Kid President Reveals to Parents Everywhere What Kids Really Want Out of Summer Vacation In Exclusive Video [SEE HERE]
Summer is finally here and today, Kid President is revealing what kids really want out of a summer vacation in a brand new episode of his self-titled viral series that is currently featured exclusively on TODAY.com.
Grammy nominated Christian band NEEDTOBREATHE perform live on Good Morning America with popular singer Gavin DeGraw. See Below.
Duck Dynasty's Si Robertson & 'Faith of Our Fathers' Star Kevin Downes Say Being a 'Jesus Freak' is Fun and Promotes Only Love [VIDEO]
Actors of the new film 'Faith of Our Fathers' Si Robertson and Kevin Downes opened up about being a Jesus Freak in times like these in America while promoting their new movie.
The 'Bringing Up Bates' Family and Friends Gather for Erin & Chad's Baby Shower in Episode 205 [EXCLUSIVE CLIP]
The Bringing Up Bates series is back with all-new episodes exclusively on UP and In this BREATHEcast exclusive sneak peak we are given a glimpse into Erin and Chad’s baby shower in episode 205.
As the nation marks the 50th anniversary of the start of the Vietnam War, FAITH OF OUR FATHERS-a moving story of faith and friendship forged in battle, and the love of fathers that spans generations-premieres nationwide July 1.
Film Proving the Exodus of the Bible Actually Happened Comes to DVD: Expert Finds 'Patterns of Evidence' [VIDEO]
The award-winning documentary "PATTERNS OF EVIDENCE: THE EXODUS" will release on DVD and Blu-ray August 4, 2015 through Capitol Christian Distribution along with the original motion picture soundtrack CD (July 31) and companion book (hardcover).
The Young Monks Explain Why They Stay Away From 'Secular' Music While Successfully Climbing the Charts With 'Holy Chant' Songs [INTERVIEW]
The young Monks of Norcia top the charts with their "sacred music." In an in depth interview with Fr. Cassian Folsom, Prior, BREATHEcast got an inside look into the life and music of the young Monks.
Pop Sensation Tori Kelly Shares Heart of Worship During Concerts; Hillsong United, Lecrae & More Show Support [VIDEO]
The Tori Kelly phenomenon has been flooding social media as she climbs the charts reaching No. 1 on iTunes with her new album, Unbreakable Smile, and although the 22-year-old is most likely on her way to becoming the world's next mega pop star, her Christian faith and impromptu worship performances are catching the attention of the Christian community as well.
Justin Bieber Attends HILLSONG Conference in Sydney; Should Christian Mega Pastors Embrace Celebrity Associations?
As the HILLSONG Australia Annual Conference kicked off this past weekend in Sydney, Australia, there was an extremely familiar face in the crowd of worshippers: Canadian pop superstar Justin Beiber.
Americans React with Shock as Charleston Victims' Families Choose to Forgive Dylann Roof for Deadly Shootings
In a week that few in the Christian community will be able to forget, the aftermath of the Charleston church shooting stirred controversy among many that the shooting affected. Of course, while some choose to view the event as simply a race issue, the deeper connotations of the shooting having taken place in the historic Emanual African Methodist Church meant that there are feelings of betrayal, fear and heartbreak in the hearts of fellow churchgoers, as well. However, when many of the Charleston victim's families spoke out last week in favor of forgiveness for their loved ones' killer, activists reacted with shock, and at times, dismay.
Christian & Gospel Artists Praise President Barack Obama for His Rendition of ‘Amazing Grace’ [SEE HERE]
Just hours after President Barack Obama addressed the world on the historical decision to legalize same sex marriage in America by exclaiming that “love wins” he took to another podium to eulogize the funeral of Charleston victim Reverend Clementa Pinckney. As the president preached and broke out into worship, popular Christian and Gospel artists took to Twitter with their reactions.
Christian Leaders & Entertainers React to Same Sex Marriage Ruling in America: ‘Christians Are Losing Their Freedom’ [SEE HERE]
America made history today by legalizing same sex marriage in all 50 states, and many Christian leaders, including Franklin Graham, Donnie McClurkin, and more, spoke out on social media to share their thoughts and the Bible's correlations.
'All Creatures Big and Small' Starring Martin Sheen & Amy Grant Retells Noah Story for Kids on Google Play
New cartoon movie 'All Creatures Big and Small' will see the animal kingdom embark on the journey of a lifetime with its exclusive debut on Google Play July 1st, 2015.
