TLC Series 'Answered Prayers' With Host Roma Downey Series Premiere: Episode Provided Real-Life Proof of Power of Prayer [WATCH HERE]
The new series 'Answered Prayers' premiered last night on TLC and the exploration of modern-day miracles hosted by Roma Downey ("The Bible Series," "Son of God," "AD," "Touched by an Angel") leaves the viewer wanting more.
Gospel Singer & Pastor Donnie McClurkin Confronts Racial Violence In America; Calling it a 'Hellish Assault' on Human Race [SEE HERE]
With the continued deaths of black Americans by police authorities or racially charged terrorists, many have spoken out. Popular gospel singer and pastor Donnie McClurkin took to social media with a cry for something to be done about it.
Chris Tomlin’s 'Worship Night in America' Is a Dream Come True; Singer Aims to Unite Body Of Christ [INTERVIEW]
Chris Tomlin is about to embark a dream project of his with his upcoming tour 'Worship night in America'. BREATHEcast caught up with the popular worship leader to discuss what this passion project will consist of and the different approach he and his guest performers will take to worship together.
Should Christians React to Controversial Photographer Michael Stokes Posing of Military Veteran Amputee in Jesus Pose'? [SEE HERE]
A new collection of photographs by Michael Stokes seeks to shine a spotlight on courage, sacrifice, and strength of United States' veterans. The controversial photo depicts an injured veteran named BT Urruela posing with his arms outstretched and his body suspended in air, in a pose mean to recall the crucifixion of Jesus.
Where are They Now? Alternative Christian Rock Bands of the '90s: Caedmon's Call, Sixpence None the Richer, Smalltown Poets
The early 2000s were the ultimate heyday for emergent and alternative rock music -- and with bands like Sixpence None the Richer, Smalltown Poets, and Caedmon's Call tearing up the charts, Christian music was no exception. But, with some notable exceptions, many of the biggest alternative rock acts of that time period have either dropped from the radar or disappeared altogether. BREATHEcast reports on what became of some of Christian music's most popular bands.
MercyMe Unveils Fall Tour & Announces MercyMe, 'It’s Christmas!' As Single 'Flawless' Hits No.1 [VIDEO]
GRAMMY nominated band MercyMe has unveiled dates for their fall "Greater Than Tour," kicking off this October, as well as MercyMe, It's Christmas! set to debut on October 9.
When Brady Toops, a Christian musician based out of Nashville, met Britt Nillson, and aspiring actress and Bachelor and Bachelorette alum, there seemed to be a real soul connection from the moment their eyes met. And when Brady chose to leave the show to pursue Britt off-camera in a grand romantic gesture, fans were really rooting for the two to make it work. But it was not to be. News broke last week that after nearly two months of dating, Toops and Nilsson decided to end their romance. They both acknowledged the spiritual growth that their brief relationship fostered and their plan to remain friends on their individual social media accounts.
New TLC Series 'Answered Prayers' Hosted by Roma Downey Premieres July 26; Will Prove Real-Life Power of Prayer [VIDEO]
TLC explores modern-day miracles with ANSWERED PRAYERS, an all-new series hosted by celebrated actress and producer Roma Downey ("The Bible Series," "Son of God," "AD," "Touched by an Angel").
Jennifer Garner, Hayden Christensen, Queen Latifah, & More's New Films Add to Genre of 'Heaven Tourism'
It's wasn't exactly a typical Hollywood producer's dream to produce a film that caters to Christian audiences. But after the huge box office success of the film adaptaion of 'Heaven is for Real' last year, Hollywood execs took notice. With two more major motion pictures set to depict living people's experiences with heaven, this genre of "heaven tourism" doesn't show any signs of slowing down. And with these new films, there is big-time talent like Jennifer Garner, Queen Latifah, Hayden Christensen and Kate Bosworth attached.
Kim & Kanye's Pastor Rich Wilkerson Jr Debuts New Book 'Sandcastle Kings'; A Step by Step Journey For The Spiritually Bankrupt [SEE HERE]
Known around the world as the pastor who performed the wedding ceremony for Kim Kardashian and Kanye West, Rich Wilkerson Jr. explains why all the material success in the world won't make you happy or fill the void in your heart through his debut book.
Hillsong UNITED packs arenas and tops the charts consistently in the United States. Their trademark combination of beckoning, ethereal worship songs and heart-stirring altar calls has built quite a following, and the band has fans of all types looking forward to their next single. Interestingly, one particular audience that Hillsong UNITED seems to have hit a chord with has more influence than the rest: the coveted demographic of young Hollywood.
'19 Kids and Counting' Cancelled by TLC; Duggar Family Responds with Statement & Helps with Sexual Abuse Documentary
Following over two months of controversy and speculation, TLC has announced that '19 Kids and Counting', the hit show chronicling the daily lives of the Duggar family, is officially cancelled. The network will not be filming new episodes, nor will they air re-runs of the show.
Worship Leader Darlene Zschech Responds to Critics for Slamming Her Vatican Performance for Pope’s Event [SEE POST]
Well-known worship leader and now cancer survivor Darlene Zschech was overwhelmed by the amount of negative comments she received from Christians after performing at the Vatican this month and took to her blog to respond to her critics.
'Bringing Up Bates' Daughters Erin & Michaella Face Baby & Wedding Challenges in Episode 207 [EXCLUSIVE CLIP]
The Bringing Up Bates series is back with all-new episodes exclusively on UP and in this BREATHEcast exclusive sneak peek we are given a glimpse into Erin's pregnancy and Michaella's wedding planning complications in episode 207.
