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CANTON JUNCTION’S CASEY RIVERS WELCOMES TWINS

Written by Staff on February 1, 2019 – 1:30 pm -

Casey (left) and Doni Rivers with twins Vivienne and Pierce.

Casey (left) and Doni Rivers with twins Vivienne and Pierce.

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Casey Rivers, lead vocalist for Dove Award-winning Difference Media artist Canton Junction, and his wife Doni, announce the birth of daughter Vivienne Ruth Rivers and son Pierce Haig Rivers on January 6. Vivienne weighed 5 pounds, 7 ounces, while Pierce tipped the scales at 6 pounds, 7 ounces. The twins join elder siblings Audra, Stellan, Clara (Mae Mae) and Jude at the Rivers’ home in Whitehouse, Texas.
 

Canton Junction

Canton Junction

“For Doni and I, 2018 was a tough and emotional year,” said Casey Rivers. “Last year, we experienced not one but two miscarriages. We trusted that God is still God and He is good on the hills and in the valleys. James 1:17 says, ‘Every good and perfect gift is from above,’ and this year on January 6, we received our good and perfect gifts from above!” 
 

(l-r) Canton Junction's Gordon Mote, Matt Hagee, Tim Duncan and Casey Rivers

(l-r) Canton Junction lineup: Gordon Mote, Matt Hagee, Tim Duncan and Casey Rivers

Since their 2012 debut, Canton Junction has become one of Southern Gospel’s most sought-after groups. The self-titled Canton Junction featured four #1 singles, garnered a GMA Dove Award for Southern Gospel Album of the Year, and earned the group a Singing News Fan Award for Favorite Southern Gospel New Traditional Quartet. Their follow-up recording, Every Hallelujah, debuted at #1 on Nielsen SoundScan’s Southern Gospel Overall Chart and featured the single “Weep No More,” from the hit box office film Four Blood Moons.Their 2016 holiday offering, A Canton Christmas, garnered rave reviews and airplay on country radio stations across the country. A highly anticipated new recording is slated for release this year.
 
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COUNTRY FAITH — SOUTHERN GOSPEL SALUTES THE GENRE’S BIGGEST SONGS, PAST AND PRESENT

Written by Staff on October 3, 2018 – 8:12 am -

COUNTRY FAITH SOUTHERN GOSPEL SALUTES THE GENRE'S BIGGEST SONGS, PAST AND PRESENT

COUNTRY FAITH SOUTHERN GOSPEL SALUTES THE GENRE’S BIGGEST SONGS, PAST AND PRESENT

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Country Faith Southern Gospel, a new collection featuring 15 timeless songs from some of the genre’s most beloved artists, is now available from Curb | Word Entertainment.  Showcasing a range of favorites, past and present, Country Faith Southern Gospel is highlighted by classics from such legends as The Happy Goodmans (“The Lighthouse”) and The Cathedrals (“Step Into The Water”), alongside Mark Lowry’s “What’s Not to Love,” The Nelons’ “Oh For A Thousand Tongues” and The Crabb Family’s career-defining hit, “Through The Fire.”

With eight albums to date and $2.5 million in retail sales, the Country Faith music line—part of a multi-faceted brand including books, jewelry and other products—unveils this debut Southern Gospel compilation following the success of Country Faith Hymns, Country Faith Love Songs and Country Faith Christmas, among other music titles. Previous releases have featured many of the format’s superstars, including Dolly Parton, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Tim McGraw, George Strait and Brad Paisley. 
 
“Southern Gospel music is one of the genres I grew up listening to, and I love it,” says Deborah Evans Price, award-winning journalist and cofounder of Country Faith, LLC. “There are so many Southern Gospel songs that have been anchors in my life, and many of them are on this project. I feel like when people hear this collection, they’re going to be moved, encouraged and comforted. These are songs that people have known and loved and made a part of their lives, and I’m honored to have them on the Country Faith Southern Gospel collection.”
 
“Brand New Star,” a poignant tune from multi-genre icons The Oak Ridge Boys, resonated deeply with Evans Price following her mother’s death. “That one has been such a light and comfort for me after losing Mom,” she explains. “It’s the closing song on the album, and it will always be special to me.”
 
