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Just Released! Deitrick Haddon and LXW (League of Xtraordinary Worshippers) Newest Hit – GREAT GOD (Video)

Gotta Say…I Like It! I look at him and Tye Tribbet and all I can think is Restoration!
What do you think? Love the big choirs!
Be Blessed
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Deitrick Haddon’s LXW (League of Xtraordinary Worshippers) will be available as a CD, Digital Album and a full concert Music DVD; in stores and online April 22nd on Tyscot Music & Entertainment.

Detroit Ministers Choose Sides in Mayoral Race; We Must Have Forgot (Video)

Detroit ministers Friday pledged their support for mayoral candidate Mike Duggan
From The Detroit News

At the Friday event, almost 40 ministers, including the Rev. Robert Smith of New Bethel Baptist Church and the Rev. Jim Holley stood behind Duggan as the former Detroit Medical Center CEO and ex-Wayne County prosecutor accepted their endorsement.

Holley, who hosted the event at the Historic Little Rock Baptist Church, said this is a critical time for Detroit — which became the largest municipality to file for bankruptcy in mid-July — and “we’ve got to do what’s best for the city.”

“It’s not a personal agenda. It’s got to be what’s best for the city,” Holley said. “We have the right man for the right time.”

Smith added race is not a factor in supporting Duggan.

“This is not a question of black and white,” Smith said. “This is a question of whether it’s better for the city, and the election of Mike Duggan is better for the city.”

Duggan would become the city’s first white mayor in more than four decades if elected; Napoleon is African-American.

Besides labor unions, Detroit’s religious community has generally carried significant clout in recent elections.

Several prominent churches also have set up separate political action committees. Among them are Fellowship Chapel, which has the Fannie Lou Hamer PAC that has endorsed Napoleon, and the Shrine of the Black Madonna. The Shrine’s political arm, the Black Slate Inc., played a pivotal role in the election of Detroit’s first black mayor Coleman Young in 1973.

Did They Forget?

Among the high-profile ministers who support Napoleon are Bishop Charles Ellis III of Greater Grace Temple, the Rev. Charles Adams of Hartford Memorial Baptist Church, Bishop Marvin Winans of the Perfecting Church and Bishop J. Drew Sheard of Greater Emmanuel Institutional Church of God in Christ.

Napoleon has also racked up endorsements from religious groups such as the African Methodist Episcopal, Christian Methodist Episcopal and AME Zion leaders of Detroit; and Detroit Ecumenical Church leaders.

Sources:
Detroit Forward
The Detroit News

Bishop Noel Jones and Deitrick Haddon, Reality TV Stars – Pastors of LA Oxygen Network

‘Well, well, well isn’t that interesting” Said the church lady
Another reality show featuring church folk. Read below then share your thoughts.

OXYGEN GREENLIGHTS AUTHENTIC NEW DOCU-SERIES “PASTORS OF L.A.” SET TO PREMIERE FALL 2013

NEW YORK, NY – May 13, 2013 – Oxygen Media has teamed up with Lemuel Plummer, the creator and executive producer of “Vindicated” and producer of “The Sheards,” and Holly Carter, creator and executive producer of “106 & Gospel” and executive producer of “The Sheards,” for the network’s latest series greenlight, “Pastors of L.A.” (working title), an authentic new docu-series set to premiere in the fall of 2013. “Pastors of L.A.” will give viewers a candid and revealing look at six boldly different and world renowned mega-pastors in Southern California, who are willing to share diverse aspects of their lives, from their work in the community and with their parishioners to the very large and sometimes provocative lives they lead away from the pulpit.

“‘Pastors of L.A.’ documents these larger than life characters who are rock stars in their communities, with a fresh, unique perspective that will resonate with our young audience,” said Rod Aissa, Senior Vice President of Original Programming and Development, Oxygen Media. “By teaming up with Lemuel and Holly who are some of the best creative minds in the business and heavily respected within this community, we can deliver this authentic series with integrity, while also staying right on brand with Oxygen.”

