I had the awesome opportunity to interview Fred Hammond on the "Mr. P In the Afternoon" radio show on Thursday, September 19th on PraizePower 1350 WLOU and the New Praize 104.7. Not only is Fred Hammond one of the greatest cutting-edge gospel innovators of our day, he is passionate in his call to share the gospel of Jesus Christ through medium of gospel music. He shared about how his mentor, Bishop Marvin Winans "took him to school" very early in his career, on being the originator of urban praise and worship in introducing the praise team concept to the black church (previously prevalent only in white churches), his method of rearranging classic traditional gospel songs, and reintroducing them to this generation, and how he step out on faith to establish his production company after being inspired by and having seen what producers Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, and Prince were doing with their companies. He spoke to high divorce rate in the church as inspiration behind the project, "God, Love and Romance."
One of our callers asked about Hammond's relationship with Bishop T.D. Jakes as Hammond is often spotted in the audience sitting on the third row on The Potter's House television program. Hammond moved from Detroit to Dallas and has been attending The Potter's House for eight years. Oh, and Fred, I feel like we are on first-name basis now (LOL!), shared that his father is originally from Louisville and that he is related to some of the Hammonds from Louisville. There was so much more I wanted to talk about but time just wouldn't permit. Needless to say, we are in for an awesome worship experience on Friday, October 4th when Fred Hammond and the United Tenors come to Louisville. Keep listening to WLOU for the exciting details!
It's A "September to Remember" at the Life Conference Suite
It's a September to Remember this month at The Life Conference Suite, our newest facility for small group gatherings, as more ministries and small group come on board to host their services, meetings and events with us, including New Destiny of Faith Church, Male High Class of 1973, Hope In The Word Bible Study, the Miller/Stevenson Debate, and St. Jude Childrens' Research Hospital Pastor's Brunch.
On Thursday, September 19th, New Legacy Reentry Corporation, Giesla Nelson, and Tarsha Semakula, stopped by to tour our facility and lend support to Jesus Saves Ministries. New Legacy is a faith-based community organization that is committed to breaking the cycle of chronic recidivisim for male ex-offenders who were previously incarcerated for nonviolent, nonsexual crimes. Contact Min. Angela Lee Price, 502-415-1001 to schedule a tour and reserve space for your upcoming event.
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New This Week: Blog Series, The Sin Nobody Talks About
Examining Paul's concept of sin in Romans, Corinthians, Galatians, Ephesians and Colossians.
Celebrating Birthdays in September:Happy Birthday to These Members: Valerie Cox, (photo with Angela Lee Price, the grand prize winner last year of the Jesus Saves Ministries' John P. Kee's Life and Favor Tour gift basket) Paula Loving, Keith Love, Mattie Smith, Charles Kellogg, and Carolyn McKinney. Belated birthdays to Rev. Robert Drake, Tonya Miller and Min. Barbara Trammell. Happy Birthday from Jesus Saves Ministries!
Bishop Paul S. Morton in Louisville at Canaan Christian ChurchWe got there very late after having left our home church, but we arrived nonetheless in time to hear the end of a powerful sermon and closing song from Bishop Paul S. Morton, one of my husband's favorite national gospel singers. Bishop Morton for the guest speaker at Canaan Christian Church on Sunday, September, 15th, closing out special services for 30th Pastoral Celebration for Pastor Walter and Sandra Malone.
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Post your church and ministry events on the Jesus Saves Social Network! We will blast them out to all network members at no charge this month. To invite Min. Angela Lee Price to speak at your church, conference, or gospel event, e-mail her at email@example.com or call 502-415-1001.