Mega Church: Faithful Central Sells the Forum to Madison Square Garden

The transaction began with Forum Enterprises, a for-profit arm of Faithful Central Bible Church, which paid $22 million to buy the Forum in 2000, intending to use it as a new home for its services and to build a family entertainment center that would generate jobs in an underserved area of Los Angeles. Madison Square … Continue reading

Jame Fortune Responds to Civil Lawsuit – Prayers Needed for entire Family

James Fortune has issued the following statement: I recently became aware of a civil suit pending against my wife, Cheryl Fortune and I, for an incident that occurred in 2001 involving my stepson. There was a criminal investigation and all matters were resolved in 2003. Since that time, my family and I, including my stepson, … Continue reading

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Davon Franklin kicked off a Super Soul Weekend by marrying his fiance’ Actress Megan Good and the airing of his interview with Ms. Oprah Winfrey.  I think that it is important to celebrate marriages more because as we know that Marriage as we know it and how it is…

Devon Franklin – A Faith Story

Davon Franklin kicked off a Super Soul Weekend by marrying his fiance’ Actress Megan Good and the airing of his interview with Ms. Oprah Winfrey.  I think that it is important to celebrate marriages more because as we know that Marriage as we know it and how it is viewed is drastically changing. I want … Continue reading

Industry Mover & Shaker Bobby Burwell Transitions From Radio One

Bobby Burwell, the Project Coordinator of the Radio One Corporate Sales Department, will leave his position on Friday, July 6, 2012.  The industry mover and shaker has been tapped as the Senior Vice President of Marketing at Soul World Entertainment (www.soulworldentertainment.com). The high-level position will capitalize on Burwell’s extensive entertainment experience.  He states, “I’m not … Continue reading

BeBe Winans Set to Release Book About the Late Whitney Houston

BeBe Winans announced That he has written “The Whitney I Knew,” due out July 31. he book promises what is described as “heart-breaking accounts that led to her ultimate defeat.” It will also include photos and personal videos of the singer never released to the public. Winans and his family knew Houston for years. His … Continue reading

EMI Gospel announces the signing of Tasha Cobbs, prolific singer, songwriter and praise leader.

Having spent several years serving in church Tasha Cobbs steps into the forefront with her first national label deal and plans for a new live recording later this month. Cobbs has shared the stage with several artists and released an underground independent album, SMILE in 2009. After receiving consumer acclaim for her popular single “Happy,” … Continue reading

Gospel Artists Sound-Off about The City of Atlanta and Its Musical Culture

ATLANTA (AP) — Christian rapper Lecrae first came to Atlanta as a teenager for a youth conference in 1999, but what ultimately convinced him to lay down roots here was its thriving gospel music scene. “Atlanta is just a musical hub,” said the 32-year-old, who moved from Houston three years ago. “There are a slew … Continue reading

Former Destiny’s Child member, Michelle Williams, to record new gospel music for 2013 release.

It was announced by James Robinson, President of Light Records, the signing of former Destiny’s Child member and Broadway star, Michelle Williams. Williams, who is well known as one-third of record-breaking R&B and Pop sensation Destiny’s Child, is also a multiple award-winning international singer, songwriter, record producer and actress.  Guided by her faith and deeply … Continue reading

Pastor Creflo Dollar Addresses Allegatons of Abuse and Violence Against Daughter

(AP) — Megachurch pastor Creflo Dollar staunchly denied Sunday that he punched and choked his 15-year-old daughter in an argument, telling his congregation the allegations made in a police report are nothing but “exaggeration and sensationalism.” “I will say this emphatically: I should have never been arrested,” Dollar said in his first public appearance two … Continue reading