'Amazing Grace' On Broadway – the Visually Stunning, Inspirational & Racial Reconciling Story of John Newton's Life [REVIEW]
'Amazing Grace' on Broadway is an unforgettable experience that will wow the critics, captivate the crowd, and inspire people to pursue love and freedom despite racial tensions in the country. [WARNING SPOILERS BELOW]
John Hagee's 'Four Blood Moons' Tops Christian DVD Sales; Pastor Says Events Will ‘Change World’ & End ‘Dispensation of God’s Grace’ [VIDEO]
Based on John Hagee's New York Times best-selling book and a hit with moviegoers nationwide, the gripping docu-drama FOUR BLOOD MOONS launches on DVD with strong sales. With 32,673 DVDs sold, FOUR BLOOD MOONS was the top-selling DVD at CBA retailers in its first two weeks.
Are Christians Being Mocked by Television Writers? New Programs Offer Morally Irresponsible and Darker Plots
It's been a refrain so oft-repeated that it borders on cliche; Christians feeling personally offended by the plots they see portrayed on television. However, as new programs become progressively darker, with less focus on uplifting the viewer and more exploration of moral ambiguity, it appears that perhaps the Christian viewing audience has a point.
Tye Tribbett Launches 'Hate Won't Win' Benefit Concert in Honor of Charleston Church Massacre [VIDEO]
The June 17th Charleston Church Massacre has prompted Grammy Award winning recording artist Tye Tribbett to launch a "Hate Won't Win" concert to benefit the families of the nine people who were shot to death in that tragic incident.
International Business Woman Provides Insight to Holocaust in Middle East & Calls Churches to Unite in Prayer [VIDEO]
BREATHEcast sat down with esteemed international businesswoman Uta Dammann to discuss the urgent need for prayer concerning the corruption in Iraq and America's national security.
Pastor Charles Jenkins To Launch 2-Hour, Weekly ‘Inspired People Radio’ Show On Rejoice Musical Soul Food Network [VIDEO]
GRAMMY Award-winning songwriter and Inspired People recording artist Pastor Charles Jenkins has conquered the music world with two back-to-back #1 best-selling gospel albums (His latest "Any Given Sunday" and his 2012 debut "The Best of Both Worlds") and now he's aiming to make a major impact on the radio airwaves.
World’s Gone to Hell? Newsboys Singer Michael Tait Says Times Are Crazy As He Spreads Good News in NYC’s Radio City [VIDEO]
The Luis Palau foundation has successfully brought hundreds of thousands together in New York City during the summer months to hear the good news of Jesus Christ. During one of the biggest events held at Radio City Music Hall, Michael Tait of the Newsboys testifies of God's goodness and says the world may have once been going to hell in a hand basket but now that basket is gone and everything is crazy.
Just a few short months ago, the Duggars seemed to have it all. Their long-running television show, '19 Kids and Counting', was experiencing a rating boom thanks to the influx of weddings and births in the family's storyline (Jill Duggar's televised wedding alone brought in 4.4 million viewers). With speaking gigs and public appearances lined up through the summer around the country, it was no surprise that everyone from presidential candidates to pop culture magazines saw face time with the Duggars as a valuable opportunity for nationwide exposure. Then came the bombshell: Josh Duggar, the family's eldest son and one of the franchise faces of the Duggar television show, had confessed to molesting his own sisters, as well as another unnamed victim, while he was a teenager living at home.
Evangelist Ray Comfort Says Homosexuals Were Born Gay; Claiming All People Have Sinful Nature But Some Choose to Give in [INTERVIEW]
BREATHEcast caught up with well-known evangelist Ray Comfort to talk about his new film 'Audacity' in which he confronts the delicate subject of homosexuality and Christianity.
'90 Minutes in Heaven' Film Starring Kate Bosworth & Hayden Christensen Gets Distribution; Movie Tells Near-Death Story of Don Piper [TRAILER]
90 MINUTES IN HEAVEN-the stirring story of Don Piper, who died in a highway accident, experienced heaven and returned to face severe physical, emotional and spiritual challenges-has landed a distribution deal with Samuel Goldwyn Films.
Duck Dynasty's Si Robertson Glorifies Being a 'Jesus Freak'; 'Faith of Our Fathers' Actors Talk War, Love & Peace [INTERVIEW]
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.
UP Debuts 'Playin For Love' Movie Exclusively Sunday July 12; Film Stars Robert Townsend, Jenifer Lewis & More [VIDEO]
Acclaimed filmmaker Robert Townsend (The Five Heartbeats, Hollywood Shuffle) stars, directs, produces and co-wrote script with Michelle Amor and Cheryl L. West for the UP Premiere Movie Playin' for Love, a romantic comedy about life on and off the basketball court. It's a story about a successful high school coach who gets a superstar player - and the mom who tries to take over the team.
Successful Celebrity Gossip Blogger Call it Quits & Decides to Follow God's Plan to Do Positive, Meaningful Content [VIDEO]
Necole Kane paved a way for herself with her celebrity gossip blog NecoleB******.com . Gaining much mainstream recognition, the successful entrepreneur has now decided to change course and follow "God's Bigger" plan for her life.
Condoleezza Rice Shines as a Christian Patriot With Rendition of ‘Amazing Grace’; Honors Faith on Independence Day [SEE HERE]
Following in President Obama’s footsteps, former secretary of state Condoleezza Rice released a music video of her playing the famous gospel hymn “Amazing Grace” on the piano accompanied by violinist Jenny Oaks Baker.
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.
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.