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Major league baseball celebrated Jackie Robinson Day on the day before Easter. It’s a fitting coincidence.

April 15th marked the seventieth anniversary of Jackie Robinson’s breaking the color line in major league baseball. Very few, if any, sporting events have ramifications that transcend the playing field, but this one did.

As George Will wrote on the occasion of the sixtieth anniversary of Robinson’s debut, “[Babe] Ruth reshaped baseball; Jackie Robinson’s life still reverberates through al

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In 2002, Louie Giglio, founder of the Passion Movement, invited an unknown artist named Amena Brown to perform her spoken-word poetry at a vision-casting event called One Day Link. The conference was simulcast to over 20,000 people. At the time, Brown had been turned down by graduate schools and faced disappointment. “I did my poem [at the event] and knew that God was trying to say to me, ‘This is why you didn’t get into grad school, and my plans for your life are different than your plans for

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Gymnast Simone Biles laughs as she poses for a portrait at the U.S. Olympic Committee media summit in Beverly Hills, Calif., on March 7, 2016. Photo courtesy of REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

On the seventh day, Simone Biles rests.

That’s the day the world gymnastics champion, who has a clear shot at the medal podium in Rio, goes to church with her family.

Biles, a first-time Olympian, is a Catholic. She has said she routinely lights a candle to St. Sebastian, the patron saint of athletes and of Rio,

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Four years after she became a gold medalist, gymnast Gabby Douglas is aiming for a second Olympic appearance, this time in Rio de Janeiro. Photo by Robert Maxwell/Oxygen, courtesy of NBC

When Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas listens to her workout playlist, chart-topping songs by Christian music acts are among the ones she hears most.

Douglas, 20, listed “This Is Living” by Hillsong Young and Free and rapper Lecrae when asked byBillboard about her top songs. In a Self magazine interview, she cit

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While participating in Oprah Winfrey’s “Master Class” series, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson offered inspiring advice to others who have grappled with one of his toughest opponents: depression.

“I found that, with depression, one of the most important things you could realize is that you’re not alone,” the actor-wrestler, 43, said in a YouTube video posted by Winfrey’s OWN channel Thursday. “You’re not the first to go through it; you’re not going to be the last to go through it. And oftentimes — i

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Prayer and other spiritual activities by athletes can be viewed as performance-enhancing, experts say. (Creative Commons photo by Elias Gayles)

At a symposium, experts from a variety of fields are examining how religion and athletics mix. One observer says prayer and meditation have been proven to be performance-enhancing activities for athletes.

One standard the World Anti-Doping Agency uses to ban a substance is whether it enhances, or has the potential to enhance, athletic performance.


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Before the landmark TV event Belief, get an intimate first look at the series. Oprah opens up about her beliefs and daily Spiritual Practices. “This is why I wanted to create a network,” Oprah says. “It was my way of saying, ‘We are one, we are connected.'”


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Celebrity DJ Jae Murphy recently opened up about how he maintains his faith in Hollywood while producing secular music. He also touched on his calling from God and the importance of a college education.

The Chesapeake, Virginia, native is still coming to grips with the success of his hit song “You Playin” featuring The Game, Eric Bellinger and Problem. It’s the lead single from his upcoming debut album, “Howard to Hollywood.”

In Septermber, the popular R&B track debuted at No.1 on Billboard’

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Grammy-Award winning rapper Lecrae recently appeared on the New York City radio station “Hot 97 The Morning Show” where he discussed being censored due to his lyrical content being informed by his Christian faith.

“I’m more censored than the most drugged out violent rapper,” Lecrae told host Ebro who asked if he runs into barriers due to being a Christian rapper. “They censor me more than anybody. I’m marginalized, put in a box, so it’s kind of weird. I’m sitting here trying to put substan

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Peyton Manning

Peyton Manning is undeniably one of the most talented football player, frequently dominating the field as the quarterback for the Denver Broncos and earning the title of five-time league MVP for the NFL.

But for Peyton, the most important aspect of his life is not fame or fortune, but his Christian faith.

