Diondra M. Smith was born into a large Pentecostal family in the city of Grand Rapids, MI. Within which, not only was a love for God deeply instilled in her, but also a love for the written word and music—particularly Gospel music. In a family of born ministers, evangelists, and musicians, her talents were openly expressed, always encouraged and regularly put to use.... More..
Bishop Arthur M. Brazier, the pastor of the Chicago's Apostolic Church of God, was born in Chicago, Illinois July 22, 1921. The son of Robert and Geneva Scott Brazier, he grew up on Chicago's south side during the Great Depression. He attended Frances E. Willard and Stephen A. Douglas elementary schools. He dropped out of Phillips High School after a year to go to work.... More..