Entries by Karen Lascaris

Bishop Blake: Who Are You Going To Call?

By Presiding Bishop Charles Edward Blake, Sr. As a young evangelist, I conducted a revival with a friend of mine at a church in St. Louis, MO. Afterwards, we had another revival to conduct in Denver, CO. We left St. Louis in a driving rain storm that only grew worse as we traveled. At a […]

Keeping the Christian Family Strong

There couldn’t be a better time for renewed focus on strengthening and celebrating the Christian family. A whopping 78 percent of Americans identify as Christian[1], and after decades of unparalleled trials, triumphs and tests, we now know that regaining our stride as a community and a nation requires a reaffirmation of our faith and our beliefs. […]

Live With Purpose: West Angeles Christian Education

Do you have the desire to grow in your Christian walk?  Did you know that West Angeles is an educational ministry? Read more about the West Angeles Christian Education Ministry, and sign up for our next session. West Angeles’ Christian Education (WACE) classes are for anyone interested in using the principles of the Christian faith more effectively. […]

SERMON: Bishop Blake says, “God Has Your Back”

Presiding Bishop Charles Edward Blake, Sr. offers words of encouragement, hope, and fortitude in difficult times in his September 13, 2015 sermon titled, “God Has Your Back.” “One of the greatest joys of my life was early in the administration of Barack Obama,” Bishop Blake explained. “I was able to have a private meeting with […]

Bishop Blake: How To Praise the Lord!

“Praise our God, all you His servants and those who fear Him, both small and great!” – Revelation 19:5 The Bible is filled with physical actions that we ought to take in relationship with God. God wants our bodies. He wants our submissiveness. Praise is the key to powerful living. It ignites God’s power in […]

What’s An Idol?

Most of us probably don’t make a connection between our favorite activities and the Bible’s definition of an idol. We’re probably even content to pawn off our neighbor’s statue of the Virgin Mary as God’s idea of what a “graven image.” But the term idol is mentioned or alluded to so many times in the […]