Gungor Believes Evangelism 'Needs to be Rethought in Today's Society'; Says Everyone has 'Heard of Jesus' [INTERVIEW 2]
Worship/pop/indie/experimental duo Gungor, have been making music for a little over 10 years, and throughout that time they have seen their music go from corporate church songs to artful deep compositions. With Michael and Lisa Gungor's newest album, One Wild Life: Soul coming this week, they spoke to BREATHEcast about their view of worship and evangelism.
Classic Christian rock band Stryper is returning their Stryper Fan Weekend to the West Coast this year, and the popular fan event will take place September 10-13, 2015 in Anaheim.
Champion MMA Fighter Chad Robichaux & Wife Change Lives of Hundreds in Military With Bible Based Program [VIDEO INTERVIEW]
Chad Robichaux and wife Kathy stopped by the BREATHEcast studio to talk about the life changing work they are doing with Mighty Oaks Warrior Programs. A program set to help active duty military and veterans overcome PTSD, fight for their family, and learn the Godly mandate for men and women to flourish.
Central Kentucky rock band XXI have announced their Tooth & Nail Records debut album Inside Out, set for release on September 18th. The band is also streaming a preview of the first single from the album entitled "Say it Again," which fans can check out here. Additionally, physical pre-orders will be available via the Tooth & Nail store on August 13th.
'Do You Believe?' Actor Senyo Amoaku Parallels Past Gang Life With Role in Film & The Power of the Cross [INTERVIEW]
On August 4, 2015, PURE FLIX released 'Do You Believe?' to DVD and VOD. BREATHEcast chatted with actor Senyo Amoaku about his powerful role in the film.
Gungor's 'One Wild Life: Soul' Reflects on a Chaotic 2014 for the Couple & Kicks off Trilogy of the 'Spirit' & 'Body' [INTERVIEW 1]
Husband and wife music duo, Michael and Lisa Gungor, are preparing to release their next indie/pop electric/worship album One Wild Life: Soul on August 7. The two, collectively known as Gungor, spoke to BREATHEcast about their trilogy of concept albums, their rough 2014, and their ideas on theology and Christianity.
Shonlock's 'Beyond This World' Single Tops Billboard Chart as 'A Night to Remember' Continues to Have an Impact
Christian pop artist Shonlock had his second no. 1 Billboard hit, "Beyond This World" which topped the CHR/Hot AC chart.
Hillsong Church Clears Rumors on Homosexual NY Choir Leader; Pastor Says All Are Welcome but 'Do Not Support All Lifestyles' [SEE HERE]
A recent report made its way around the web about Hillsong New York that claimed an openly gay couple was leading the popular church's choir. Senior Pastor Brian Houston has since released a statement putting those rumors to rest.
Hillsong UNITED Movie 'Let Hope Rise' Experiences Another Setback; Production Company Announces Backruptcy
The Hillsong United movie, "Let Hope Rise," is yet again facing another delay in its released wrote NewReleaseToday.
TobyMac Reveals 'Feel It' Music Video Sneak Peek on Facebook Page; Debuts with 'This is Not a Test' Friday
Christian CCM legend TobyMac's This is Not a Test comes out on Friday, and saw does a music video for the song "Feel It" as he offered fans a sneak peek on his Facebook.
Kevin Max Announces 'Starry Eyes' Covers Project; 'I Delicately Chose Each Song on This Project' He Said
Christian singer and artistic pioneer Kevin Max recently announced his next solo album, Starry Eyes.
Thousand Foot Krutch Asks Fans to Pray for Bass Player Joel Bruyere; Musician Hospitalized with Collapsed Lung
Christian rock band Thousand Foot Krutch is asking their fans to pray for bassist Joel Bruyere. The long time band member is in the hospital with a collapsed lung.
Award winning gospel recording artist, Israel Houghton and longtime ensemble NewBreed earned the number one album on both Billboard's Top Gospel and Top Christian/Gospel charts for their latest album COVERED: ALIVE IN ASIA.
Family Force 5 Announce '30 Second Variety Hour' YouTube Show; Prepare for 'Time Still Stands' Tour [WATCH HERE]
Christian pop-dance/ crunk band Family Force 5 have had many announcements lately, and today one of them was a new YouTube show called, "30 Second Variety Hour."
Stryper's 'Fallen' Album Announced for October; New Single Brings Back Original Lineup to Rock [LISTEN HERE]
Classic Christian rock band Stryper has returned with their first single off their upcoming ninth studio album, Fallen.
TobyMac's 'This is Not a Test' Reunites DC Talk & Lets Guest Vocalists 'Shine Bright' on Sparkling Features [REVIEW]
TobyMac is gearing up to release his highly anticipated This is Not a Test album on August 7, and Christian music fans are in for another surefire smash record from the CCM pioneer. BREATHEcast had the opportunity to review the album and there is nothing else to be said but prepare for another hit.
Family Force 5 Announce 12-City Headlining Tour & Remix Album ‘Time Still Stands’ Release Date [VIDEO]
Alternative Pop/Rock band Family Force 5 announced their 12-city headlining "Tour Stands Still" Tour with special guests Born Cages.
Bethel Music Release 'Synesthesia: Without Words' to High Praise; Second Instrumental Stuns Listeners
Bethel Music,the worship music and community of songwriters emerging from Bethel Church in Redding, CA, released July 31, amidst acclaim its second, all instrumental, full-length album, Without Words: Synesthesia, through Provident Music Distribution.
Derek Webb's 'Mockingbird' Celebrates 10 Years with Reimagined Remix Release; Album Comes to Vinyl for First Time
Indie experimental pioneer Derek Webb is currently celebrating the 10 year anniversary of his ground breaking album Mockingbird.
Christian rock band the Newsboys took some time out of their busy schedule to make a dream come true by fulfilling a Make-A-Wish request for a young hospitalized fan.
Internationally-renowned South African rock band Tree63 will independently release its seventh full-length album, Land, on Sept. 11 through The Fuel Music distribution. On hiatus since 2008, the band re-formed following the enthusiastic reception received at a series of reunion events last year in South Africa.
Candace Cameron Bure's New Book 'Dancing Through Life' Reveals Battle in Hollywood With Faith & Fear [SEE HERE]
Candace Cameron Bure recently released her third book, 'Dancing Through Life: Steps of Courage and Conviction.' The book highlights Bure's battle with fear and stand against Hollywood's secularism with her faith.
"All Yours," the latest single from GRAMMY® Award-nominated Gotee artist Ryan Stevenson, is available at all online outlets beginning today, including Apple Music, Spotify and Amazon Music. The "All Yours" lyric video premiers today on Ryan Stevenson's YouTube channel (watch below).
Things got interesting on Underoath's Facebook page as the band posted their first update in awhile, changing their cover photo to "RebirthIsComing." To go along with the photo they posted a video that reads the same thing except it's broken into tiny images and has distorted music running during the short 15 second clip.
Lecrae Poses Sincere Question to Fans: Asks Why People Embrace Dialog About Abortion & Isis But Avoid Racial Injustice [VIDEO]
With cases such as Mike Brown, Eric Garner, and now Sandra Band and Samuel DuBose, racial tension amongst authorities and black Americans is on an all time high. In a recent social media video post, rapper Lecrae, who is a Christian voice in the Hip-Hop community, posed a sincere question to his followers concerning it all.
TobyMac's 'This is Not a Test' to Get Vinyl Version; Releases Lyric Video for 'Feel It' [WATCH HERE]
TobyMac had a big day of announcements yesterday as he posted on Facebook about a vinyl release of ***This is Not a Test*** and also debuted a lyric video for "Feel It."
As 'The Voice' has only gotten more and more popular on American television, contestants have learned that to speak the language of their target audience can only benefit them when it's time for votes to be counted. That being the case, it seems that contestants (and their coaches) are selecting songs that will appeal to Christians for their big moments on stage.
Pillar's 'One Love Revolution' Now Available for Pre-Order; Band Release 'Nails' Lyric Video [WATCH HERE]
It's a big day for Christian hard rock band Pillar as they released a lyric video for their song "Nails" and also a pre-order link for their upcoming album One Love Revolution.
Since they opened their doors just 12 years ago, Show Hope, a nonprofit organization founded by Steven Curtis Chapman and his wife Mary Beth for the purpose of caring and advocating for millions of orphans worldwide, is celebrating a historic milestone. With the help of Show Hope sponsors, donors and partners, they are proud to announce that together they have helped restore the hope of a family for 5,000 children from more than 50 countries.
Rock Band Pillar Releases 'One Love Revolution' in August; Lifeway Bookstore Physical Copy Includes Special Track
Christian hard rock band Pillar is releasing their first album in six years, One Love Revolution, and with their most popular original lineup.
Every summer has them: those songs that, years later, bring to mind memories of the season that they were radio staples. And this year will be no different, with new music from TobyMac, Crowder, and Hillsong UNITED among the songs that are inescapable on Christian radio stations this summer. BREATHEcast takes a look at what we believe will be the songs that define the summer of 2015.