Longtime Southern Gospel fans will appreciate the inclusion of Greater Vision’s toe-tapping hit “My Name is Lazarus,” while The Florida Boys, Karen Peck & New River, Legacy Five and Canton Junction are also featured on the new release. Additionally, the project includes inspired performances from favorite soloists Jason Crabb, Michael English, Joseph Habedank and Janet Paschal.
 
“We are thrilled to have our song ‘God’s Got a Better Plan’ included on Country Faith Southern Gospel,” says Matthew Hagee, founding member of Canton Junction. “Music from The Cathedrals, The Happy Goodmans and The Oak Ridge Boys, along with so many others, filled our home growing up, so being on the same record as these Gospel music pioneers is an honor we do not take lightly.”
 
A sought-after journalist and recipient of the Country Music Association’s prestigious Media Achievement Award in 2013, Deborah Evans Price has interviewed numerous luminaries, including Dolly Parton, Don Henley, Carrie Underwood, Reba McEntire, Dennis Quaid and Tim Tebow. She is the author of three books and serves as a contributing writer for Billboard, Redbook, People, Sounds Like Nashville, First for Women and Woman’s World, among other outlets. 
 
Country Faith, LLC partners Deborah Evans Price, Bob DeMoss and Wildfire7 launched the successful brand with Evans Prices’ acclaimed books Country Faith (2013) and Country Faith Christmas (2015). In addition to eight full-length albums, the brand’s growing catalog includes books, jewelry and other items celebrating country, Christian and Gospel music. Time Life Music features the Country Faith book on national television as a bonus product in its Faith, Hope and Country collection, while other brand partners include Curb | Word Entertainment, Regnery Faith Publications, Cracker Barrel, Bob Siemon Designs and New Day Christian Distributors. 
 
Country Faith Southern Gospel is available atiTunes and Amazon, among other digital retailers, as well as in select stores across the country. For further information, visitcountryfaith.com orturningpointpr.com.  

Country Faith Southern Gospel Track Listing:
1. Washed by the Water – Jason Crabb
2. The Lighthouse – The Happy Goodmans
3. Washed In The Blood Of The Lamb – Janet Paschal
4. I Bowed On My Knees And Cried Holy – Michael English
5. Step Into The Water – The Cathedrals
6. Pray Now – Karen Peck & New River
7. Christ Is Still The King – Legacy Five
8. Here He Comes – Joseph Habedank
9. Oh For A Thousand Tongues – The Nelons
10. What’s Not To Love – Mark Lowry
11. When He Was On The Cross (I Was On His Mind) – The Florida Boys
12. Through The Fire – The Crabb Family
13. My Name Is Lazarus – Greater Vision
14. God’s Got A Better Plan – Canton Junction
15. Brand New Star – The Oak Ridge Boys
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A Canton Junction Christmas

Written by Staff on December 23, 2017 – 2:57 pm -

Canton Junction Christmas

Canton Junction Christmas

Canton Junction refers to the crossroads of different subjects or regions into one gathering point. In June 2011, four individuals came together to form what is now one of America’s top Southern Gospel quartets named Canton Junction. While they love to raise their voices in song, their greatest desire is to share the Gospel of Jesus Christ with the world. Casey Rivers, Matthew Hagee and Tim Duncan along with Ryan Seaton (on recording “A Canton Junction Christmas” 2016) their talents and passion together and wrap them in a present for all Junction fans in their latest release, A Canton Junction Christmas.

 

Canton Junction members come from a rich heritage of Southern Gospel Music. Rivers first learned of this God-given music from his parents, who would sing the time-tested songs of a little-known songwriter. He lightheartedly adds, “We learned of many of the songs through a guy named Bill Gaither. He’s going to make it one day!”

 

Canton Junction Christmas Hagee has literally grown up in the ministry. A sixth-generation minister, Matthew is the son of John Hagee, founding pastor of Cornerstone Church. Gospel Music has been a significant influence on his life since he was a child.

 

Duncan has loved quartet music since a very early age. He says, “My dad would buy records and I fell in love with the four-part harmony with the tenor going high and the bass going low.”

