Black Preacher’s Journeys Discussed in Documentary ‘The Scrolls’ for the 21 Century
The documentary which is shown in four part series, The Scroll “chronicles the faith journeys of prominent African-American pastors, ministers, and faith leaders.”
The filmmaker Parrish Smith had a desire to highlight the gifted storytelling of pastors and ministers and to interview some of the 21st century’s highest-profile ministers, evangelists, and church leaders, examining the journeys of faith, hope, and perseverance that led these individuals to the positions of positive influence they now today in the documentary.
According to the Urban Daily, “THE SCROLL: Evidence of Life Unseen” premiered this Sunday, Feb. 3 on the ASPiRE network, a newly launched television network by Magic Johnson Enterprises. The remaining parts of the documentary will be air at 8 p.m. on the following Sundays: February 10th, February 17th, and February 24th.
Many of the pastors featured in the documentary are:
- Bishop T. D. Jakes
- Rev. Al Sharpton Jr.
- Rev. Bernice A. King
- Dr. Calvin O. Butts III
- Rev. Dr. Jamal Bryant
- Bishop Noel Jones
- Pastor Floyd H. Flake
- Bishop Kenneth Ulmer
- Bishop Charles E. Blake
- Rev. Dr. Della Reese Lett
- Bishop Paul S. Morton
- Pastor A.R. Bernard
- and Bishop Joseph L. Garlington
Here’s some clips from THE SCROLL is included below: