Michael J. T. Fisher, 31 (aka J. Kingdom) became the Pastor of the Greater Zion Church Family in 2005 at the age of 25! Young Fisher has taken the once small Church in Compton from approximately 600 members to more than 5000 members requiring three services to accommodate Church goers each Sunday. That’s huge in COMPTON! In 2010, Fisher lead the Voices of Destiny, a 50+ voice choir to a highly publicized sweeping victory in the national competition of Verizon’s How Sweet the Sound Contest. The win opened up doors for them that they could have never imagined and they are still riding that wave of success to date. It the midst of all the excitement and in between appearances, speaking engagements, Church services and counseling sessions, Fisher managed to finally complete his solo album “Champion” under is alter ego “J. Kingdom”. The single “Favor” made quite a splash on the West Coast and earned J. Kingdom bookings on several major media platforms.
Her commanding vocals have resonated throughout churches and concert halls for many years. Psalmist Elain Thomas has built a solid career in gospel music with an undeniable talent and a true passion for the gospel of Christ through song. Her music has touched lives, changed hearts and represents excellence in music arts. In 1997, Elain joined Ambassador Dr. Bobby Jones and the Nashville Super Choir which allowed her to work with a diverse list of music’s elite: Wynonna and Naomi Judd, Charlie Daniels, John P. Kee, Joe Ligon, Angela Spivey, the late Albertina Walker, Dorothy Norwood, Pastor Shirley Ceasar and many others. With her new release “Songs in the Key of Jazz”, Elain Thomas simply states, “My soul’s desire is to share my God given talent and passion of music with the world and to let them know that Jesus Christ is Lord of All”.
Prophet Richard Davis is an anointed and gifted song writer, arranger and producer. He discovered his unique gift for music at the early age of 8 years old. During his teenage years he had the opportunity to do many things in music ministry from being a Keyboardists/Organist for National Gospel Artists to holding the position of Minister of Music at his church. In 2007 Prophet Davis released his freshman project entitled "In All Your Glory" which is awell rounded Praise & Worship Album. From electric and energetic tracks like "it's Time", CCM style songs like "He Is" and soothing Worship with songs like "Most High" and "In All Your Glory". Most requested from this album is a worship/meditations song entitled "In The Presence Of The King". The Ministry Spirit In Truth was formed in 2008 after the release of In All Your Glory. This is the first album including the group. Spirit In Truth are worship leaders from various churches near and far who not only have a passion for God and people but have a passion for pure praise and worship through song. This is a dynamic group of gifted musicians and vocalist, with a mind and heart to worship God.
LADY CYNTHIA ADAMS
Cynthia Adams began singing as a child in her church choir and participated in several local choirs and groups during her childhood and young adult years. She has two live recording projects, they are “Lady Cynthia Adams Live, In Sprit and In Truth” (2000) and “Come Into His Presence”(2004). Her most recent project is her new single titled, “Be Still”(2012). She has participated in numerous events, social, religious and political, within her city and is well known and respected in her community. She is passionate about her faith in God and conveys that passion through her singing. She is the wife of Pastor Kevin L. Adams Sr. and the First Lady of the Olivet Baptist Church in Chattanooga, Tennessee. She is also the proud mother of two beautiful children, Kevin Jr. and Alexis.
PEACE OF MIND MOVEMENT
Peace of Mind was originated on August 1997 from the city of Winston-Salem, NC. The group consist of three individuals that love to sing for the Lord. POM primary goal is to uplift hearts and minds of humanity and, to encourage Christians in their spiritual walk with Christ. POM has been one of North Carolina's best kept secrets and is in love with giving God their best in praise and worship. Peace of Mind has open for national recording artists such as: Minister Byron Cage, Natalie Wilson & SOP, Patty Labelle just to name a few. Yet, God blessed them to come out with their own mini CD called “The Elements in 2002. Peace of Mind has been blessed with an inimitable, soothing accapella sound that ministers to the mind, body, and soul. Their anointed unique style comes strictly from their soul and permeate to those that listen to their ministry. In 2006 God bless POM with an entire band now after four years POM is currently in the studio working on a new project.
An ordained elder, evangelist and psalmist, Faye has traveled internationally ministering the word of God in teaching, preaching and in song. She overcame obstacles that could have stopped her ministry or worse could have cut her life short. A quick series of medical tests later, Faye at age 37, was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer, which is known to be a very aggressive cancer. Faye recently released her new album ‘Created to Worship You’ with fifteen anointed tracks featuring the well received single ‘Pure Worship’. Her book “Through the Fire for His Glory” is set to be released in late fall 2012Bobby Jones called Faye a “great song writer”. Faye says, “I’ll never forget those words when he called me back to the stage at a Praise Break Artist Showcase in Jefferson City, Missouri.” Faye believes she is a “Music Missionary on a mission to do what the great commission has called us all to do.”
THE NEW CHRISTIANAIRES
George Carter, an original member of the Christianaires, enjoyed performances to packed audiences, an Excellence Award (1990), a Stellar Award nomination (1993) and a Vision Award (1995) -- leaving an indelible signature on gospel music when the quartet disbanded. In 2010, George Carter formed The New Christianaires with a fresh mission to penetrate the hearts of people with the message of God through a highly harmonic channel of anointed voices. The next year, the quartet signed with Full Circle Records and began recording. The New Christianaires remain true to their early roots of quartet gospel with a rich blend of vocal styling. Their first EP entitled, The New Christianaires, is available worldwide on iTunes, Amazon and CD Baby. Full Circle Records believes The New Christianaires will captivate audiences by the authenticity of their vocal gifts and their soul-stirring performances.
