Welcome to the August edition of SGNScoops Magazine. We hope you will take a moment to pour some cold iced tea, sit in the shade and read our publication from cover to cover. Rob Patz writes Publisher’s Point at the beginning and I write the Editor’s Last Word at the end. You don’t want to miss it.
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From Bryan Walker:
We welcomed the most precious baby boy yesterday! Meet Bingham Walker, world! Words can’t explain the love…we pray you grow to know Jesus baby boy. We thank HIM for the gift of you!! Bryan Walker
Congrats Bryan and Bethany
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Harriman, TN Southern Gospel trio, the Joyaires of Harriman, TN are pleased to announce that longtime vocalist Anna Brooks will be joining Ernie and Debbie Peters in full time service to the Lord. While the Joyaires have maintained a full time schedule for years, Anna has also held a full time job. This move will allow the Joyaires to expand their ministry, enhancing their ability to travel and minister across the country in concerts, revivals, camp meetings and other events.
Anna Brooks said “A lifelong dream of being full time in music ministry has finally come true and I am forever grateful that the Lord has made this possible. I’m looking forward to seeing many souls saved, and hearts touched.”
In welcoming Anna to this full time position, the Joyaires are inviting pastors, promoters and others in the industry to reach out and discuss supporting the group as they move forward in ministry.
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From Brenda Denney ;
HE STILL HEALS THE SICK- Elaine Robinson and I have stood by these two amazing people for the past year and prayed with them, believed with them, encouraged them and telling them over and over that we had placed ALL OUR HOPE in HIM and we are expecting a GOD report on Linda’s health.
Linda was scheduled for another year of going through chemo and treatments for lymphoma. BUT GOD!!!!
Today they got the following report- It is official….. The Dr told Linda there is “no evidence of Lymphoma in the bone marrow”!!! PTL!! We are in remission!!
No more cancer… No more chemo…. No more sickness…. IN JESUS NAME!!!!
HE STILL HEALS THE SICK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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GLENN BECK TO APPEAR WITH PASTOR JOHN HAGEE AT THE AMERICAN GOSPEL CELEBRATION SEPT. 3
Star-Studded, 3-Day Musical Celebration Also Honors Veterans With Free Homes From Military Support Foundation
SAN ANTONIO – Aug. 22, 2016 – TV and radio personality Glenn Beck joins Pastor John Hagee in celebrating faith and freedom—and honoring America’s veterans—at the American Gospel Celebration in Louisville, Ky., Sept. 1-3.
As part of the star-studded three days of music, teaching and family fun, the Military Warriors Support Foundation presents one mortgage-free home each day to combat-wounded U.S. military veterans and/or Gold Star spouses. Beck speaks Saturday, Sept. 3, and joins Hagee as Support Foundation founder Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Leroy Cisco presents the American heroes their new homes.
“Glenn Beck stands on the front lines of key issues facing America today and speaks boldly about the value of faith and freedom,” Hagee said. “I can think of no one more fitting to join us as we celebrate these two foundational pillars of our nation at the American Gospel Celebration and as we honor those who have sacrificed for us.”
Glenn Beck is a pioneer in the media business. He currently serves as the CEO of Mercury Radio Arts; the producer of the Glenn Beck Radio Show (the 3rd most listened to show in the country), the author of 26 books, 9 New York Times bestsellers, as well as a significant digital footprint. Additionally, Glenn is the founder and Chairman of TheBlaze and of the non-profit Mercury One; an organization that has over the last 12 months helped over 2,400 Christians living in Iraq and Syria.
He joins the American Gospel Celebration that takes place at Louisville’s Freedom Hall at the Kentucky Exposition Center and features Gospel music’s biggest names. Top artists set to perform include Grammy and Dove Award-winning Diamond Rio, Lee Greenwood, Larry Gatlin, The Crabb Family, Canton Junction and many more.
For tickets, go to AmericanGospelCelebration.com.
The Celebration kicks off Thursday, Sept. 1, with a special pre-show Tailgate Event. As food trucks offer fun fare to eat, performers will mingle with attendees and enjoy a gospel music showcase. Attendees can bring a lawn chair and kick back for live music, food and free giveaways.
Aspiring gospel singers who dream of a shot on stage can win a chance to perform at the Tailgate Event and receive free tickets. Just post a solo or group vocal performance on the American Gospel Celebration Facebook page.
