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On the Glenn Beck radio show this morning, Beck talked about the song “Slow Fade” by Casting Crowns as a lesson for Americans to be cautious about what they watch and who they follow. The song is based on these …Read More

On Sunday, all of America will be focused on the day that changed our lives forever: September 11th. It’s just a date, but it holds so much meaning, so much hurt, so many memories. I remember where I was, and …Read More

This post has absolutely nothing to do with music, but it’s something I wanted to share with you as we remember the tragic events of September 11th. I wrote this in 2004, as I was returning home from a humor …Read More

Katy Perry is in the news again – not for her music, but for a tweet she posted asking fans to pray for Israel. Apparently, to fans at least, that request was worse than the horror Christians felt when she sang …Read More

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 …Read More

President Barack Obama may not have made it to the Centennial celebration of the 2010 National Scout Jamboree, but rockers Switchfoot were there. The band peformed in front of 100,000 cheering scouts at Fort A.P. Hill in Virginia on July …Read More

Christian music made headlines of a sort this morning when Glenn Beck talked about Jim Wallis, founder and editor of Sojourners magazine and of the Washington, D.C.-based Christian community of the same name and the Wisconsin Christian music festival, Lifest. …Read More

Musicians are coming together to help the victims of the flood that devastated Nashville and the surrounding areas; one of those groups helping is Jars of Clay.The band’s studio sustained substantial damage in the flood, as you can see from …Read More

Due to the extensive flooding this past weekend in Nashville, the production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella” will be moved from the Schermerhorn Symphony Center to the Allen Arena At Lipscomb University. “Cinderella” is a production of showHope, the foundation …Read More

This weekend three major news stories hit America – chances are you only heard about two.Amidst the news of a car bomb attempt in New York City and the oil slick inching towards the Gulf Coast, the flood that has …Read More