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Pastor Jason Nelson Expresses His Aspiration for Creating His Fifth Gospel Album Titled “The Answer” [WATCH INTERVIEW]

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Pastor Jason Nelson sat down with UMEEKTV correspondent KrystleStyles Wednesday afternoon to talk about his fifth studio album “The Answer” which is available online and in stores. Pastor Nelson was open about the pros and cons in the making of “The Answer” and what sets this album apart from the previous albums. Pastor Nelson discussed the features to whom he would love to collaborate with when the time is right. To find out Pastor Nelson thoughts on Gospel rap, to Snoop Dog joining the genre, and being a family man, click the video below to check out the full interview. Pastor Nelson held a private listening session Wednesday night at ASCAP Atlanta to hear thoughts on his new album which was far from a short stop. You can follow Pastor Jason Nelson on all social media handles @pastorjnelson

Chart-topping recording artist Jason Nelson creates a vital album with his signature gifts of song that fans love, with the release of his latest album The Answer (RCA Inspiration), out now.  From his opening track performance of the unforgettable Andraé Crouch song, “Jesus Is The Answer,” to the closing song, “The Answer,” Jason Nelson produces a motivating blueprint to bring messages of hope, strength, and comfort, in navigating through life’s unpredictable journey, any pain, or uncertain times. 

 

With faith in God’s everlasting love and power to provide constant guidance and protection, the album’s fourteen tracks fuel listeners with the invigorating energy of live worship, in a combination of songs performed live to a packed crowd as well as studio tracks.  Led by the live hit single “Forever,” and songs such as “You’ve Got Me” (feat. Maranda Curtis), “Never Go A Day,” “In the Room,” “Captured My Heart,” “Faith For That” (feat. Jonathan Nelson), and more, Jason Nelson continues to unveil and celebrate the gifts of Jesus, as the source to turn to for any need.       

 Special thanks to RCA Inspiration for providing UMEEKTV with Pastor Jason Nelson breakdown of The Answer.

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AFRICAN AMERICAN CHURCH IN BUCKHEAD, ATLANTA TO CELEBRATE 150TH ANNIVERSARY ON APRIL 28

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One of the oldest black churches in the nation, New Hope AME Church will honor their legacy with a celebration including music, performances and special guests

A national treasure based here in Atlanta turns 150 years old this month. New Hope African Methodist Episcopal Church, one of the oldest African American churches in the country, will celebrate its 150th anniversary during a special Sunday service on April 28 at 11:00 a.m. in their sanctuary located at 3012 Arden Rd NW, Atlanta GA 30305. The all-white attire celebration will include a number of special guests, performances and a keynote sermon from Bishop Reginald T. Jackson, Presiding Prelate of the 6th Episcopal District of the AME Church. Nestled in the heart of Buckhead, New Hope is led by Pastor David F. Richards III and First Lady Linda Richards. The origins of the church date back to 1869 when recently emancipated African Americans began gathering to worship at “camp meetings” at the New Hope Camp Ground. The congregation continued meeting there until 1872, when they were given land by a white Buckhead farmer named James H. Smith, who willed three acres of his property for a church and school for “colored persons.” The church members subsequently built a tabernacle on the property which stood until 1965. The property’s original church building was built sometime prior to 1900. The congregation continued to work as farm laborers and servants for white families in the area and lived in small neighborhoods in the vicinity. In 1927, the original church building on the property burned down. The current building’s basement was built the following year, while the new sanctuary was not completed until 1936. Across the street from the church is a 1.86-acre historic New Hope Cemetery containing dozens of graves. In 2009, New Hope AME Church was listed on the National Register of Historic Places along with the cemetery located across the road. “We are so excited to commemorate 150 years of history, fellowship and community at New Hope at our upcoming anniversary event,” says Pastor Richards. “We are a small church with a big heart and we represent the little-known legacy of African Americans in Buckhead. We invite everyone to come out and celebrate with us on April 28 and experience the warm spirit that has kept this church together for almost two centuries!” For more information on New Hope AME Church, visit newhopeamechurch.org.

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