Not only is Dove and GRAMMY® award winner Jon Foreman a well-respected songwriter, musician and philanthropist, he’s also an avid surfer. Along with his fellow bandmates in Switchfoot, when Jon’s not shredding a guitar or penning his next hit, he can usually be found at the beach. Taking a break from the Tour de Compadres (with friends NEEDTOBREATHE, Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors and Colony House), Jon answered our questions about riding the waves.
By Planetshakers’ Rudy Nikkerud One of the great joys of traveling to different countries, as I get to do with Planetshakers, is the opportunity to witness how God is moving…
by Kat Davis More than ever before, we look for instant gratification. What’s on the news? There it is at your fingertips. Forgot milk at the back of the store?…
Whether you’re planning a summer vacation to London or you’ve only admired William and Kate from a afar, singer/songwriter/worship leader Matt Redman can definitely be your tour guide. The U.K. born and bred singer recorded his new album, Unbroken Praise (sixstepsrecords), at the iconic Abbey Road Studios in London. We asked Matt to give us his insider tips on where to stay, where to play and where to eat—all from a local’s perspective. He weighed in on all of his favorites:
The GMA on behalf of the Christian and gospel music industry mourns the senseless loss of Reverend Clementa Pinckney, pastor of Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church and his parishioners: Cynthia Hurd, Susie Jackson, Ethel Lance, Rev. DePayne Middleton-Doctor, Tywanza Sanders, Rev. Daniel Simmons Sr., Rev. Sharonda Singleton and Myra Thompson.
Each night of GMA’s IMMERSE Conference (June 15th-17th) there are concerts not only open to conference attendee’s but also open to the general public! If you live in Nashville, check out next week’s upcoming IMMERSE concerts below! Tickets are $10 each per concert and can be purchased at the door.
The 2nd annual GMA Honors Ceremony is set to air on JUCE TV –
Friday, June 5th at 7pm PST / 10pm EST
Saturday, June 6th at 12pm PST / 3pm EST.
Preaching had ended, the arena was full… Pastor walked onto the stage and the music team sat poised, ready like elite forces eager to take ground. The atmosphere was charged; pregnant with the presence of God. All eyes were on our fearless leader as the air was sucked out of the room and God sat down on our worship.
Today we are busy, busier than we’ve ever been. There seems to be more money flowing in our economies than ever before, as well; but why then is there such a massive national debt? Why is it that the more we work, the busier we are, the more bankrupt we feel? The American Dream is not what it once was. The American Dream is rooted in the Declaration of Independence, which proclaims, “all men are created equal” with the right to “Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.” Why then do we feel equal until someone else is perceived to have a higher level of success, more money, more fame, a bigger house or a better car?
Platinum-selling group Hillsong UNITED has a lot to celebrate this month as they release a new album, EMPIRES (Hillsong Music/Capitol CMG) May 26, and a highly-anticipated film, Hillsong — Let Hope Rise (Relativity Studios) just a few days later on May 29. Of the new record, lead worship leader Joel Houston explains, “EMPIRES is the story of two worlds. We wanted to create songs that first seek to listen, then speak the good news of Jesus and His grace into the dichotomy, tension and hopeful-collision of this broken and fragile world… Our desire has been to simply create the most honest project we could.”
While numerous female Christian artists juggle motherhood and ministry, there are several who have recently added the title of “Mom” to their resumes for the first (or second) time, making the month of May extra special for them this year. Here’s a list of just a few of the new moms who are soaking up time with their little ones on and off the road this Mother’s Day.
It’s obvious that music is a passion for rising hip-hop artist KB, his already impressive list of accolades and awards attesting to that, but did you know the Florida-based artist once contemplated stepping into the ring as a career? We recently sat down with KB to discuss his passion for the fight and to discover what it is that draws him in.
Do you consider yourself a creative? If so, here are six habits that I’ve observed many successful creative types employ in their lives over the years. Some might not work well for you; some may unveil the exact thing you’ve needed to empower the talent and creativity that has been welling up inside of you. Consider these six habits as you continue your journey of expression: