The Game Show Network has announced a new lineup of competitors for a second season of "The American Bible Challenge" on Monday.
Hosted by Jeff Foxworthy, the popular television series tests competitors on their knowledge of the Bible. The new contestants will have the chance to win money toward their favorite charity on the game show.
The second season of the original series will premiere Thursday, March 21 at 9 p.m. EST. more >>
"Pastor Brown" proves that anybody can be called to serve God in a movie that takes one woman from the strip club to the pulpit.
Lifetime network is celebrating Black History Month with an all-star cast of characters, which bring a tale of redemption to life using the principles taught in the Bible like in the prodigal son parable. In the film "Pastor Brown," Jesse Brown is a preacher's daughter who left her son, father and sister while pursuing a fast life in New York City that led her to become an exotic dancer.
When Jesse's father falls ill, she is forced to return home to Atlanta to face scrutiny and her father's dying wish to take over the family church. Jesse's family struggles and faith are put to the forefront in the movie that boasts a star studded cast featuring Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Rockmond Dunbar, Nicole Ari Parker, Ernie Hudson, Tisha Campbell-Martin, Keith David, Tasha Smith, Monica Brown and Creflo Dollar. more >>
Meagan Good is defending her image after some questioned whether she has changed after marrying preacher DeVon Franklin.
Good, a 31-year-old actress, took to her Instagram account to promote an upcoming appearance with her husband at One Church International in Los Angeles, Calif. However, one person took to the photograph sharing website to speak about Good's Christian image.
"She's changed her whole image by marrying that man," one person commented on Good's promotional photograph posted on Instagram. more >>
Hoping to encourage viewers of the upcoming television series, "The Bible," to delve into the Word of God by easily accessing scripture through the latest technology, producers Mark Burnett and his wife, Roma Downey, announced that the Bible App by YouVersion will host the official companion app for the series.
"Our prayer has always been that the dramatization of these stories will drive viewers to go to the Bible itself and drink in the actual text, because it is a book that changes lives," said Downey, who co-executive produced the series with her husband and also plays the role of Jesus' mother, Mary. "We are thrilled to provide millions of people with an easy way to do so with YouVersion."
"The Bible" series premieres on The History Channel beginning on March 3. more >>
Televangelist Pat Robertson recently spoke out against the possible plans to lift the gay ban in the Boy Scouts, saying on his show, "The 700 Club," that he believes the youth organization, as a private institution, should be allowed to decide who may join its rankings and who may not.
"This isn't a public organization that the state needs to get involved in … The Boy Scouts should be free to do what they want to do, and the board should feel free to do what it wants to do, and that's just the way it is," Robertson said on a Tuesday airing of "The 700 Club," the flagship program of the Christian Broadcasting Network.
"This organization has done so much for so many young men," Robertson continued, speaking of the century-old youth organization. more >>
Tony Perkins, president of the Washington, D.C.-based lobbying organization Family Research Council, engaged in a heated debate on Wednesday with CNN's Soledad O'Brien regarding the Boy Scouts gay ban, a policy that is currently being reconsidered by the national youth organization.
On CNN's "Starting Point With Soledad O'Brien," Perkins defended his support of the gay ban, telling O'Brien that lifting the ban "doesn't pass the parent test."
"First off, I mean look, this doesn't pass the parent test," Perkins told O'Brien. "You're going to let leaders come in who are attracted to males." more >>