Rev. Jamal Bryant shares encouraging words to motivate the spirit

Jamal Harrison Bryant is the senior pastor of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Stonecrest, Georgia. Bryant is a civil rights activist, a community organizer and a visionary. He has a gift of knowing how to bridge generations from the Civil Rights Movement to the Black Lives Matter era all while combining sound biblical teaching, […]

Pastor David F. Richards leads New Hope AME to historic milestone

As you drink in the idyllic scene of the New Hope A.M.E. Church property in the affluent Buckhead section of Atlanta, it looks like it was selected from a Smithsonian Institute spectacular buildings exhibit, or as if it could have been a colorful backdrop for a movie epic about the Antebellum South. Then again, saga […]

Rev. Carl F. Hunter II helping people recover through ministry

The Rev. Carl F. Hunter, a native of Trenton, New Jersey, has literally been in the pulpit and trenches for over 20 years organizing communities and facilitating personal training for the state of New Jersey. Currently, Rev. Hunter lives in Austin, Texas, where he became a Hogg Peer Policy Fellow working in the Texas Legislature […]

Justin ‘I Am Justified’ Milburn ministering on the streets of Houston

City:  Houston, Texas House of Worship: Street Ministry Social media handles:  @IamJustifiedMusic Justin “I Am Justified” Milburn is not only a minister of music. He also preaches the gospel on the streets in his hometown, Houston, Texas. In pursuit of his dreams of being a  television host, Milburn dealt with mental depression. It was the […]

Pastor Chris Evans uses reality TV to explore celibacy

Pastor Christopher Evans Sr. is best known as a powerful and inspiring preacher who teaches the Word of God with simplicity. Pastor Evans captivates his audiences with wit and a strong sense of humor. Offering a message of hope and opportunity, he teaches dreamers to capture a promising vision of the future. He believes that […]

Pastor Tracey Harris finds inspiration in fatherhood

City:   Atlanta House of Worship: Mt. Welcome M.B.C. Decatur, Ga. / Chaplain, 100 Black Men of Atlanta Religion:  Non-denominational Social Media Handles: Facebook: @TraceyHarris  Instagram:  @gospeltribuneatlanta Twitter: @gospeltribune Pastor Tracey Harris is a charismatic orator whose sermons are as impactful as his musical direction. He is equal parts pastor and international minister of Music as […]

Pastor Olu Brown knows how to make a ‘4D Impact’ on his church

City: East Point, Georgia House of Worship: Impact Church Religion: United Methodist Social Media Handles: Facebook: Olu Brown, Instagram: @pastorolubrown Pastor Olu Brown is a young, influential pastor who is determined to revitalize the church. When did you know that God was calling you to be a messenger of the Gospel? I was fortunate to […]

Rev. Markel Hutchins moving forward and making changes in social activism

City: Atlanta Organization: MovementForward Inc. and OneCOP initiative Religion:  Baptist Social media handles:  @revmarkel The Rev. Markel Hutchins, 41, is head of MovementForward Inc., a “modern collaborative for human and civil rights,” that is focused on inclusively involving people of every race, ideology and professional sector in social activism. He is a well-known figure in metro […]

Pastor Westley West explains the importance of having a relationship with God

The Rev. Westley West, a native of Baltimore, was called to the ministry at the age of 12.  Today, West is the founding pastor of Faith Empowered Ministries, leading the congregants in faithful living, commitment and community service. He understands that interaction is the baseline for meeting the needs of the people. How important is […]

Rev. Dr. Ron Bell uses his platform to destigmatize therapy for Black people

Dr. Ron Bell is currently the lead pastor of Camphor Memorial UMC, in Saint Paul, Minnesota. He is married to Dr. Eboni M. Bell and they have two sons: Ronald Bell III and David G. Bell. Bell has had many leadership roles, including founding The Arise Church, a new church in Wilmington, Delaware. Today, Bell […]

Rev. Susan Buckson emphasizes building a godly relationship

City: Aragon, Georgia House of Worship: Bellview African Methodist Episcopal Church Religion: Christian Social media handles: Facebook: Susan H Buckson; Instagram: rev.susanb Rev. Susan Buckson is currently the pastor of Bellview A. M. E. Church in Aragon, Georgia. During our time, she stressed the importance of developing a relationship with God and how that ties into going to […]

Dr. Toni Ingram uses technology to connect with her congregation

City: Atlanta, Georgia House of Worship: Greater Turner Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church Religion: Christian Social media handles: @tlenayebi @GTCAMEChurch Dr. Toni Ingram aims to unite her church through communication, whether it be by phone or social media. Dr. Ingram sat down with rolling out and gave us a look into her daily life and her experience becoming […]

William Francis ministering to thousands at The HUB in Atlanta

Pastor Will Francis is lead servant of The HUB, a vibrant micro church and parachurch organization. The ministry’s mission is “Transforming Ministry, Minds, Lives, and Souls,” in order to change communities and the world in which we live. Under Francis’ leadership, The HUB manages and operates a host of outreach ministries. The latest initiatives are #Feedthe5000, […]

Rev. Stanley L. Yorker wants you to ‘Think a new thought’

Rev. Stanley L. Yorker is an Atlanta-based minister with a message of personal empowerment called Urban Inspirational Metaphysics. It’s summed up in the phrase “Think a New Thought!” He currently leads the Spirit of Brotherhood men’s auxiliary at Southwest Atlanta’s Hillside International Truth Center and is co-spiritual director of a ministry without walls, InSpirit Truth […]

Rev. Dr. Richard Flippin follows in his father’s footsteps by being a pastor

City:  Atlanta, Georgia House of Worship: The Greater Piney Grove Baptist Church Religion: Baptist Social media handles: Facebook: Richard C. Flippin, Instagram: @rcflip_inc Rev. Dr. Richard C. Flippin is a graduate of Morehouse College, Emory University’s Candler School of Theology and has completed his doctorate studies at the Wesley Theological Seminary-American University. He also has been inducted into the […]

Rev. William Mathis is developing life experiences at The Springs Church

Rev. William Lawrence Mathis City: New Haven, CT House of Worship:  Spring of Life-Giving Water Church  (The Springs) Religion: Christian Social media handle: @revmathis A native of Albany, Georgia, Rev. William Lawrence Mathis, is the senior pastor of Spring of Life-Giving Water Church in New Haven, CT. Pastor Mathis’ mission is to assist individuals in developing life experiences that empower and provide direction […]

Rev. Dr. Raphael Warnock says God can handle our tough questions

The Rev. Dr. Raphael Gamaliel Warnock is the senior pastor of the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church, the spiritual home of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Warnock is married to Oulèye Ndoye Warnock and the couple has two children. When did you know that God was calling you to be a messenger of the gospel? Honestly, […]

The Rev. Vandy C. Simmons shares 3 habits to maintain a peaceful mind

City: Stone Mountain, Georgia House of Worship: Antioch A.M.E.  Church Religion: Christian Social media handles: @antioch_ame on Instagram; @AntiochAME on Facebook and Twitter A native of Tifton, Georgia, the Rev. Vandy C. Simmons has served as senior pastor for several churches across the state of Georgia where he implemented community outreach programs that focused on youth literacy and […]