Christian band 7eventh Time Down is gearing up to release their third studio album, God Is On The Move, on August 21.
The Exodus Historically Documented Wrong? Film Proving the Events of the Bible Actually Happened Comes to DVD & Book [VIDEO]
The award-winning documentary "PATTERNS OF EVIDENCE: THE EXODUS" will release on DVD and Blu-ray August 4, 2015 along with the original motion picture soundtrack CD (July 31) and companion book (hardcover).
Christian Films Empower Female Filmmakers; 168 Film Festival Highlights Some of Those Upcoming Films [VIDEO]
When Kathryn Bigelow won the Oscar in 2010 as Best Director of “The Hurt Locker,” her accomplishment carried an expectation that a gateway was now open for female directors. However, no woman has received a Best Director nomination since then. This year's films will be debuted at the 168 Film Festival, is looking to change that.
Pastor Mark Batterson Inspires Readers to Turn 'If Only' Regrets into 'What If' Possibilities in New Book [VIDEO]
According to New York Times Bestselling Author and Pastor Mark Batterson, the word 'If' is a powerful little word. Some people are stuck in 'if only,' trudging through lives marked with regret. In his latest highly-anticipated release, "If: Trading Your If Only Regrets for God's What If Possibilities" (Baker Books/Oct. 6, 2015), Batterson offers a life-changing message of hope and freedom.
Natasha Owens' 'No One But You' Speaks Encouragement to the Downtrodden Believer in Need of 'One Name' [REVIEW]
Powerful singer Natasha Owens is gearing up to release her next EP, No One But You on August 28. Produced and co-written by Ed Cash, the album dives into Owens' search for Jesus through the storms.
Bringing clarity to all the rumors of the actor portraying Hal Jordan in DC/Warner Bros. 'Green Lantern Corps' movie is The Wrap that confirms Chris Pine's casting in 'Wonder Woman.'
One of the most important things a Christian can do to strengthen their walk with God is to read the Bible in order to draw out life lessons. However, in addition to the scriptures, many find it helpful to read other forms of literature that expound upon, bring life to, or enhance the Bible reading experience. The following list is a top 5 of classic Christian books written by some of the most thought provoking individuals to ever pen anything.
JJ Heller's signature dreamy, poetically suggestive style investigates the stuff of life with a bouncy optimism and inviting melodies on her latest offering, 'Sound of a Living Heart.' Gentle vibes, simple truths, and a hint of bluegrass on these songs make for easy listening that's ideal for a summer day's drive.
Indie music and radio favorite JJ Heller’s professional and personal life always seems to be chronicled in her songs. With the release of her eighth studio album Sound of a Living Heart, JJ stays true to her signature style, welcoming her listeners to join her in the pursuit of a whole-hearted life. Produced by Jonny Macintosh (Third Day, Switchfoot), Sound of a Living Heart will hit stores and online outlets August 21, 2015.
Chris Tomlin's Prayers: Singer Prays for 'Worship Night in America', Family, & New Songs [INTERVIEW]
Chris Tomlin is arguably the most successful artist in worship music and today he is about to embark on a tour he has always dreamed of, 'Worship Night In America.' In a recent interview with BREATHEcast the singer candidly shared what his current prayers requests are.
5 Heavy Bands Christian Music Fans Want to See Release Another Album – UnderOATH, As Cities Burn, & More [VIDEOS]
Christian rock music is having a bit of a resurgence the last few years with many unique and creative groups putting out quality music. At the same token, many formerly more popular bands are getting back together to create music or tour again. With that being said, there are still a number of bands that have been dormant on the music front, and it has left fans screaming "come back!"
Seventh Day Slumber Announce 'Redline' will be Followed by Second EP; Reveal Disciple Frontman will Feature on Track
Christian rock band Seventh Day Slumber have just announced they have two upcoming EP's on the way with the first, Redline, coming this fall.
Trip Lee Releases 'Sweet Victory' Music Video off of 'Rise' Album; Rapper Illustrates Jesus' Death with a Car [WATCH HERE]
Christian rapper Trip Lee released a music video for his song "Sweet Victory" featuring Dimitri McDowell & Leah Smith off his latest album Rise, and the emcee uses the destruction of a car to illustrate the crucifixion of Jesus.
Flyleaf Vocalist Kristen May Reveals Gender of Baby on Facebook; Singer Continues Work on Solo Project 'Conversations'
Flyleaf singer Kristen May is pregnant, and today she revealed on social media that she and her husband will be expecting a baby boy in December.