<![CDATA[ They’re known as sisters. And they’ve since become mothers. How fitting, then, that they would seek to find another sister — named after the most well-known mother of all. As a follow up to their popular Mother’s Day promotion with Colgate, Tina and Erica Atkins-Campbell, commonly known as superstar gospel duo Mary Mary, have…

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<![CDATA[So now Dave is my favorite columnist. Okay, fine. He’s not a columnist, he’s a blogger. But he should be a columnist, because he is very insightful. And now I can see part of the reason why I’ve been drawn to his writing. Because he thinks like I do… as a budding young minister of…

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<![CDATA[ Not satisfied with being an industry leader in theologically orthodox rap music, John Wells recently made what some may consider a rather unorthodox decision. Wells, known as The Tonic, but more broadly known as the president of Cross Movement Records, recently enacted a sweeping policy for all of the hip-hop groups under his label.…

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<![CDATA[   PORTLAND, OR. — Citing both his desire to reach a severely unchurched population bloc and his appreciation for organic fruits and vegetables, singer/songwriter Israel Houghton has entered into a commercial agreement with New Seasons Markets, a grocery chain in the Portland area. Terms of the agreement have not been officially disclosed, but Houghton’s…

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<![CDATA[ ATLANTA, GA. — Devout Christian and hip-hop/R&B crooner Canton Jones held a press conference from inside his luxury SUV to announce the establishment of a new frontier in the CAJO International empire: CAJO Automotive, dealing exclusively high-end custom automotive accessories, including designer rims festooned with Christian symbols. “Kingdom Rim-Ness is about taking the time…

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<![CDATA[I am convinced that discernment is one of the most important skills we as Christians (especially “professional Christians” as I call those of us in vocational ministry) need in our toolkit. Because every critical flashpoint in our overall evangelical culture is a learning opportunity, but I fear that most of us are missing out because…

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<![CDATA[So me and my boy Jaamar — a.k.a J-MAC had the opportunity to take the stage and rock mics at the Night of Beats at Seattle Pacific University last night. Because Jaamar was standing in for Sahaan (his brother), a.k.a. Sir-1, the other official half of The Iccsters, who were featured performers. And when we…

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<![CDATA[Skye Jethani is my new favorite columnist/blogger. If you’re wondering about the significance of my making this statement, then check out the last time I said that about someone (in that case, Eugene Robinson). This time, it was the way he nailed my frustration with the Purpose personality-driven church model. His latest piece on the…

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<![CDATA[If you’re someone who’s heart holds a lifetime’s worth of frustrations and regrets (and who’s doesn’t?) then you owe it to yourself to check out The Shack by William P. Young. I won’t give you a review of the book or delve too deeply into its subject matter, because a brief Googling will give you…

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