Entries by Karen Lascaris

SERMON: Bishop Blake Discusses Solomon’s Wish

“If you’re one of those who have given up on yourself, this message is for you: special delivery from the Holy Ghost Himself.” – Bishop Charles E. Blake Presiding Bishop Charles E. Blake drew inspiration from 2 Chronicles 1:7-12 for his April 12 sermon titled, “Solomon’s Wish.” In the scripture, God said to King Solomon, […]

PHOTOS & SERMON: The Resurrection Mentality

“I know that He is leading, through all the stormy blast; the day of His appearing will come at last. He Lives!” – Lyrics, Alfred Henry Ackley, “I Serve A Risen Savior” Resurrection Sunday 2015 was a glorious event at West Angeles Church of God In Christ! The congregation was alive with praise as Presiding Bishop […]

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It’s All About Love…Part 1

Love. We sing about it. We make movies about Love. Writers devote entire careers to it. History tells us that some men have even fought wars over it, while others seem determined to destroy it. The world has even set aside one whole day in February each year in honor of love. The shops become filled […]

SERMON – Bishop Brandon Porter: “I’m Getting It All Back”

West Angeles Church of God In Christ concluded its month-long celebration of Black History Month with a magnificent performance by its Theater Arts Ministry and a powerful sermon by visiting pastor Bishop Brandon Porter called, “I’m Getting it All Back.” See the entire service here at West Angeles’ GOSPEL ON DEMAND. In his sermon, Bishop Porter […]

Bishop Blake: A Sermon For Black History Month

“We need to reach back to our homeland; reach back to Africa.” – Presiding Bishop Charles E. Blake For Black History Month, Presiding Bishop Charles E. Blake took the congregation of West Angeles Church of God In Christ back to school with a Black History lesson that transcended the ages. He began his sermon in […]

Bishop Blake Channels Pharrell in “Happy” Sermon

“How happy is the man who does not follow the advice of the wicked or take the path of sinners” – Psalm 1:1 (HCSB) Presiding Bishop Charles E. Blake was inspired by Pharrell Williams’ hit song for his Sunday, February 8 sermon, simply titled, “Happy.” Within the song’s refrain are the lyrics, ‘Clap along if […]

Bishop Blake Implores Us to be Determined for Our Blessings

Presiding Bishop Charles E. Blake preached in his January 25 sermon about what it takes to be blessed. Bishop Blake’s Sunday sermon was inspired by the story in Genesis 32 of Jacob, who had been troubled by his own thoughts of purpose and destiny. In the passage, Jacob, who was alone in the night, found himself […]