Oh Baby, Baby: Amy Grant’s biggest hit turns 30


 (RNS) — Thirty years ago, Amy Grant was on top of the world. After years of topping Christian music charts, Grant had caught the mainstream industry’s eye and began finding success on secular radio. In the 1980s, she had teamed up with Peter Cetera of the band Chicago for a No. 1 hit, “Next Time I … Read more

Halimi and Oubaali: Boxing champions united by different faiths


(RNS) — Both men are known for wearing their faith, if not on their sleeves, then on the biggest platforms they commanded in their respective time periods: For Alphonse Halimi, a French bantamweight boxer of the 1940s and ’50s, it was a Star of David stitched on his boxing trunks. His countryman and fellow bantamweight … Read more