Selena Gomez is taking a stand against teenage suicide with a powerful message posted to social media on Wednesday urging her fans to turn to God.
The 22-year-old singer, who remains at the top of song charts with "The Heart Wants What It Wants," took to Instagram offering encouragement to those suffering from depression with the explanation that "God puts us in situations… for a reason."
"By me following you is not me saying its ok to think these thoughts," Gomez began in the post. "It's not me saying 'hey you said sad things, so I'm going to follow you to make you feel better.' God puts us in situations that are so unexplainably difficult for a reason." more >>
Acclaimed singer Mat Kearney recently spoke about how faith and travel inspired his fifth studio album Just Kids.
On Feb. 24 Kearney dropped his latest album, four years after the release of "Young Love," which reached No. 1 on the Billboard Christian Album chart. He explained his decision to wait four years to release "Just Kids" and also shared how marriage inspired the album title.
The Dove award-winner is gearing up to embark on his "Just Kids" nationwide tour, which will feature special guests Parachute and Judah & The Lion. The tour will kick off on March 5 in Spokane, Washington, and wraps up in his home town Nashville, Tennessee. more >>
"Mary Mary" is days away from the season four premiere, but fans of the television series can get a preview of the new season today.
WEtv's popular series has featured sisters Erica and Tina's faith undergo the ultimate test as their world is turned upside down with betrayal and the death of a family member. Picking up where season three left off, the brand new fourth season will feature Erica's solo career outside of Mary Mary as well as Tina's marital struggles. In a four-minute first look at the season premiere, the singers of Mary Mary are surprised by an unexpected guest at the front door ... their former manager, Mitchell.
"I was just in the neighborhood," he tells the stunned duo. "It's time to set the record straight and just put things on the table." more >>
Multiplatinum R&B singer Chris Brown recently made an appearance on the syndicated radio show Power 105.1's "The Breakfast Club" on Monday where he discussed various topics including marriage and having children.
The 25-year-old singer expressed his opinion on why marriage seems to be less appealing to millennials.
"I'm cool with having a baby," he said. "The marriage thing, I'm not cool giving [a woman] half of what I earned all my life. In our generation marriage has been distorted because it hasn't worked. [For] the older generation it has worked. Our generation 'what we've seen' [it hasn't worked]." more >>
Michelle Williams is speaking out about the importance of breaking generational curses.
Williams, the 34-year-old singer, has both Grammy and NAACP Image award nominations for her latest solo effort, "Journey To Freedom." Her album title seems to be a theme in the singer's life, and she has consistently shared insight about self improvement on her Twitter.
Most recently, Williams spoke about breaking generational curses while encouraging people to do so. more >>
Deitrick Haddon, the minister and gospel singer who appeared on the Oxygen docu-series "Preachers of L.A.," is defending women preaching in the pulpit after the debate was sparked on the Oxygen mini-series "Preachers of Detroit."
Although Haddon does not have a starring role on the spinoff to his own Oxygen docu-series, he seemed to join the debate between some preachers regarding women's roles in the church. Bishop Corletta Vaughn is the Senior Pastor of The Holy Ghost Cathedral and Chief Apostle to Go Tell It Evangelistic Ministry Worldwide, but some may question her defying patriarchal church traditions to become a female preacher.
After Pastor Don William Shelby Jr. of Burning Bush International Ministries Church of God in Christ appeared on Oxygen docu-series to speak against women having a prominent leadership role in the church, Haddon had something to say about it. more >>