 

Rivers, lead singer for Canton Junction, resides in Lindale, Texas, with his wife, Doni, and their four children. “My wife and I just celebrated 10 years of marriage,” he says. “We celebrate four healthy and beautiful kids every day. I’m able to balance [my time between family and ministry] because we build on God’s firm foundation. Plus, I have an incredible wife. We are a great team.”

 

Before joining Canton Junction, Rivers appeared on stage with musical legends such as Kenny Rogers, Loretta Lynn, Neal McCoy, Sara Evans, the Gatlin Brothers, and others. He also performed on the Grand Ole Opry Stage and was runner up on season four of the singing competition television series titled, Nashville Star. While music is truly a part of his life, his greatest passion is sharing the love of Jesus Christ through song.

 

“I’ve been around music all my life and I credit my love for it to my parents,” says Casey. “They sang in a Gospel group when I was a little guy and I knew at a young age this is what I wanted to do. Now I get to do it for a living and for God’s glory.”

 

Canton Junction Christmas A self-proclaimed quartet man, Duncan sings bass for Canton Junction. Having received the Singing News Fan Award for Best Bass Singer, he was one of the original four members of the popular group, Ernie Haase and Signature Sound. Even so, he has not let his many accomplishments, including Dove Awards and Grammy nominations, cloud his view. His primary goal is to minister to others through song.

 

Duncan enjoys spending time with his family when he is not on the road traveling with the group. He shares, “I’ve been married 25 years and have two sons: Breck (23) and Brandon (22). I have a wonderful family and would be lost in this world without the love of my wife, Melissa.”

 

Hailing from the great state of Texas, Hagee sings tenor for Canton Junction. He is blessed to come from a family legacy of ministry. In addition to being a speaker, vocalist, and published author of two books, Shaken, Not Shattered and Response-Able, he is also a graduate of Oral Roberts University School of Business. When he is not on the stage, he enjoys working with cattle and horses, the heartbeat of a true Texan.

 

While ministry is the focus of his life, his role as a father has also captured a piece of his heart. He says the most incredible experience he has ever had was becoming a father. “There isn’t a thing in the world that replaces the joy of seeing your children being born,” says Hagee.

 

Canton Junction Christmas Canton Junction is proud to present their latest project titled, A Canton Christmas. Filled with songs that highlight the true meaning of Christmas, this album is the perfect way to light up your holiday season. Rivers even says that there is not a song on this project that he does not look forward to sharing.

 

Hagee discusses his favorite song on the project: “Personally, I really enjoy what we captured with ‘Let There Be Peace on Earth.’ It is for absolutely selfish reasons that I say that because my children and my father are singing with me. I cannot tell you how special that moment was and will be for a long time.”

 

“We Three Kings” is Duncan’s favorite song on the project. He says the arrangement is the best he has heard in a long time. Plus, it is one of his favorite Christmas songs.

 

Another favorite that is being well-received even with mainstream country radio is “A Big Ole Texas Christmas.” Hagee adds that it is, “one of those songs that just seem to set the mood for joy and cheer.” Duncan adds, “It’s such a fun Christmas song. The lyrics mention locations that are well-known in Texas, but they are also city names from across the country.”

   

In addition to the ways people can relate to the lyrics of the song, Rivers believes it connects with a wide audience because it is fresh. “If a listener hears a song such as ‘A Big Ole Texas Christmas’ on Country radio and they like what they hear then a door has been opened,” says Rivers. “That particular song may not mention Jesus, but it unlocks a project full of equally well-crafted songs drenched with the message and celebration of Jesus’ birth!”
   

Ten years from now, Canton Junction hopes to continue sharing musical moments with others. With vocalists like Duncan helping hold down the fort, they will definitely continue to carry on their musical journey. Tim’s favorite part of traveling is meeting and talking with long-time friends. He says, “All of us in Canton [Junction] are so thankful for our wonderful loyal fans and supporters. And being able to help a lot of hurting people through the Gospel expressed in the music we sing is a privilege we do not take for granted.”

