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Our Founder - "A Personal Touch"

Regardless of the growth of our company, our founder has a hands-on approach with each author and their works. From interior formating, cover designs, marketing strategies, etc., Derrick works personally with every author and their works. 

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URBAN PUBLISHING HOUSE
A POWERHOUSE!

pow·er·house Learn to pronounce

(pou(ə)rˌhous) - noun

1. a person or thing of great energy, strength, or power.

2. a source of influence or inspiration

3. one having great power

4. one having great drive, energy, or ability

PREACHING IMPACT


Our founder Derrick I. Temple, Sr. is a God-called preacher of the Gospel of Jesus Christ who has been preaching for over 37 years. He is also the founding pastor of Urban Christian Church of Oxnard, California, a multicultural church of core leaders. "Pastor T" has an earned doctoral degree in theology, and he is the product of a rich preaching dynasty in his family.  One of his main passions is for preachers, especially "The Black Preacher." His goal is for UPH to preserve, polish, and publish the works of Black Preachers through Urban Publishing House, LLC. and has a burden for publishing the works of preachers and people of all ethnicities.

 

BUSINESS IMPACT

Derrick also has an earned MBA (Master of Business Administration) from the University of Phoenix. There he learned problem-solving models that turn problems into opportunities. His major innovations in business are effective strategic planning and implementation, customer service relationships, the true essence of marketing, product quality, and affordable services.

SOCIAL IMPACT

Derrick has a deep concern for healing ills of urban communities and families, economic empowerment for the disenfranchised, and being a voice for those who need to be heard. His passion for "The House" is to be a "voice" to our community through:

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A REVITALIZATION IMPACT

Derrick is also the founder of Legacy Ministries Association, Inc. a subsidiary ministry of Urban Publishing House. Legacy Ministries Association focuses on creating and preserving lasting legacies through digital, online consultations, written publications.

For MORE, visit 

legacyministriesassociation.org

Newest Release - Available August 01, 2024
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THE BIBLICAL ROLE OF MEN AND WOMEN - An Exegetical and Theological Treatise

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Our Founder's Most Critical Release of 2024!
GOD'S NEW ADVERSARIES
Since January 06, 2021, How Shall We Vote as Christians? How Shall We Gather as Christians?
Who Are GOD'S NEW ADVERSARIES?

Find Out NOW!

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CHAPTERS

 

INTRODUCTION - PRIORITIZING PRAGMATISM

CHAPTER 1 - MALIGNANT MARCHERS

CHAPTER 2 - SUBLIMINAL SCAPEGOATING

CHAPTER 3 - DEMONS OF DELUSION

CHAPTER 4 - COLORING CHRISTIANITY

CHAPTER 5 - HURTING HOMOSEXUALITY

CHAPTER 6 - MISUNDERSTOOD MOTHERHOOD

CHAPTER 7 - POLITICAL PREACHERS

CHAPTER 8 - SHADING THE STORY

CHAPTER 9 - DEVIANT DISCIPLES

How Shall We Gather? 

An Exegetical and Practical Perspective - 2 Complete Volumes!

"While many authors write with joy, I usually write with a great burden God places upon my heart that is not removed until I obey His summons to write. Thus, under divine obligation, this new release HOW SHALL WE GATHER? How to Thrive in the Midst Church Decline deals from a deep exegetical and practical point of view, principles for thriving in today's church decline. Churches across America are declining at a phenomenal rate. This book will bless many pastors, members of churches, and even those who are dedicated to the social and spiritual welfare of our country and world."

- D. I. Temple, Sr.

