Lecrae’s next album: Rapper Lecrae is recording his eighth studio album, which will be released later this year. The Hollywood Reporter

 

Bible journaling trend: The Bible journaling trend is “both an extension of the adult coloring trend and the latest take on a long relationship between Christian teaching and visual artistry.” Reading Eagle

 

AudioFeed music festival: Now in its fourth year, AudioFeed “is not your usual Christian music festival.” The News-Gazette

 

Educator turns novelist: High school superintendent Catherine Finger enjoys a second career as the author of Christian thrillers. Lake County Journal

 

Movie financiers charged: The financiers have been charged with defrauding investors of more than $12 million provided to produce a slate of movies, including Christian films. Duluth News Tribune

 

Creation fest grows: In its 39th year, Creation Festival is one of the largest Christian music festivals in North America. PennLive.com

 

Christian movie app: The new Christian Cinema app gives users access to “the world’s biggest library of Christian films.” World Religion News

 

Authors speak out: Christian authors speak in the aftermath of the Orlando terrorist massacre. Religion News Service

 

SpiritSong music festival: TobyMac is one of the headliners at the three-day, 23 rd annual SpiritSong Christian music festival. Journal-News

 

Christian music debate: Music executives discuss whether contemporary Christian music and LGBT artists are compatible. Billboard

 

‘Evangelical horror hit’: The Conjuring 2 may be “the evangelical horror hit of the year.” Variety