'Heaven, How I Got Here' Offers Powerful Easter Narrative of Thief on the Cross' Final Decision to Follow Jesus [REVIEW]
'Heaven, How I Got Here' is a short book that enters into a "What if" tale of the thief on the cross that made the last minute decision to follow Christ. BREATHEcast received a copy of the book earlier this month, and with Easter just days, this is a perfect time to uncover the content of this story.
'Killing Jesus' Film Feedback: National Geographic Praised for Originality But Criticized for 'Butchering the Scriptures' [VIDEO]
National Geographic's televised event 'Killing Jesus' garnered tons of feedback, many christians claiming the film veered far from the biblical account of Jesus' life and others appreciating the films unique approach.
'Killing Jesus' Film Tells Resurrection Story for Non-Christians to Believe; 'Historical' Jesus Lacks Divinity [MOVIE REVIEW]
This Sunday on the National Geographic Channel will be the series debut of "Killing Jesus," which is based off the book of the same name by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard. BREATHEcast had the opportunity to head over to the premiere on March 23 and watch it in its entirety and compare it to the book.
'Christ is Risen' Easter Compilation Album by BEC Features Dustin Kensrue, Kings Kaleidoscope, & More; 'Anointed and Inspiring' [REVIEW]
Just in time for Easter is BEC compilation album Christ is Risen, featuring the likes of Dustin Kensrue, Kings Kaleidoscope, Citizens & Saints, Ghost Ship, The Sing Team, and Hannah Garvey.
Kings Kaleidoscope Release Live Good Friday Album 'SIN'; Record Beautifully Narrates Jesus' Resurrection Story [REVIEW]
Kings Kaleidoscope put together a live Good Friday album called Sin, and it has now been released online just in time for Easter. BREATHEcast reviewed the album, and as usual, the ten member band did not disappoint.
'Killing Jesus' Movie Premiere in NYC: Star Studded Event Brings Out Bill O'Reilly, Kelsey Grammer, & More [VIDEO Recap]
BREATHEcast had the opportunity to attend last night's NYC premiere of National Geographic's film 'Killing Jesus', and the star-studded event shined a little light in the city for Jesus.
Pacific Gold 'Sing My Welcome Home' Incredibly Transforms Hymns into a Complex Hybrid of the Beatles & Radiohead [REVIEW]
Christian indie/psychedelic folk band Pacific Gold are gearing up to release their album Sing My Welcome Home on the Bad Christian Label, and BREATHEcast had the opportunity to review the album.
Matt Maher's ‘Saint and Sinners’ Successfully Takes Listener on an Honest Heart-Felt Journey of Faith [ALBUM REVIEW]
Popular contemporary artist Matt Maher is gearing up to release his new album Saints and Sinners on St. Patrick's Day. In a full album review of the record, BREATHEcast details the album's infectious heart, see below:
'Passion: Even So Come' Unites Talents of Crowder, Chris Tomlin, Matt Redman, & Others with the Energy of 30,000 Students [REVIEW]
Worship music is something that is integral to the body of the church and bringing God's people into the throne room of his presence. The experience of praising God is often emotional, powerful, and most definitely passionate, which is why the appropriately named Passion Music series continues to deliver awesome soul baring songs for God's people.
Kevin Max's 'Broken Temples' Welcomes Back One of CCM's Most Creative Members with Catchy, Experimental Pop [REVIEW]
Christian music legend Kevin Max is at it again with the release of his first solo album since leaving Audio Adrenaline, Broken Temples. The long awaited album sees the vocalist back at his pure pop experimental goodness as his thought provoking lyrics continue to be as poignant as ever.
NF's 'Mansion' is an All Out Hip-Hop Assault of the Senses; Rapper's Album Delivers Intense Lyrics & Passionate Messages [REVIEW]
Christian emcee NF (Nate Feuerstein), is gearing up to release his debut full length album on Capitol Records, Mansion, in doing so, has the whole hip-hop community anxiously waiting.
RED's 'Of Beauty and Rage' Masterfully Transforms Emotions with Theatric Metal & Orchestral Arrangements [REVIEW]
Christian hard rock band RED debuted their new album Of Beauty and Rage, this week, and so far the response from the album has been incredible. Also premiering on the same day was their music video for "Darkest Part" which helped propel RED into a huge launch.
'Do You Believe' Film will Put People on the Edge of Their Seats with Powerful Messages & Star Studded Cast [REVIEW]
BREATHEcast attended a pre-screening of the upcoming Pure Flix Entertainment film 'Do You Believe?' which follows the success of 'God's Not Dead' and was blown away with the compelling message of the cross and its relevance in this day and age.
Aaron Gillespie's 'Grace Through the Wandering' Brings Rock Frontman into God's Presence with Ease [REVIEW]
Former Underoath drummer and vocalist, and current lead singer of The Almost, Aaron Gillespie, is gearing up to release his second worship album Grace Through the Wandering on February 3.
Tooth & Nail Records Film 'No New Kinda Story' Documents Christian Rock's Humble & Miraculous Origins [REVIEW]
The Tooth & Nail Records documentary 'No New Story' takes viewers on a trip back to the early '90s to see how one man's pipe dream became a miracle that changed the Christian music industry forever.