The American Gospel Celebration follows the Thursday Tailgate Event with a night of teaching and song. As Pastor Hagee encourages audiences to celebrate faith and freedom, musical groups will include The Crabb Family, The Isaacs, Larnelle Harris, Canton Junction, and
Voices of Lee.
Friday features a second Tailgate Event, more inspiring preaching from Pastor Hagee and music from Booth Brothers, The Hoppers, Larry Gatlin, Gordon Mote, and Voices of Lee. The event comes to its big finish Saturday, Sept. 3, featuring Glenn Beck and Pastor Matt Hagee with musical performances by Diamond Rio and Lee Greenwood.
Keep checking the website as more artists will be announced as the event nears.
John Hagee is known around the world for teaching God’s Word, writing best-selling books and reaching millions through his national radio and television teachings and worldwide, 24 hours a day, seven days a week on GETV.org.
EVENT AT A GLANCE
WHAT: American Gospel Celebration
WHERE: Freedom Hall—Kentucky Exposition Center
WHEN: Thursday, Sept. 1; Friday, Sept. 2; and Saturday, Sept. 3
WHO: Thursday, Sept. 1
Pre-Show Tailgate Event
American Gospel Celebration
Pastor John Hagee
The Crabb Family, The Isaacs, Larnelle Harris, Canton Junction, and Voices of Lee
Friday, Sept. 2
Pre-Show Tailgate Event
American Gospel Celebration
Pastor John Hagee
Booth Brothers, The Hoppers, Larry Gatlin, Gordon Mote, and Voices of Lee
Saturday, Sept. 3
Pre-Show Tailgate Event
American Gospel Celebration
Pastor Matt Hagee
Diamond Rio and Lee Greenwood
For more information on the American Gospel Celebration, visit: JHM.org or AmericanGospelCelebration.com
About Pastor John Hagee JHM.org
John Hagee is founder and senior pastor of Cornerstone Church in San Antonio, Texas, a non-denominational evangelical church with more than 22,000 active members. He also founded John Hagee Ministries, which broadcasts the Gospel on radio and television throughout America and the world, and is the founder of Christians United for Israel, which has grown to become the largest Christian pro-Israel organization in the United States—with over 3.2 million members. One of the leading Christian grassroots movements in the world, Christians United for Israel provides a national platform through which every pro-Israel church, parachurch organization, ministry or individual in America can speak and act with one voice in support of Israel in matters related to Biblical issues. John Hagee has authored 39 books seven of which were on the New York Times best-sellers list including the 2013 blockbuster Four Blood Moons.
About Glenn Beck
Glenn Beck is a leading American media personality, political commentator, author, and founder of TheBlaze, a multiplatform news and entertainment network available on television, radio, and the internet. He is a thirteen-time #1 bestselling author and is one of the few authors in history to have had #1 national bestsellers in the fiction, nonfiction, self-help, and children’s picture book genres. Glenn’s wit, candor, and commanding on-air presence have earned him the loyal support of a large, enthusiastic audience, as well as top ratings on network television and talk radio. He is a leading voice for conservatism and is a staunch defender of the Constitution, individual liberties, and free markets. For more information about Glenn Beck, his books, and TheBlaze, visit GlennBeck.com and TheBlaze.com.
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Have you seen the new concept video by Cross Pointe?
“When the Hammer Fell”
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Welcome to a new edition of SGNScoops’ Fast Five! Today we talk with Carla and Redemption Ministries, a mixed group from Lumberton, North Carolina. This family group presents Country-flavored Southern Gospel and Worship songs with a live band. It is a pleasure to hear artists sing with live music and the band allows Carla and Redemption Ministries (C&R) a lot of flexibility in style and format. C&R presents current and original music with an honesty and skill you will enjoy, in a style reminiscent of the McGruders and the Crabb Family.
SGN: Tell us how and where we can buy your CD and hear your music?
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CHM Event Center serves Vestal Goodman’s famous coconut cake at VIP reception following concert with the Dixie Melody Boys, the Guardians & Lorne MatthewsWritten by Staff on August 21, 2016 – 12:38 pm -
Promoter James Lawson says, “I just thought it would be fun to duplicate Vestal’s family recipe and serve something that would not only be good but that would bring back fond memories of one of gospel music’s great legends…something that you just would’nt get anywhere else.”
Barberton, Ohio August 19, 2016- The Happy Goodman’s could sing an old convention song like no other group, each of them singing a different melody line and then all of them landing on the final chord together.
