Christian hip hop duo, Social Club Misfits, are on a mission to bring an authentic message of grace to the masses… and it’s working. The Capitol Christian music group, created by artists Fern and Marty, has found success in both the Christian and mainstream industries, peaking at no. 4 on the Billboard Rap chart for their song, The Misadventures of Fern and Marty. As Dove Award winners and nominees, the pair hope to reach a large audience to bring genuine conversations on depression and not fitting in.
Keith Urban won Entertainer of the Year at last night’s Academy of Country Music Awards. Thomas Rhett and Kacey Musgraves won Male and Female Artist of the Year. But, in my opinion, the most significant achievement in country music came earlier in the week.
A peer-reviewed medical journal published a case study detailing the story of a young man whose chronic illness was healed after an evangelist prayed for him. The report, authored by Clarissa Romez, David Zaritzky, and Joshua W. Brown, appeared in Complementary Therapies in Medicine.
Adrian Salgado is a gardener in Santa Ana, California, a suburb of Los Angeles. When thieves stole his truck, cell phone, landscaping equipment, and a thousand dollars in rent money, he lost his only means of supporting himself and his family. With the money gone, he had no way to replace his tools.