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CHARLAMAGNE THA GOD

It was time for Lenard McKelvey to pay his debt. Long before he became one…

Overdose

If you drove by the county coroner’s office recently in Canton, Ohio, you may have noticed…

Frankie Cosmos

Greta Kline doesn’t understand genres. Both personally and as the frontwoman for her band, Frankie Cosmos,…

The Rise of The Enneagram

A group of half a dozen people sit in a circle on big Ikea chairs,…

COIN

WHEN BANDS PERFORM LIVE, playing new music is a big risk. The crutch of familiarity,…

Travel: The Lost Spiritual Discipline

The air is unusually cold for Austin in March, even for nighttime, as the woman-fronted…

Reckless Passion

When Passion Music started working on the songs that would become part of their new…

Happily Ever After

Carlton Pearson was sitting in his home when a news report about starving people in…

Divided We Stand

THERE IS ONE IMAGE of Bree Newsome that will outlive the rest. It’s an image…

Friend of Sinners

PASTOR RICH WILKERSON JR., FOUNDER OF MIAMI’S VOUS CHURCH, leads an interesting life. He’s a…

How To Know If It’s Time For a Career Reboot

CRITICS MIGHT SAY 20-somethings are non- committal, but a less negative term might be restless…

Speak of the Devil

When Anneliese Michel was 16 years old, she had a seizure. Doctors in her small…

Mat Kearney

“I remember my first music video,” Mat Kearney says, thinking back to his 2006 breakout…

The 5 Rules of Church-Shopping In A New City

I moved to a new city recently. Aside from my coworkers, I don’t know a…

The 6 Stages of Every Millennial Relationship

IT’S A TALE AS OLD AS TIME: Boy meets girl. Boy asks girl out. Or…

Ava DuVernay

HERE’S THE THING about Ava DuVernay. Talking to her, you feel like you’re in the…

Social Club Misfits Can Not Be Labeled

WHEN HIP-HOP DUO Social Club Misfits—made up of rappers Fern (Fernando Miranda) and Marty Mar…

Why Are American Taxes Funding Child Soldiers?

Right now, an estimated 300,000 children globally are being robbed of childhoods. They do not…

Back and Forth

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John Mark McMillan on What’s Wrong With the Modern Worship Movement

When John Mark McMillan sat down to work on the album that would become Mercury…

Does the World Really Need Another Nonprofit?

When Liz Bohannon traveled to Uganda in the summer of 2011, she knew she wanted…

The Lone Bellow

“Are we still enjoying this?” Zach Williams asks this question about The Lone Bellow, the…

Putin’s Untold War on Christianity

Let’s start with the basics. If you are a Russian citizen in 2018, it is…

Going Holmes

“WHAT IS FIRE?” ASKS PETE HOLMES. It sounds trippy, but it’s not. Not to Holmes…

New Year’s Advice That Actually Works

There’s a lot of pressure that comes with the start of a new year, which…

The Honest Brilliance of Jessie Ware

“I don’t think I’ve been losing my mind,” Jessie Ware jokes while reflecting on the…

The Definitive Guide to Christian Mingling

It’s hard to say exactly when the concept of Christian dating first emerged, but way…

When Life Isn’t Going as ‘Planned’

Browse the Christian aisle at any bookstore or look at sermon titles from big-name pastors…

Atlas Genius

Keith Jeffery understands how hard it is to have a song truly break out. “You…

How to Know Your Facebook Post Is About to Go Very, Very Wrong

We’ve all seen it happen. A Facebook post, Instagram caption or series of tweets starts…

The Most Dangerous Sermon Ever Preached

In the summer of 1741, theologian Jonathan Edwards published a sermon that would go on…

Terry Crews Gets Real

Terry Crews has a presence. He’s tall, taller than you think, and his muscles are…

Andy Mineo Will Not Be Stopped

Andy Mineo’s at the gym, sounding ever so slightly winded when I deliver the bad…

Inside the Sanctuary Movement

Last May, Pastor Randall Keeney got a call from a woman at his church in…

Joseph

When Natalie Closner Schepman asked her two sisters to sing backup vocals on songs she’d…

How to Survive Family Holidays

This season, millions of Americans of all races and creeds will gather in their homes,…

Meet the Girl Who Moved to Uganda, Adopted 14 Kids and Started a Charity–All Before Turning 30

Katie Davis Majors does not care for attention. That’s the sort of thing everyone is…

God’s Spies

It is still not entirely clear how and when Kay Hiramine attracted the attention of…

The Japanese House

Amber Bain is hard on herself.  It comes up a lot, the way she continues…

The Love Guru

Four days can be quite eventful in the life of Bob Goff. On a Saturday,…