More than 200 American Christians attended a conference in Indianapolis this past weekend to learn how to reach out to Muslims in North America. Speakers at the Oasis Conference, hosted by Muslim outreach ministry Crescent Project, included two former Muslims and a pastor who was born and raised in the Middle East. Attendees heard answers […]

If picking up Sasha were an Olympic sport, then President Obama would be a gold medalist: his 8-year-old daughter has perfected the acrobatic ‘run and leap’ greet. Rate the lifts on a scale of 1 to 10 (being a perfect score), as though you were an Olympic judge. Maybe the sport should be considered for […]

Congratulations to Mary Mary who are nominated for awards in two categories for the 2009 American Music Awards. The sisterly duo joins Brandon Heath and Jeremy Camp as nominees for Favorite Contemporary Inspirational Artist. In addition, they are nominated in the category of Favorite Soul/R&B Band, Duo, or Group, with fellow nominees The Black Eyed […]

Via: A Grand Rapids, Michigan radio station has turned down an offer by gospel musician Marvin Sapp to become part owner of the failing station. Three investors in WJNZ-AM (1140), the city’s only urban station, also returned the $150,000 in good faith money that Sapp presented saying they plan to come up with the money […]

Via: Rush Limbaugh’s interest in buying the NFL’s St. Louis Rams has riled both the NFL Players executive director and civil rights activist Rev. Al Sharpton, both of whom want the league to think twice before accepting the conservative radio host’s offer. In a letter written to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, Sharpton requests a […]

Via: News One From CHICAGO – Responding to a wave of teen violence and the brutal killing of honor student Derrion Albert, the Rev. Jesse Jackson hopped on a school bus to escort students to the troubled Christian Fenger Academy High School. Jackson joined a host of parents Tuesday morning to usher students across […]

Via: News One After more than 14 hours of discussion, the heirs of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. reached a settlement late Monday that will keep the family from a public jury trial. Martin Luther King III, Bernice King and Dexter King had aired their grievances in open court for more than a year. The siblings began negotiations […]

Via: President Barack Obama and his family attended Sunday services at St. John’s Church, an Episcopal church on Lafayette Square just across the street from the White House. Obama, first lady Michelle and daughters Sasha and Malia listened to a sermon about how Christianity has consequences. Mike Angell, a seminarian of the church, told the […]

Via: On “Oprah,” Mike Tyson says he has no intention of ever finding out the specific details surrounding the death of his 4-year-old daughter Exodus in May. “Because if I know, then there might be a blame for it,” Tyson, 43, explains to Winfrey. “And if there’s somebody to blame for it, there will […]

Via: Can you rel8 to this? When I was in college, I looked forward to the summer break.  I knew this was a time when I could let my hair down (if I hadn’t already chopped it off) and unwind from a grueling semester of GE’s, prerequisites and step shows (did I say that […]