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Even in an apparently God-forsaken place there is beauty and humanity worthy of a symphony.
Concerts, workshops, special events in a weekend festival co-organised by the Protestant state church and free evangelical entities.
A special choir and orchestra, a documentary and talks about the history of Protestant work in the country.
"Panai el-Adonai" (“My face towards the Lord” from Daniel 9:3) brought together the Messianic community to worship and intercede with songs from all over Israel. A video by Kehila News.
“Ask the artist to help you design the service”, says Charles David Kelley in an interview about the role of artists and how their approach to culture can add much to churches.
“The goal is not only to sing, but to tell what God has done in our lives”, says the director of the Choir of the Reformation of Galicia, one of several groups touring in Spanish regions this year.
Mauricio Macri attended a big musical concert to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.
Around 10,000 gathered in Le Havre to pray and reflect about the Reformation. Nick Vujicic was the main speaker. Additionally, 1,000 young people were sent to evangelism projects all around France.
Hundreds of young participants meet in Le Havre to receive training, enjoy fellowship, take part in social projects and share the gospel. A big celebration on France’s national day will close the week.
“It’s no more difficult to be a Christian singer than a Christian banker or anything else”, says artist Jonathan Veira in an interview about fame, art, work and the faith that inspires him.
Gaga’s video is a lucid cultural depiction of sin. She knows who the right guy is, and yet cannot leave the wrong one.
A young Spanish film director documents the work of six Gospel choirs. The genre has grown far beyond evangelical churches.
The U2 singer talks about the Psalms in the Bible, music and life in a Fuller seminary video series. Artists “please God being brutally honest”, he says.
The Ensemble Bohórquez recounted the history of salvation through the pieces of classical Protestant composers. The concert took place in Valladolid, a key Spanish city in the times of the Reformation.
What remains of modern ideology, free-market capitalism, gives us some nice gadgets but does not nurture the soul.
Through his mysterious death in Paris in 1971, the charismatic and self-destructive Jim Morrison managed to create a legend.
After the Madrid show of ‘Nu Metal’ band, Korn, the guitar player met a group of fans and told them how Christ changed his life. Watch the video.
The show's producers hope that the play will give Chinese people a biblical perspective to improve family relationships, a big challenge in China.
February 20 would have marked the 50th birthday of the “Grunge” rock star. “Without roots in the past, or direction for the future, Cobain forfeited his history”, cultural critic Jose de Segovia explains.
His music is available free of charge. Although he talks a lot about God, he does not fit into what traditionally has been described as “Christian music.”
The gospel we nod to today is something like: believe in yourself. Be authentic. Be you. You’re beautiful. Fulfill your dream.
His autobiography “Porcelain”, introduces us this militant vegetarian, who defends animal rights, does not drink, smoke or take drugs, but confesses being addicted to porn.
The youth event in Switzerland had live music, international speakers and time to study Scripture in small groups. “We love the #Bible and we are fascinated by it”.
Tay Schmedtmann became a Christian six years ago: “I thank God that I do not have to do things in my own strength, He is behind me”.
Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847) converted to Christianity when he was young, going on to become one of the foremost Protestant composers.