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July 2011 Archives

American Idol finalist Scott MacIntyre has signed a book deal with Thomas Nelson publishers to pen his autobiography, By Faith, Not By Sight. The title not only has a spiritual connotation; MacIntyre is the blind pianist who captured the hearts of America […]

This morning, CBS Sunday Morning ran a great segment on the band Journey, the success of their song “Don’t Stop Believing”, and frontman Arnel Pineda. It’s the perfect story to highlight artists making a difference, and if you’re looking for […]

Word just in that singer Amy Winehouse was found dead in her Camden Square apartment. While the singer’s problems with substance abuse have been very public, there is no official cause of death yet. While celebrities respond to the news, […]

Legendary recording artist and Gospel Music Hall of Famer John Schlitt, best known as the lead singer for award-winning Christian band Petra, has a unique twist for his fourth solo album, The Greater Cause. The album will be partly fan-funded. Partnering with fans through […]

I know this doesn’t have anything to do with Christian music, per se, but it’s such a huge story in the Christian community that I really had to comment. Not Christian music, but definitely Christian culture, and it’s all tied […]

The 9th Annual Southern Gospel Music Guild (SGMG) Harmony Honors were presented this week at a free event at TBN’s Music City Auditorium, recognizing achievements in Southern Gospel Music. The event was hosted by Jason Crabb and featured performances by The Bowling Family, […]

Whooo hoo! Newsboys fans were more than a bummed out when the band’s beloved frontman Peter Furler left a couple of years ago.  Well, he’s back, with his June solo release, On Fire. You can get a free download of the song […]

The L.A. Times did a story yesterday on the documentary “Wish Me Away,” which chronicles the coming out of country music artist Chely Wright. Wright also happens to be a Christian. The film has already won the jury documentary prize […]

Well, while I was on hiatus I apparently missed one of the stories of the century: the Justin Bieber Bible Study, based on his most recent album, Never Say Never. Or was it a movie? I don’t know. But it […]

This week’s free Christian music downloads from iTickets come from Godspeed3 and Brad & Rebekah Bichsel. Brad & Rebekah Bichsel’s song is “We Are Free” from their album, The Things of God. Godspeed3’s song is “Where You Are” from their album, […]