Ja Rule: Hillsong NYC Helped Me Accept God

Hip hop artist and actor Ja Rule said in a recent interview with HuffPost Live that Hillsong Church NYC’s “come as you are” atmosphere helped him welcome God into his life. The rapper, whose real name is Jeffrey Atkins, spoke with Marc Lamont Hill about his experience touring churches to promote his new movie, “I’m In Love…

US Judge Allows Ugandan Suit Charging Anti-Gay Activist With Crimes Against Humanity To Proceed

A lawsuit charging anti-gay Christian extremist Scott Lively with crimes against humanity will go forward after a federal judge denied a motion to dismiss the case on Wednesday, Aug. 14. The suit was filed by Ugandan LGBT activists. The complaint from the group Sexual Minorities Uganda argues that Lively is culpable for crimes against humanity because of his advocacy for…

UN officials warn of attacks on Christians in Egypt

New York: Senior UN human rights officials warned on Thursday that Egypt’s Christian minority faces reprisal attacks after the Army’s brutal crackdown on supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi.  Coptic Christians make up between six and ten percent of Egypt’s population and their community has been the target of sectarian violence in the past. Already…

Mukama Muliisa Album Release For August

On Saturday 3rd August 2013, Allen Majara will host her fans to an album release at National Theatre, the very first of its kind in the country. At Mukama Mulisa Album Release, Allen Majara will perform live with Drumex band, at an event whose attendance is by invitation only. Mukama Mulisa album is unique in a lot of ways.…