Kanye West Illustrates Book Cover for Popular Pastor's New Book 'Sandcastle Kings'; Kim Kardashian Reacts [VIDEO]
Mainstream entertainment went into a frenzy when young pastor Rich Wilkerson Jr. married celebrities Kanye West and Kim Kardashian last year. Now People magazine has broke the news that the popular Pastor has a new book and Mr. West illustrated the cover.
In her new memoir, Getting Real, Gretchen Carlson chose to open up about parts of her past that she considers to be the most painful and difficult. While the news anchor is dedicated to her professional image, she admits that her persona on-air is just a small part of who she is. It is the deep, authentic, and at times surprisingly candid parts of Gretchen Carlson that she wishes to share with readers as she brings them into her life with Getting Real.
Charleston Shooting Narrative a Product of America's Ugly Past? Lecrae Paints a Picture Between Racism, Media, & Evangelicals
Christian rap superstar Lecrae recently expounded his thoughts on the Charleston shooting with an op-ed piece on Billboard, called Charleston Shooting Comes From Deeply Rooted Racism & Injustice, that discussed the narrative humans come up with when dealing with a situation.
Christian Celebrities Billy Graham, Colton Dixon, Kari Jobe & More Post Sentimental Fathers Day Photos & Messages on Social Media [SEE HERE]
It has become quite the tradition on social media for celebrities to post pictures of themselves with their fathers or children. Some of Christian entertainment's biggest names are following suit. Billy Graham, Kari Jobe, Andy Mineo, Kevin Max and more share touching post and photos on Facebook. See below:
Popular New York Church Rallies Behind Young Leader to Help Him Win Contest That Will Relieve College Debt & Impact Community [VIDEO]
College debt can be severely grueling and thanks to SoFi 20 students from all over America are now given the opportunity to have their student loans paid off by SoFi. Contestant Joseph Tillman, a young adult leader at the Brooklyn Tabernacle church, has made such an impression on his community that his mega church has rallied behind him to see that he wins big and continues to impact the community.
When the news broke this morning that an unthinkable act of racial violence had been committed inside of a Charleston, SC church, people all over the nation looked to Christian leaders for their reaction. At a time when Christians across America are coming together to offer support to those hurting in the midst of this tragedy, artists within Christian music community used their social media platform to offer messages of empathy, unity and hope.
The Bachelor's Christian Couple Sean & Catherine Lowe Appear on TV Yet Again; Are They Hungry for Fame or Just Spreading the Gospel?
Sean Lowe impressed fans with his gentlemanly demeanor and commitment to his Christian values while appearing first as a suitor on "The Bachelorette" and then as the lead on "The Bachelor." Vowing to abstain from sex while a suitor on both iterations of the show, he met his match when he fell in love with contestant Catherine Guidici. The two were married on television in January of last year in a ceremony that demonstrated their mutual commitment to Christ. But if viewers assume that the humble, mild-mannered Sean and laid-back, adventure-seeking Catherine would be ready to resume a life under the radar once "The Bachelor" madness subsided, they would be incorrect.
'It's Good to Have Naysayers' Says Gretchen Carlson; News Host Talks Successes, Setbacks, and Self-Esteem in New Book [Interview 2]
Speaking more about her book, Getting Real, and what it means to be a fearless, authentic version of your best self, Gretchen Carlson credited the traditional values she was raised with in shaping her into the person she is today. The 1989 'Miss America' winner was adamant that the discipline instilled in her as a young girl growing up in Minnesota was the an integral part of building self-confidence "from the inside out."
FOX News Host Gretchen Carlson 'Gets Real' in New Memoir; Says Sometimes Success is Best Found Through Failure [INTERVIEW 1]
Gretchen Carlson spends plenty of time giving her audience the facts on her FOX News show, "The Real Story."-- so it's no surprise that Gretchen's new book is candid and straightforward. However, "Getting Real" isn't her typical subject material. This book is a memoir about Gretchen Carlson's own life. Gretchen Carlson spoke to BREATHEcast about dream-chasing, inspiration, and the real her.
Summertime and the living's... well, if not exactly easy, hopefully just a little more relaxed than usual. With the longer days and warmer weather upon us, it's the perfect time to get caught up on titles for and about Christian life and Christian music. Check out these fan favorites by Plumb, the Benham Brothers, Tina Campbell and Lysa TerKeurst for stories of hope, courage, determination and freedom found in Christ. Whether you're hitting the beach or just on your way to work on a sunny day, make sure to take one of these titles along!
