Beloved worship group Jesus Culture released their ninth live album, Let It Echo, to much acclaim at the top of the year. This week the group announced that they will release Let It Echo Unplugged on June 17.
The upcoming unplugged release will feature new, acoustic recordings from the album. The full version of Let It Echo was recorded live at their church in Sacramento, California, and released in January of 2016. The album debuted on four Billboard charts including the Top Albums (Top 20), Digital Albums (Top 12), Christian Albums (No. 2) and the Top 200 charts (Top 40). Its lead single, "Fierce," is currently a Top 10 Hot AC radio hit.
Jesus Culture has been a community of worship leaders and musicians whose heart is to see a generation impacted by the presence of God, since 1999. This album includes 12 new songs featuring lead singers Kim Walker-Smith, Chris Quilala, Bryan & Katie Torwalt, and more. more >>
The architect of the Affordable Care Act who controversially called American voters stupid found evidence that Hillary Clinton's proposed childcare policy could harm children.
Jonathan Gruber, a health economist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is credited with helping create the ACA, commonly called "Obamacare."
In a paper recently published by the National Bureau of Economic Research, Gruber et al. studied increased childcare access in Quebec and found it to be detrimental to child development. more >>
As gospel singer William Murphy prepares for the release of his new album, Demonstrate, the music minister has been living up to the album's name by diligently leading his supporters in daily prayers on social media.
During Thursday's prayer in which Murphy hashtagged #1000peoplepraying #prayingthroughit and #lemonade, the gospel singer prayed for people who feel they have messed up in life. He also asked for his fans to fervently pray with him. His supplication was that he and those praying would have the grace to keep on going despite their failures.
Read the powerful intercession in it's entirety below: more >>
Candace Cameron Bure is receiving backlash from some of her Christian fans for singing the '90s hit song "Ice Ice Baby" for karaoke day on "The View."
On Wednesday's episode of ABC's all-female talk show, Bure performed a 2016 cover of the popular '90s rap song, and was joined onstage by Vanilla Ice. Some of her more conservative Christian fans criticized her song choice while others stood up for her.
Bure, fully dressed in b-boy style, rapped and danced — hopping, sliding, and twirling around the stage. more >>
Televangelist Bishop Eddie Long of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Lithonia, Georgia, has refused to answer whether the 2010 accusations against him that he had sex with four teenagers are true.
Long was directly asked a yes or no question by talk show host Steve Harvey on WAGA Fox 5 in Atlanta about the allegations, to which he replied: "I'm bound by court. I can't make any statement about that."
Long was accused back in 2010 by four young men that he forced them to have sexual relations with him while they were teenagers. The case was reportedly settled in 2011, but due to the nature of the agreement, the pastor is unable to speak about the details. more >>
President Barack Obama's transgender bathroom directive is part of a broader effort to fundamentally transform America, Family Research Council President Tony Perkins argued.
Earlier in May, President Obama sent a directive to public schools informing them that they must allow transgender students to use whichever bathrooms or showers correspond with their chosen gender identity.
Perkins said a statement released Wednesday that he was "encouraged" by the eleven states filing suit against the directive. more >>