Trip Lee's 'Rise Get Up and Live in God's Great Story' Book Discusses Christians Struggles on Marriage, Porn, and Living a Godly Life [REVIEW]
Christian emcee and pastor, Trip Lee, recently released his album Rise, and to go along with it he wrote a book with the same name. 'Rise: Get Up and Live in God's Great Story', will be released on January 27, and BREATHEcast received an advanced copy at his album listening party in New York City.
Chris Tomlin's 'Love Ran Red' Gives Listeners Both Fast & Slow Tempo Worship Songs That Reach the Heart [ALBUM REVIEW]
Chris Tomlin did it again and provided his fans with pure worship birthed from the heart of scripture. Love Ran Red will release October 27 and BREATHEcast wanted to provide a review on what to expect.
Hillsong Conference 2014 Day 1 Recap: Pastor Brian Houston Encourages Church to be 'Lean Mean Kingdom Machines' [PICTURES]
Last night marked the beginning of the Hillsong Conference NYC 2014, and BREATHEcast was there to cover the event along with tonight and Saturday.
Sanctus Real's 'The Dream' Uplifts & Encourages Believers Losing Their Faith; Mixes 80s Synth Rock with Modern Worship [ALBUM REVIEW]
Sanctus Real's newest album The Dream was released on October 14, and BC had the opportunity to review the band's newest hit record.
TobyMac 'Eye'M All Mixed Up' Review: Remix Album Delivers by Giving 'Eye On It' Tracks New Life [ALBUM REVIEW]
Christian music pioneer TobyMac has reinvented himself yet again with his upcoming Eye On It remix album, Eye'M All Mixed Up, which will be released November 4. BREATHEcast received an advance copy to review and it does not disappoint.
'Left Behind' Remake Receives Bad Reviews From Christians & Non-Believers Alike; Claiming 'It's a Soulless Christian Movie' [VIDEO]
The remake of 'Left Behind' hit theaters today and the film already has a bad reputation. Countless media sources including both Christian and secular publications completely bomb on the film, its acting, and cinematography.
'Believe Me' Movie Set to Ruffle Some Feathers While Bringing Home a Message That is 'Honest' About the 'Power of Platforms' [MOVIE REVIEW]
The controversial film 'Believe Me', about four college friends who prey on church people by starting a fake charity, is out now and BreatheCast has reviewed the film for our readers.
Lauren Daigle's debut release How Can It Be on Centricity Music will serve as a breath of fresh air for music lovers with its raw emotion, honest lyrics, and Daigle's infectious voice. BreatheCast reviewed the 9-song album that is now available and found that listeners who are on the fence about Christian music will be wanting more from this soulful songstress.
Popular Christian artist Mandisa is gearing up to release her much-anticipated Get Up: The Remixes dance album. BreatheCast reviewed the record and fans can expect to be on their feet all the way through.
Lacey Sturm's 'The Reason: How I Discovered a Life Worth Living' Reveals How a Suicidal Atheist Transformed into a Rock Princess with a Purpose (REVIEW)
Lacey Sturm's compelling book 'The Reason: How I Discovered a Life Worth Living' takes readers into an incredible foray of a young adolescent's battle with drug abuse, confusion, depression, thoughts of suicide, and ultimately redemption in the form of a new life.
Lecrae's 'Anomaly' Weaves Through Personal, Emotional, and Physical Struggles as God's Love for His 'Outsiders' Remains (REVIEW)
Today marks the release date of the highly anticipated Anomaly by Christian rap sensation Lecrae, and BreatheCast reviewed the album track by track. Lecrae's seventh album might be his best yet, as he opens up more about his personal life in the songs.
'Hanging By A Moment' with Lifehouse's 'No Name Face'; Album Explores the Broken Mind of an Always Searching Believer - Throwback Thursday
Today's BreatheCast Throwback Thursday is Lifehouse's first album, No Name Face, which spawned smash single "Hanging By A Moment" and the popular church used song "Everything."
Lily Isaacs' 'You Don't Cry Out Loud' Autobiography Gives a Glimpse of Survival, Hope, & Finding Jesus (REVIEW)
'You Don't Cry Out Loud' is the story of renowned artist Lily Isaacs', recording career, battle with cancer, and her journey as a Jewish raised girl from the Bronx with Holocaust survivor parents to an award winning Christian singer.
Audio Adrenaline's 'Underdog' Rocks Band into 2000s; Classic Album Helps Christians Press On When 'Broken Down' (Throwback Thursday)
Today's BreatheCast Throwback Thursday takes us back to 1999 with Audio Adrenaline's Underdog album. Audio A has always been a hot commodity in the Christian music market, but Underdog brought the band over-the-top, and at a perfect time when music was ripe for the picking. DC Talk was coming to a close and the Newsboys were heading more toward the worship route, so Underdog laid the foundation of a strong early to mid-2000's for the band.
Christian Rapper NF Impresses with Debut EP; Michigan Born Emcee Brings Raw, Authentic, and Passionate Hip-Hop with a Message (REVIEW)
There is a new Jesus believing rapper on the block by the name of NF, and quite frankly he "spits bars" with passion, precision, and perfect delivery.
Relient K's 'Mmhmm' Still Exudes Passion and Honesty 10 Years Later; Anniversary Tour Begins This Fall (Throwback Thursday)
In honor of Relient K's recently announced 10 year anniversary tour of their smash hit album Mmhmm, this week's Throwback Thursday is going to take a look at the album that put the band on the map for good.
TobyMac's 'Momentum' Helped Christian Music Fans Grieve Loss of DC Talk with Forward Moving Legendary Debut – Throwback Thursday
The year is 2001, and rap-rock/nu-metal is still ruling the air waves. For the Christian music fan, the year signals the time of mourning as its shining star DC Talk went on an indefinite hiatus. The team of Toby, Mike, and Kevin were no more a trio, and it was time for T-Mac to step up.
Rumors spreading about the release of the popular simulation game, The Sims 4, suggest that EA's flagship product might hit the market anywhere from September to November 2014. Electronic Arts announced the game development last year, which gives speculations that more details will be unveiled in E3 on June.
Michael W. Smith's 'Sovereign' Bridges the Gap with Next-Gen Worship Leaders While Sticking to Contemporary Roots (ALBUM REVIEW)
CCM icon Michael W. Smith has just released his first studio worship album since 2008 on May 13. Sovereign is a new creative endeavor for the three time Grammy winner whose previous worship projects have sold over 3.5 million.
Crowder's 'Neon Steeple' Aims to Make Listeners Whole in Christ Using Old Church Songs with New School Sounds (REVIEW)
After much anticipation, David Crowder will finally release solo album, Neon Steeple, under his new moniker "Crowder" this May.
Relient K's 'Two Lefts Don't Make a Right... But Three Do' Remains Timeless Inspirational Pop/Punk with a Message - BreatheCast Throw Back Thursday
Today's BreatheCast Throwback Thursday is Relient K's fan classic, Two Lefts Don't Make a Right... But Three Do. Released in 2003, this album solidified the band's sound, popularity and fan base. Lead singer Matt Thiessen's songwriting found a quirky balance of sarcasm, tongue-in-cheek word play, pop culture references, humor and real heart all, with catchy pop punk tunes.
P.O.D.'s 'Satellite' Holds Up Over 10 years Later; 'Alive' and 'Youth of a Nation' Continue to Inspire - BreatheCast Throwback Thursday
In today's BreatheCast Throwback Thursday, lets take a trip back to 2001's classic rock album, Satellite by P.O.D.
MercyMe's 'Welcome to the New' Album Review: Band Ditches Legalistic Christianity for God's 'Free' Gift of Grace
GRAMMY nominated Christian contemporary band MercyMe, release their eighth studio album, Welcome To The New, on Tuesday April 8 and their new album surely reveals the new era the band has entered of ditching their traditional life in legalism and embracing the joy and grace of Jesus Christ.
'Noah' Movie Review: Bible Epic Wows Audiences with Visual Effects but Misses the Mark on Biblical Story-telling (Scriptural Comparison)
BreatheCast was able to catch a pre-screening of the "Noah" movie in New York City on Wednesday and the theater was filled with press ready to rip the film to shreds. In this review of the $125 million Darren Aronofsky film, readers will get a step-by-step overview of the movie and a comparison to Bible scriptures that support or differ from the script.
Popular worship leader Kari Jobe's third album, Majestic hit stores March 25 on Capitol CMG and it truly reveals her lifelong passion for worship. The album includes thirteen new songs that reflect a consistent desire for more of the presence of God.
'Son of God' Movie Review: Jesus Film Provides a Quick Look Through the Life of the Teacher, Before Hitting Hard with the Message of Salvation Through His Resurrection
Mark Burnett and Roma Downey's Son of God's brings a simple, viewer friendly portrayal of the life of Jesus Christ.
Switchfoot's 'The Beautiful Letdown' Helped Catapult the Band's Message to the Mainstream World (BreatheCast Throw Back Thursday)
Here is a look back to an album that changed this Christian Rock band's life forever. This throw back Thursday features Switchfoot's major label debut album, The Beautiful Letdown.
BreatheCast Throwback Thursday: DC Talk's 'Jesus Freak' Changes Christian Music Forever with Most 'Overtly Christian Act' of All Time (VIDEO)
Today BreatheCast is taking a look back at one of the greatest and most important Christian albums and groups of all time, DC Talk's Jesus Freak.
Casting Crowns returns with their latest album Thrive with singer/songwriter Mark Hall at the center, and they are bringing back their staple Contemporary Christian rock sound with their eighth major studio album. The album includes twelve new songs that connect to Hall's new devotional book of the same title.
Christian rock music had a great year in 2013, and with a bunch of new albums on the way this year, let's take a look back at the top 7 ROCK ALBUMS of 2013. This list was compiled by sorting through comments, other top lists, and the overall popularity of the bands. The names appear in no particular order, but these albums all helped shed some light into the darkness with grinding guitars, turned up distortion, and God-inspired hooks.