After Kelly Price performed her popular remake of the song "As We Lay" just before the gospel music showcase at the Indiana Black Expo on Sunday, some reacted by rebuking her for the song selection.
Price became a trending topic on Twitter Monday after numerous people questioned her decision to perform her 2000 remake of the Shirley Murdock song "As We Lay," which highlights the tale of a woman who's having an affair with a married man. Some people spoke out against Price while others joked about her song choice for a gospel event.
The Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter who has worked with household names like Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey and R.Kelly took to Instagram on Monday to defend herself against the backlash that she felt from Christians. more >>
An Indiana pastor who was arrested in Kentucky earlier this month for allegedly seeking sex with a minor, killed himself one day before he was due in court for a second preliminary hearing, police say.
The body of 46-year-old David James Brown, the senior pastor at First Christian Church in Jeffersonville, Indiana, was found in a storage unit in the suburbs of Atlanta on Monday.
According to Cobb County Police, Brown hanged himself inside the Attic Self Storage in Marietta, Georgia. His death is being investigated as a suicide by asphyxiation, as police have not found any evidence of foul play. more >>
A recovering drug addict in Indiana returned a large sculpture of Jesus Christ to an art gallery after stealing it nearly two years ago.
The former anonymous addict contacted the Zionsville art gallery in Zionsville, Indiana, to say that he wanted to return the 20-pound sculpture of Jesus Christ, created by the late Thomas Kinkade who only made 30 of the sculptures, after he stole in from the gallery in 2014 while high on methamphetamine.
The University of Notre Dame and the Vatican Library have made an unprecedented agreement to collaborate on various projects pertaining to the two Roman Catholic entities' collections.
The five-year agreement has several parameters, including the holding of jointly sponsored academic conferences, the first of which was completed on Tuesday at Notre Dame.
"We've never had anything formal like this. Members of our faculty have utilized Vatican Library but this is the first time we've had a substantial agreement like this one," Chuck Lamphier, director of Church Affairs at Notre Dame, told The Christian Post. more >>
Indiana has installed two "Safe Haven" baby boxes to allow mothers to anonymously drop their unwanted newborns off with no questions asked.
The two padded, climate-controlled boxes have been installed at fire stations in Woodburn and in Michigan City, according to NBC, which says as soon as the baby box is open, a call is immediately placed to 911, and fire and medical personnel are dispatched to the scene.
Safe haven laws are in place across the country, decriminalizing abandonment of unharmed infants at sanctioned places. While they are meant to reduce the incidence of infanticide and abandonment in dangerous situations, some critics fear such facilities could encourage abandonment as parents may not consider other options. more >>
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has admitted he would rather run against Hillary Clinton rather than her Democratic rival Bernie Sanders, arguing that the "dysfunctional" political system is rigged against the senator from Vermont.
"I would rather run against Crooked Hillary Clinton than Bernie Sanders and that will happen because the books are cooked against Bernie," Trump wrote in a Tweet on Wednesday.
"What a great evening we had. So interesting that Sanders beat Crooked Hillary. The dysfunctional system is totally rigged against him," he added, referring to both Trump and Sander's respective victories in the Indiana primaries. more >>