They were also known for their voracious appetite for life, gospel music, and country cookin.’ There was always something good to eat on the Goodman’s bus. Now if you are not aware of it, Vestal’s coconut cake was legendary.
We gave Vestal’s most requested and celebrated cake recipe to
Dolores Reeve’s of Reeves Cake Shop, celebrating forty years serving some of the finest baked goods in Akron, and commissioned them to bake as close to possible Vestal’s famous coconut cake. Following the “Summer Night Hometown Sing,” this past August at the CHM
Event Center, Barberton, Ohio those with a VIP ticket indulged in a piece of Vestal’s famous cake, garnished with a scoop of Vanilla Bean ice cream and had a chance to mingle up close with all of the artists on the program. In concert that evening were the Dixie Melody Boys, the Guardians and Lorne Matthews.
When it comes to Southern Gospel Music, you will find none finer than the coming roster of talent scheduled to appear at Christian Healthcare’s new Event Center located at 800 Wooster Rd, Barberton, Ohio.
The fall line up is simply spectactular, starting with:
September 10-Greater Vision & the Mylon Hayes Family
October 22-Cana’s Voice & David Pendleton
November 19-the Blackwood Brothers & the Browns
December 16-the Hoppers & the Hall Sisters
Plan now attend one or more of the above events; for more info visit our web at gmlconcerts.org. Tickets for all events on sale now through itickets.com or by calling 800-965-9324; group rates available.
Christian Healthcare Ministries/Gospel Music Live
Christian Healthcare Ministries (CHM) is an affordable, faith-based solution for Christians to the problems of rising healthcare costs and expensive health insurance policies. Visit chministries.org or gmlconcerts.org
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Leslie and Dennis McKay of M.A.C. Records are pleased to announce the Vernon Alabama’s Gospel Music Weekend, September 9th and 10th in Vernon, Alabama.
“I am so excited to return to Alabama for another great weekend of Gospel Music,” says Rob Patz. “These weekend events are becoming widely known for exciting music, quality artists and terrific fellowship. I hope all of our friends return for Vernon Alabama’s Gospel Music Weekend!” Some of the artists include Trinity 3, Chris Golden, The Hinson Family, McKay Project, Capstone Quartet, Hope’s Journey, and Kenny Gardner.
Two days filled with Christian Country and Southern Gospel music will also include a talent search for beginning Gospel/Christian music artists. The prize package includes a six-song EP Valued at $3,000, which includes studio time, engineer/producer, mixing/mastering of project, and two final copies of the mastered project on CD. This incredible package also includes advertising in SGNScoops and song promotion by Hey Y’all Media. Prize package does not include studio musicians or product/CD’s.
“We are thrilled to partner this year with SGN Scoops Magazine to bring back the Gospel Music Talent Search to my hometown of Vernon, Alabama,” says Dennis McKay, owner of M.A.C. Records. “Last year’s talent search was a great success and we appreciate the support and enthusiasm that everyone showed to us and to those that participated. Last year’s winner, Shane Cruse, will be releasing his project in the next few weeks and he has released his single, “I Held On” to radio. We will be looking forward to working with the next winner and are very excited about being able to offer an even larger prize package this year. So, don’t hesitate; get your registration sent in and make plans to be with us in Vernon.”
Artists and fans are invited to visit the Facebook page for more information, at https://www.facebook.com/macnightofworship/ For more information on participation in the Gospel Music Weekend or the talent search, email email@example.com, or call Dennis McKay at 662-889-2829 or Rob Patz at 360-933-0741
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Tim Surrett’s wife Hope posted on Facebook earlier today regarding the condition of her husband, a member of the award winning group, Balsam Range.
Hope says, “First things first, Tim is home!!! He is doing much better and with medication he will continue to improve. He will have additional testing for the next couple months to monitor his health. Overall the outcome of the stay in the hospital has been a much needed eye opening fix. (Tim would disagree)
We want to take time to say how blessed we are with the outpouring of thoughts, prayers and positive vibes sent our way. It was amazing to know that during his stay we remained covered in prayer by you all. Unfortunately words can not begin to explain the gratitude we feel toward each and every one of you but this is what we will do until we get to see you all in person to thank you. Please continue to pray and send positive vibes for us as we continue on this journey.
Hope, Tim and Braden”
We ask that all of our readers will join with us in continued prayer for all the Surrett family.
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