DULUTH, Georgia — Christian rapper and spoken word artist "Propaganda" is warning churches that don't embrace racial reconciliation efforts and openly acknowledge the racial sins of America's past will fade into irrelevancy and be questioned about who they really worship.
The 37-year-old hip-hop artist and former art teacher, whose real name is Jason Petty, performed at the three-day 2016 Catalyst Atlanta religious leadership conference earlier this month, where the theme was unity through "uncommon fellowship."
As racial tensions continue to be a major problem in communities throughout America, Propaganda sat down with The Christian Post to discuss what it is that churches need to do to lead the nation's racial reconciliation discussion and increase racial diversity in their own pews. more >>
Being tough on terrorism -- particularly the sorts of homegrown terrorism that we've seen now in Orlando and San Bernardino -- means making it harder for people who want to kill Americans to get their hands on assault weapons that are capable of killing dozens of innocents as quickly as possible.
US President Barack Obama's words on Saturday's radio address were filled with more passion as he intensifies his crusade against assault weapons.
The recent Orlando shooting is considered as the country's deadliest mass shooting in history, where 49 club-goers were killed by a gunman who had sworn allegiance to the terrorist group ISIS. The gunman, Omar Mateen, used a pistol and an assault rifle in the indiscriminate shooting that left 49 dead and 53 wounded. more >>
NEW YORK — Cuban artist and poet Armando Valladares who spent 22 years in Fidel Castro's gulags for refusing to put a placard on his desk at work that said: "I am with Fidel," was awarded the Canterbury Medal Thursday night in New York City. The award is the highest honor bestowed by the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty.
Valladares painted and wrote poetry during his time in prison using any materials available to him, such as medicines, burnt nylon, and even his own blood.
On Thursday night at The Canterbury Medal Dinner some of Valladares' original paintings were on display at The Pierre Hotel where he was honored. more >>
The late music icon Prince rarely spoke about his personal faith, but he did open up about his religious beliefs seven years ago and why he didn't vote for President Obama.
Although Prince didn't publicly share much about his religion, he was a practicing Jehovah's Witness, and confirmed such with TV host Tavis Smiley during a 2009 interview.
When Prince told Smiley that he didn't vote in political elections, the singer explained saying, "The reason why is that I'm one of the Jehovah's Witnesses and we've never voted. That's not to say I don't think … President Obama is a very smart individual and he seems like he means well. Prophecy is what we all have to go by now." more >>
The publisher of the 2008 edition of John Stott's classic Basic Christianity denies accusations that the edition changes the meaning of the noted evangelist's work.
Recently, author Barton Swaim wrote an essay accusing William B. Eerdmans publishing company of making troubling alterations to Basic Christianity.
This critique included the charge that the 2008 edition changed Stott's original description of atonement in the Christian faith. more >>
Action role-playing hack and slash video game "The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt" is going to get its second expansion Blood and Wine soon. The Country Caller reported that it's expected to arrive during the first half of the year. However, until now, developer CD Projekt RED has not made any announcement yet on the exact date of release. A Polish video game website has reported though that a release date has surfaced.
According to a report by Yibada, the website GRYOnline.pl revealed that the expansion pack will have a worldwide release on June 7. But until CD Projekt Red makes the official confirmation, the said date is a speculation. The website previously reported a release date of April 26 but it is not known why the listing has been changed.
The Polish video game developer has been very cautious about keeping details about the expansion under wraps but just recently, "The Witcher" Czech translator Filip Ženíšek spoke via an interview, as noted in WCCF Tech. The interview is found on "The Witcher" official Czech page and it is divulged that Blood and Wine will be coming with unusual quest full of songs, poetry and short stories. more >>