1 hr ago
Religion News Service
Ita s time for church people to stop their usual fussing
When churches conclude their summer hiatus and resume full-scale ministries this week, much will have changed from a year ago - outside their doors.
3 hrs ago
Brady Toops a vintage rock triumph
Released just a year ago Nashville artist Brady Toops is redefining the gap between the sacred and the secular.
4 hrs ago
Religion News Service
After kidnapping schoolgirls, Boko Haram takes aim at churches in northeast Nigeria
NAIROBI, KENYA Five months after Boko Haram abducted more than 200 girls in Nigeria's Borno State, the Islamic extremist group has begun occupying churches in the country's northeastern region, church officials there said.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
Evil Beet Gossip
Here's some footage from Katy Perry's Christian music tour
Pretty much everyone knows that before Katy Perry was singing about getting bi-curious when she's drunk, she was a Christian singer trying to make it in the religious music world.
New York Daily News
Video shows Katy Perry at 16 as Christian singer
A video of a bright-eyed 16-year-old Perry that surfaced on Vimeo in late August shows her during her first tour in 2001.
The grave allegations of Stephen Davis, by Femi Fani-Kayode
I read, in the August 29 edition of Thisday Newspaper, the grave allegations made by an Australian by the name of Mr. Stephen Davis about those that he believes are behind Boko Haram.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
Detroit Free Press
Review: Highlights from Saturday's Detroit Jazz Fest, a look ahead to today
I'll have more to say in Tuesday's wrap-up piece about so much of the remarkable music today heard Saturday at the Detroit Jazz Festival.
Muslims Harassed Them for Years and Set Fire to Their Property. Now...
A Palestinian church in east Jerusalem has been forced to shut its doors following years of harassment by Islamists who set fire to the site, physically threatened a congregant and intimidated the landlord, the church's pastor tells a Christian news site.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
Telluride Film Festival: Bennett Miller Describes What Attracted Him To 'Foxcatcher' Project
Director Bennett Miller has described, following a showing of 'Foxcatcher' at the Telluride Film Festival, what first attracted him to the story.
Character Matters, Part 7
If character is about anything it's about honesty . But what has character to do with belief? Does belief create good character or might belief adversely affect character? Belief that honors and is based on the good, the true and the beautiful should enhance character.
Weekend Reads: Understanding the secular age
How to Be Secular: Reading Charles Taylor is James Smith's clear explanation of a philosopher whose work can be difficult.
South China Morning Post
Indian film singer Yesudas to perform in Hong Kong
The numbers that one associates with the Indian movie industry are always mind-boggling to those outside.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Religion News Service
Eastern Catholic patriarchs denounce Islamic Statea s a crimes against humanitya
VATICAN CITY The patriarchs and church leaders of Eastern Catholic churches have denounced as "crimes against humanity" the violence committed by the Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria.
Mars Hill elders: News leaks to "non-Christian world" discredit Jesus
A newly formed board of elders at Mars Hill Church, in a letter Friday, condemned news leaks, sought to reassure the flock and warned that public airing of internal "allegations and concerns" would be used by enemies of the faith.
200 Chart Moves: Smokey Robinson Scores Highest-Charting Album in 33 Years
R&B legend Smokey Robinson earns his highest charting album since 1981, while Amy Grant debuts on both the Christian and Dance/Electronic Albums charts- On the latest Billboard 200 albums chart, Wiz Khalifa's Blacc Hollywood arrived at No.
Journal and Courier
Local churches join to host youth conference
Local churches join to host youth conference Organizers create downtown event to attract teens of all backgrounds.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Nicki Minaj's 'Anaconda' Slithers to Top of...
The single logs third-largest streaming week on record, while Wiz Khalifa debuts atop R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart and Smokey Robinson launches at No.
Bangor Daily News
The Maine Irish Heritage Center will host a First Friday Art Walk event on September 5. "Imagining Ireland" will feature over 25 local artists including Evelyn Dunphy,Gayl McNally and Ginny Keegan.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Christina Paul is on a Mission with New Album
Christina Paul is back with the release of her sophomore English-language album, Lord of All, available now via Intercessor Records.