Five Brothers Combine Talent and Hearts to Produce One-of-a Kind Music: Meet The Katinas Written by Patti Gillespie Born in southern California and raised on the small island of Samoa, the Katinas aren’t your everyday worship band.  This award-winning group comprised of brothers, John (vocals), Jesse (vocals), Sam (keyboards), James (bass) and Joe (drums) blend […]

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Life After Korn: Brian “Head” Welch Written by Shelley Barski Before he could catch his high school graduation cap in the air, Brian Welch (also known as Head) found himself with a record deal and a whirlwind of success before him. As the lead guitarist in the multi-platinum, Grammy-winning, metal band, Korn, Welch had all […]

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From Full House  to Full-Time Mom, Candace Cameron Bure Traded the Spotlight: Now She’s Back with a New Show and Magazine Written by Kelli Gillespie She won over the hearts of families as the loveable DJ Tanner on the late 80’s sitcom Full House, and now, twenty-five years later, Candace Cameron Bure is still winning […]

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We Are Free To Struggle: Tenth Avenue North Challenges Others Through Music Written by Mei Ling Starkey Young or old, most people have questioned their identity at one point or another. Tenth Avenue North has become known for their thought-provoking lyrics that let people know that they are free to struggle in Christ. Their style […]

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Casual but Direct, Mark Driscoll Has a Message Written by Kelli Gillespie If you’re looking for the truth, Mark Driscoll is your man. Tackling topics from depression and pride, to online dating and hearing the voice of God, this devoted husband and loving dad is one of the most watched and listened to pastors in […]

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Through Strong Faith He Continues to Wage Peace, Build Hope and Share Up Close with President Jimmy Carter There have been millions of influential people in America, thousands of leaders, and hundreds of celebrities, but only 44 men have been President of the United States. Only one of those presidents has ever received the Nobel Peace […]

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Dexter Darden has been singing his entire life. Really. He began singing in a church choir at the young age of three. But aside from seeming a natural fit for the role of  Walter in the movie Joyful Noise, Darden brings a unique experience and understanding to the role. He took time to share with […]

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Craig Gross and Ron Jeremy Sound Off in The Great Porn Debate Editor’s Note: Every second 28,258 internet users are viewing pornography. Every 39 minutes a new pornographic video is being created in the United States. Every day 68 million pornographic requests are searched online.i   If these statistics don’t mean anything to you, let me […]

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The Great Collaborator Multi-Grammy award winner and Country Music Hall of Fame inductee Emmylou Harris has worked with musicians including Gram Parsons, Bob Dylan, Dolly Parton and Neil Young.  Whether she’s interpreting a song or writing her own, this legendary artist has a way of transcending all categories of music.  Her passion for her work […]

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Audience or Stadium of People Phil Wickham Makes an Impact Phil Wickham wants to influence people to encounter God, hear the truth, and inspire hearts to look for something deeper and bigger. As a contemporary Christian artist raised in a home full of music, this talented singer talks with Risen about the impact of his songs, […]

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