When gospel music artists perform at secular events, they often use the platform as an opportunity to plant seeds of change within viewers. That's exactly what Grammy Award-winning singer Erica Campbell plans to do when she teams up with fellow gospel artist Tasha Cobbs for a special performance at the Soul Train Awards on Nov. 6.
"I'm a big Tasha Cobbs fan. Not only do I love her voice, but I love her spirit. So to be able to present gospel at the Soul Train Awards is amazing," Campbell told The Christian Post. "We're really excited about this collaboration, to make sure that we represent gospel music in the best possible way. I'm totally just excited about the possibilities."
The 43-year-old "I Luh God" singer, who built her music career with the gospel duo Mary Mary before finding solo success last year, told CP about her mission to bring Jesus to people at an event filled with its fair share of secular hip-hop, R&B and soul music. more >>
China's Communist Party has decided to abolish its decades-long, draconian one-child policy, according to State media, which also said that couples will be allowed to have two children. Women will still be forced to abort all subsequent pregnancies, however.
"The change of policy is intended to balance population development and address the challenge of an ageing population," the ruling party said while announcing the plan at a Central Committee meeting Thursday, the State-controlled Xinhua new agency reported.
A final plan will be ratified by the annual session of China's top legislature in March, it added. more >>
The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights is reviewing a discrimination complaint filed by the ACLU against a Chicago-area high school demanding that male students be allowed to use girls' bathrooms, showers and changing rooms.
Depending on the outcome, the school could lose federal funding.
The investigation by the Office for Civil Rights is "based on a complaint alleging that the district discriminated against a transgender high school student by denying her access to the girls' locker rooms," Dorie Nolt, press secretary at the Department of Education, said in a statement Tuesday, according to the Daily Herald. more >>
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The LGBT agenda will not outlast Christian witness, according to Michael Brown, founder and president of FIRE School of Ministry, who believes "the gay revolution has within itself the seeds of self-destruction."
Speaking at the Southern Evangelical Seminary's annual National Conference on Christian Apologetics at Calvary Church earlier this month, Brown said while many churches don't want to address issues pertaining to LGBT culture and rights, he believes they "absolutely must be addressed."
Calling for compassion for people who identify as LGBT, Brown advises Christians to "resist the gay activist agenda with courage," but to do so with "hearts of compassion and backbones of steel," which he says are not negotiable in the struggle for the culture and staying faithful to the Christian witness. more >>
Christian actress Candace Cameron Bure has defended a Maryland bride who presented her father with a "certificate of purity" signed by her doctor during her wedding reception as a way to prove that she maintained her virginity until marriage.
Twenty-two-year-old Brelyn Bowman, who pledged to God when she was 13 years old to remain celibate until she got married, was one of the topics of discussion on Thursday's episode of ABC's daytime television talk show "The View."
Bowman, who posted a picture Instagram last week from her wedding that featured her posing in her weddings dress with her father, who's a pastor, holding the purity certificate has become the center of a social media storm. more >>
Pro-life Evangelical leaders are hoping to build upon the success of the annual March for Life by hosting their first-ever pro-life conference in the nation's capital.
Scheduled to be held Jan. 21-22, the "Evangelicals for Life" event will be hosted by Focus on the Family and the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention.
Evangelicals owe "an incalculable debt" to Roman Catholics who created the March for Life, said ERLC President Russell Moore during an on-the-record conference call Tuesday that included Focus on the Family Community Outreach Vice President Kelly Rosati. more >>