4.19
Misc: Pope Francis: A Christian who does not protect creation ‘does not care about the work of God’

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Pope Francis

Echoing Pope Benedict’s view on the environment, Pope Francis has said, “there is a responsibility to nurture the Earth, to nurture creation . . . according to its laws.” Read more from The Washington Post here: Pope Francis: A Christian who does not protect creation ‘does not care about the work of God’

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4.19
TCC Playlist: Down by the Riverside by Sister Rosetta Tharpe

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Sister Rosetta Tharpe

Sister Rosetta Tharpe started playing guitar and singing in church at the age of four. By six she was part of a traveling gospel group. We love how Tharpe wrote and performed gospel heavily influenced by early rock and roll, including the electric guitar. Her music makes you want to sing and dance. Tharpe was the first big gospel success in the 30s and 40s, but she never crossed over to popular music. We recommend this incredible live performance of “Down By The Riverside (Study War No More).” Watch it after the jump:

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