#DevonFranklin

  • Famous Black People raised as Seventh-Day Adventist

    From Prince to Magic Johnson, these celebrities were raised in strict church homes. Founded in 1863, the Seventh Day Adventist denomination —which practices church service on Saturday— has over 81,000 churches worldwide. Known for their vegetarianism, dress policies and international reach, the religion is considered one of the more strict sects of...
  • @DeVonFranklin Upcoming Film ‘The Star’ takes the Christmas story to a new level! See The Trailer Here!

    The Christmas Story? Animated? From the animals’ perspective? This holiday season, Hollywood is defying all expectations, offering up a whole new take on the Christmas Story. With a release date of November 10, “The Star” looks to be a captivating and hilariously entertaining movie with a message. This week,...
  • Power Couple Shares How Prayer Strengthens Their Love

    Prayer can be a powerful tool in a marriage, and actress Meagan Good and her husband, pastor and entertainment producer DeVon Franklin know this to be true. On the latest episode of ESSENCE’s “Yes, Girl” podcast the couple opened up about the role that faith plays in their marriage...