A country music singer's powerful photo of a soldier praying with a man at an airport has swept the internet this week.
Sunny Sweeney, who sings hit songs such as "Bad Girl Phase" and "From a Table Away," witnessed the moving moment when a man approached a soldier to thank him for his service before asking to pray for his safety over the weekend. The singer was so touched that she photographed the interaction and shared it on Twitter with her over 58K followers.
"I just watched this whole thing go down in an airport and felt like sharing it with you," the singer wrote on Sunday, Oct. 5. "This young military man, Michael (full name was on his backpack) was standing here about to board a plane and a random man walked up and said thank you for your service. Then asked if he could pray for his safety." more >>
Rapper and outspoken Muslim Lupe Fiasco told his Twitter followers Saturday that he believes Islam will conquer the world and asserted that equality for women is an insignificant issue.
Twitter user @Aubi_chon asked Fiasco if he believes Islam will one day be the world's religion and will conquer the world. The "Tetseo and Youth" emcee responded simply with "yes."
The rapper was also asked a question about the equality of women in Islam by user @Nug33ent. more >>
Former Flyleaf front woman Lacey Sturm opened up this week about her journey to finding God, including her days as a suicidal drug user desperate for faith and purpose.
The singer is preparing for the release of her book The Reason: How I Discovered A Life Worth Living on Tuesday, Oct. 7. Sturm was compelled to write her story after sharing it with fans who attested that it changed their lives and even quelled their own suicidal thoughts. Discussing the powerful message of God's love in The Reason, Sturm recalled her first understanding of salvation while speaking to The Christian Post.
"I heard the message 'I'm worth loving and created by a good God, my life is important no matter what anybody says' during my encounter with God as an atheist," the singer explained. "That was the first sign; the Holy Spirit gave me that message. Maybe I had heard it before, but I didn't receive it until that message." more >>
Rapper Young Jeezy's "Holy Ghost Remix" has been removed from some Internet platforms after Bishop T.D. Jakes expressed issues with part of his sermon being added to the track.
Jeezy used a part of Jakes' February 2013 sermon titled "Don't Let the Chatter Stop You" in his "Holy Ghost Remix" featuring fellow rapper Kendrick Lamar. After Bishop Jakes expressed an issue with being featured in the song, the record was removed from streaming platforms like SoundCloud and YouTube.
Jakes, the senior pastor of The Potter's House megachurch in Dallas, Texas, is featured in the introduction of the 36-year-old rapper Young Jeezy's song where he states, more >>
Nicki Minaj is reminding people that there is more to pray for than just material things.
Minaj, the 31-year-old rapper who was born Onika Maraj, has successfully released two No. 1 albums and has become the most-charted female rapper in the history of the Billboard Hot 100. Still, she is letting over 18 million Twitter followers know that they should pray for more than just monetary things.
"Ppl pray for riches. Remember to pray for wisdom," Minaj tweeted. more >>
Now this is like a breath of fresh air! These students singing together during a school assembly will absolutely blow your mind.
Together they sing a powerful version of a Samoan hymn. Happily and joyful their voices sound as they fill the auditorium. It's amazing how synchronized they are while performing. Not only that, but when they start stomping and making noise it makes it even more exciting.
Watch this awesome performance of a Samoan hymn below: more >>