   

Helping hurting people is a special calling of Canton Junction. Hagee gives the following advice for someone who needs encouragement today: “Don’t give up. There are a lot of days when quitting looks good. But the Bible says to press on regardless how difficult it is. Be willing to take the next step of faith.”

 

Rivers adds, “God is not set back or surprised at whatever we are facing. God is for us. If God is for us, then who can be against us? No one or nothing. His plans are good and not for our harm. His plans involve hope and a future beyond our current circumstance!” (See Jeremiah 29:11).

 

Canton Junction Christmas

Canton Junction at NQC 2015

The members of this popular group put their trust in God alone. They have come together to proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ through song. The ministry of Canton Junction has one primary goal, and that is to lead people to the saving knowledge of Christ Jesus. This Christmas, make it memorable season by putting your trust in the Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Let us all come together as we keep our eyes on Jesus, making this a Canton Junction Christmas!

 

Connect with Canton Junction online at http://www.differencemedia.org/artists/canton-junction

 

December 2016 SGNScoops Magazine

December 2016 SGNScoops Magazine

Photo Credits: Canton Junction/Difference Media, Craig Harris

By Jennifer Campbell

First published by SGNScoops Magazine in December 2016

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CANTON JUNCTION ADDS GORDON MOTE TO AWARD-WINNING LINEUP

Written by Staff on May 10, 2017 – 2:29 pm -

(l-r) Canton Junction's Gordon Mote, Matt Hagee, Tim Duncan and Casey Rivers

(l-r) Canton Junction lineup: Gordon Mote, Matt Hagee, Tim Duncan and Casey Rivers

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Dove Award and Singing News Fan Award-winning quartet Canton Junction announces the addition of ACM Award-winning instrumentalist/vocalist Gordon Mote. Mote joins Canton Junction founding members Pastor Matt Hagee and Tim Duncan, along with Casey Rivers, to round out the acclaimed lineup, replacing Ryan Seaton who departed last fall. In addition to Canton Junction performances, Mote will continue to make solo appearances.

“We are so honored and excited to have Gordon join our Canton Junction family,” said Hagee. “Tim, Casey and I have all been fans of Gordon’s talent through the years—including his contributions to several of our albums—and we know he is going to bring a unique new dimension to our sound. He has already joined us for several performances and, in a word, it felt like home.”

A two-time Academy of Country Music Award winner for Piano/Keyboards Player of the Year (2008/2010), Gordon Mote is one of the most sought-after musicians in music today. He has contributed to recordings by top country artists Keith Urban, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton, Faith Hill, Brad Paisley and Reba; iconic performers Bob Seger, Lionel Richie, Alabama and Willie Nelson; and leading Christian artists including Matthew West, Selah, Jason Crabb and David Phelps. In addition to his eight solo recordings, Mote has been featured on numerous Gaither Homecoming recordings and videos, and has toured with Trisha Yearwood, the Gaither Vocal Band, and the late Porter Wagoner.

Since their 2012 debut, Canton Junction has become one of Southern Gospel’s most sought-after groups. The self-titled Canton Junction featured four #1 singles, garnered a GMA Dove Award for Southern Gospel Album of the Year, and earned the group a Singing News Fan Award for Favorite Southern Gospel New Traditional quartet. Their follow-up recording, Every Hallelujah, debuted at #1 on Nielsen SoundScan’s Southern Gospel Overall Chart and featured the single “Weep No More,” from the hit box office film Four Blood Moons. Their 2016 holiday offering, A Canton Christmas, garnered rave reviews and airplay on country radio stations across the country. Marking another first for the quartet, the group will be featured on the cover of Singing News’ upcoming June issue.

Difference Media is a division of John Hagee Ministries, founded by John Hagee. Along with Canton Junction, the San Antonio-based label features some of the leading names in Gospel music, including Ivan Parker, Ricardo Sanchez, Matt Hagee, Tim Duncan, Aaron & Amanda Crabb, The Cornerstone Sanctuary Choir, John Hagee and The Hagees.