Miley Cyrus Slams the Bible, 'We've Outgrown that Fairytale'; Former Christian Star has Completely Left Christianity
If her intention is to distance herself from her Disney Channel persona, Miley Cyrus has succeeded. In a new interview with Paper magazine, she posed nude and implied that Noah's Ark is just as likely to have existed as the tooth fairy. While Miley insists that she answers to no one, demanding that the rest of the world enable her to be "free to be Miley," her comments on spiritualism, conservatism, and sexuality are contrarian and, at times, self-contradictory. Hannah Montana may be miles away. But is Miley Cyrus the product of her own self-realization, or the inevitable conclusion of a girl built by the Hollywood machine?
Bishop T.D. Jakes' Popular Event MegaFest, Adds Tyler Perry’s 'Madea On The Run' Play To Lineup [VIDEO]
MegaFest, the nation’s largest inspirational family festival, today announced Tyler Perry’s new stage play, “Madea on the Run,” will make a tour stop in Dallas during the five-day experience slated for August 19-23.
The swashbuckling family action-adventure film BEYOND THE MASK-with CGI and green-screen effects unprecedented for the faith genre-scored with fans and at the box office in its theatrical debut this weekend.
Production for ‘THE SHACK’ Film Begins; Starring Sam Worthington and Academy Award Winner Octavia Spencer [SEE HERE]
Lionsgate, a premier next generation global content leader, announced that principal photography has begun today on 'THE SHACK' in Vancouver, Canada. The film will be released by Lionsgate's Summit Entertainment label.
Sneak Peek of 'Bringing Up Bates' Episode 202; Kelly Jo & Michael Visit Family and Rest of the Clan Surprise Parents by Redecorating [VIDEO]
The Bringing Up Bates series returned last week for its second season with 14 all-new episodes exclusively on UP. In this BREATHEcast exclusive sneak peak we are given a glimpse into episode 202.
Moms' Night Out Producer's Say 'We Wouldn't Be Here Without Him' on Loss of Producer Russell Wolfe at K-LOVE Fan Awards [INTERVIEW]
It drew laughter and cheers from audiences everywhere last May. So it was no surprise that 'Moms' Night Out' was nominated for this year's K-LOVE Fan Award's "Impact: Television and Film" Award. BREATHEcast had the opportunity to speak with 'Moms' Day Out' director Andy Erwin along with his wife, Mandi; and actor/producer Kevin Downes on the K-LOVE red carpet.
Newsboys' Michael Tait Talks God's Not Dead 2, Upcoming Album & Tour, and How He Stays Young at K-LOVE Fan Awards [VIDEO INTERVIEW]
Newsboys' Michael Tait Talks God's Not Dead 2, Upcoming Album & Tour, and How He Stays Young [VIDEO INTERVIEW]
Contemporary Christian Music Dying? The Case for CCM Beyond Record Sales and Dwindling Christianity [RESPONSE]
Contemporary Christian Music, a.k.a. CCM, has been the backbone of believers looking to find music that feeds their soul and heart in order to be closer to God. But could it be, that this very driving force of Christians is dying out because of a nearly a 40 million in sales drop off? Well at least one article circulating on the Internet thinks so, and it has the Christian music industry in a bit of a stir on whether this claim is legitimate.
After two weeks of a media firestorm surrounding their family, Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar sat down with Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly to answer questions about their son's admitted molestation of underage girls twelve years ago.
UP Reality Series 'Bringing Up Bates' Returns with 14 New Episodes This Week; Highlights Family Engagement, First Pregnancy & Joyful Birth [SEE HERE]
UP, the network for feel good TV for you and your family, presents the return of the hit UP Original Series "Bringing Up Bates," which takes a fresh look at a loving American family with 19 children and larger-than-life personalities, for an all-new season. The series returns for its second season with 14 all-new episodes exclusively on UP, starting this Thursday, June 4 at 9 p.m. EDT.
Hillsong UNITED's song "Oceans" off of their album Zion was the #1 Christian song of 2014, and still clings to the tops of the charts after 88 weeks. Now they have just released their followup album, Empires. They take care to present the image of a rotating cast of worship team members that cycle in and out of focus when called upon. But just who are the individual voices "Oceans," "Touch the Sky,", and "Captain"? With a new documentary film about the band being released in September of this year, now seemed like a good time to find out.
