Lecrae reveals in his new book, Unashamed that rappers Tupac and Ice Cube were his idols when he was craving acceptance and being led astray by a gang-banging uncle.
The Reach Records founder and Academy Award winner took to Facebook Sunday to share an excerpt from the book, which is set to release on Tuesday.
"I was hungry for male attention, and Uncle Chris offered a father-like relationship. I was hungry for acceptance, and Uncle Chris symbolized the promise of a family-like community. And I had idolized gangsta rappers like Tupac and Ice Cube and movies like 'Boyz In the Hood' and 'Menace to Society.' more >>
The Corporate leadership of Target Stores, Inc. has announced that they are now going to allow shoplifters to self-identify as paying customers.
In a statement released last Friday, the ginormous retail chain explained that everyone should be allowed to identify as whatever customer status makes them the most comfortable while shopping at Target.
"In our stores, we demonstrate our commitment to an inclusive experience for employees and customers alike in many ways," stated Target. more >>
It has been said that one has to come to the Kingdom of Heaven as a little child. One kid shows just how to do that in the here and now.
In a video posted in late April by Willie Jones on Facebook, a 4-year-old boy at New Hope Church tears the house down with his worship performance.
With the aid of an adult choir, the dressed in his Sunday best took the microphone and helped sing the classic spiritual "This Little Light of Mine." more >>
Students living in one Florida school district are now required to use the bathrooms that align with their birth sex, not the bathrooms of the gender in which the choose to identify on any given day.
The Marion County School Board voted 4-1 on Tuesday in favor of the resolution that requires students to use the restroom of their birth sex.
According to local news station WUFT, hundreds attended Tuesday's board meeting, with a large crowd favoring the resolution's passage. "About 250 people cheered, sang Christian songs and waved banners that read, 'God Belongs in My City," the station reported. more >>
Come this fall, Liberty University, the world's largest Christian University and America's fifth largest university, will allow students who are 21 or older with concealed handgun permits from the state to keep their weapons inside their dorm rooms with permission from the school.
Liberty President Jerry Falwell told The News & Advance that the university's board of trustees gave him the green light last week to update the school's concealed-carry policy.
In celebration of the 25th anniversary of her hit song "Baby Baby," Grammy Award winner Amy Grant has released an epic collaboration with popular singer Tori Kelly.
Leading up to Grant's anticipated new album release of Iconic No. 1, available digitally on Friday, April 29, the Christian pioneer joined forces with 23-year-old Pop/R&B singer for an unforgettable remake of the '90s classic.
An audio premiere of the new and improved "Baby Baby" was released exclusively on PEOPLE.com. MarieClaire.com also shared a behind-the-scenes video with footage of Grant and Kelly. In the clip, Grant and Kelly talked about recording the 2016 version of the song. more >>