Laval W. Belle, highly respected producer, author, playwright, advocate and minister, learned the importance of hard work and persistence as a child in his hometown of St. Louis, Missouri
As an author, Belle has written seven inspiring and educational publications including his latest title, Your Gifts Are Not Your Purpose Workbook., a companion to his first book.
In 2000, Belle founded the non-profit organization, Caring Ministries, a ministry committed to serve and meet the needs of all people. As a minister, Belle taught Spiritual Gifts and Making of a Leader courses at West Angeles Bible College. He also travels throughout the country and urban communities motivating youth and adults through inspirational dialogue in seminars, conferences, prisons, small groups and congregational services.
An accomplished musician, Belle has played for renown artists Aretha Franklin Keb’Mo’, Bette Midler, Andre Crouch, George Benson, Chaka Kahn, Ernie Isley, Earth, Wind & Fire, Barry White, Englebert Humperdink, Kirk Franklin, Billy Preston, Paul Jackson Jr., and others. His fertile music career also afforded him the opportunity to instruct at Bethesda University in Anaheim, California.
Laval is co-producer of three gospel jazz CDs entitled Free, From This Moment On and Heritage, and has written and co-produced Love In All The Wrong Faces, a riveting theatrical musical production adapted from his second book.
He is Founder and CEO of Noah’s Ark Publishing Service and Black Minds Matter and is Executive Producer and Co-Writer of the inspirational youth talent showcase, Celebrating Black Youth, that he co-founded in 1995.
Laval Belle is a committed, dedicated and strong-willed individual impacting all communities with a message of hope and reconciliation.