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RIP: Bishop C. L. Morton Jr.

By Bob Marovich The Journal of Gospel Music has learned of the passing of Bishop C. L. (Clarence Leslie) Morton Jr., pastor of Mount Zion Full Gospel Baptist Church in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. The cause of death appears to have been related to COVID-19. Bishop Morton was the son of the late Bishop C. L. Morton Sr. and Evangelist Matilda Morton, and the brother of Bishop Paul S. Morton of Greater St. Stephen Full Gospel Baptist Church. Please keep the Morton Family at the top of your prayer list at this time.

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A Family That Sings Together: Meet The Showers

By Bob Marovich When Regina Showers was born, her father asked God to give his baby daughter the gift of song. His prayer was answered tenfold. Not only did Regina rise up singing but so did her siblings Angela, Tiffany, Ciara, Tabitha, Melody, Bobby, Timothy, Titus, and Thaddeus. Known as The Showers, the family gospel group has earned En-Sound and Rhythm of Gospel Awards and sang on BET’s Bobby Jones Gospel, the gospel music equivalent of appearing on Soul Train or American Bandstand. In the wake of the group’s new single, “Better,” JGM’s Bob Marovich talked with Regina Showers about the group’s evolution ...

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