9/17/23 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Alan Jackson – The Old Rugged Cross (Live)

Alan Eugene Jackson, an American country music singer, known for blending traditional honky tonk and mainstream country sounds and penning many of his own hits. He has recorded 14 studio albums, three Greatest Hits albums, two Christmas albums, one Gospel album and several compilations, all on the Arista Nashville label.  The Old Rugged Cross was taken From Alan Jackson‘s Dvd ‘Precious Memories’ LIVE AT THE RYMAN.  Continue reading

9/3/23 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Travis Greene ft. Anthony Hamilton – Oil and Water

Multi-Grammy Award nominee Travis Greene’s new studio album, and particularly on its title track with Anthony Hamilton, Greene celebrates the transition, made possible through salvation, from an old way of living to a new and fuller life. That and the metaphors of Oil and Water—two elements united in the act of blessing or anointing although together, they don’t mix provide food for thought in contemplating the album’s meaning. Continue reading

8/27/23 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY : Erica Campbell – Positive

Erica Monique Campbell is a Gospel artist. Specializing in the urban contemporary gospel and contemporary r&b genres, she started her music career in 1998 with her younger sister, Tina Campbell as part of the group Mary Mary. Continue reading

8/20/23 O&A NYC SUNDAY SCHOOL: The Untold Story of the Queen of Sheba

This is the untold story of the Queen of Sheba, a woman of remarkable strength and influence, with intriguing secrets from the Bible revealed. This is the legacy of a powerful queen who embarked on a journey of wisdom, love, and cultural exchange. Continue reading

8/13/23 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Delta Rhythm Boys – Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho

Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho performed by the Delta Rhythm Boys resemble many other spirituals who dual propose. The song  alluded to eventual escape from slavery – in the case of this song, “And the walls came tumblin’ down. The lyrics refer to the old testament verses Joshua 6:15-21, which tells the story of the Battle of Jericho in which Joshua led the Israelites in battle against Canaan.  Continue reading

6/18/23 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Tramaine Hawkins – Praise The Name of Jesus

Tramaine Hawkins sings Praise The Name of Jesus from the Tramaine Live Album (1990) Continue reading

6/11/23 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Ricky Dillard – All Of My Help (Live Performance)

Ricky Rydell Dillard is a gospel artist. He started his music career in 1987, as a Chicago House musician. His first Christian music album was Promise, by Muscle Shoals Records. Continue reading

5/7/23 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: CeCe Winans – Goodness of God

The song was notably covered by CeCe Winans, who released her version of the song on her live album, Believe For It (2021). CeCe Winans recording peaked at No. 6 on the Hot Christian Songs chart and No. 3 on the Hot Gospel Songs chart.CeCe Winans rendition of “Goodness of God” was nominated for the GMA Dove Award Contemporary Gospel Recorded Song of the Year at the  2022 GMA Dove Awards. Continue reading

4/23/23 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Kirk Franklin – I Smile

Kirk Dewayne Franklin  is a songwriter, choir director and a gospel artist.He is best known for leading urban contemporary gospel ensembles such as The Family, God’s Property and One Nations Crew. He has won numerous awards, including 19 Grammys. Continue reading