The K-Love Fan Awards have announced that Steven Curtis Chapman and Michael Tait will be among the performers and presenters at year's show with co-hosts Kirk Cameron and Elizabeth Hasselbeck on Sunday.
Chapman and Tait were announced along with Brett Kern, Ashley Smith, Thomas Davis, Brian Bosworth, Benjamin Watson, Alex Kendrick and Blanca, marking the final group of diverse presenters to appear at the 2015 K-Love Fan Awards in Nashville, Tennessee.
The latest list of presenters and performers are part of an already star-studded line-up that includes Danny Gokey, Jeremy Camp, MercyMe, Natalie Grant, among others, who will attend the ceremony taking place at the Grand Ole Opry House. more >>
Washington, D.C.'s public transportation system has rejected an ad depicting a cartoon representation of the Muslim prophet Muhammad, the founder of Islam, by adopting a ban on "issues" ads.
Michael Tolbert, spokesman for the Metro system, said in a statement that the ban would be in regard to any ads that are political, religious, or of a similar controversial nature and will last the remainder of the year.
"In the coming months, Metro will fully consider the impact that issue-related advertisements have on the community by gathering input from riders, local community groups and advocates," stated Tolbert, as reported by The Hill. more >>
In a social media post Thursday, Franklin Graham called Ireland "a once staunchly religious country" that is now a "light shining in the wrong direction."
"According to a gay Irish Cabinet minister, '[the vote to legalize same-sex marriage in Ireland] makes us a beacon, a light to the rest of the world, of liberty and equality,'" Graham exclaimed. "They must not realize that this is a light shining in the wrong direction!"
Graham focused on Christian teaching instead of popular opinion, adding: "Jesus Christ said, 'I am the light of the world. Whoever follows Me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life (John 8:12).'" more >>
Less than a month after two gunmen opened fire at a Muhammad cartoon drawing contest in Garland, Texas, a former U.S. Marine has planned to hold a similar event as part of an anti-Islamic protest in front of a Phoenix, Arizona, mosque.
Hundreds are expected to attend Friday's "Freedom of Speech Rally Round II," which has been organized by self-proclaimed patriot and atheist, Jon Ritzheimer, and both the FBI and Phoenix police are said to be aware of the controversial event.
The American Family Association's One Million Moms website has launched a petition calling for Fox to halt its plans to air a new television series called "Lucifer" in 2016, saying the program "mischaracterizes" Satan and "mocks the Bible."
"The series will focus on Lucifer portrayed as a good guy, 'who is bored and unhappy as the Lord of Hell,' the petition states.
The premise of the series, which is based on the DC Comics Series of the same name, is that the protagonist, Lucifer Morningstar, decides to leave Hell and move to Los Angeles, the City of Angels, to open up an upscale nightclub called "Lux." more >>
Jim Parsons, who plays Sheldon Cooper in the popular television series "The Big Bang Theory," portrays the Creator of the universe in the new tongue-in-cheek Broadway play titled "An Act of God," written by the author who runs "TheTweetOfGod" account that has nearly 2 million followers on Twitter.
The satirical and irreverent play is described on the official website as "a 90-minute comedy where the Almighty and His devoted angels answer some of the deepest questions that have plagued mankind since Creation. He's finally arrived to set the record straight … and He's not holding back!"
"An Act of God" officially opened May 28, and also features Christopher Fitzgerald and Tim Kazurinsky as the archangels Michael and Gabriel, in addition to 42-year-old and openly gay Parsons in the titular role. more >>