Pastor John P. Kee's charity efforts being overshadowed by song-stealing controversy

Gospel music legend, Pastor John P. Kee, is rallying people nationwide to join his shoe drive for the homeless. But his God-honoring charitable efforts are being overshadowed by a song-stealing controversy involving Queen Naija.

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What Is Advent and Why Is It Important?

If you’re totally confused about what Advent is, don’t feel bad. Lots of Christians don’t know. Advent is basically a time when we anticipate and prepare for the second coming of Christ. The season of Advent, which begins four Sundays before Christmas and ends on Christmas Eve.

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Music Buzz: Tamera Mowry Housley to release a Christian album in 2019

The Real talk show host, Tamera Mowry Housley, may be mourning the recent death of her niece, Alaina Housley, 18, but she isn’t letting that get in the way of her worship. She announced that she is joining her local church’s worship team and releasing her debut Christian album in 2019.

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White Dallas cop indicted for fatally shooting black man in his own apartment

Dallas County court records show that a white former Dallas police officer has been indicted on a murder charge for the killing of her black unarmed neighbor when she says she mistakenly went to his apartment instead of her own and shot him.

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World AIDS Day: Building more awareness and compassion around HIV

Recently, Pastor Tamara Bennett revealed that her late husband died of AIDS in 2000. There are many others who have lost their battle with this disease as well—something World AIDS Day, recognized annually on December 1 since 1988, brings into focus.

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We Love It: Shirley Chisholm monument planned for Brooklyn

Shirley Chisholm is coming to Brooklyn’s back yard. The de Blasio administration announced Friday — on what would have been Chisholm’s 94th birthday — that a city-funded monument honoring the political trailblazer will be erected at the Parkside entrance to Prospect Park.

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Research: Black Lives Matter mostly opposed by men, conservatives and Republicans

Researchers at The University of Texas at Dallas recently examined public opinions about Black Lives Matter, an activist movement founded in 2013 that has gained national attention in subsequent years. The study, “Red States and Black Lives,” is published in the journal Justice Quarterly,

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Prayers Up: TIME Magazine features parents of children killed in school shootings

Its’ a striking, sobering and simultaneously heartbreaking TIME Magazine cover that shakes you out of your oblivion and reminds you to pray for the parents who have lost a child to a school shooting. The cover features the headline, "The world moves on and you don't."

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Actress Jada Pinkett Smith reveals which Tasha Cobbs Leonard song ministers to her

Girls Trip star, Jada Pinkett Smith, one of Hollywood’s best known actresses, is a big fan of one of Gospel’s best known singers, Tasha Cobbs Leonard. In a recent Instagram post, the wife of actor Will Smith shared a clip of Cobbs Leonard singing a worship song titled “You Know My Name.”

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Women’s ministry leader Dianna Hobbs launches new line of inspirational coffee mugs

For more than 10 years, people around the world have been blessed by Your Daily Cup of Inspiration devotions written by Top 100 Blogger for women of faith, Dianna Hobbs. Now those who love her blog posts and podcasts can purchase a physical cup.

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Report: TD Jakes to officiate Kim Porter’s funeral

As reports surface that Sean “Diddy” Combs may be too distraught to eulogize his late ex-girlfriend, Kim Porter, news is breaking that Bishop T.D. Jakes has been tapped to officiate her funeral service. The elaborate funeral is set for Saturday in Columbus, Georgia.

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So sweet: Russell Wilson shares heartfelt Thanksgiving reflections about his family

The day before Thanksgiving, Seattle Seahawks’ Christian Quarterback, Russell Wilson, shared what he is thankful for—his family being at the top of the list. During a Wednesday interview, instead of highlighting his Super Bowl ring and riches, the man of faith gave thanks for his wife and kids.

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Thank God: Christian ball player Steph Curry not hurt in multi-car accident

Multiple media sources have confirmed that Christian Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry was involved in a three-car crash on a California highway Friday morning. Thanks be to God, reports say, he was not injured. Curry's Porsche, however, was damaged …

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Time to assess and reassess: Nicole Mullen offers end-of-the-year wisdom

Contemporary Christian singer, Nicole C. Mullen, recently shared some end-of-the-year wisdom with her social media followers about the value of using the holiday season as a time of assessing and reassessing one’s life in preparation for a new year.

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Jesus, Our Peace: Kirk Franklin & more head to Nigeria to exalt the Prince of Peace in turbulent times

In turbulent times like these, gatherings of worshipers exalting Christ, the Prince of Peace, is needed like never before. On Friday, December 7, 2018, Lagos will host The Experience 13, an annual musical gathering. This year’s theme is Jesus, Our Peace.

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Leadership change: Jamal Harrison Bryant becomes newest pastor of New Birth Atlanta

A new pastor has been appointed to Atlanta’s infamous New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in the wake of Bishop Eddie Long’s successor resigning back in June. Pastor Jamal Harrison Bryant, the 47-year-old founder of Empowerment Temple in Baltimore, MD, has accepted a role as senior pastor.

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Too hot for holiness? Deitrick Haddon’s sexually suggestive love song sparks outrage

If Gospel singer Deitrick Haddon was endeavoring to compete with Song of Solomon’s verses about sexual intimacy with a spouse, mission accomplished. If he was hoping to unify and rally the Body of Christ around this latest musical endeavor, well, we’ll have to chock this one up to an epic failure.

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We love the Word: African-Americans have higher levels of Bible engagement

A new State of the Bible survey by American Bible Society reveals that African-Americans have higher levels of Bible engagement than other groups in the U.S., showing a greater affinity for Scripture than most. 93% own at least one Bible in their homes.

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