I wanted to hear from churchgoers what their favorite and least favorite instruments are. Some of the responses were anticipated. Many were not.
Jonathan Howe told me I was opening a can of worms by conducting this Twitter poll.
He was right. more >>
Gwen Stefani is rumored to be expecting a baby girl and her new boyfriend, Blake Shelton, is excited to be a father.
A few weeks ago, it was reported that Gwen Stefani, 46, is finally pregnant with Blake Shelton's child. Now, a source said that the singer thinks the child she is carrying is a girl because it feels different from her three previous pregnancies, according to In Touch Weekly.
The source told the magazine that Shelton is very excited about his girlfriend's pregnancy and that the 39-year-old country artist is bound to spoil his daughter. The insider added that a girl in the family will finally make Stefani, who already has three sons, "feel complete." more >>
After being publicly ousted and delivered from infidelity to his gospel singing wife, Tina Campbell, musician Teddy Campbell is taking on the call of ministry by leading Bible study.
Teddy's Los Angeles-based Bible study is called The Front Line and seeks to bring men 18 and older together for knowledge, revelation, wisdom and power.
"There is a lot of things I did not know about the Bible. But when I started reading to find out how to be a man, God showed me who He really was and who He intended for me to be," Teddy wrote about the Bible study he leads. "It changed my life and it continues to do so. This Bible study will be informative and empowering, I promise! And it'll just be a cool place to come hang out!" more >>
Jazz great Natalie Cole died last month but the gospel music community is keeping her memory alive.
Cole, the 65-year-old daughter of the late jazz musician Nat King Cole, died from heart failure on Dec. 31, 2015, and many performers who knew her best are sharing their memories of the famed singer. On the red carpet for the BET "Celebration of Gospel" event last Saturday in Los Angeles, a number of gospel music artists sang Cole's praises.
"She left a wonderful legacy. In her music she really represented well for her family, I'm sure her father would be really proud of her," singer Tamela Mann told Eurweb. "We worked with her once. You hate for anybody to go but you know that one day we all have to leave, so we just pray that her family is strengthened." more >>
Kari Jobe is finding new ways to honor God with her songs by breaking them down for fans in the form of a devotional.
The Grammy nominated Gateway Church worship singer took to Facebook where she broke down a few songs from her 2014 Majestic album in the form of a devotional, or Bible study tool.
Jobe, the 34-year-old Christian contemporary music singer for the Southlake, Texas, church, posted a devotional for her song "I Am Not Alone" for her 1 million Facebook followers. more >>
One Direction band member Louis Tomlinson is reportedly moving to Los Angeles this week to be with Briana Jungwirth, with whom he is expecting his first child, said to be due later this month.
The pop singer, who is set to become a father for the first time, is said to be making his unborn child and Briana his top priority at the moment, while his band is on hiatus.
24-year-old Tomlinson confirmed the rumor that he and former flame Jungwirth are expecting on Good Morning America in August 2015. "Obviously it's a very exciting time, so I'm buzzing," he said. more >>