Popular hip-hop artist and Reach Records founder Lecrae wrote an open letter to Huffington Post about where he currently is in this season of his life, and confessed that he has been battling depression and is a mess because of the loss of black lives.
Since the killings of Philando Castile and Alton Sterling by police officers, Lecrae has openly become an advocate for racial reconciliation and has used his voice and gifts to spread awareness.
The popular emcee pioneered his way into the mainstream music industry by sharing the message of Jesus Christ, and charged other believers to speak out against injustice. more >>
Jonathan Cain, longtime keyboardist and rhythm guitarist for one of the most popular American rock bands of all time, Journey, is gearing up to release his new Christian album, What God Wants to Hear on Friday.
Cain co-wrote the best selling hit, "Don't Stop Believin,'" for Journey and says his new album, What God Wants to Hear, is filled with personal songs about his faith journey. The first single, "Deeper than Deep," and the rest of the album was recorded at Addiction Sound, Cain's state-of-the-art studio in Nashville, Tennessee.
The 66-year-old musician admits that he has never felt this close to the Lord after working on this new record and hopes the songs will help others feel the same. more >>
A North Korean woman who was forced to work in a prison camp where she started a secret Christian church and won converts for the faith despite immense persecution, has revealed that people living under the regime are taught that Christians kill people and drink their blood.
"Christians were not capable of 'revolutionary acts' and so were enemies," explained Hae Woo about how she was taught to hate Christians prior to her conversion.
"Every form of religion, and especially Christianity, was like opium: addictive and destructive. I heard stories about Christians who went to hospitals, enticed people into cellars, killed them there and sucked the blood out of their bodies so that they could sell it. The thought of it was horrifying to me," she said, as reported by the National Catholic Register. more >>
Kirk Cameron's film "Revive Us" hit cinemas nationwide for a live event Tuesday night and his sister, Candace Cameron Bure, said she attended the New York viewing and those around her were so moved that they gathered together and fervently prayed for the United States.
"So happy to worship with these brothers and sisters in Christ at the showing of my big bro Kirk's 'Revive Us' in New York City, Time Square!" Bure wrote on Facebook along with a photo of some of her prayer partners.
"We hugged each other, took pictures and best of all, prayed fervently as a group together for our country, our leaders, our families, our children and those who are sick, hurting and in need. Yup, strangers ... praying and loving on each other. What a concept! We LOVE you, Lord. Revive our hearts to love you with every part of our being." more >>
Young Earth Creationist Ken Ham has warned based on recent survey results that as many as 40 to 50 percent of Christians do not believe that the Bible should be taken literally in all that it presents, something which he argued points to fundamental problems within the Church.
"Sadly, our once-Christian nation has drifted far from its roots. Few people are taught solid, biblical theology and, as a result, biblical illiteracy is rampant throughout our country," Ham wrote Wednesday on Facebook.
He elaborated on the new survey by Ligonier Ministries and Lifeway Research that was released on Sept. 28 in a blog post for Answers in Genesis earlier this week, and summarized that there is confusion among American Christians about who God really is. more >>
The Bible shows that Jesus Christ is different from every other religious leader in history, says famed evangelist the Rev. Billy Graham.
In a Q&A published by the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association on Tuesday, a person asked Graham what makes Jesus different from other spiritual figures.
"Why is Jesus any different from every other religious leader who ever lived?" the person asked. "I don't think it really matters what you believe about God, because I think all roads eventually lead to the same place anyway." more >>