For further information, visit differencemedia.org or turningpointpr.com. Follow Canton Junction on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
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December 2016 SGNScoops Magazine

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on December 13, 2016 – 11:09 am -

December 2016 SGNScoops Magazine

December 2016 SGNScoops Magazine

Merry Christmas! We hope you and your families, friends and coworkers are getting into the joy of this holy season. We have brought you a special edition of SGNScoops Magazine  as our present to you this month.

Our cover story is Canton Junction who have just released a new Christmas album. Also featured this month are Layke Jones of the Jim Brady Trio,  Logan Smith, Hope Bowling, Sisters, Kingdom Heirs, Mark 209, and much, much more.
All of our team have outdone themselves bringing this special issue to you. We hope it helps to make your December merry and bright.
Merry Christmas from all of us at SGNScoops! Let’s worship the Baby who is the King of Kings!
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CANTON JUNCTION CELEBRATES THE SEASON WITH OCTOBER 21 CHRISTMAS DEBUT

Written by Staff on October 21, 2016 – 4:09 pm -

CANTON JUNCTION CELEBRATES THE SEASON WITH OCTOBER 21 CHRISTMAS DEBUT

CANTON JUNCTION CELEBRATES THE SEASON WITH
OCTOBER 21 CHRISTMAS DEBUT

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—A Canton Christmas, the highly anticipated full-length holiday debut from Dove Award-winning quartet Canton Junction, bows October 21. Produced by Garry Jones (Ivan Parker, Brian Free & Assurance), the Difference Media/Capitol Christian Distribution release features 10 arrangements of classic carols and timeless favorites.

Drawing from Canton Junction’s range of influences—including Southern Gospel, country and Texas swing—among the highlights of A Canton Christmas are nostalgia-laden selections “A Big Ole Texas Christmas” and “Christmas Can’t Be Very Far Away”; “Let There Be Peace On Earth”; the Matt Hagee and Aaron Wilburn-penned “Glory To God In The Highest”; and new arrangements of such beloved carols as “Angels We Have Heard On High,“ “Joy To The World” and the project’s finale, “Silent Night/Away In A Manger.”

“We’ve had so much fun putting a new twist on some of our all-time favorite Christmas songs, and recording this album over the past few months has given us a wonderful opportunity to celebrate the birth of our Savior beyond Christmas,” said Canton Junction’s Matt Hagee. “We hope our fans enjoy the project as much as we do and will make A Canton Christmas part of the soundtrack of their season for many years to come.”

Canton Junction

Canton Junction

Ahead of the album’s release, Canton Junction is set to hit the road this week, headlining the “Get Your Praise On” Fall Tour. The six-city outing kicks off Thursday in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and will visit Columbus, Ohio; Newburgh, Indiana; Poplar Bluff, Missouri; and Tulsa, Oklahoma, before concluding November 5 in Amarillo, Texas.

With individual resumes including GRAMMY® Award nominations, multiple GMA Dove Awards, Singing News Fan Awards and finalist honors on “Nashville Star,” Canton Junction effortlessly blends traditional and contemporary sounds for a cutting-edge style all its own. Since their 2012 debut, Canton Junction has quickly become one of Southern Gospel’s most sought-after groups. The self-titled Canton Junction featured four #1 singles, garnered a GMA Dove Award for Southern Gospel Album of the Year, and earned the group a Singing News Fan Award for Favorite Southern Gospel New Traditional quartet. Last year’s Every Hallelujah debuted at #1 on Nielsen SoundScan’s Southern Gospel Overall Chart and features the single “Weep No More,” from the hit box office film Four Blood Moons.

Difference Media is a division of John Hagee Ministries, founded by John Hagee. Along with Canton Junction, the San Antonio-based label features some of the leading names in Gospel music, including Ivan Parker, Ricardo Sanchez, Matt Hagee, Tim Duncan, Aaron & Amanda Crabb, The Cornerstone Sanctuary Choir, John Hagee and The Hagees.

