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Big Daddy Weave to Celebrate 20th Anniversary with Carnegie Hall Concert

On January 27, True North Presents will host a concert at Carnegie Hall with Big Daddy Weave. The concert, which starts at 6:30 p.m., also features the True North Symphony Orchestra and the…


The Gate Begins Streaming World-Wide

What was once a storage room full of tangled wires and broken instruments in the basement of the International House of Prayer: Eastern Gate is now a functional radio station streaming praise and…

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Liz Black Joins WMCA

Christian Radio station WMCA (570 AM) recently welcomed radio personality Liz Black to its evening lineup. She is on the air on Monday-Friday from 7 p.m.-midnight. Black is no stranger to the New…


Teen Suicide is Topic of Play at Journey Church

Heavenly Realm Productions presented the world premiere of “Nether Regions: The Musical (A Divine Comedy)” recently at The Journey Church, 184 Marshall Hill Road, West Milford, N.J. The play, which looks at teen…


One More Day of Summer

In the movie “For the Love of the Game,” Kevin Costner plays Billy Chapel, a 40-year old Tigers pitcher who is working on a perfect game in the last game of his career,…


The King’s College Hosts NYC Theater Experience for Students

A creative partnership between The King’s College and Firebone Theatre will give talented college students from all over the country an opportunity to experience and participate in the New York City theater industry….


Liz Black’s Gospel Grooves and Top 10 Countdown

I recently caught up with Bryan Andrew Wilson, who most of us remember as the little kid who sang “His Eye is on the Sparrow” with the Mississippi Children’s Choir back in the…


Liz Black’s Gospel Grooves Review and Top 10 Countdown

I recently had the pleasure of interviewing gospel singer and actress, Tamela Mann. Here’s what she had to say about her latest album, longstanding #1 hit song, and couples’ cooking show: 1. What…


Bible Baptist Church Presents 24th Annual ‘Jesus Story’

Passion Play Drama Ministries of Bible Baptist Church presents the 24th annual performance of The Jesus Story in March at Felician College in Lodi, NJ. The Jesus Story is a musical drama that…


Double Play: Joe Girardi, Bobby Richardson Speak to Men of New Canaan Society

New York Yankees Manager Joe Girardi recently let the men of the New Canaan Society know that you don’t have to be a professional athlete to “step up” in big situations. Girardi and…

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‘The Screwtape Letters’ Returns to NYC for Limited Engagement

The Screwtape Letters, the provocative and wickedly funny theatrical adaptation of the C.S. Lewis novel about spiritual warfare from a demon’s point of view, will return to New York City for five performances November…

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Liz Black’s Top 10 Countdown; Q and A with Israel Houghton

By Liz Black Israel Houghton, 41, is a singer and worship leader, mostly known for his cross-cultural style of Christian music that fuses elements from gospel, jazz, and rock. He is the founder…

Liz Gospel Grooves Review Top 10

Liz Black’s Top 10 Countdown/Gospel Grooves Review

James C. Thompson (JC) began singing at the age of four. He is a member at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Brooklyn, where Rev. Dr. Anthony Truffant is the senior pastor. JC’s song writing style…


Bethany Christian Services Hosts Youth Choir Festival

At the conclusion of the Youth Choir Festival hosted by Bethany Christian Services on March 9, approximately 250 teens filled the altar at Cedar Hill Reformed Church in Wyckoff. Talented young people from…


The Driving Force Behind All The Linsanity

(WNS)-Jeremy Lin, then a third-string point guard for the New York Knicks, found himself suddenly in the limelight in February after leading his team to a surprise victory against the New Jersey Nets….


Eastern Christian Alum Tours with All Souls Orchestra

What does public policy have to do with music? More than a lot of people may think, according to Sarah van der Ploeg, a gifted musician who toured with London’s All Souls Orchestra…