Sunday night services meant our church’s youth choir sat in the choir loft to sing and stay visible throughout the rest of the service. Once, a friend’s father complained to my parents afterwards over my behavior. And this time at least, it was completely innocent.
(RNS) — At “91 and a half,” Joanne Rogers remains a devoted advocate for the legacy of her late husband. Fred Rogers’ widow shared churchgoing traditions and a love for music with her husband, depicted in the new movie, “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood.”
(RNS) — John Crist’s upcoming Netflix holiday special is on hold and the remainder of his current tour canceled after allegations the popular comedian has used his celebrity status and Christian reputation to sexually harass women.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Sixty-five years ago, a young basketball coach wondered why athletes endorsed products like shaving cream and cigarettes, but not a Christian lifestyle. That insight became the backbone for Fellowship of Christian Athletes.
(RNS) — “God don’t mean people to own people.” That simple statement, uttered by Cynthia Erivo in the title role of "Harriet," a new movie about Harriet Tubman, reveals a truth long known by scholars of the woman dubbed “Moses.”
(RNS) — Prominent gospel musician Kirk Franklin says he will boycott the Christian music Dove Awards, citing frustrations with the Gospel Music Association and Trinity Broadcasting Network for editing his past acceptance speeches to remove mentions of race and police shootings.