GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Michael Tait of Christian contemporary group the Newsboys expressed excitement for the growing success of faith-based movies at the box office and revealed plans to be part of a new film set for Spring 2015.
Speaking at a promotional event for faith-base film studio Pure Flix Entertainment, Tait praised the recent strides Christian films have made in the box office.
"Faith-based movies this year are taking a turn for the good and I'm just stoked about this," said Tait. more >>
Joel Houston, the son of Hillsong Senior Pastor Brian Houston, recently opened up about fanfare as it relates to the success of his megachurch band Hillsong United.
The Sydney-based pastor was in New York City on Thursday to kick off the three-day Hillsong conference at Madison Square Garden theater and he spoke about the band receiving it's first ever American Music Award nomination during a press conference.
The band is nominated for an AMA in the Contemporary Inspirational Artist category. While Houston, 35, expressed delight in the recognition, he explained that Hillsong United has a much greater purpose. more >>
Justin Bieber may have been in hot water when he recently visited a Vatican museum in Rome last week where he reportedly encountered issues for kicking a ball around property where the play was unwanted.
Bieber, the 20-year-old Canadian singer, has been vocal about his Christian faith in the past. Now, the Catholic Herald is reporting that the singer spent £16,000 for a private tour of Vatican City, which included the Vatican museum and papal apartments that Pope Francis does not occupy.
However, the Catholic Herald is reporting that Bieber began to kick a ball on the premises which resulted in him being reprimanded by staff members. While Bieber has not confirmed or denied the incident, he has not shied away from sharing his Christian faith with others in the past. more >>
During a downtime before the commencement of the 2014 Gyeryong Military Culture in South Korea, members of two bands decided to have some fun before the competition.
Members from the III Marine Expeditionary Force Band and the Korea Army Band challenged one another with a amicable line competition. Obviously it is all fun and games, but also pretty awesome to see how good they are. After they both finish their drum line set, there is a vote to see who wins. The judge bases it off the crowd noise, and it come down to a tie.
Check out this awesome drum line battle below: more >>
Grammy-Award winning rapper Lecrae recently appeared on the New York City radio station "Hot 97 The Morning Show" where he discussed being censored due to his lyrical content being informed by his Christian faith.
"I'm more censored than the most drugged out violent rapper," Lecrae told host Ebro who asked if he runs into barriers due to being a Christian rapper. "They censor me more than anybody. I'm marginalized, put in a box, so it's kind of weird. I'm sitting here trying to put substance in music and people are like, 'nah nah.'"
Lecrae explained that some listeners assume when he raps that he's always going to "tear off into a sermon," and that presupposition believed by some stops people from being open minded about his music. more >>
These 3 future stars, Ayoub, Leke, and Merel, sing a beautiful version of "Angel" together on The Voice Kids 2014. It is very touching and heartfelt when these kids can have such a powerful voice that can bring tears to our eyes.
Just hearing this song performed by its original artist, Sarah McLachlan, is touching enough and makes us feel the words. When you hear the way these three angels sing together it will bring tears to your eyes. God was definitely with these three on stage and their voices and words were heard by all those in the crowd.
Watch this remarkable performance on "The Voice" below: more >>