Switchfoot has announced that longtime band member Jerome Fontamillas is not physically well. In a special letter from frontman Jon Foreman, it was revealed today that Jerome was recently diagnosed with kidney cancer. He will be undergoing surgery at the end of December to remove one of his kidneys, hopefully stopping any spread of the disease.
Legendary country music group Larry, Steve & Rudy - The Gatlin Brothers will appear on this weekend's special Christmas edition of Huckabee. During the national television program, the brothers will perform the classic standard, "White Christmas," as well as a medley of holiday tunes, followed by a special interview segment with show host, Governor Mike Huckabee.
Singer-pianist, Liz McComb, will be spending Christmas in Paris - the city that made her a star throughout Europe's Roots music scene over 30 years ago, doing a series of concerts.
Chris Wark, author of the Publisher's Weekly, Wall Street Journal, USA Today and Amazon best selling book, Chris Beat Cancer, was recently interviewed by Christian television pioneer Pat Robertson on the influential, long-running news, commentary and Christian ministry television show,The 700 Club. Wark talked with Robertson about his new book and his approach to beating cancer holistically and naturally.
He is one of Gospel music's most notable songwriters. Artist like Troy Sneed, Earl Bynum and Alexis Spighthave recorded his songs and landed on the top of the charts. His music is also heard in small and large churches across the country like The Mount Cathedral in Chesapeake, VA and his home church -Reid Temple in Washington, DC. Michael White is a songwriter with an astute gift and a prolific anointing for writing sacred music and is now presenting worship music for the Christmas season and beyond.
GRAMMY® winning, Country Music Hall of Fame and Grand Ole Opry members The Oak Ridge Boys will premiere an all new 'Live From Branson' Christmas Special on SiriusXM's Prime Country on Friday, December 21 at 12 p.m. ET.
Despite the small-town feel of Somerset, Kentucky, the magnitude of what God has been doing through the town's church community is insurmountable. With hearts rooted in their local church, People Of The Earth (POTE), will release their EP, "Victory," on January 25th, 2019, following their single release of "Even Louder" on January 11th, 2019 through a digital distribution partnership with Capitol CMG.
"I've smoked weed, I've been in the club. I can't make this kind of song." That's what Devon Golder said to himself when he penned the song, "I Talk to God" (Ear Candi Music Group/Tyscot), which features his Grammy® Award winning musical mentor, Wyclef Jean. "Then, I started to think, 'why can't I do it?' Everybody has flaws. Nobody's perfect. We've got a world full of everything, why can't I talk to God through my music because my life doesn't line up with yours?"
Nashville America Records has released three very special singles this holiday season. A very special song by Freddie Hart entitled “At This Time Of Year”; David Frizzell sings “Lil Burro” from his original Christmas collection Barnyard Christmas; and “Bethlehem,” which also appeared on Barnyard Christmas, originally by Frizzell, but on this cut performed soulfully by Sarah Patrick.A
Sidewalk Prophets just wrapped their inaugural "Great Big Family Christmas Tour," hitting nine markets throughout Ilinois, Ohio, Michigan, Maryland, Pennsylvania and Minnesota, while selling out four of the dates. With such a successful tour, the band is poised to continue this Christmas tour tradition for years to come.
Chris Tomlin alongside Awakening Events have unveiled Worship Nights in Israel. A journey through the Holy Land, the eight day sojourn will travel to Galilee, The Dead Sea, Nazareth, Capernum, Mount of Beatutudes, Garden Tomb and more, visiting numerous biblical and historical sites. The once in a lifetime trip will take place June 20-27, 2019, offering a chance to experience the places where Jesus walked along with times to gather and reflect through worship led by multi-platinum selling artist, Chris Tomlin.
Homegrown Worship exists to help churches to grow their own worship songs. Having seen incredible fruit from local churches producing their own songs, they are eager to see fresh expressions of worship spring up in a wide range of styles, locations and languages. Each and every week, they release brand new worship songs via download and streaming sites. There will be chords and words available as well as a blog unpacking the story and inspiration behind the songs... plenty to feast upon!
From New York Times bestseller Rory Feek, one half of the singing duo Joey+Rory, comes The Cow Said Neigh!, a fun and humorous tale of farm animals who wish they were like the other animals . . . which leads to a farm-full of confusion! This delightful book will be a family favorite for years to come.
Singer/songwriter and former American Idol contestant Dave Pittman is set to bow his much-anticipated sophomore recording, Different Kind of Love, January 11. Produced by Jay Speight and Tyrus Morgan-whose combined production and writing credits include Trace Adkins, NewSong, Unspoken and Ginny Owens, among others-the seven song set features six original selections, along with a fresh arrangement of the beloved hymn "I'd Rather Have Jesus."
Gary Casto announces a major change to Tribute Quartet. Riley Harrison Clark, who has been with the group for almost nine years, will be leaving the group to pursue a solo career at the end of December. The last two concerts to feature Riley will be on December 29 and 31.