|Speak the name Alvin Slaughter and visions of dynamic worship songs and lively praise tunes rush to mind.
The Dove Award and Stellar Award nominee has been a pivotal part of the growth of praise and worship in the Church. The former lead male vocalist of the multiple Grammy Award winning Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir is known for his cross-cultural songs and a smooth blending of gospel and contemporary Christian music, creating a style that’s uniquely his own.
Alvin is married to his best friend and ministry partner, Joy. Together, they have 6 children and 8 grandchildren.
In 1991, Alvin began receiving invitations to sing at national evangelistic crusades and major Christian conferences. Today, as a recording artist and inspirational speaker, he is a regular on Christian television. Alvin and Joy travel all over the world in ministry, healing hearts through compassionate speaking and restoring joy with songs of faith, praise and worship to God.
Nine solo albums later, his latest being the critically acclaimed, recording, “Overcomer”, Alvin has been recognized in the genre of praise and worship. He has received Dove Award nominations for Praise & Worship Album of the Year, Contemporary Black Gospel Album of the Year and Contemporary Black Gospel Song of the Year as well as a Stellar Award nomination for Best Male Solo Performance.
By God's grace, Alvin has been blessed to speak and sing globally throughout South America, Asia, Europe, Africa, the Caribbean, the United States and Canada.
Alvin toured as a special guest soloist with Benny Hinn Ministries during the nineties and has appeared numerous times on the Trinity Broadcast Network for the past 20 years.
Because of Alvin's leadership in music ministry and experience, he received an honorary doctorate from Canada Christian College in Toronto.
Through the blending of music ministry, inspirational speaking and writing, Alvin and Joy are transparent as they share some of the challenges and some of the victories God has brought them through.
Their message will remind you that whatever you face… whatever is meant to harm you…. God can turn it around for good. (Romans 8:28)