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For Chicago’s Cynthia Eubanks, It’s All About the Ministry

By Bob Marovich With its infectious aisle-walking vigor, “Nobody Like the Lord” couldn’t be more Chicago if the CD cover had a photo of the Picasso on it. It’s the debut single by Cynthia Eubanks, a Chicago artist who has wanted to sing gospel music ever since she was a young girl, participating in regular family singalongs. “My Uncle Eugene and Aunt Wilma would start off singing doo wop songs from the 1950s and 1960s,” Eubanks told the Journal of Gospel Music, “then they would sing gospel songs and it would turn into a mini gospel concert. Being one of ...

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Apostle Richard D. Henton, Noted Chicago Pastor, Passes

The Journal of Gospel Music learned that Apostle Richard D. Henton, Pastor of the Monument of Faith Evangelistic Church, has transitioned from labor to reward today, October 22, 2015. Among the Chicago gospel singers who were faithful congregants of Monument of Faith were Delores “Honey” Sykes and Claude Timmons. Here is a brief bio from Apostle Henton’s website: Called into the ministry in 1948 on December 14th, Apostle Richard D. Henton has become one of the most prolific speakers of our day. He has been in ministry for sixty-six (66) years and has been a pastor for fifty (50) of those ...

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