“We are delighted to work with Oxygen to develop this groundbreaking series on the extraordinary lives of some of the most prominent pastors in America,” said Lemuel Plummer. “I come to this project with a respect and understanding of their world, having grown up as the son of a pastor and religious broadcasters. We intend to portray the human side of these pastors and the real world in which they live and work.”

“This show documents a journey of transparency from one man to the next as they endeavor to lead others to their own truth and self-discovery,” adds Holly Carter who holds a doctorate of divinity with an emphasis on marketplace ministry and is the daughter of a pastor and an industry veteran in faith and inspirational development and programming. “It’s a dose of reality and a pound of redemption coming from a creative team reared in the church.”

MEET THE CAST OF “PASTORS OF L.A.”:

Bishop Noel Jones (@BishopNoelJones)
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A Jamaican born into poverty, Bishop Noel Jones has made his way to the other extreme, now living on a hilltop with a view of the Pacific Ocean, Malibu at his feet, and across the street from the former home of the late L.A. Lakers owner, Jerry Buss. The pastor of a church full of celebrities, and the brother of Grace Jones, Bishop Jones is headed towards retirement and looking for a successor who he can entrust his life’s work. But finding the right man is harder than it sounds.

Deitrick Haddon (@DeitrickHaddon)
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The son of a bishop and an evangelist, Deitrick was preaching at the age of eleven and conducting the church choir at thirteen. At twenty-three he married the woman he was expected to marry – the lead soprano of the church choir. However, everything didn’t continue as perfectly as the church had hoped. Deitrick and his wife got a divorce and the members of the church shunned him. Aside from the call on his life, the one thing that helped him from hitting rock bottom was his music. A dynamic personality, singer, songwriter, and preacher, Deitrick finds himself at an impasse in life. Which road will he choose?

Bishop Clarence McClendon (@BishopMcClendon)
clearance mcclendon< Bishop Clarence McClendon appears throughout the world on his weekly international broadcast, which is available in 250 million homes worldwide. This charismatic and ubiquitous bishop has been noted for his contemporary and relevant approach to the Gospel. He believes the Gospel is not only for the down and out but for the up and out. His ministry spans from skid row to the estates of Bel Air. When challenged about what many have called his prosperity Gospel, Bishop replies, “there is no other kind of Gospel.” Pastor Wayne Chaney pastor-wayne-chaney
At the age of twenty he got the call from God and has grown to become a prominent pastor of the church his grandfather built. Fast-forward 10 years later, Antioch is the leading church in its community. With an ability to communicate complex truths in a simple way, Pastor Chaney has helped remarkably grow the church, along with the help of his secret weapon, his wife, gospel artist Myeshia Chaney. While Antioch is poised to become the next mega-church with the ability to reach millions worldwide, there’s an obstacle in the way and it comes from within Pastor Wayne’s own family.

Bishop Ron Gibson
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Born in Compton, addicted to drugs before he was a teenager, a leader of the Crips by the time he was sixteen, a robber and a pimp, Bishop Ron Gibson was the least likely person to end up a preacher. He now changes the lives of 4,500 people each week at the Life Church of God in Christ, which he started with only nine people in the congregation. Through it all he’s accumulated great wealth, power and purpose. However, there’s one thing he and his wife would give it all away for – a child.

Pastor Jay Haizlip (@jayhaizlip)
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One of the pioneering greats of competitive skateboarding, Pastor Jay Haizlip, originally from Gadsden, Alabama, collected big trophies, bigger paychecks and high-end sponsors, but fell deep into drugs, and into the crack houses of Huntington Beach and Long Beach, California. Back in the crack houses again, this time he’s not there for drugs – he’s helping rescue souls for the Kingdom. Serving as Senior Pastor of The Sanctuary of Huntington Beach, Pastor Jay Haizlip reaches out to troubled youth, finding them in prisons, skate parks and the same crack houses he once shot dope in.

“Pastors of L.A.” (working title) is produced by L. Plummer Media in association with Relevé Entertainment, with Lemuel Plummer, Holly Carter and Chris Costine serving as Executive Producers.