On Thursday, November 25, 2008, the Lord made bright His clouds and gave showers of rain to a group who acknowledged His calling to sing a new song and play skillfully. Thus, “The Soul Messengerz” were born.
This date birthed men who have both in their past and current experiences touched lives
through songs and music. “The Soul Messengerz” is embodied with experienced and
diverse musicians who through their instrumentation can be felt in your heart and through
your soul. Using as a scriptural direction, to sing a new song and play skillfully with a
loud noise, this group of men embraced their desire to bring joy with their music.
National winners of the 2010 Allstate Gospel SuperFest Battle of the Bands, “The Soul
Messengerz” mixture of a traditional and contemporary sound can be heard in their songs
and music. This is attributed to their experiences and performances enhanced from both
the mainstream and gospel arenas. Music is an integral part of any worship experience.
“The Soul Messengerz” hold fast to a desire that their music bring to life worship
experiences which both uplifts the heart and soul.
The core members, Pastor DeCarlo B. Coley, Johnny Matthews, Justin N. Young,
Minister Charles A. Young, James Vines, Gregory Parrish and have vast experience in
the music field. Their individual performances have covered a wide spectrum of
audiences. This includes international, national and local audiences and also live and
recorded television appearances.
“The Soul Messengerz” believe in and underscore the need for the restoration of the
Church and the harvest of souls. This is done through the promise of God given to us in
the last days for the outpouring of the Holy Ghost. There mandate is to provide service in
song while skillfully using the talents provided to them.