Virtual reality Bible: Pearry Teo talks about his efforts to bring the Bible to the virtual reality world.


Lisa Bevere book: Lisa Bevere discusses her new book, Without Rival, which is an in-depth look into the identity crisis she sees among Christian women. Amarillo Globe-News


Hillsong’s long songs: Hillsong United has 20 albums to its credit, “with many songs going substantially longer than the standard fare” in contemporary Christian worship music. The Topeka Capital-Journal


Luke’s ‘music miracle’: For KING & COUNTRY’s Luke Smallbone talks of how hen “a song… bypasses the head and goes straight to the heart, that to me is the miracle of music.”


Romance writer’s schedule: With three young children, “must-read romance” writer Amy Leigh Simpson works at night, getting by on “grace and caffeine.” Webster Kirkwood Times


Defending Christian music: A Christian radio host defends the Christian music genre: “People like how it makes them feel.” The Washington Post


Ministries target Hollywood: More than a dozen entertainment industry-focused ministries have sprung up in Los Angeles over the last two decades.


Hills Alive festival: Hills Alive Christian music festival, in its 21st year, draws over 20 artists and up to 25,000 people over three days. Rapid City Journal


Bible journaling trend: A Christian bookstore taps into the Bible journaling trend. Texarkana Gazette


Bible history find: New evidence from the period before the end of the First Temple in Jerusalem seeks to answer the age-old question on when the Bible was written. World Religion News


Comic book project: Comic book artist and illustrator Colin Dyer’slatest project is a full-scale, walk-through, Christian comic book on a massive Noah’s ark attraction. Southeast Missourian