Saturday, December 3, 2011

Church bans interracial relationships

CNN interviews a member of a church who's church has voted to ban interracial marriages.

Fox News: Bloody Truth About the Bible

Fox News talks to the author of Laying Down the Sword, which deals with the violence and the Bible.

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Thieves steal instruments of Georgia gospel quartet

Grammy Nods

Grammy nominations are out.

Best Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music Performance
Do Everything~ Steven Curtis Chapman
Alive (Mary Magdalene) ~ Natalie Grant
Your Love ~Brandon Heath
Jesus~ Le'Andria Johnson
I Lift My Hands ~ Chris Tomlin

Best Gospel Song
Hello Fear ~Kirk Franklin (Songwriter Kirk Franklin)
Sitting With Me ~Erica Campbell, Tina Campbell, Gerald Haddon & Tammi Haddon, songwriters (Mary Mary)
Spiritual ~ Donald Lawrence, songwriter (Donald Lawrence & Co. Featuring Blanche McAllister-Dykes)
Trust Me ~ Richard Smallwood, songwriter (Richard Smallwood & Vision)
Window ~Canton Jones, songwriter (Canton Jones)

Best Contemporary Christian Music Song
Blessings~Laura Story, songwriter (Laura Story)
Hold Me ~Jamie Grace Harper, Toby McKeehan & Christopher Stevens, songwriters (Jamie Grace Featuring Tobymac)
I Lift My Hands ~Louie Giglio, Matt Maher & Chris Tomlin, songwriters (Chris Tomlin)
Strong Enough ~Matthew West, songwriter (Matthew West)
Your Love ~Brandon Heath & Jason Ingram, songwriters (Brandon Heath)

Best Gospel Album
The Love Album ~Kim Burrell
The Journey ~ AndraƩ Crouch
Hello Fear ~Kirk Franklin
Something Big ~Mary Mary
Angel & Chanelle Deluxe Edition ~Trin-i-tee 5:7

Best Contemporary Christian Music Album
Ghosts Upon the Earth ~ Gungor
Leaving Eden ~ Brandon Heath
The Great Awakening ~Leeland
What If We Were Real ~Mandisa
Black & White ~Royal Tailor
And If Our God Is For Us... ~ Chris Tomlin

Winners will be announced February 12.

Graham Hospitalized

Billy Graham is resting in a North Carolina hospital this morning. The evangelist was admitted yesterday for possible pneumonia. The 93-year-old preacher is at Mission Hospital in Asheville in stable condition. He last had a hospital stay in May, also related to pneumonia.

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Tweet The Bible

A group led by web developer Anthony J. Thompson has started a plan to post one verse of the Bible every day on Twitter. With over 31,000 verses in the Bible, the project will take 86-years to complete. It's called #TweetTheBible. The project was launched at 11:11am November 11th making it 11/11/11 11:11. You can follow their progress @tweetthebible86 or on Facebook at TweetTheBible.

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Obama's 'Godless' Thanksgiving address

Comedian Jon Stewart went after Fox News for pointing out that President Obama did not mention God in his Thanksgiving remarks. See the video below.

Joel Osteen's Reality Show

Houston mega-church pastor Joel Osteen may star in his own reality series. Survivor producer Mark Burnett hopes to have the show on the air in 2012. Burnett wants to have some "ordinary people" go on a mission with Joel Osteen in the US.

Grad Student's Counseling Case

Graduate student Jennifer Keeton is suing Georgia's Augusta State University for "punishing" her over her Christian views on gay rights, according to her attorney. Her case is now before an appeals court after a judge rejected her claim. Attorneys for both sides offered arguments to the appeals court today. Keeton's attorney told the judges she is "committed to the truth of the Bible." Keeton was placed on academic probation for saying it would be difficult for her to work with gay clients and claims she was threatened with expulsion if she did not go to events like the city's gay pride parade.

Sunday, November 27, 2011

TV Movie Tonight

The latest nonfiction book from Tuesdays with Morrie author Mitch Albom has been adapted into a television movie airing tonight on ABC. Here's a glimpse of what you can expect from Have a Little Faith.