When gospel music songwriter and producer Kirk Franklin appeared in a recording studio with rap mogul Kanye West, gospel singer Kierra Sheard said she was inspired.
"I was super inspired. What was so much more fun is that 2 Chainz posted a video of them in the studio and Kirk Franklin was chilling on the wall," Sheard said in a Periscope video posted Tuesday, according to EEW magazine. "He did nothing that let his good be evil spoken of. It was perfect."
The 28-year-old daughter of Grammy Award-winning singer Karen Clark Sheard of the gospel music group The Clark Sisters and the daughter of megachurch pastor Bishop J Drew Sheard, rebuked those who spoke negatively about Franklin's decision to spend time with 38-year-old rapper West ahead of his Feb 11 album. more >>
Taraji P. Henson is sharing her beliefs in the power of prayer.
The 45-year-old "Empire" actress who hosted the BET "Celebration of Gospel" on Sunday followed up the event with a post that reads: "Prayer Works" to over 6 million Twitter followers Wednesday.
Before marrying Pastor Touré Roberts, Sarah Jakes Roberts admits she didn't want to have any more children.
"After a couple of heartbreaks and life as a single mother I swore I'd never have any more children. I almost let the possibility of being broken again keep me from experiencing restoration," Jakes Roberts wrote in a personal Instagram message Thursday. "I had to realize that love and faith must dwell in the same heart. Greater than hope, faith is rooted in confirmation and a word from God."
Jakes Roberts, author, motivational speaker and daughter of Bishop T.D. Jakes, is expecting her first child with husband Touré Roberts, the senior pastor of One Church International in Hollywood, California. While their official due date is not known publicly, the mother-to-be has been transparent about her emotions during the pregnancy. more >>
While Tim Tebow is known more for sharing his Christian faith than his private life, the NFL hopeful has told Ellen DeGeneres everything he's looking for in a dating partner and future spouse.
During a segment on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" Wednesday, Tebow told the daytime talk show host that he was atill single, which led the audience to errupt in cheers.
After DeGeneres asked the 28-year-old SEC analyst what he was looking for in a partner, he sheepishly responded: "Obviously, someone that I'm extremely attracted to. But I think there has to be more there, there has to be depth, you know. You have to have similar beliefs, you have to have chemistry, character. But there has to be something more than just glitz and glamour." more >>
The NFL has received a low score of compatibility with American Christians despite the abundance of Christian athletes in its organization, Faith Driven Consumer reported this week.
Ahead of Super Bowl 50 on Sunday, Faith Driven Consumer has used its Faith Equality Index to rank various Super Bowl advertisers, as well as the NFL itself.
The Faith Equality Index seeks to determine a business' compatibility with Christian consumers based on different categories, including their corporate values and nondiscriminatory work practices. more >>
An anti-sexual exploitation group recently stated that "Super Bowl Culture" helps to enable sex trafficking, pointing to the recent detaining of a Denver Broncos player for his connection to a prostitution sting.
Days before Super Bowl 50, Broncos rookie safety Ryan Murphy was sent back home after the San Jose police brought him in for questioning in connection to a prostitution sting.
Dawn Hawkins, executive director of the National Center on Sexual Exploitation, stated Wednesday that the incident was indicative of a broader trend in commercial sex during the Super Bowl. more >>