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The Christian Beat Reports, Maurette Brown Clark secures her second #1 song on the Billboard Gospel charts this week with her latest smash single, “I See Good.” The empowerment fan-favorite song is lifted from her recently released fifth solo project, “He Loves Me” The 8-song project is globally available now, via the Nettie’s Child Music/MNRK Nashville label […]

According to Billboard, Jonathan McReynolds collects his sixth total and consecutive No. 1 on Billboard’s Gospel Airplay chart (dated April 6) with “Able,” featuring Marvin Winans who adds his third leader. During the March 22-28 tracking week, the song drew airplay on 34 stations that report to Gospel Airplay, tying for the most among all titles on […]

This week our Special guest for the Community Affairs Show is Vice President of Programs and Services of the Alzheimer’s Association National Capital Area Chapter, Sheila Griffith.  We also talk with Caregiver and Alzheimer’s Association advocate, awareness volunteer, and Wlak to End Alzheimer’s Prince Georges County team captain of Team Power of Love, Irma Nicoles. […]

CALL FOR HELP Depending on the type of person you are, you may not be very good at asking for help.  there are those who like to be the helpers:  they do best serving others because they feel capable and useful.  Then there are those who gladly accept service any time they are given the […]

Kelontae Gavin is sitting at the top of the Billboard airplay charts again this week.  GRAMMY® nominated and Stellar Award-winning, Jekalyn Carr, earns her eighth #1 single as a writer and producer with “Live Again” as performed by Kelontae Gavin. “Live Again” earns #1 status on the Billboard National Gospel Airplay Chart and Mediabase Gospel Airplay […]

UNCOMPLICATED FREEDOM We over-complicate freedom in the Christian life.  Through our legalism, we try to find a way to humanize the redeeming work of the cross because we simply can’t wrap our minds around the supernatural character of God. It can be hard to understand the complete grace offered at Calvary because we are incapable […]

Twin of Andrae Crouch, Sandra won a Grammy Award in 1984 for “Best Soul Gospel Performance, Female” for the 1983 album, “We Sing Praises,” and was nominated for a Grammy in 1986 for the song, Completely Yes from the 1985 album, “We’re Waiting.” During the late 1960s through the early 1970s, she played the tambourine […]

CHEER FOR THE PRIZE Have you ever watched cheerleaders at a sporting event?  Smiling, bubbly, energetic, yelling for their beloved team.  What we don’t see is what might be going on underneath all of that encouragement.  Everyone has their issues.  And yet there they are, faithfully devoted to their team because they know the prize […]

The NAACP Image Award winners in the Gospel/ Christian Music categories were just announced!  Congratulations to Kirk Franklin who won for OUTSTANDING GOSPEL/CHRISTIAN ALBUM for his album “Father’s Day.  The other nominees included Kierra Sheard, Pastor Mike Jr., Jonathan McReynolds, and Maverick City Music.  And congratulations to Kierra Sheard Kelly who won for OUTSTANDING GOSPEL/CHRISTIAN […]

The New York pastor who was both robbed of $1 million worth of jewelry during a church service and accused of stealing a parishioner’s life savings has been found guilty of extortion and fraud. Bishop Lamor M. Whitehead known as the Brooklyn “Bling Bishop,” was convicted of one count of making false statements to the […]