Katy Perry Fights Back Against Court Ruling That Her Song Copied Christian Rap Song 'Joyful Noise' 

Pop star Katy Perry and her “Dark Horse” collaborators filed an appeal after a jury ruled them liable for plagiarizing a 2008 Christian rap song.

 

Perry, Lukasz “Dr. Luke” Gottwald, Capitol Records, and others had been ordered to pay $2.78 million by a California jury for copyright infringement. In documents filed Oct. 9, Perry and her team are asking the California courts to overturn the verdict or grant a new trial.

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Posted by Azania Phillips Thursday, October 17, 2019 10:45:00 AM

Kanye West Hurt By Wife Dressing ‘Too Sexy’ Now That He’s A Born Again Christian 

Rapper Kanye West no longer likes seeing his wife wear outfits that are too sexy, especially out in public, after declaring that he's a born again Christian. 
 
A debate between West and his wife, Kim Kardashian West, over a revealing custom designer dress that ensued the night before the Met Gala in May was featured during Sunday night’s episode of “Keeping Up With the Kardashians.” In that episode, West expressed how his wife's decision to wear sexy clothes in public negatively affects him. To which she replied that she's not on the same path as him, referring to his newfound faith in Christ. 
 
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Posted by Azania Phillips Wednesday, October 16, 2019 1:44:00 PM

Former Drug Addict Baptized At Church He Vandalized 6 Months Earlier: 'God Is Real' 

A former drug addict who broke into an Arkansas church and vandalized $100,000 worth of property was baptized at the same church six months later after the pastor and church members displayed grace and forgiveness. 
 
Brenton Winn, 23, was arrested in February after breaking into Central Baptist Church of Conway, Arkansas, and destroying everything in sight, including laptops, cameras, and other electronics. He also wrote a racial slur on a breakroom wall and set the church’s family life center on fire.
 
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Posted by Azania Phillips Friday, October 11, 2019 8:49:00 AM

$3,000 ‘Jesus Shoes’ Injected With Holy Water From Jordan River Sell Out In Minutes 

Brooklyn-based brand MSCHF released a limited-edition Nike Air Max 97 sneaker filled with holy water in the soles and the $3,000 "Jesus Shoes" sold out in minutes. 
 
The sneakers were reportedly injected with 60 ccs of holy water from the Jordan River and blessed by a priest. Gabriel Whaley, the brand's founder, had less than two dozen of the MSCHF x INRI Jesus Shoes made. INRI represents the Latin inscription which translates to "Jesus the Nazarene, King of the Jews.” Each pair was sold for $3,000 and sold out within minutes after the launch.
 
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Posted by Azania Phillips Thursday, October 10, 2019 11:44:00 AM

Lauren Daigle’s 'You Say' Breaks Billboard Record & Becomes Biggest Christian Song of All Time 

This weekend, Lauren Daigle made history with her hit song “You Say” by staying put as the No. 1 song on Billboard’s Hot Christian Songs for 62 weeks, according to Fox News. At 62 weeks atop the Billboard’s Hot Christian Songs, “You Say” now holds the record for the longest time a song has stayed in the number one spot on the chart. The previous contender, “Oceans” by Hillsong United, was the inspiration behind the 28-year-old’s success. Oceans sat at number one on the chart for 61 weeks.
 
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Posted by Azania Phillips Tuesday, October 8, 2019 11:26:00 AM

New Study Finds More Than Half of Christians Under 35-Years-Old Believe Christians Should Not Date Unbelievers  

A new study has found that about half of Christians under age 35 believe a Christian should not become romantically involved with an unbeliever.
 
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Posted by Azania Phillips Monday, October 7, 2019 9:32:00 AM

Demi Lovato Gets Baptized in Jordan River: 'I've Never Felt Such a Connection to God' 

Demi Lovato took to Instagram to open up about her trip to Israel and baptism in the Jordan River. She posted several pictures of her trip and baptism, saying she had never felt such a spiritual connection to God before.
 
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Posted by Azania Phillips Thursday, October 3, 2019 11:16:00 AM