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Let’s Roll to be released in memory of September 11

In memory of the first anniversary of September 11, the long-awaited compilation project, Let’s Roll: Together In Unity, Faith And Hope, will be released on September 10 through Chordant Distribution Group to the CBA market and EMD to the general market, announced Rich Peluso, co-president of Chordant. The multi-genre compilation of artists from Christian, country, pop and classical music includes…

Local Writer Pens 9/11 Tributes

Shortly after 9/11, Nashville singer/songwriter and performer Jennifer Prince had the opportunity to try on a friend’s new gas mask. Standing outside his car she looked at her reflection wearing the mask in his car window. “Also reflected in the window was an American flag flying behind me at a nearby store,” Jennifer says. “The contrast was overwhelming, and I…

Kingdom Bound Shares Christ

Garry Warden has been with Kingdom Bound since its beginning 16 years ago, when, as he says, a group of misfits used to meet on the trunk of a car to eat, dream and scheme. He laughs and shakes his head. “We didn’t think for one hot minute that anything would ever come of it.” But in 1987, when Darien…

Lisa Beamer

Author Lisa Beamer will appear on NBC’s “Dateline” tomorrow and CNN’s “Live” Wednesday. Lisa is the widow of 9-11 hero Todd Beamer and was pregnant with their daughter at the time of the tragedy. Her memoir, “Let’s Roll” (Tyndale), releases tomorrow with a first printing of 1 million copies.

On TV in August

Lawrence Welk: Songs of Faith SATURDAY, AUGUST 10, 2002 – 7:00 p.m. The stars of the Welk musical family celebrate America’s favorite hymns and songs of inspiration with new performances and classic clips from The Lawrence Welk Show of yesteryear.

The Christmas Shoes

Reunion Records artist NewSong recently returned from the set of the holiday movie “The Christmas Shoes,” to be aired on the CBS Television Network this upcoming holiday season. Shooting outdoor night scenes complete with snow, members of NewSong finished filming their cameo appearances in Halifax, Nova Scotia. A CBS Television Network crew was on hand to tape an EPK (electronic…

On TV in July

Five-time Grammy Award winner Bill Gaither pays tribute to the Cathedrals, one of the legendary gospel quartets, in Cathedrals Farewell Celebration, on PAX-TV Saturday, August 10th at 7:00 pm ET/6:00 pm CT. The one-hour special features favorite clips of the Cathedrals from 10 years of Gaither Homecoming videos as well as vintage clips never before seen by a viewing audience….

Newsboys Put It In Writing

Like a song written in private, then played over a public address system, this book carries personal thoughts, secret hopes, maybe even a little wishful thinking, and sends them blaring out for everyone to hear. Or as Frederick Buechner put it, “Think of these pages as graffiti maybe, and where I have scratched up in a public place my longings…

New Artist and Song Search

Embassy Music of Nashville, Tennessee today announced its New Artist and Song Search will be held at Music City’s Opryland Hotel and judged by leaders within the Christian Music Industry. Now in its 8th year, The Ultimate Talent Search and Seminars will offer over $50,000 in prizes, which includes a single song-publishing contract for the grand-prize winning song. The grand-prize…

CBS to Air “The Christmas Shoes”

Reunion Records’ artist, NewSong, and VanLiere-Wilcox Management recently announced that the CBS Television Network will air “The Christmas Shoes” movie as a holiday special Movie of the Week this upcoming holiday season. Starring Rob Lowe (“The West Wing”) and Kimberly Williams (“Father of the Bride”), “The Christmas Shoes” movie will be based on Donna VanLiere’s New York Times best-selling novella…


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