Monday, December 5, 2022
Pastor Kelvin Sauls
Becoming a People of the Resurrection in a Good Friday World – Part 1
April 13, 2022
When we decolonize the theology of White supremacy, resurrection can transform the United “Thief-dom” of America into the United “Kin-dom” of America. ... read more »
The Essence of the Black Church: Spiritual Resistance & Moral Reimagination     
February 9, 2022
The news of the L.A. City Council’s unanimous vote that advances phasing out oil and gas extraction across the city was a joy for frontline communities affected by environmental racism! With God's help, people-power for righteous causes will always bring about win-win victories for some of the most marginalized and disenfranchised communities. ... read more »
Words of the Week: Epiphany, Ambiguity and the Quest for Beloved Community
January 12, 2022
January 6th on the Christian liturgical calendar is Epiphany! It marks a holy day of invitation to shine the light on the essence of Christmas message and the mission of Jesus. The coup attempt on January 6, 2021 introduced a dark and dangerous translation to this holy day. ... read more »
Tribute – Long Live the Courageous and Joyful Spirit of Archbishop Desmond Tutu. Long Live!
December 29, 2021
“Archbishop Desmond Mpilo Tutu was part of the greatest generation that bequeathed us a liberated South Africa,” writes Pastor Kelvin Saul, a South African native, in an emotional tribute to the renowned theologian and activist. ... read more »
Poems Reflect Anguish Over Killing of George Floyd
June 3, 2020
“Once Again” – A Poem for George Floyd By Gerald Lenoir Once again, a brother lies dead in the street Once again, he screams, “I can’t breathe” with no relief Once again, ... read more »
From the Suites to the Streets, Pentecostal Fires Ablaze in America!
June 3, 2020
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and the epidemic of institutional racism and individual bigotry in the United States, we are called to commemorate and participate in Pentecost. ... read more »
Parable Amid the Pandemic – Being Resurrection!
April 15, 2020
The swiftness, severity and scale of the Coronavirus pandemic has challenged humanity to hit both the pause and reset buttons. Accompanied by fatality and anxiety, uncertainty and vulnerability, ... 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 »
Local Clergy Share Christmas Wishes for Black Community
December 19, 2019
As the celebration of the birth of Christ nears, the Sentinel surveyed several local clergy for their replies to the question: What are one-to-two Christmas wishes that you would extend to the L.A.-area African American community and why? ... read more »
Church Comes to the ‘Shaw’ via Brenda Marsh-Mitchell Gospel Stage
October 23, 2019
The Spirit of the Lord enveloped 39th St. and Crenshaw Blvd. at the Brenda Marsh-Mitchell Gospel Stage as vocalists and choirs rocked the corner with powerful, ... read more »
Faith UPfront – ‘Been Around This Mountain Long Enough!’
August 28, 2019
While the merry-go-round at the county fair might be enjoyable and fun, it is no fun to go around in circles, and not getting anywhere. When it feels like life is filled with movement without progress, ... read more »
Top Faith Community Stories in 2018
December 27, 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. ... read more »
In Response to Kentucky and Pittsburgh Shootings, L.A. Clergy Preach Love and Reject Hate and Fear
October 31, 2018
Religious leaders of every faith united in extending prayers of sympathy along with condemning the shocking killings of 11 worshippers at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh on Oct. ... read more »
McDonald’s Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour Brings Sounds of Joy to Taste of Soul
October 24, 2018
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! ... read more »
McDonald’s of Southern California Continues Gospel Legacy at 13th Annual Taste of Soul 
September 27, 2018
The Brenda Marsh-Mitchell Gospel Stage Returns with Talented Artists from Across the Region  ... read more »

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