Culture

Families petition MPAA for ratings

The Family Guide to Movies and Culture has asked the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) to drop its “failed” ratings system and return to “standards-based” guidelines, announced Dr. Ted Baehr, Movieguide’s founder and publisher. Movieguide is also asking Americans to sign a petition urging the MPAA to end the ratings system and adopt a […]

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Modern evangelicalism builds empires, not disciples

A review of  ‘A Lover’s Quarrel with the Evangelical Church’ Joel Osteen’s effervescent smile to the contrary, all is not well in American evangelicalism. If you grew up evangelical, or spent all your Christian life in that domain, you might, like the proverbial frog in the kettle, not know how influenced by American culture modern American […]

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Local rapper Proverb Newsome shares the Gospel in Cambodia

This spring, Musicianaries International, Inc., a Life that uses food, music and evangelism to meet real needs in Cambodia, lost a key figure in their organization when their founder, Christian recording artist Bobby Michaels, passed away while ministering in Cambodia. Fortunately for the Life, West Palm Beach rapper Proverb Newsome has stepped into the musical […]

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Faded Glory

How the networks trivialize patriotism   The word “patriotism” conjures images of Old Glory, the Liberty Bell, soldiers landing on the beaches at Normandy and the Founding Fathers – at least in the hearts of most Americans. But on the broadcast networks, “patriotism” has become little more than a marketing term. ABC, CBS and NBC […]

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David Crowder*Band releases new record called ‘Church Music’

GMA Dove winners and former MSN “Artist of the Year” David Crowder*Band will release their fifth studio album, “Church Music,” on Sept. 22 from sixstepsrecords and EMI CMG Label Group. Aptly titled, the band hopes their self-produced recording will prompt listeners to recognize the continual evolvement of music within the church as well as transport […]

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David Crowder*Band releases new record called ‘Church Music’

GMA Dove winners and former MSN “Artist of the Year” David Crowder*Band will release their fifth studio album, “Church Music,” on Sept. 22 from sixstepsrecords and EMI CMG Label Group. Aptly titled, the band hopes their self-produced recording will prompt listeners to recognize the continual evolvement of music within the church as well as transport […]

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Steven Curtis Chapman comes to South Florida Aug. 15

Five-time Grammy Award winner Steven Curtis Chapman will perform at Land Shark Stadium on Saturday, Aug. 15, as part of the Marlins’ “Super Saturdays” home game program. The Christian singer and songwriter will take the stage after the Florida Marlins take on the Colorado Rockies at 6:10 p.m. The concert will also be followed by […]

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