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At President Bush’s Funeral, Michael W. Smith Honors His ‘Friend Forever’
The CCM pioneer used to talk faith with George H. W. Bush and Billy Graham. This year, he performed at both of their memorial services.
Kurt Kaiser Passes Away, But His Music Will Pass It On
From Word Music to Baylor University, Christian composer leaves a legacy of hundreds of songs.
Bethel Music and Bieber Sang It. But Do We Really Believe in ‘Reckless Love’?
Worship experts weigh in on the theology beneath Cory Asbury’s chart-topping hit.
Creation Festival Founder Arrested for Alleged Child Molestation
Pastor Harry Thomas, leader of America’s largest Christian music fest, suspended by church over eight criminal charges.
Wayne Jolley Dies as Dozens Leave The Gathering
Founder of cult-like group in Franklin, Tennessee, was accused of spiritual and sexual abuse.
‘I Am Called a Cult Leader. I Really Don’t Care.’
How one of the world’s most beloved worship songs reportedly helped to fuel spiritual abuse at Wayne Jolley’s The Gathering International.
What Would People Think If They Knew That I'm a 'Jesus Freak' Freak?
Yes, dcTalk's defining album has some truly cheesy moments. But 20 years later, it's still just really good.
The Selfie’s Deeper Tale
It’s not always about self-aggrandizement.
Yes, Jesus Has Always Been Our Boyfriend
The biggest difference between old and new hymns isn't Trinitarian theology.
‘Oceans’ Keeps Rising
Why the Hillsong hit still tops the charts.