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CANTON JUNCTION TO HIT THE ROAD FOR ‘GET YOUR PRAISE ON’ FALL TOUR

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on October 4, 2016 – 12:59 pm -

CANTON JUNCTION TO HIT THE ROAD FOR ‘GET YOUR PRAISE ON’ FALL TOUR

CANTON JUNCTION TO HIT THE ROAD FOR
‘GET YOUR PRAISE ON’ FALL TOUR

NASHVILLE, Tenn.— Dove Award-winning Difference Media quartet Canton Junction is set to hit the road in October and November for the “Get Your Praise On” Fall Tour. The six-city outing will include a pre-show “Eat & Greet” Tailgate Party with the group, and each date will feature a special guest, including ACM Award-winner Gordon Mote, GRAMMY®-nominated vocal group The Martins, acclaimed husband/wife duo Aaron & Amanda Crabb, and GRAMMY®-nominated singer/songwriter Ricardo Sanchez.

Kicking-off October 20 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, the “Get Your Praise On” Fall Tour is slated to hit Columbus, Ohio; Newburgh, Indiana; Poplar Bluff, Missouri; and Tulsa, Oklahoma, before concluding November 5 in Amarillo, Texas. All concerts are free with a love offering benefitting John Hagee Ministries’ Sanctuary of Hope, a refuge for unwed mothers and orphaned children.

Tenor singer Matt Hagee shares, “It’s going to be a great time of Gospel music in the presence of the Lord. The concert is absolutely free—our purpose is to share with audiences our vision of the Sanctuary of Hope that Pastor John Hagee is building in San Antonio, Texas, with an opportunity to sow seed into the same.”

Performing selections from their award-winning recordings Canton Junction and Every Hallelujah, Matt Hagee, Tim Duncan and Casey Rivers will be joined onstage each night by various guest vocalists.

With individual resumes including GRAMMY® Award nominations, multiple GMA Dove Awards, Singing News Fan Awards and finalist honors on “Nashville Star,” Canton Junction effortlessly blends traditional and contemporary sounds for a cutting-edge style all its own. Since their 2012 debut, Canton Junction has quickly become one of Southern Gospel’s most sought-after groups. The self-titled Canton Junction featured four #1 singles, garnered a GMA Dove Award for Southern Gospel Album of the Year, and earned the group a Singing News Fan Award for Favorite Southern Gospel New Traditional quartet. Last year’s Every Hallelujah debuted at #1 on Nielsen SoundScan’s Southern Gospel Overall Chart and features the single “Weep No More,” from the hit box office film Four Blood Moons.

Difference Media is a division of John Hagee Ministries, founded by John Hagee. Along with Canton Junction, the San Antonio-based label features some of the leading names in Gospel music, including Ivan Parker, Ricardo Sanchez, Matt Hagee, Tim Duncan, Aaron & Amanda Crabb, The Cornerstone Sanctuary Choir, John Hagee and The Hagees.


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GLENN BECK GOES GOSPEL AT AMERICAN GOSPEL CELEBRATION

Written by Staff on August 23, 2016 – 12:38 pm -

 

Glenn Beck at AGC

Glenn Beck at AGC

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

 

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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.

 

Diamond Rio

Diamond Rio

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.

 

AGC_All_Artists- BeckKeep 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

 

Larry Gatlin

Larry Gatlin

WHERE: Freedom Hall—Kentucky Exposition Center

Louisville, Kentucky

 

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

 

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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

 

Canton Junction

Canton Junction

American Gospel Celebration

Glenn Beck

Pastor Matt Hagee

Diamond Rio and Lee Greenwood

 

TICKETS: AmericanGospelCelebration.com

 

 

For more information on the American Gospel Celebration, visit: JHM.org or AmericanGospelCelebration.com

 

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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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Karen Peck and New River Anticipate Gatlinburg Gathering

Written by Staff on August 17, 2016 – 9:37 am -

Karen Peck and New River Anticipate Gatlinburg Gathering

Karen Peck and New River Anticipate Gatlinburg Gathering

Dahlonega, Georgia (August 16, 2016) Karen Peck and New River is gearing up for one of the most exciting events taking place in Tennessee this fall, the Gatlinburg Gathering. This year’s event starts Wednesday, August 17th and continues through the 20th in Gatlinburg. Gatlinburg Gathering has become a perennial favorite for Gospel Music fans as well as those who love to hear renowned speakers share the Word.

