame.

Pastor Fred Price Receives Doctorate Degree

Pastor Frederick K. Price Jr. of Crenshaw Christian Center (CCC) received his doctor of divinity degree, along with several others, during a ceremony on July 10 at the Carson Civic Center. The ceremony combined both the 15th and 16th graduating classes of the Bible Believers Christian College and Seminary (BBCCS) in the city of Hawthorne. The graduating classes were combined because the coronavirus epidemic delayed the 2020 graduation classes. About 400 persons were in attendance. Dr. Willie E. Dye and Dr. Steven Davis were the presenters. Dr. Edward Jenkins, Sr., the keynote speaker, gave the charge. Dr. Vera Milton is

Faith Icon and Trailblazer Frederick K.C. Price Remembered

Hundreds emerged to pay homage to the memory of Apostle Frederick K.C. Price, founder of South Los Angeles’ Crenshaw Christian Center.  The public viewing, held on March 4 and 5, was both somber and celebratory as mourners from across the county and the nation participated in a protocol-enforced observance. Amid COVID-19, safety experts and church officials executed strict codes of conduct to ensure the well-being and confidence of attendees. A 29-minute video montage of Price’s decades-long teachings played on a loop, while a commemorative keepsake book of family letters, ministry moments and photos were handed out as visitors advanced to

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

Price’s New Book Reveals What’s ‘Behind the Seen’

A lot goes on in the spiritual realm that impacts the physical world and vice versa, according to the Rev. Fred K. Price, Jr., pastor of Crenshaw Christian Center. In his new book, “Behind the Seen,” Price explains the concept in detail with the goal of helping believers live victoriously and securely in their walk with Lord. “My goal is to equip saints. That’s the job of a pastor and teacher,” said the first-time author. “I want believers to have the right and proper information about what goes on in the spirit realm and how those events can affect the

FKCP Schools Names Court After Alumni & NBA Star Allen Crabbe

An adoring crowd of young people, parents, community members and basketball lovers filled the auditorium at the Frederick K.C. Price III Christian Schools to greet NBA star and alumni Allen Crabbe on March 20. The audience gathered to witness the official naming of the Youth Activity Center court after Crabbe, who attended FKCP from the age of 12-weeks-old to his high school graduation.   In addition, the Brooklyn Nets player donated a significant amount last year to keep the institution operating in South Los Angeles. FKCP was established in 1986 by Crabbe’s grandparents, Apostle Frederick and Dr. Betty Price, founders of

Words of the Week – The Law of Faith, Part 1

Our lesson is Faith 101. I’m going to teach on faith with the Apostle in the building. Either I’m foolish or I’m anointed. It’s got to be one of the two. Romans 3:27 reads, “Where is boasting then? It is excluded. By what law? Of works? No, but by the law of faith.” What the law of faith produces does not allow for us to boast about our salvation unless we’re boasting about what God did. In no way can we boast about what we’ve done because there isn’t enough that we could do in works or

Top Faith Community Stories in 2018

  Jan. – AME Church Responds to Trump’s Racist Rhetoric In a scathing rebuke of recent racist comments reportedly stated by President Donald Trump, the AME Church Council of Bishops issued a strong statement signed by Bishop Clement W. Fugh, president; Bishop Vashti M. McKenzie, president of the General Board; Bishop Frank M. Reid III, chair of the Commission on Social Action; and Senior Bishop McKinley Young. “The AME Church has consistently opposed the racist rhetoric and social policies of the Trump Administration. We will continue to speak out and hold the United States government accountable as our faith commands

Crenshaw Christian Center and American Red Cross Celebrate ‘Power in the Blood’

Crenshaw Christian Center (CCC) and the American Red Cross (ARC) united to present the 2018 Annual Prayer Breakfast on Dec. 6, and an ecumenical crowd of 250+ came out to support the event. The creative theme, “Celebrating the Power in the Blood,” underscored the Christian doctrine of salvation in the blood of Jesus and the efforts of Red Cross to increase blood donations to save lives. Further emphasizing the theme were faith leaders CCC Pastor Fred Price Jr., CCC CEO and ARC Regional Board Member Angela Price Evans, Armenian Church Archbishop Hovnan Derderian, Hyepin Im of Faith and Community Engagement

Davar Christian Center Promises a ‘Spiritual Life-Changing Experience’

New non-denominational ministry aims to equip God’s people to live in fullness of Christ Promising a “spiritual life-changing experience,” the founders of Davar Christian Center are making plans to introduce a new ministry in Southern California. The non-denominational church, organized by Pastors Wes and Cheyenne Owens, will hold their inaugural worship service on Sunday, October 14, at 3 p.m., at the Jewish Community Center, 3801 E. Willow St., in Long Beach. Beginning October 21, regular Sunday services will take place at 10 a.m., at the La Palma Community Center, 7821 Walker St., in La Palma. “Davar Christian Center is a

Applause and Cheers Greet Price Jr.’s Return to Lead CCC

Amid thunderous applause and joyous cheers, Pastor Frederick Price Jr. and First Lady Angel Price entered the sanctuary of the world renowned Faithdome on July 1, holding hands and smiling as the “Zamunda” theme from “Coming to America” played in the background. The day marked Price Jr.’s return, after a year’s absence, as the lead pastor of Crenshaw Christian Center (CCC), an international ministry boasting thousands of members, multiple schools, the massive Faithdome sanctuary and CCC New York. The prolonged standing ovation illustrated the overpowering love and affection the CCC congregation holds for Price Jr., who resumes the helm of