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Dolly Parton, who is on the latest cover of Billboard magazine, took the opportunity to showcase her support for racial injustice protests and the Black Lives Matter movement. The 74-year-old country music superstar said that while she hasn’t attended a protest, she understands “people having to make themselves known and felt and seen.” “Of course…

Christian actor Chris Pratt and his wife Katherine Schwarzenegger welcomed their daughter Lyla Maria on Monday. Pratt referenced two Bible passages when making his sweet announcement. In the Instagram post celebrating their daughter’s birth, Pratt said, “We are beyond thrilled to announce the birth of our daughter Lyla Maria Schwarzenegger Pratt. We couldn’t be happier,…

Nate Solder, New York Giants offensive tackle, has decided to opt of the 2020 NLF season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. He said that God’s help and guidance led him to the difficult decision in an announcement on social media last week. “My family and I have been praying, wrestling, and listening to God about…

Jonathan Isaac, Orlando Magic’s forward player, was the only player to stay standing during the national anthem at a recent game. He also chose not to wear a Black Live Matter shirt. While talking to the Bleacher Report’s Taylor Rooks, Isaac cited the Gospel for why he didn’t kneel or put on the shirt. He…

San Fransico Giants pitcher Sam Coonrod created quite a stir in the baseball community after he didn’t kneel during the National Anthem for Black Lives Matter. Coonrod cited his strong Christian faith was the reason. “I meant no ill will by it,” he said. “I don’t think I’m better than anybody. I’m just a Christian.…

An Incomplete Education is Radiant Studios’ first short-form series that follows the story of Preston (Dylan Walsh) and Rachel (Paloma Rabinov), a father-daughter duo, as they fight to stay alive after a viral pandemic strikes the world. As their story unfolds, viewers will watch as the pair maneuvers through what’s left of the world they once…

Officials recovered the body of “Glee” star Naya Rivera at Lake Piru this week, just moments after he costars took to the lake’s beach to pray for her return. Captain Eric Buschow of the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office told Us Weekly that he noticed the actors praying at the water’s edge. “I don’t know who…

After more than 87 years of being the Washington Redskins, the National Football League (NFL) officially announced their plans to drop the name from the team’s franchise on Monday. In a time where social injustice, racism, and minority inequalities are at the forefront of headline news, the Washington D.C. team have been put under fire…

In an interview with CNN political commentator Angela Rye, Will Smith shared how he believes that God and love have an important influence on impacting the conversation on race in America. The interview marked the first time that Smith has spoken publically since the death of George Floyd, which sparked protests across the nation against…

Popular music mogul Kanye West announced this week that God instructed him to run for president in 2020. He called Michelle Tidball, a preacher from Wyoming, as his running mate. In West’s post, he called for incumbent Donald Trump and his Democratic rival Joe Biden to end their race. “For the other candidates, I just…

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