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Kanye West Says Recording Label won’t let Artist’s say “Jesus”

Kanye West brought his Sunday Service Choir to Bayfront Park in Miami and took a moment to address an issue in the music industry regarding Jesus. According to XXL, West believes that record labels are contractually prohibiting artists from saying the name “Jesus” in their music. “God using us to show off, to show God …

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Gospel artist Carman asks for prayers as cancer returns

Veteran Christian singer Carman Licciardello is asking fans to pray for him after being told by doctors that his cancer has returned. Veteran Christian singer Carman Licciardello is asking fans to pray for him after being told by doctors that his cancer has returned. Carman already defied the odds back in 2013 when he was …

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Why Churches Should Ditch The Projector Screens And Bring Back Hymnals

A couple of decades ago, churches split in a grand debate over worship. Contentious arguments raged over every aspect of worship style, components, decorum, and practically everything else. Every church seemed to be choosing between opposites—organ or praise band, historic liturgy or rock liturgies, contemporary songs or historic hymns. The fallout was ugly. Assemblies erupted …

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Keith Getty: Modern worship movement is ‘utterly dangerous,’ causing ‘de-Christianizing of God’s people’

“In Christ Alone” writer Keith Getty is warning church leaders about the modern worship movement, which he describes as one of “cultural relevance” that is “utterly dangerous” and is contributing to the “de-Christianizing of God’s people.” In an interview with The Christian Post, Getty said many modern worship songs focus on emotionalism rather than sound …

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Christian Artist Lauren Daigle Makes Music History with ‘Look Up Child’, Releases New Music Video

Christian Broadcasting Network – Grammy award-winning Christian artist Lauren Daigle has made music history with her latest album ‘Look Up Child’. ‘Look Up Child’ has been on Billboard’s Top Christian Albums chart for 44 weeks and has been No. 1 for 39 weeks. Billboard reports that’s a new record. The Louisiana native said the idea of childlike …

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Street preacher rebukes Kirk Franklin for failing to represent Christ at BET Awards; celebrities push back Street preacher rebukes Kirk Franklin for failing to represent Christ at BET Awards; celebrities push back

A number of celebrity preachers and singers are coming to the defense of gospel music star Kirk Franklin after he was publicly rebuked by a street preacher for allegedly failing to present the message of the Gospel during a 3.5-minute performance at the recent BET Awards show. Franklin shared an approximately 4-minute long clip of …

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Hollyn responds to critics claiming she’s no longer a Christian artist after ‘Sad Girl’ EP

Artist Hollyn addressed comments claiming she’s no longer a Christain singer because her new EP, Bye, Sad Girl., is about a down season in her life and doesn’t explicitly mention God.  Hollyn took to social media over the weekend and posted a photo showing a couple of comments she received from users online.  “What happened why …

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DC Talk announced their first tour together in 20 years

Twenty years after the band DC Talk revolutionized the Christian market with their groundbreaking album Jesus Freak in 1995, the trio is finally getting back together on tour. Members of the Grammy Award-winning band — Toby McKeehan, Michael Tait and Kevin Max — started a frenzy three years ago when they first announced they would be performing together …

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Matt Maher Shares Peace After Loss

Christian music is often meant to offer praise to God, but many of the songs and hymns are as much for the singer and the listener. The music can help believers feel closer as a congregation or a community. It can provide comfort in times of trouble and give them hope. But these songs don’t …

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Disney World ends annual Christian music festival after 34 years

After 34 years, Walt Disney World has ended its annual Night of Joy event showcasing Christian music artists. “Last year was our last event,” a spokeswoman for the Florida resort confirmed to the Orlando Sentinel. She added that the decision was made in the interest of “continually changing our offerings.” Rikki Niblett of the blog TouringPlans.com notes that the …

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Tauren Wells Says “Grateful” for Chance to Tour with Secular Artists

Tauren Wells, formerly of Royal Tailor and singer of hit song “Hills and Valleys”, recently made a Facebook post talking about his experiences as a Christian artist being given an opportunity to tour with secular musicians such as Lionel Richie. Mr. Wells’ comments in their entirety are as follows: I’m grateful for the opportunity Mr. …

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Lecrae Talks His New Album And Moving Beyond Christian Music

Music that’s filed under the Christian genre often has a hard time finding mainstream success. It’s possible to make a living as a Christian musician, and that market is actually surprisingly large (and musically diverse), but owning that title can be both a blessing and a curse for those with their sights set towards the …

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