Paula Williams Waters began her musical journey at the age of four singing in the church choir. They could not see this little girl, but could hear her big voice! God has continued to elevate Paula’s ministry, sending her abroad and opening doors that only He could open. Paula’s ministry was showcased on the One Love Cruise in 2011 and again in 2012 where Shirley Caesar heard her sing ‘Next in Line for a Miracle’ during her sound check. As a result Pastor Caesar invited Paula to sing at her crowning as the Queen of Gospel in April 2012. This was truly a mark in time that Paula cherishes and will never be forgotten. Since that time Paula released her first album titled “My Answer Is Yes” in January 2012. Her hit single is ‘Doing My Blessed Girl Thang’! Paula is sold out and has surrendered herself to the Father, so that He can use her for His glory and kingdom building. Paula is a resident of Smithfield, North Carolina. It has been said “Her voice is like a thunderstorm – powerful, yielding to the word of God, as it breaks yokes and tears down strong holds. “
Immeasurable is a dynamic trio that hit the scene a few years ago in Baltimore, MD. Ronnie Brooks originally from Washington, D.C., Yanna Foster from Youngsville, N.C., and Victoria Coleman from Memphis, Tennessee were brought together to make an impact on the world. Being known as Baltimore’s hottest kept secret these wonderful young ladies have been traveling all over the world opening up for main stream artists such as Israel and New Breed, Hezekiah Walker, and Paula White just to name a few. Their ministry is so powerful and anointed by God that within a few years these ladies have had the opportunity to tour the islands of Barbados, Trinidad, and Tobago without a major record deal. Immeasurable ministry is going strong everyday as they have dedicated their lives to pleasing god and his people. These ladies believe that you can be all that you can be in God’s army
BERNADETTE “MS. DEANNIE” STEVEN
Bernadette Steven affectionately known as "Ms. Deannie" was born & raised in a little country town Ridge, Louisiana. She is a Gospel Announcer for KJCB Soul 770 AM which is one of the longest running Black Radio Station in Southwest Louisiana. Her show "The Gospel Hotspot w/ Ms. Deannie" streams live every Sunday from 9 AM -12 Noon on www.tunein.com. God has called her to the ministry and as the Lord continues to open doors, Ms. Deannie embraces the opportunities to work with people to further the message of Christ. Her CD "Simply Deannie"is still doing great. Her CD "Simply Deannie"is still doing great. In 2012 she was featured in "Gospel USA Magazine 4 months in a row. God favored her to be featured several times on "The Word Network" on "The Bobby Jones Presents. Hallelujah!
Beginning at the age of three years old, this South Carolina native acquired piano teaching from her late grandmother. Every member of her family is musically inclined. Angie realized the Levitical gift on her life in high school when her music teacher discovered Angie had “perfect pitch.” God established her music ministry as she served as Minister of Music and Pastor of Worship for over 12 years, beginning at age 12. As a Levite, she recorded her debut album in 2003 and has ministered in places such as the Bahamas, Switzerland, and Japan. She recorded two albums, “Singing Outside the Box” and “The Ministry of a Broken Key,” and is currently working on her third, “Prophetic Worshipper.” She has released her first book entitled, “Now I Know Why I Suffered.” Angie believes strongly in walking not only in the anointing and power of God, but living in the character and integrity God requires of His chosen.
With a message soulful in sound yet sincere, Yvonne Pendleton is on a mission to spread the gospel to the nations and to let everyone know they too have, ANOTHER CHANCE. A native of Washington D.C., Yvonne has shared the stage with various artists including Marvin Sapp, Isaiah Thomas, Jennifer Holiday and Kevin Levar and One Sound. She has also performed at various places like The Warner Theatre, Carter Barren Theatre, and Freedom Plaza yet still maintains a heart for people of all ages and a mission to share her story to impact their lives. Releasing "Another Chance" on August 28, 2010, Yvonne explains that this album is a testimony of how "I always seem to blow it, but God always rebuilds, renews, and restores repeatedly." Using music to change the world, Yvonne boldly proclaims: Music is a hiding place from the cares of this life, it will take you places far beyond your imagination. I love music, and most importantly, I love the lord Jesus Christ."
Nadine Grey (also known as Shade of Grey) is a singer/songwriter/producer from Dayton, OH. With her Christian up bringing as a base, Nadine pulled elements of Hip Hop and R&B into the mix, to begin composing gospel music infused with an urban flare. She currently lives in Dayton OH, and is a trauma nurse while she continues to pursue a career in music. Nadine always keeps her motto in mind: “I’ll chase my destiny until it starts chasing me. My interpretation of music is more than just my love for harmonious art; It is the fingerprint the Lord placed on my soul. I’m just leaving evidence where ever I can.”
As a songwriter and vocalist, Sistah Peaches has a creative passion to produce jingles and media theme songs for corporations with national air play/time. She has also demonstrated that passion in her endeavors to come forth with the release of her first CD in 2004. Sistah Peaches' CD entitled, "A Reflection of Him," is receiving national air-play in many market areas throughout the country due to its diversity in musical styling. Sistah Peaches is now in the midst of releasing her sophomore CD project entitled, "For Him" with the head bobbing heart lifting single, "You Are Worthy" to hit the airways late Fall 2012.