For a band that started as a side-project for all of its members, Skillet has had surprising staying power. Their relentless touring schedule and ability to adapt in a changing Christian music landscape are certainly part of the secret behind their success. Now active on the scene for nineteen years, the band's inventiveness, work ethic and sheer talent continue to carry Skillet's music to new places as they cultivate an ever-growing fan base.
The smell of summer in the air, grass underneath your feet and your favorite Christian musician performing live on stage just a few feet from where you're standing: it sounds like a concert lover's dream come true. But the sheer amount of planning, packing and the very crowds themselves can be an intimidating thought to a rookie on the festival scene. BREATHEcast has rounded up the details on 2015's biggest outdoor music festivals, along with a guide for what you need to know before you hit the road. If you've wanted to go to a festival in the past, but hesitated, know this: there has never been a better year to get started. The biggest acts in Christian music (we're talking Lecrae, Tobymac, For King and Country and the Newsboys) figure heavily into the line-ups on the festival circuit this year. This summer, don't let anything stop you.
Where Are They Now? Catching Up with Singer-Songwriters Joy Williams, Rachael Lampa, Stacie Orrico, and Katy Hudson
They were the early aughts Christian anecdote to highly-sexualized popstars like Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera. Once the darlings of the Christian music industry, these talented and sincere young ladies sold tons of records and were pointed to as role models for many young Christian women. But what ever happened to Rachael Lampa, Joy Williams, Stacie Orrico and Katheryn Hudson? Though their unique vocal stylings were hard to forget, their lives look much different now than fans might expect.
Last week, 'The Bachelorette' ended in a cliffhanger when Britt Nilsson, who had been let go from the show in tears when her potential suitors voted to date Kaitlyn Bristowe during the season instead of her, was seen crying in her hotel room. Contestant Brady Toops then went to visit Britt instead of staying on the show to date Bristowe, taking a huge risk by following his heart. The rest is Bachelorette history.
Free concerts, the energy of New York City, scenic views and amazing artists make Central Park a great place to watch a concert this summer. Here's what you need to know.
Memorial Day 2015: Gospel Legend Carman Licciardello Rushed to Hospital After Suffering Multiple Heart Attacks in His Sleep [SEE HERE]
Popular Christian entertainer Carman Licciardello just overcame a vicious battle with cancer but he is now urging fans to pray for him as his body is under attack yet again.
NBC's 'A.D. The Bible Continues' Highlights Life-Changing Moment of Christian Persecutor that Altered the Course of Christianity; Reaching Non-Jews [EXCLUSIVE CLIP]
This week's episode will cover one of the most significant and pivotal events in the book of Acts - the conversion of the persecutor, Saul of Tarsus. Watch Exclusive clip of Saul's transformation below.
‘Bringing Up Bates’ Daughter Michaella Bates & Fiancé Brandon Keilen Announce Their Wedding Date [EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS]
UP Original Series "Bringing Up Bates" stars Michaella Bates (25), the eldest Bates daughter, and her fiancé Brandon Keilen (25), a videographer/graphic designer for a Chicago-based ministry, today happily announced their long-awaited wedding date as Saturday, August 15 in Knoxville, TN at Wallace Memorial Baptist Church.
Backstreet Boys Visit Jerusalem & Singer Reconnects With Christian Faith; Gets Baptized in Jordan River and Calls Trip 'Life Changing' [PHOTOS]
People do not normally associate popular boy bands with Christ but this past week one of the biggest boy bands of all time, The Backstreet Boys visited Israel and lead singer Brian Littrell took time on his trip to visit some of the places named in the Bible and decided to be baptized in the Jordan River.
Website Offers Power Tools for Married Couples in All Areas; Sexual Intimacy, Finances, Pornography & More [VIDEO]
Christian website GrowthTrac.com just launched a store on their site to better equip married couples with the easy and hard topics of their relationships, including pornography, masturbation, finances, infidelity and more.
NBC's 'A.D. The Series' Ep. 8 Details Astounding Miracles Performed by Jesus' Followers & Conversion of Notorious Christian Killer Saul [EXCLUSIVE CLIP]
'A.D. The Series' continues to captivate its audience week after week on NBC as the season reaches a little bit over its half way mark. On Episode 8 the world gets an inside look into the supernatural miracles Jesus' disciples performed in his name, as well as witnessing the powerful conversion of one of the most notorious Christian persecutors, Saul, who later becomes the Apostle Paul.