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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.


Related Topix: RNS, Ferguson, MO

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.


Related Topix: Franklin, TN, The River

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.


Related Topix: World News, Kenya, RNS, Nigeria, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

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.


Related Topix: Christian

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.


Related Topix: Christian, Celebrities, Dance, Pop/Rock, Katy Perry, Entertainment


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.


Related Topix: Arise

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.


Related Topix: Barry Harris, Jazz, The Truth, Randy Weston, Miles Davis, Black Entertainment, Detroit, MI

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.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Morningstar, US Politics, US News

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.


Related Topix: Movies, Entertainment, Mark Schultz, Celebrities, Steve Carell, Magic Mike, 22 Jump Street, Channing Tatum

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.


Related Topix: The Truth

Hispanic Business

Sellout of Macon concert shows midstate popularity of McDonough's Casting Crowns

"They are all so down-to-earth." The church's website barely makes mention of the group.


Related Topix: Casting Crowns, Billboard Music Awards, Music!

World Magazine

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.


Related Topix: Crossway

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.


Related Topix: Yesudas, Ethnic, Bollywood, Arts, Cinema, World News, India, Christian

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.


Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, RNS, World News, Middle East, Lebanon,

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

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.


Related Topix: Crossway, Pennsylvania


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.


Related Topix: Smokey Robinson, Black Entertainment, Soul, Amy Grant, Pop/Rock, The Miracles, Kimbra

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.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Lafayette, IN, Thursday, Events, Christian, Stockwell, IN

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.


Related Topix: R&B, R-N-B, Wiz Khalifa, Hip-Hop, Smokey Robinson, Black Entertainment, Soul, Drake, Pop/Rock, The Miracles

Bangor Daily News

"Imagining Ireland"

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.


Related Topix: Portland, ME, Christian

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.


Related Topix: Steven Curtis Chapman