Radio shock jock and host of the Power 105.1 morning show "The Breakfast Club" Charlemagne said God recently revealed his plans to open up an Applebees-style ministry during an interview with singer Jasmin Sullivan last week.
Charlemagne was discussing a relationship with God with Sullivan and suggested she start making gospel music due to her faith. She answered the host by encouraging him to become a preacher. He then replied with his plans for a future "Applebees" church ministry.
"I always said that when I'm done with all of this, I'm going to open up some type of congregation," said Charlemagne. "I don't want a church. I want something that's kind of like an Applebees where people could go there and eat, and like share the Word with each other and drink." more >>
One man helped lead the United States of America into a new era of race relations, spearheading the massive grassroots call for racial equality.
On Monday, Americans will observe Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The federal holiday includes a day off school and a call to contemplation on the state of race in America.
Below are five facts about the holiday, the ways that people celebrate it, and how in at least one state, Dr. King with grouped with peers not often associated with the civil rights leader. more >>
Rapper and outspoken Christian, MC Jin, recently made an appearance at the DoomsDay Cypher on the popular satellite radio show SwaysUniverse where he rapped a radical message.
The segment featured several rappers and Jin used his part to first address the demand for him to return to the battle rap scene he once dominated. He then touched on his faith in an aggressive and interesting way.
"Jin, ain't you a Christian rapper and you forget, it's like 30 something bars and you ain't mention Jesus yet," boasted the MC. "I saved the best for last don't forget what I said. Yes Jesus is alive and religion is dead." more >>
Pastor and Crazy Love author Francis Chan answered the question of what makes a boyfriend ready for marriage on John Piper's Ask Pastor John podcast by recalling a time when his older daughter brought a guy home.
He recounted, "My daughter did bring home a guy a few months ago from college and some of my friends asked her, they said 'hey how serious are you with him' and they told me her answer was so weird. They said her answer was 'I just want to hang out with him long enough to see if God answers his prayers.' That's a weird answer but in her mind that was her gauge."
The California preacher went on to describe how in his home, answered prayer is the measure of strong relationship with God. more >>
Americans named Billy Graham the number four "Most Admired Man" in world of 2014 according to U.S. polling agency Gallup. The polling results mark the 58th time that the 96-year-old televangelist has made the top 10 list.
The pollster's telephone survey results from 805 U.S. adults ages 18 and older placed Graham, referred to as "America's pastor," in the top 10 list of most admired men in the world for 2014.
Two percent of poll participants named him as their first or second choice when asked "What man that you have heard or read about, living today in any part of the world do you admire most." more >>
The apologetics ministry Answers in Genesis is hoping that, in addition to millions of people witnessing the famous ball dropping in Times Square on New Year's Eve, multitudes will also see its video billboard displayed nearby with a cross and reminder to Americans of the "religious freedoms they enjoy."
"I am thrilled that the Cross of Christ will be seen in the most-watched place in the world on this day," Ken Ham, AiG president, stated.
AiG officials said that whether people in the U.S. hold to the worldviews of Christianity, atheism, Judaism, and other belief systems, religious freedom must be defended. more >>