VIA EURWEB: When it comes to spiritual guidance for President Barack Obama five heads could be better than one. According to the NY Times, Obama prefers to consult a team of evangelical pastors instead of one spiritual advisor. That team has counseled him through private prayer sessions on the telephone and for discussions on the […]

VIA NPR: Forty eight years ago today President Barack Obama was born, despite what the Birthers insist, in Honolulu, Hawaii. It was 1961. John F. Kennedy, still the youngest person ever elected president at age 43, was in the White House. And with African Americans unable to sit undisturbed at many downtown lunch counters in […]

Yielding not to temptation may be harder to do than most of us suspect. New research by the Kellogg School of Management says most people miscalculate the amount of temptation they can truly handle. That leads to a higher likelihood of indulging in impulsive or addictive behavior. Study leader Loran Nordgren says “people are not […]

(Los Angeles, CA) — Two openly gay priests have been nominated to become bishops by Episcopal Church leaders in Los Angeles. It it one of the first dioceses to lift the ban on gays being ordained in the church. The “Los Angeles Times” reports Reverend Canon Mary Glasspool of Baltimore and Reverend John Kirkley of […]

(Boulder, CO) — This past weekend the Promise Keepers conference celebrated its 20th anniversary at the University of Colorado’s Folsom Field. For the first time, women were allowed to attend. The “Boulder Camera” says the organization founded by retired CU football coach Bill McCartney was designed as men-only, created to unite them in their Christian […]

VIA EURWEB: If you’ve been searching in the R&B section of the music store for the latest release from soul singer Anthony Hamilton you’re searching in the wrong place. The Charlotte, North Carolina native recently has found success in the gospel music arena with the popularity of his song Pass Me Over from his latest […]

VIA GOSPEL FLAVA: EPM Music Group/ Black Smoke Music artist Earnest Pugh brings us his next release, the 17 track, “Earnest Pugh Live: Rain on Us” that shows growth, maturity and consistency in his ministry. This live session brings an anointed experience of prayer, praise, worship, and prophetic importation that brings the church right into […]

VIA GOSPEL TODAY: (ATLANTA) — Tony LeBron, a 32-year-old dual-language worship leader from Boca Raton, FL was crowned the winner of season four the American Idol-style talent search TV series Gospel Dream last night on the Gospel Music Channel television network. LeBron was chosen over Robert Mauti, 26 of Nashville, TN, and NeVar Massey, 34 […]

VIA GOSPEL TODAY: Los Angeles, CA – After selling more than 500,000 units, releasing six acclaimed albums and garnering a host of Grammy, Stellar and Dove award nominations as a member of the trailblazing Gospel group, “Virtue,” lead singer and group co-founder, Karima Kibble is set to release her eagerly-awaited solo debut, “Just Karima!” on […]

The preacher known to millions as Reverend Ike has died. Reverend Frederick Eikerenkoetter passed away Tuesday in a Los Angeles hospital. He was 74. Reverend Ike’s ministry was known for preaching the gospel of prosperity, which made him rich off donations. He was often to known to boast that, quote, “My garages runneth over.” He […]