Disciples of Christ

Disciples of Christ


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Sat, Oct. 5th | 1:00 - 2:00 PM

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Sat, Oct. 12th | 1:00 - 2:00 PM

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One of the hottest gospel female groups in the Houston, Texas, Disciples of Christ (DOC) generates energy and excitement everywhere they minister in song. This dynamic group is comprised of four very talented young ladies filled with the Holy Ghost. Disciples of Christ do it all!

They are a family group which consists of two sisters and two daughters, Arlene Jackson Bell, Shirley Benson, Shaniece Benson and Candice Jackson. These anointed ladies are pursuing a lifelong dream, which is to sing God's praises and share a message of hope and deliverance to believers all over the world. They have already thrilled and blessed the hearts of the many who have witnessed their music ministry and have shared the stage with such greats as, Three Bridges, Comedian Aaron Wilburn, Lee Williams & the Spiritual QC’s, Doc McKenzie & the Hi-Lites, Darrell McFadden & The Disciples, and Chester “D.T.” Baldwin and many more.

Disciples of Christ have ministered on such shows as Unity Love Tour, featured artist at The World Famous House of Blues – Gospel Brunch, HAA Folk life & Traditional Arts Program and Discovery Green Team Presents, Gospel on the Green, The Rhythm of Gospel, Memphis, TN, The 5th Sunday Gospel Tyme Show, D.O.C. Productions featuring Lee Williams & The Spiritual QCs and Andre Tate of the Legendary Williams Brothers J. Spivey Production, Gigantic Concert, Texas Gospel Music Excellence Awards Legends Concert and the Texas Gospel Explosion.

The ladies of Houston have made a special appearance at the Austin City Limits along with artists such as Coldplay, Kanye West, Marvis Staples, Asleep at The Wheel, and Comedian Big Boi. Disciples of Christ are the winners of the Texas Gospel Music Excellence Award, Female Group of the Year, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013. They have been nominated for the Rhythm of Gospel Awards and the Triumph Awards. Disciples of Christ have appeared on Inspire the Desire on PAX TV and have received many accolades from all over the United States.

Disciples of Christ are featured artists for the National Gospel Meet and Greet Showcase and Conference in Houston, Texas and featured gospel artists for the Bayou City Arts Festival in Houston, TX. Their mission is to love the Lord with their whole mind, body and soul while serving the body of Christ through music, ministry and prayer. The group is extensively traveling throughout the country and aboard.