The “Detroit Gospel Update with DetroitGospel.com” – August 2015
In Case You Missed It…
In case you missed Rick Lee and the “Detroit Gospel Update with DetroitGospel.com” on Mix 92.3 FM’s “Rhythm & Praise with Deborah Smith Pollard” radio show this month, read on for updates on Fred Hammond, Stephanie J, Marvin Sapp, Larry Callahan and more. Also, Detroit says good-bye to music industry powerhouse, Derek Dirckson.
Festival of Praise Tour
Fred Hammond, Donnie McClurkin, Kim Burrell and many more
Stevie Wonder isn’t the only big name coming to Joe Louis Arena this fall, Fred Hammond’s Face To Face production company is bringing the Festival of Praise Tour to the Joe on November 14th, with Fred, Donnie McClurkin, Kim Burrell and many more of your favorite gospel artists.
Fred Hammond honored with Honorary Doctorate
Congratulations to Fred Hammond, who recently received an Honorary Doctorate degree from Next Dimension University in Los Angeles. Yolanda Adams and Hezekiah Walker were on hand to support. Click here for details.
In Memorium: Derek Dirckson
Detroit says good-bye to music industry powerhouse, Derek Dirckson
Our sincere condolences go out to the family and friends of Derek Clayton Dirckson, former manager of gospel super group Commissioned, former member of and producer for R&B group Chapter 8, and owner of Backstage Pass Recording Studio. Click here for details.
Bishop Celebration Gala
Honoring the Elevation of Bishop Marvin L. Sapp
Congratulations to Marvin Sapp, who was recently elevated to the office of Bishop over the Central Province of Global United Fellowship. In addition to pastoring his own Grand Rapids church, Bishop Sapp will now oversee 15 churches in Michigan, Illinois, Ohio and Missouri. The upcoming Bishop Celebration Gala in Grand Rapids includes Karen Clark Sheard as musical guest.
Larry Callahan & SOG on America’s Got Talent!
Tune in Tuesday, Aug., 2015 @ 8PM, and don’t forget to VOTE!!
Voting time!! Selected of God is on the America’s Got Talent Live Show, Tuesday, August 25, 2015, at 8PM! VOTE for SOG from 8PM, AUGUST 25th Thru Noon, AUGUST 26th: