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Culture
 
John Lennon’s killer: My life is all about Jesus now
John Lennon’s killer: My life is all about Jesus now
John Lennon’s killer: My life is all about Jesus now

John Lennon’s Killer: I’m A Christian Now

The man who murdered John Lennon wants only one thing now — to tell others about Jesus. Mark David Chapman, 59, told parole examiners he was no longer the man who sought notoriety through killing the Beatles rock star in 1980.
 
Culture
 
Judge finalizes order finding polygamy law unconstitutional; victory for ‘Sister Wives’
Judge finalizes order finding polygamy law unconstitutional; victory for ‘Sister Wives’
Judge finalizes order finding polygamy law unconstitutional; victory for ‘Sister Wives’

Judge Finalizes Order Finding Polygamy Law Unconstitutional

Kody Brown, center, stars in TLC's show "Sister Wives" with (left to right) sister wives Robyn, Christine, Meri and Janelle. RNS file photo courtesy TLC.
 
Commentary and News
 
The Truth About Racism
The Truth About Racism
The Truth About Racism

Racism: The Cause, The Cancer, And How Christians Can Get Beyond It

In his new book, “The Truth About Racism,” Dr. Phil Asante provides a thoroughly researched and carefully examined account that lays out the origins of racism from a biblical and evolutionary perspective. The book is broken dow...

 
Culture
 
Sweeping away the clutter: A Q&A with Bill Hybels on ‘Simplify’
Sweeping away the clutter: A Q&A with Bill Hybels on ‘Simplify’
Sweeping away the clutter: A Q&A with Bill Hybels on ‘Simplify’

Interview With Bill Hybels On New Book ‘Simplify’

Clutter influences the way you work, the way you live and the state of your soul, too, argues megachurch pastor Bill Hybels. Hybels has written a new book, “Simplify: Ten Practices to Unclutter Your Soul” (Tyndale, Aug. 19),...
 
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canton_jones_god_city_usa
canton_jones_god_city_usa

Album Review: ‘God City USA’ By Canton Jones

Canton Jones isn’t one to run short of songs or creativity. His last project, a mixtape, “Lust, Drugs, and Gospel,” had 18 tracks (if you include the skits) that were exceptional. His new album “God City USA” ...
 
Culture
 
Suicide a risk even for beloved characters like Robin Williams
Suicide a risk even for beloved characters like Robin Williams
Suicide a risk even for beloved characters like Robin Williams

Psychiatric Illnesses Have Power Over Sufferers

That a “universally beloved” entertainer such as Robin Williams could commit suicide “speaks to the power of psychiatric illness,” mental health experts say.

 
Culture
 
Are we the United States of Dystopia? The politics of ‘The Giver’
Are we the United States of Dystopia? The politics of ‘The Giver’
Are we the United States of Dystopia? The politics of ‘The Giver’

The United States Of Dystopia- The Politics Of ‘The Giver’

This Friday (Aug. 15), a movie version of the classic novel “The Giver”opens in theaters with an impressive cast, including Oscar winners Meryl Streep and Jeff Bridges.
 
Culture
 
Mark Driscoll’s books pulled from the Southern Baptist Convention’s LifeWay stores
Mark Driscoll’s books pulled from the Southern Baptist Convention’s LifeWay stores
Mark Driscoll’s books pulled from the Southern Baptist Convention’s LifeWay stores

Mark Driscoll’s Books Pulled From Stores

The nation’s second largest Christian book retailer has pulled megachurch pastor Mark Driscoll’s books from its website and 186 stores.
 
Causes
 
martyrs prayers
martyrs prayers
martyrs prayers

‘Martyrs Prayers’ An Album For The Persecuted Church

It is unlikely that you have heard any album quite like "Martyrs Prayers." A lot of people may consider "Martyrs Prayers" dark, but the record is raw and brings light to what persecuted Christians think and go through.

 
Culture
 
all things new
all things new
all things new

Christian Band All Things New Drops New EP, Video

Christian band All Things New just released an acoustic video for their song "Washed Over Me" which originally appeared on the band's self-titled debut album. The revamped song is accompanying the band's EP "Attic Sessions" whi...