Kim Kardashian West and her rap mogul husband Kanye West, were asked to be ambassadors of Jerusalem while visiting the city to get their daughter North West baptized Monday.
The 22-month-old toddler traveled to Armenia with her parents for five days before reaching Jerusalem, where she was baptized in the Cathedral of Saint James in the Armenian Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem, according to The Jerusalem Post.
The celebrity couple also reportedly met with the mayor of Jerusalem, Mayor Nir Barkat. Aside from toasting to Jerusalem, Barkat spoke to The Jerusalem Post about asking the Wests "to be ambassadors of Jerusalem and to spread the message around the world that Jerusalem is open and everyone is wanted here." more >>
Lecrae opened up about faith and fame along with his growing platform during an appearance on "100 Huntley Street" this week.
Furthermore, the talk show featured the collaboration between Lecrae and for King & Country on the song "Messengers." The rapper, who is an outspoken Christian, included "Messengers" on his latest album, "Anomaly." Lecrae spoke exclusively to "100 Huntley Street" about his ever-growing fame, his faith in God, and his broad platform from the Festival of Hope.
"I think of it all as tools," Lecrae says of his platform before asking, "How do I use these tools and how do I leverage this and what does it look like and what will I build with it?" more >>
The Christian pop rock band, Newsboys, are grateful that they can still sell out shows after forming close to three decades ago, but the foursome decided to up the ante by working to end world hunger on their current tour.
Duncan Phillips, Jody Davis, Jeff Frankenstein and Michael Tait are currently selling out shows as Newsboys on their "We Believe...God's Not Dead" 2015 Spring Tour. However, the band is doing more than providing an entertaining worship experience for people, but they have partnered with Food For The Hungry (FH) to help put an end to poverty and the spread of HIV/AIDS in Uganda.
The Newsboys' spring tour began last Feb. and will allow the band to stop in over 40 cities. At each show, information about FH and its child sponsorship program will be given to those in attendance. more >>
Jason Crabb is welcoming "The Voice" winner Craig Wayne Boyd onto the Trinity Broadcasting Network's "Praise the Lord" on Wednesday.
During the show, the two Christian singers will join forces during a performance of the classis hymn, "The Old Rugged Cross," as well as Crabb's hit song, "Through the Fire." Other performers on Wednesday's episode will include Kenzie Walker, Jimmy Sites, the Fairfield Four, and the McCrary Sisters.
Boyd, who won season seven of "The Voice" last year, was strongly influenced by both gospel and country music as a child. The 34-year-old accumulated thousands of fans on NBC's reality singing competition as a part of Blake Shelton's team. Boyd's rendition of "The Old Rugged" cross on "Praise the Lord" will not be his first time singing the hymn; the singer performed the same song during "The Voice" semi-finals. more >>
Deitrick Haddon is expecting his first son this summer and he recently opened up about why he does not expect the future Haddon to pursue a career in the gospel music industry.
Haddon, the 41-year-old gospel singer-songwriter and minister, took to social media to announce that he was expecting his first son next summer after having two girls. The singer recently spoke to Oxygen about what he expects to teach his future son who will be named Deitrick Haddon, Jr.
"I'm not putting the pressure on him to be a singer or TV star. He doesn't have to do any of those things," Haddon told Oxygen. "I'll tell him that whatever he does, he has to be great. I'm going to push him to be great by giving him an education and laying down a foundation, and then I'm going to watch him grow." more >>
Carrie Underwood is breaking from her history of singing mother-daughter songs now that she has welcomed a son.
The country music star and her husband Mike Fisher welcomed their first child, Isaiah Michael, on Feb. 27. With previous hits about mother/daughter relationships such as "Mama's Song," "All-American Girl," and "Forever Changed," Underwood acknowledged that she has never had a song pertain to a mother/son connection.