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April 2014 SGNScoops Magazine

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on April 13, 2014 – 3:55 pm -

sgnscoops0414_smHappy Easter from the Staff of SGNScoops Magazine! We are excited to present Pastor Matthew Hagee as this month’s cover story. Pastor Matt shares the inside info about his latest solo release and gives an update on Cornerstone Church. We’re giving our readers the scoop regarding the recent changes in the Gaither Vocal Band line-up. You’ll enjoy getting to know Adam Crabb better and will find Todd Suttles a delight! Also in this issue, we cover the latest on the Horn Family, Josh and Ashley Franks and Gabrielle Allen. This issue offers in-depth stories on the Steve Hurst School of Music, The Great Passion Play and also highlights the 2014 Harmony Honors. And- that’s not all! The April Edition shines the spotlight on a  Hinson Reunion Concert and also uncovers new music.  Don’t miss David Staton’s, Can You Handle The Truth and also Lou Hildreth’s Life, Love and Legends as she highlights the Booth Brothers. Dr Jeff Steel, Kelly Nelon, Jennifer Campbell, Laurette Willis and Sherry Anne deliver encouragement for the mind, body and spirit. Get the latest Creekside Update and the top 100 songs right here- always free.  Share with your friends, fans and family!

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Harmony Road TV Features Songs of the Cross Easter Special

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on April 18, 2014 – 4:33 pm -

nrbHarmony_RoadThis week’s special Harmony Road TV  program will feature songs of the Cross.. This inspirational program in includes “God Saw A Cross” from the Kingsmen, “I Rest My Case at the Cross’ from the The Perrys, a beautiful rendition of “He Looked Beyond my Fault” from Sisters and the classic hymn “At Calvary” from the Collingsworths.

During the program, host Les Butler reads scripture and provides an inspiring, challenging and heartfelt devotional where he reminds us of the relevance of the Cross today. There is also a call to action for people who may have heard the Easter message during the program, have questions and want to learn more. This special Harmony Road program is sure to inspire it’s viewers as it focuses on the Cross and the message of hope it represents to us today.

Harmony Road, a Southern Gospel television program is hosted by Singing News Publisher and Solid Gospel Radio host Les Butler. Harmony Road can be found throughout the weekend on several networks including The Heartland Network, The NRB Network (including Direct TV) and WalkTV. Viewers can also find the program on stations including WATC57 in Atlanta, TV24 in Anniston/Gadsden, WMJN29 in Decatur/Athens AL, Charter Cable in Jackson, Clarksville and Sevier County TN, Harmony Gospel in Greeneville SC and others. For information go to, or Facebook at .

Harmony Road is also streamed on , , and where you will also find a mobile app. The program is also available on ROKU.

This week’s program originates from Jim Oliver’s Smokehouse in Monteagle, Tennessee. More information about the Smokehouse can be found at

Other members of the Harmony Road team include Allan Rhodes, Technical Director and Roger
Spears, Producer.

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The Pathfinders Release New Video

Written by SGN Scoops on April 18, 2014 – 3:52 pm -

imageNashville, TN (April 18, 2014) Godsey and Associates are proud to announce the release of the Pathfinders new video “Let My Light Shine”.

This well constructed video tells the story of how one can witness anywhere, even in the confines of your own home. The story line shows how a Grandmother can let her light shine even to her Grandson and the importance of living her life to show the love of Christ.

The quality of this video is superb, the message is strong and the singing is just plain good.

The Pathfinders are an excellent mixed trio who have had multiple single releases. This included several Top 80 songs on the Singing News charts and a single from their latest CD, “Mercy Answered” being named as one of the top 10 new releases. In addition, they have had several Top 40 songs on other industry charts.

Below is a link to view the video:



You can learn more about The Pathfinders at

You can learn more about Godsey and Associates at or .


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May 2014 Jammin’ For Jesus

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on April 17, 2014 – 9:14 am -


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Gospel Music Today On

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on April 16, 2014 – 1:54 pm -

On Gospel Music Today for the week of April 13, Ken and Jean Grady take the Gospel Music Today cameras to the Oklahoma Gospel Music Today 14United Gospel Music Association Showcase in Oklahoma City. The show features exclusive concert video of New Revival, Praise, Inc, The Williamsons, Sacred Call, Chosen Quartet, and Randy Mullino.
The show is on KWHB TV47 in Oklahoma every Sunday at 4:30 PM, and on Roku on FFE TV Monday at 8:00 PM and AllNations TV Tuesday and Wednesday at 6:30 PM. Check local TV schedule for Beaumont, TX, Tyler, TX. Atlanta, TX, and Morrilton, AR.
The current edition of Gospel Music Today is online now at the Gospel Music Today website,


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Scott Lucas to Appear on TCT Network

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on April 16, 2014 – 9:12 am -

TCT_FilmingNashville, TN April 15, 2014- Standing Ovation singer/songwriter, Scott Lucas was the featured guest on Brian Arnolds program “Victim to Victory” on the TCT Network. Scott filmed two shows, which will air May 18th & May 25th at 9:00pm on Direct TV 377 as well as other providers who carry TCT programming. Scott performed several songs on the programs and spent some time talking with Brian Arnold.

Brian Arnold is known as the “one-handed piano player” and is also becoming one of America’s most sought after motivational speakers and evangelists. For more than 20 years, Brian has ministered to millions all around the world. Nearly 15 years were spent in Branson MO opening for some of America’s premier talent, performers like Roy Clark, Ray Stevens, Ricky Skaggs, Loretta Lynn, Porter Wagoner, Frankie Avalon and many more. While in Branson, Brian also sang and played the piano for Silver Dollar City’s resident Gospel quartet, Chosen Few. Brian has spoke at events with Don Piper (author of “90 Minutes in Heaven”), Samaritan’s Purse (with Franklin Graham) and Compassion International (traveling to Bolivia and Guatemala), along with continuing to speak at all different kinds of churches and events.​

Arnold shares: “Scott is a dynamic young man with a powerful voice and testimony of God’s grace. Victim To Victory strives to bring different guests each week with stories of living lives of victory. Scott was a perfect fit with his life story and our audience will be greatly blessed by his ministry.”

