Former "American Idol" contestant Colton Dixon says "A.D. The Bible Continues" is changing how Hollywood sees Christianity. The singer is expected to appear on the companion series "Beyond A.D." on Sunday as the eighth episode of the series airs on NBC.
Dixon, who rose to fame and stayed true to his Christian values on the 11th season of "American Idol," offered insight on the television industry's attitude toward faith before heaping praise on "A.D. The Bible Continues" creators Roma Downey and Mark Burnett.
I just know, [I got] even just a little taste of how Hollywood works, of what its motivation is, and I'm just so, so proud of Mark and Roma for kind of going against that," said the "Love Has Come for Me" singer. more >>
Leading evangelist Franklin Graham has spoken out against a Virginia school district that's weighing a curriculum change to its family life classes that focus on educating students on the "fluid spectrum" of sexuality, which would include teaching the concept that one's sexuality "evolves" throughout his or her lifetime.
The Fairfax County School Board will introduce on Thursday recommendations provided by its Family Life Education curriculum subcommittee suggesting that the school district teach middle and high schools students about transgenderism, gender identity and sexual identity.
Luke Bryan is an excellent entertainer, according to all of his fans who go and see him in concert. But, on this day he was outshined by an 8-year-old fan who took the mic and did his own performance. Watch how he got on stage, and performed for the huge crowd!
Not only did he sing with Luke, he was able to rap his part in "This Is How We Roll" and then traded caps with Luke, too. Riley made a giant poster and it was asking Luke if he could sing with him and it worked! Riley gets a huge roar from the crowd and Luke even gets the chills when the little man start to rap. What an awesome way to entertain those in the crowd and also make a young boy's dreams come true.
Check out Riley get on stage and perform with Luke below: (SHARE WITH ALL!) more >>
Oregon became the third state in the United States to ban gay conversion therapy, a practice that has attracted much debate. Democratic Gov. Kate Brown signed the bill into law earlier this week, though an ex-gay group has protested and called the bill "child abuse."
CNN reported on Wednesday that the bill signed by Brown, the first openly bisexual governor in the U.S., will block therapist from offering conversion or reparative therapy on individuals who are younger than 18. Laws against the practice have also been made in California, New Jersey, and Washington D.C. more >>
JERUSALEM — George O. Wood, general superintendent of the Assemblies of God Church (USA) and chairman of the World AG Fellowship, considered the world's largest Pentecostal denomination with more than 67 million adherents, said Wednesday that young people are leaving traditional churches that have "abandoned a belief in the authority of Scripture."
Wood, who also serves as global co-chair of the Empowered21 global Spirit-empowered movement along with William Wilson, president of Oral Roberts University, made his comments during a press conference at the Empowered21 Global Congress that officially opened in spiritual fanfare in Jerusalem, Israel, on Wednesday.
Responding to a question asking how the Empowered21 movement is doing among young people, considering reports that many are moving away from the church in general, Wood explained that it's not the case for Empowered21. more >>
This young girl gets on stage and immediately you can tell that her emotions had been getting the best of her. Emma Jones is terribly nervous during her audition, but knows she has to fight it and sing at her best. What happens next will absolutely blow you away!
It is hard to tell if Emma will ever sing or not after the music start, but after she takes a few deep breaths, she unleashes an angelic voice that no one in the audience was expecting. God has given her a beautiful talent, and on this day she is showing the world that she can sing. Anyone who has heard a cover of this song before is used to getting the chills when it comes on. It's a very powerful song.
Not only does she make the crowd happy, she receives a standing ovation from all the judges! more >>