Bible apps warning: Bible apps are more likely than other kinds to contain malware.

Christian apps ‘boom’: Inside the Christian app boom, where “prayer and smartphone habits go well together.” The Verge

Christian wins Voice: Jordan Smith credits his faith with helping him remain grounded in winning The Voice. USA Today

Religious leaders remembered: Singer Andrae Crouch and journalist and author Phyllis Tickle are remembered as two of the leading religious figures to pass away in 2015. The Washington Post

Bible buying guide: A guide to buying the right Bible. First Things

On the charts: Almost Taken has hit the Billboard Christian rock charts with its song “Ashes.” The Fulton Sun

New faith-based film release: The Masked Saint is the first movie from father-and-son team Gary Granstaff and Brett Granstaff’s Ridgerock Faith studio. Herald-Citizen

B&N’s turnaround chances: Wharton business experts weigh Barnes & Noble’s chances of turning things around at the struggling bookstore chain. University of Pennsylvania

NewsSong celebrates Christmas: NewSong’s annual Very Merry Christmas Tour began about a dozen years ago after its song “The Christmas Shoes” made it onto the Billboard charts.  The Ledger

‘Madea’ creator’s gig: “Madea” movie series producer Tyler Perry is to host Fox’s live TV musical event The Passion, about the death of Jesus.

Christian coloring books: Christian authors and publishers are getting into the coloring book game. Religion News Service

Hollywood’s hot Christian: Author Devon Franklin (Produced by Faith) is “the hottest Christian in Hollywood.”

Newsboys ‘define’ genre: Newsboys has helped “define the sound of Christian music for more than two decades.”

David Phelps’ influences: David Phelps numbers Journey and Queen among his big musical influences. Times Record

Bible-reading benefits: A journalist says that reading through the entire Bible has been “one of the best experiences of my entire career.”