The three time GMA Dove Award winner self-funded the holiday project through the support of over eight hundred fans on her website. Offering items and perks availble for purchase such as handcrafted silver spoons, signed copies of the record and more, Nockels went above and beyond expectations, raising over 100% of the funding goal.
"It's hard to put into words what it's like to put your heart out there for everyone to see and say 'Can you guys help make this dream a reality?'" says Nockels. "My secret hope all along is that people will hear it and feel like they got to invest in unfolding, in a new way, the greatest rescue story of all time... Almost like commissioning a painting, I pray that people feel a sense of 'I get to be apart of that!'"
For more information on The Thrill Of Hope, visit www.christynockels.com/christmas.
The Thrill Of Hope Tracklisting
1. The King Is Coming Prelude
2. Advent Hymn
3. O Come O Come Emmanuel
4. Hark! The Herald Angels Sing O Come Let Us Adore Him
5. Angels' Lullaby (Mary's Song)
6. Song in the Air (Featuring Chris McClarney)
7. Dance At Migdal Eder
8. Wrap This One Up
9. O Holy Night
11. Silent Night (Holding Us Now)
12. Our Christmas Song Make Good Your Christmas Day
13. Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
14. Joy To The World The King Is Coming
About Christy Nockels:
Christy Nockels is a worship leader/singer-songwriter who lives Nashville, Tenn. with her producer husband Nathan Nockels (Passion, Matt Redman, Laura Story), and their three children. Christy and Nathan toured nationwide for several years as the duo Watermark, recording four acclaimed albums together. In 2009, Christy released her first ever solo album, Life Light Up followed by a 2012 sophomore release Into The Glorious and a critically acclaimed live worship album Let It Be Jesus in 2015. With GMA Dove Awards to her name, Nockels will unveil the first Christmas project, The Thrill Of Hope, of her career in the fall of 2016.
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