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Culture Friday, Ashley Cleveland interview, The Great American Songbook
Today’s news and our Culture Friday visit with John Stonestreet of the Colson Center for Christian Worldview on the rise of Christian persecution worldwide, plus: a candid interview with three-time Grammy winner Ashley Cleveland on her battle with alcoholism, the latest installment of our series on The Great American Songbook, and more.
Culture Friday: Global persecution on the rise
John Stonestreet of the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview says: “People are describing this age that we live in right now as ‘The Age of Martyrs.’ We’ve been ignorant of this. We’ve been silent on this issue.”
During the segment, he references the recent article "A Global Slaughter of Christians, but America’s Churches Stay Silent" by Daily Beast columnist Kirsten Powers.
Singer/songwriter Ashley Cleveland
The three-time Grammy winner talks with WORLD News Group’s Warren Smith about her new memoir Little Black Sheep, a no-punches-pulled account of her battle with alcoholism.
The Great American Songbook
Bob Case plays saxophonist Coleman Hawkins and quotes theologian John Calvin in part four of his series on American popular music.