From the FOREWORD by REV. DR. DONALD L. PARSON - "I salute Dr. Derrick I. Temple, Sr. for having the prophetic clarity to discern the growing disconnect between the biblical portrait of the Church in Holy Scripture, and the caricatures that masquerade as "The Church of the New Testament" today. A quest to quickly remedy the Pre and Post-Pandemic decline of the Christian Church in America has led to a myriad of personas and perspectives disguised as churches. I gladly agreed to pen this Foreword because I recognized that Pastor Temple has the intellectual and spiritual gifts to provide clear Bible-Based strategies for Post-Pandemic ministries. Derrick Temple's academic excellence, biblical acumen,  scriptural understanding, pastoral, and practical experience has prepared him to share this important work HOW SHALL WE GATHER? for such a time as this. He also possesses a determination fueled by the urgency of "Now." Derrick senses the correlation between church decline and society's slide into the abyss of godlessness."

PREVIEW - Free Download! (PDF)
Exegetical and Strategic Guide - Chapter 3 - "The Day the Church Was Born"

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EBook - Founder's Edition

This special Founder's Edition was designed by our founder for all eBook platforms - Apple, Google Play Books, Kindle, Nook, Kobo, Onyx Boox, etc. 

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Legacy Edition Hardback

This special Legacy Edition provides resources for church revitalization from our partnering company Dr. Temple founded, Legacy Ministries Association, Inc.

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Paperback Edition 

The paperback edition has the exact content of the Legacy Edition, except for the bonus resources provided through Legacy Ministries Association, Inc.

How Shall We Gather? Strategic Guidebook

Get the Strategic Guidebook, a supplement to the Exegetical Guidebook for the complete church revitalization experience!

FATHER'S DAY RELEASE

In My Father's House - A Black Father and A Black Son

In My Father's House is a true story of the life of our founder under his father's parentage. This short but powerful book not only describes the life lessons that helped shape Derrick into the man he is today, but it also demonstrates timeless truths regarding racism and the recovery of father-son relationships.

EBook & Hardback

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IN MY FATHER'S HOUSE

A Black Father and A Black Son

Grassroots Conversation of Fatherhood Between Founder of UPH - Author D. I. Temple, Sr.,

and Raphael Bemporad Founder of BBMG 

Pastors Are People, Too!

THE PASTOR AND HIS ANATOMY - Volumes I & II

 

A Biblical Expose' of the Internal Challenges of God-Called Pastors/Preachers

 - The Most Misunderstood Men in the World

The Pastor and His Anatomy

A Biblical Examination of the Internal and External Challenges of Pastors

Legacy Edition

 Newest Edition - Bonus Content

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The 3rd Edition

New Chapters!

Two New Chapters!

1. The Pastor and His Seed - The Perils of PKs (Preachers' Kids).

2. The Pastor and His Feet - Stylistic Versus Supernatural Preaching

The 3rd Edition

Updated Material

This latest and 3rd Edition has updated material since the COVID crisis and rapid decline of churches.

The 3rd Edition 

Condensed Volumes!

The previous Revised Edition, consisting of two volumes in one book is now condensed to one volume for easier and faster reading.

The 3rd Edition

Additional Resources

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THE APOSTASY OF AMERICA

A Biblical Examination of Our Nation's Defect from God

The Apostasy of America is a response to our nation's defection from God from a Christian and biblical point of view. In this work, the author provides a detailed biblical analysis of the practices and policies that will be judged by God in the eschatological period of the coming of the Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. When it appears as though we strive in some form to be one nation under God, we are in fact, one nation under many gods. The author gives a bold declaration of the warnings to follow from the heart of God for our nation to repent and return to God before it is everlasting too late. 

What's Wrong with America?

In this work, Derrick deals with our nation's decline from a biblical perspective. Important that many are ill-informed of are addressed with clarity as we face a period of challenges that can be turned into rich opportunities. 

"THE DELTA STORM"

It's Not Over! - "New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows EG.5 accounts for 17.3 percent of COVID infections, while XBB.1.16 is responsible for 15.6 percent of cases. An alphabet soup of other omicron variant spinoffs make up the rest of current infections." - https://www.aarp.org/health/conditions-treatments/info-2023/eris-eg5-new-covid-variant.

Making the Last Days Your Best Days - Including Bonus Chapter: The Delta Storm!

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