"The Darker/The Brighter" by Cody Carnes releases Sep. 15, 2017 (Capitol CMG). Reviewed in the Sep. 1, 2017 edition, CCM Magazine.
Learn more of the story behind the Newsboys song "The Cross Has The Final Word" written by Cody Carnes...
For LAUREN DAIGLE, it’s been quite a journey for the now three-time Dove Award-winning songstress. How did surrender play a part in such a successful and whirlwind rookie season? As the tussle of deadline and disorder fuels the fire, front man Michael Sweet explains why STRYPER is far from delivering their final blows. Will we ever be good enough to be welcome in God’s presence? How did the Israelites conquer Jericho? Why are believers continually divided? GATEWAY WORSHIP on tearing down our walls. PLUS—2015 Christmas Gift Guide!
In a recent news story, recreational retailer REI (Recreational Equipment, Inc.), announced that they will officially close their doors during the upcoming annual “Black Friday” shopping frenzy. I love the notion of consciously making a decision to go outside the boundaries, beyond our walls—REI is taking it, well, literally—and as Christians, I think we should, too.
Jesus says in John 13, Just as I have loved you, you should love each other. Your love for one another will prove to the world that you are my disciples. May the Church in the days to come be a unified church that loves like Jesus.