Sights and Sounds from What’s Going On 2015
Preachers and Poets from 7LW 2015
Victor Cyrus-Franklin is Assistant Pastor and Strengthening the Black Church for the 21st Century Intern at Holman United Methodist Church in Los Angeles, CA. A Nashville, TN native, he’s a graduate of Tennessee State University and Gammon Theological Seminary of the Interdenominational Theological Center in Atlanta, GA with a concentration in Theology. He is co-organizer for RE:BIRTH. | @changingsame
Jasmine Obregon is a 16 year old Junior at Morningside High School in the city of Inglewood. She is very active at Hamilton United Methodist Church in Los Angeles. She is president of the youth group, an usher and a liturgist. Jasmine has a call upon her life as she loves to study scripture and she is the youngest member of the Thursday evening Bible Study class.
Elder Vanity Marie Brown is the Founder and CEO of Van Glam. As an Entrepreneur, Writer, Evangelist and Vocalist, she lives to inspire and create social and spiritual change in herself and others. Born and raised in Los Angeles, Vanity is an active member and sings with the Intergenerational Choir of Angeles Mesa Presbyterian Church. | @vmree
Neema Cyrus-Franklin is co-organizer for RE:BIRTH. Neema grew up in Sacramento, CA and currently serves as web communications specialist for the Presbytery of the Pacific PC(USA). She attended Johnson C. Smith Theological Seminary of the Interdenominational Theological Center, earning a dual master’s degree in Divinity and Christian education with a concentration in Hebrew Bible. | @dragonfly2905.
Dr. Randall C. Bailey is the Andrew Mellon Distinguished Professor of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament at the Interdenominational Theological Center in Atlanta, GA. Dr. Bailey concentrates on how race, class, gender, sex, and power intersect in the biblical text. He is an ordained Baptist minister. | @rcbaileyitc.