Chandler Moore & Naomi Raine To Perform In Jamaica On Dec. 10

Chandler Moore and Naomi Raine, two of the leaders in American urban contemporary gospel music, will be in Jamaica on Saturday, December 10th, 2022. They will perform at the National Stadium in Kingston alongside some of Jamaica’s worship leaders: Carlene Davis, Kevin Downswell, Rondell Positive and Rhoda Isabella.

Starting time is 6pm, but patrons will be able to enter the stadium from as early as 2pm. This event is being hosted by Kingdom Culture. Get tickets here.

Enter To Win $5,000 Cash Prize From Jonathan Nelson & TRIBL Records (@NelsonJonathan)

TRIBL Records – one of the leading imprints for Christian and gospel music in the U.S. – in collaboration with recording artist Jonathan Nelson, will be giving away $5,000 cash prize to any musician, band, soloist, group or duo, that’s able to do the most creative interpretation of Nelson‘s hit song I Believe.

By participating in the I Believe Challenge, contestants will also have an opportunity to perform with Nelson. To take part, share your video on IG and tag both Jonathan Nelson and Joe Pryor (jayp_productions) with the hashtag #IBelieveChallenge. Click on the image above to stream/download the track I Believe.

George Nooks “Surrenders All” In New Video! (@Tadsrecord)

The man who burst on the scene as a dancehall deejay in the 70s, using the moniker Prince Mohamed, has just blessed us with the visuals for one of the tracks featured on his 2021 album, Through It AllGeorge Nooks – via Tad’s Record Inc. – released the official video for the well-liked Christian hymn, I Surrender All, in mid November (on the 18th to be exact).

Although the words in the song were penned more than a century ago by Judson W. Van DeVenter, an American art teacher and musician who subsequently became a music minister and evangelist, it is this reggae remix – produced and sang by George Nooks – that’s got the reggae community’s attention.

And, despite the fact that Nooks has achieved financial success, countless accolades and worldwide recognition as a secular recording artist, he has – since the start of his career – been committed to singing reggae-gospel music. This dedication became apparent when his grandmother died in 2001. He had this to say about I Surrender All and some of his other gospel recordings: “From I was little I listened to some of these songs in church. My grandmother was the mother of the church and I used to be there with her all the time.” 

I Surrender All can be streamed and downloaded from iTunes, Spotify, Apple Music and all other major music platforms, courtesy of Tad’s Record Inc.; and the video can be viewed on their YouTube channel.

Cellus Hamilton Details His Work Addiction in New Video! (@CellusHamilton)

“Shabbat” is the Hebrew word that literally translates to “He rested”. It refers to The Sabbath, which is the seventh day of the week. It is the day the Torah commands to be kept Holy—through the practice of rest. While Shabbat is widely associated with Jewish practice, it is widely observed by Christians. Shabbat is the foundation concept for Cellus Hamilton’s latest music video.

As Hamilton has often publicly expressed his struggles with work-life balance, he releases a sort of anthem for those of us who find ourselves constantly working. Our never-ending work communicates that we don’t truly believe God will care for us. It reveals our insecurities and the shallow depths with which we have rejected God’s love. The Jesus of the Bible invites us into a life of rest, and that is exactly what Cellus Hamilton’s song is all about.

In the video, Hamilton is so busy working that he is constantly ignoring his family. This addiction lands him in a work addiction rehab where Hamilton explores several rest techniques. The video is directed by CamWitDaCam out of Washington, DC.

Click here or on the image above to check out the visuals, and remember to like, comment and share.

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R.E.L.E.A.S.E 3-Day Revival Starts This Wednesday, Dec. 1st

R.E.L.E.A.S.E – Receive, Elaborate, Limitless, Effortless, Authentic, Speedy, Elevation – is a three-day revival with an objective to awaken love in the body of Christ. The organizers are of the belief that “in this season, the Lord is looking to perform surgery on the hearts of His people who He finds lacking love; and by doing so there is a need to worship Him in spirit and in truth.”

To that end, on Wednesday, December 1st through Friday, December 3rd, worshippers, pastors, prophets, apostles, ministers etc. will all gather at the Medallion Hall Hotel, located at 53 Hope Road in Kingston, Jamaica, to experience an encounter with the King. Members of the public are not only invited, they’re being encouraged to attend!

Confirmed worshippers are Jody K, Keron Clarke, Minister Leony White and Darrion Gordon. While the men and women of God who will speak, preach, teach and lead are Pastor Marsha Wade, Prophet Junior Mohalland, Apostle Shanela Chosen Vessel, Minister Shamar Chambers and Dr. Tricia-anne Y. Morris; with host Minister Latanya Kenlock and master of ceremony Monique Trought.

Adults will be asked to make a $2,000 JMD donation at the door, while for children it’s only $500.

Marvin Sapp Is Accepting Song Submissions From Songwriters (@marvinsapp)

Earlier today (Tuesday, November 29), accomplished gospel recording artist Marvin Sapp made an open call to songwriters seeking an avenue for exposure. He posted the following on his social media platforms:

Attention songwriters
The Lord gave me an idea to bless some individuals and give them an opportunity to be heard across the world, so I am now accepting song submissions from songwriters. The details and criteria are listed above. Please ensure that your songs are demoed and copyrighted prior to submitting.

For additional information visit Sapp‘s Facebook page or his Instagram account.

The “Worship Live, Holiday Tour” Kicks Off Next Month

The incredible, groundbreaking, hand clapping, and soul stirring Worship Live – Holiday Tour will commence this week, on Thursday, December 1st in Florida. It will feature various gospel stars, namely: Fred Hammond, Israel Houghton, Dorinda Clark-Cole, Pastor Mike Jr., Anthony Brown and others. Below are all the announced dates and locations.

December 1
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Thursday, 700 pm Lillian S. Wells Hall at The Parker

December 2
New York, NY
Friday, 700 pm Palladium Times Square

December 3
Baltimore, MD
Saturday, 700 pm Empowerment Temple

December 4
Mashantucket, CT
Sunday, 7:00 pm Premier Theater at Foxwoods Resort

December 9
Bethlehem, PA
Friday, 8:00 pm The Wind Creek Event Center

December 10
Washington, DC
Saturday, 8:00 pm The Theater at MGM National Harbor

December 16
Chicago, IL
Friday, 7:00 pm The Oasis on the Campus of New Life Covenant Church

December 17
Indianapolis, IN
Saturday, 7:00 pm Clowes Memorial Hall

December 18
Greensboro, NC
Sunday, 6:00 pm Steven Tanger Center for the Performing Arts