In a book titled Manning penned with his father, Peyton discusses his faith and how his deep belief in prayer has encouraged him throughout his years as a top-ranking footba

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Faith Jenkins is the host of the new daytime court show Judge Faith that premiered nationally September 22, 2014.

Judge Faith’s legal career has spanned over a decade in New York– from working as a wall street litigator to a tough New York City prosecutor. She’s faced adversity, overcome obstacles, and worked hard to achieve her goals. Now she takes the bench in her own courtroom on her own show to resolve disputes between real people with real cases.

Judge Faith is also known for her legal

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Faith vs Doubt

by Henry Miranda


Matthew 14:31-32 (NKJV) 
And immediately Jesus stretched out His hand and caught him, and said to him, "O you of little faith, why did you doubt?" 
And when they got into the boat, the wind ceased.

When you doubt you are not showing faith. Faith is believing God without wavering, without doubting, and without questioning what He says. It is taking God at His Word and believing that what He has promised He is able to deliver. 

Hebrews 11:1 (NKJV)
"Now faith is the substance
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S. Truett Cathy

S. Truett Cathy, founder and chairman emeritus of Chick-fil-A, died today (Sept. 8) at 1:35 a.m., according to an announcement from the Atlanta-based restaurant chain. Cathy was 93.

Baptist Press will post a broadened obituary later today. A company-released obituary follows of Cathy, a Southern Baptist churchman known for his commitment to Chick-fil-A restaurants being closed on Sundays.

Cathy, who died peacefully at home surrounded by loved ones, was born March 14, 1921, in

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Lecrae discusses Ferguson, family, faith and what it means to be a true leader with

Why Lecrae Says, “I’m Not Religious At All”

DX: How do you balance God, family, and your passion for music when you’re on the road?

Lecrae: The good thing about God is that he’s everywhere already, so I don’t got to take him with me. That’s just a relationship. I’m not religious at all; I’m not into the routines and rituals. I have a relationship with God, and he’s with me everywhere I go, so I d

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“Welcome to the Kingdom” messages have been pouring to actress LisaRaye McCoy after she posted a brief video clip of her at-home baptism online.

Though some remember the 46-year-old as Diamond from the Player’s Club, the single mom has, for a while, been a Bible-carrying member of the Jesus club.

In early 2011, during an interview with Steve Harvey, McCoy publicized her spiritual journey and solicited prayer as she worked to grow in her Christian faith.

Now, three years later, the

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“If I close my eyes,” Jennifer Hudson says, closing her eyes, “I can almost remember what it was like, what I was like, 15 years ago. I was at home in Chicago, still in high school, singing in church, living with my family.” She opens her bright brown eyes again, stares straight at me to answer my question. “But generally, no, it feels like another Jennifer life. I don’t look the same. I’m a mother now. So many things have changed. I sometimes think the only constant is my voice. That hasn’t

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A popular rapper who admitted to being worshiped by fans and once claimed to have ‘found God’ and professedly ‘hopped to Christianity’ has released a profanity-laced video claiming that he has fallen away from the faith.

“If Hell is truly Your pit of fire and I get thrown in it, I’ma probably regret the fact that I ever wrote this [expletive],” Marcus Jamal Hopson, better known to fans as “Hopsin,” raps in a new song called Ill Mind of Hopsin 7. “I hopped to Christianity so strongly, then

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During the WNBA’s Minnesota Lynx Faith & Family Night, point guard Monica Wright opened up about her Christian faith, revealing why her and ex-fiancé Kevin Durant split.

Reportedly, the two basketball stars have been heading down diametrically different roads since the engagement. While Wright is faithful in her religious beliefs, the Oklahoma City Thunder small forward is satisfied with his own life as it is.

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SOURCE: Hip-Hop Wired

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8451424466_3b2cdd58a4.jpgby Robert Driskell

Jesus warned his followers to "Beware of the false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly are ravenous wolves" (Matthew 7:15). There are many who claim to be Christians today who are in the business of leading people into false belief in order to take advantage of them. Televangelists constantly promise financial peacefor a sacrificial donation to their ministries. Faith healers claim that they have been gifted by God to heal others, but if you don't get
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