When Kirk Franklin stopped in Jacksonville, Florida, for the second leg of his tour Sunday, the concert was halted for a moment of intercession that made the veteran minister of music terrified to pray.
On his "Twenty Years In One Night" tour, Franklin taps singers in the audience to help him with the song "Intercession" from his Losing My Religion album. On June 5, one of that singer was 31-year-old gospel singer Josiah Martin who emotionally began to share his testimony and battle with kidney disease during the concert.
A number of conservative voices have been urging Christian rock singer Trey Pearson to deny himself as part of his Christian faith after he announced that he is gay and will be leaving his wife and children.
"Our hearts break for him and his family. We pray he remembers Christ's words: 'Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross daily and follow me,'" the Family Research Council said in a Facebook message on Wednesday.
"Denial of self is central to the Christian faith. It's a rejection of our stubborn sinful nature that seeks dominion in our lives. Yet through Christ, we have the victory — but we must deny self," the message added. more >>
Bobby Brown is thanking God for his life after overcoming drug addiction that led to the death of his singer ex-wife Whitney Houston and their daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown.
"The hardest thing I had to do in my life was tell my daughter to let go. My baby's gone." Brown said in an interview on ABC's "20/20". "I thank God I'm still here."
Bobbi Kristina died at the age of 22 in July 2015. Her death came six months after being found unconscious in the bathtub of the Georgia home she shared with her former boyfriend Nick Gordon. more >>
Now that Tamar Braxton publicly spoke about feeling betrayed by "The Real" talk show that recently let her go, the show's representatives responded by speaking out.
"Tamar Braxton's contract was not renewed for reasons that will remain privileged and private, and that are between her and the Studio," a statement from the show obtained by The Christian Post reads. "However, we would like to make it crystal clear that Ms. Braxton's departure from the show had nothing to do with her former co-hosts; any suggestion to the contrary unfairly tarnishes them. As always, we wish Tamar and Vince all the best."
The statement comes after Braxton, the 39-year-old singer-songwriter, reality star and talk show host opened up about her firing on her WE tv reality television series "Braxton Family Values." more >>
Christian pioneer TobyMac addressed the highly anticipated upcoming dc Talk reunion and the Jesus Freak cruise next summer during Sunday's K-LOVE Fan Awards.
While Backstage in the media room of the 2016 K-LOVE Fan Awards, TobyMac talked about the reunion he and his former dc Talk bandmates Michael Tait and Kevin Max announced last month.
Sixteen years after the band dc Talk revolutionized the Christian market with their groundbreaking album Jesus Freak in 1995, the trio announced an upcoming a performance next year on the Jesus Freak Cruise to the Bahamas. more >>
Lauren Daigle, Danny Gokey and for King & Country were the big winners at last night's 2016 K-LOVE Fan Awards at Nashville's Grand Ole Opry stage.
Christian music's new star female artist Lauren Daigle received both Artist of the Year and Female Artist of the Year, while Danny Gokey took home Male Artist of the Year and Breakout Single. And for KING & COUNTRY were honored with Best Live Show and Group/Duo of the Year.
The K-LOVE Fan Awards, hosted by Elisabeth Hasselbeck and Matthew West, are based on fans voting for their favorite artists to be nominated and also picking the winners for each of the seven award categories. The Awards night was kicked off by the Ultimate Experience Weekend on Friday, June 3, which is an annual weekend packed with performances and activities leading up to the award show dedicated to the radio station's beloved fans. more >>