Monthly Archives: September 2018

Chris Pratt on faith with the Associated Press

AP: At recent awards show appearances, you went out on stage and talked publicly about your faith. Is it an especially important time to do that? Pratt: I don’t know that I am so much more motivated by where the … Continue reading

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Lauren Daigle wants to break down walls to Christian music

Lauren Daigle’s album, “Look Up Child,” debuted this month at No. 3 on Billboard’s all-genre album chart and had the best first week sales of any Christian album in nearly nine years, according to Billboard. Daigle, who is performing at this … Continue reading

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Hymn Swinger: Sister Rosetta Tharpe

By Steve Beard The holy-rolling and guitar-swinging hymn singer who arguably gave birth to rock and roll and was buried in an unmarked grave for more than 35 years is finally getting the respect she deserves. For the fans of … Continue reading

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The Unlikely Endurance of Christian Rock

By Kelefa Sanneh The New Yorker In 1957, less than a year after the end of the Montgomery bus boycott, the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., took a part-time job as an advice columnist. His employer was Ebony, and his … Continue reading

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Celebrating Aretha Franklin

“In Aretha,” the Rev. Dr. William Barber said at her funeral, “the holiness of the sacred and the secular came together, in a way that could be only ordered by the Lord. Some say that even as the world spins, … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Queen Lili’uokalani

Happy Birthday to Queen Liliʻuokalani, the first queen regnant of the Kingdom of Hawaii and its last sovereign monarch (1838-1917). She ruled from January 29, 1891, until the overthrow of her rightful rule in January 17, 1893, by unscrupulous sugar … Continue reading

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Senator John McCain RIP

The casket of Senator John McCain lies in state in the US Capitol Rotunda.

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