According to Wikipedia, "Robert John Burck, better known as the Naked Cowboy, is an American street performer whose pitch is on New York City's Times Square. He wears only cowboy boots, a hat, and briefs, with a guitar strategically placed to give the illusion of nudity."
What does this have to do with Hillsong?
Well, during an I Love New York celebration at a recent women's conference hosted by Hillsong in New York City, a Hillsong youth pastor was onstage, dressed up as the Naked Cowboy, meaning that he too was wearing nothing but a cowboy hat, cowboy boots, briefs, and a guitar. more >>
Sean "Puff Daddy" Combs has proven to be a force in the world of hip-hop and R&B, but what many of his fans don't know is that he has a record full of gospel songs that the world has yet to hear.
Combs and his producer Stevie J created the Bad Boy record label's first gospel album titled Thank You in 1997. Now that Bad Boy is embarking on a 20 year anniversary tour, Ebony magazine has unearthed the details of the unreleased record.
According to Ebony, the record would have featured B.I.G., Faith Evans, Tanya Blount, Brandy, Carl Thomas, John P. Kee, Brian McKnight, Boys II Men and Total. more >>
NEW YORK — There's a new religion exploding on the campuses of American universities and colleges, says Thomas Cooley professor of ethical leadership at New York University, Jonathan Haidt. And if it isn't stopped, it might just be better to shut them all down in the next 10 or 20 years.
The religion of fundamental social justice sweeping across college campuses is so alarming, intense, and dripping with such extreme liberal fundamentalism, says Haidt, it has created an existential crisis for American academia while punishing heretics with public shame.
"There is an extremely intense, fundamental social justice religion that's taking over, not all students, but a very strong [space] of it, at all our colleges and universities. They are prosecuting blasphemy and this is where we are," Haidt warned an audience about the religion at a lecture billed "The American University's New Assault on Free Speech," organized by the Manhattan Institute in New York City this week. more >>
As many as 500 top evangelical and social conservative leaders, including Dr. Ben Carson and Tony Perkins, will have a closed-door meeting with Donald Trump on June 21 in New York City to ascertain what he has to offer to the country.
"Our goal is to be able to have a conversation that could lead to a better understanding of what Donald Trump has to offer to the country," said Family Research Council President Tony Perkins, according to Fox News, which says Trump has agreed to meet with the evangelical and social conservative leaders.
At just one month old, baby Luna is already rocking the streets of New York City as she stepped out into the open with her proud parents Chrissy Teigen and John Legend on Monday.
In a snap on Instagram, the couple are seen holding hands while rocking black matching outfits. Baby Luna Simone Stephens, while having her back to the camera, appears to be snuggly and fit as she is seen strapped to her dad's chest on a carrier.
The supermodel opted for a black loose dress underneath a black duster coat. She finished off the ensemble with knee-high boots, while Legend donned a dark jacket and black pants. The two also wore shades as they strolled along the busy streets. more >>
NEW YORK — Cuban artist and poet Armando Valladares who spent 22 years in Fidel Castro's gulags for refusing to put a placard on his desk at work that said: "I am with Fidel," was awarded the Canterbury Medal Thursday night in New York City. The award is the highest honor bestowed by the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty.
Valladares painted and wrote poetry during his time in prison using any materials available to him, such as medicines, burnt nylon, and even his own blood.
On Thursday night at The Canterbury Medal Dinner some of Valladares' original paintings were on display at The Pierre Hotel where he was honored. more >>