“What an honor to be asked to be on Brian’s show!” says Lucas. “I have known Brian for several years and have been blessed by his ministry. Every time I hear him play the piano I am reminded that with God ALL things are possible.”

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StowTown Records Signs The Taylors

Written by SGN Scoops on April 16, 2014 – 6:59 am -

stowtowntaylersStowNASHVILLE, TN (April 15, 2014) – On Monday, StowTown Records expanded its already impressive artist roster by signing The Taylors, the Singing News 2013 Favorite New Mixed Group of the Year.  
StowTown Records co-founders Ernie Haase and Wayne Haun celebrated their new partnership with The Taylors—Jonathan, Suzanne, Christopher, and Leslie—during a signing event at the offices of Provident/Sony Distribution. A live performance by the brothers and sisters quickly captivated the Provident sales and marketing staff, and created an air of excitement for “Measure of Grace,” their debut CD release with the StowTown record label.
Ernie Haase has been anticipating the opportunity to introduce the young artists to an even wider audience. “The Taylors are a talented vocal group who have that ‘sibling thing’ that is hard to describe or deny. To see these brothers and sisters—all in their early 20’s—perform together is something to behold. I think everyone will hear what we first heard in The Taylors—passionate, tender voices blending into glorious overtones of a
heavenly sound. You are going to love The Taylors!” Jonathan Taylor expressed his excitement about The Taylors being welcomed into the StowTown family of artists. “We’ve been so impressed by Ernie always wanting to do his best in everything he’s been called to do. We look forward to seeing how God uses this new relationship to spread our music to unexpected places!”
The Taylors’ new recording, “Measure of Grace,” is expected to release on June 10, 2014, to Christian retail stores nationwide, as well as digital outlets. Their first single from the project will be shipped to radio soon, in anticipation of another successful climb up the charts. Follow The Taylors on Twitter  and visit their website for news from the group, updates on their touring schedule, and further details on the upcoming project as the release date approaches.

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Paul’s Journey Announces Changes

Written by SGN Scoops on April 11, 2014 – 1:38 pm -

imagePaul’s Journey announces the official departure of baritone singer Joe Kitson.

After singing with the group for almost two years, Joe has moved to Tennessee with plans of going back to school to finish his college education.

“Joe was a great addition to our group and we’ll miss him a lot but I admire him for wanting to follow his heart and his calling,” Paul’s Journey owner Rod Treme said. “We wish him well.”

We have hired Dennis King to be our new baritone singer. Dennis is originally from West Virginia and now lives in Katy, TX near Houston with his wife, Mindy, and their three children.  Paul’s Journey is looking forward to working with this young man.  He has a good solid baritone vocal, a tremendous personality and a heart for ministry.  With these qualities, Dennis will fit in well with the ministry of Paul’s Journey.


We welcome Dennis aboard!

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StowTown Records and Lifeway Christian Stores Host The Perrys “Into His Presence” CD Release Party

Written by SGN Scoops on April 10, 2014 – 3:09 pm -

NASHVILLE, TN (April 10, 2014) – The Perrys kicked off their debut StowTown Records project, “Into His Presence,” with a memorable CD release party at the LifeWay Christian store in Hendersonville, TN.perrys
The hometown crowd was treated to a live performance of new songs, including their first single, “I Can Trust Him,” now gaining attention at radio. Libbi Perry Stuffle updated the audience on the miracle of Tracy Stuffle’s recovery from a stroke, and then invited her husband to sing his new duet, “Three Men on a Mountain,” with their son, Jared. Those attending were moved by the clear testimony of God’s grace over the past fourteen months, but they were also blessed with an unexpected bonus — many well-placed humorous comments from Tracy during the festivities, resulting in laughter and applause from the crowd. The Perrys topped off the celebration by sharing cake and conversation with the fans, as well as autographing the new CD.
Into His Presence” is now available at Christian retail stores everywhere through Provident Distribution, in addition to online outlets, including the “New and Noteworthy” section on iTunes. This recording represents a fresh chapter for The Perrys, the legendary family group which formed around the piano on Christmas Day in 1970. The 11-song CD reflects their new partnership with StowTown Records.

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Inaugural Ozark Gospel Music Convention Sold Out!

Written by Lorraine Walker on April 10, 2014 – 2:16 pm -

ozarkprofilepic5Branson, Missouri (April 10, 2014) – It was announced this morning that the very first Ozark Gospel Music Convention (OGMC) in Branson, Missouri is sold  out. This event will take place May 5th -7th at the beautiful Stone Castle Hotel and Conference Center in Branson.
OGMC Board Member, Jonathan Edwards, states: “I am overwhelmed at the response to this event in its first year and look forward to having these great fans and artists in my home town!”
Rob Patz of Coastal Media is also thrilled to be a part of this new event. “It is great to see how the fans and artists have caught our vision and are as excited as we are about this new Convention. I can’t wait to hear some of my favorite artists like The Lesters, Omega, and Weston and Christy Hinson. Great speakers, terrific singers, eager fans…you can’t have a better recipe than that for an exciting event!”
The Ozark Gospel Music Convention will be a yearly event. Fans are encouraged to make plans now to attend the Ozark Gospel Music Convention 2015. More information can be found at


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