Canton Junction

Canton Junction

The location is a family friendly environment that allows attendees to enjoy the shopping of Gatlinburg as well as Pigeon Forge. This area also has many fun family attractions and sights to keep the parents, children, and grand-parents entertained between concerts.

Karen stated, “As always we are looking forward to the Abraham Productions event in Gatlinburg. Gatlinburg Gathering is a very special week of fantastic music and preaching. I love being a part of Abraham Productions because I feel like we are making an impact in this world for the Lord. I hope that every one is making plans to be there this week. I promise you will be blessed!”

IVAN PARKER DEBUTS DEEPLY PERSONAL ‘MAMA’S ROCKING CHAIR’ AT SOUTHERN GOSPEL RADIO

IVAN PARKER

Some of your favorite artists will be performing including Ivan Parker, Canton Junction, Jason Crabb, The Hoppers, Tribute, Isaacs, Booth Brothers, Whisnants, HIGHROAD, Karen Peck and New River and more.

For more information about artists, speakers, times, and tickets go to http://www.abrahamproductions.net/gatlinburg_gathering.php.

Jason Crabb

Jason Crabb

If you would like to interview Karen Peck and New River contact AG Publicity at info@agpublicity.com.

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Karen Peck and New River is booked by The Harper Agency. Contact them at http://www.harperagency.com or by E-mail at info@harperagency.com.
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Karen Peck and New River

Karen Peck and New River

About Karen Peck and New River

No doubt the most popular mixed trio in Gospel Music, Karen Peck and New River is a music powerhouse in the music industry. With hit after hit and multiple number one songs, they are one of the most sought after groups today. Karen is known country flair and for having possibly the finest soprano voice in any genre of music. Karen was also recipient of the Susan Unthank Memorial Award, an award given by Absolutely Gospel Music only to women who have excelled in their work in a man’s world. Karen had a feature role in the hit movie “Joyful Noise”, starring Dolly Parton and Queen Latifah. New River’s hit song “Four Days Late” has become a classic in Gospel music.

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The Crabb Family, The Isaacs, Canton Junction and more to appear at American Gospel Celebration

Written by Staff on July 19, 2016 – 2:25 pm -

CRABB FAMILY LEGACY AVAILABLE DIGITALLY FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER

CRABB FAMILY

JOHN HAGEE’S STAR-STUDDED AMERICAN GOSPEL CELEBRATION JOINS THE MILITARY WARRIORS
SUPPORT FOUNDATION TO HONOR COMBAT MILITARY FAMILIES WITH NEW HOMES

3-Day Faith and Freedom Event Features Diamond Rio, Lee Greenwood, Larry Gatlin, The Crabb Family, The Isaacs, Canton Junction and More

 

 

Diamond Rio

Diamond Rio

SAN ANTONIO— Pastor John Hagee will keynote the three-day, star-studded American Gospel Celebration Sept. 1-3 in Louisville’s Freedom Hall at the Kentucky Exposition Center. This event is not only a celebration of our faith and freedom but also honors our military veterans. 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.

Adding to the excitement of the American Gospel Celebration, the Military Warriors Support Foundation will honor three combat-wounded heroes and/or Gold Star spouses by awarding them mortgage-free homes during the event. The foundation’s CEO and founder, Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Leroy Sisco, will make the presentation.

“Come celebrate your faith and freedom with outstanding music as we explore God’s Word together finding wisdom from its timeless Truth,” Pastor Hagee said. “I’m also thrilled to have General Sisco join us to honor military heroes. This is an event not to be missed.”

A special pre-show tailgating event outside the Expo Center each night features eat-and-greet with performers, food trucks, giveaways, and more. Plus, a social media contest yields one individual or group the chance to perform at the tailgate party.

For tickets, register online at AmericanGospelCelebration.com.

Isaacs

Isaacs

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 (not signed to a record label) who dream of a shot on stage can win a chance to perform at the Tailgate Event and receive a free ticket for each performer to the Celebration. Just post a solo or group vocal performance on social media (unlimited entries) and use hashtag #agctalentsearch.  Seeamericangospelcelebration.com for eligibility rules.

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.

Canton Junction

Canton Junction

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, with Pastor Matt Hagee bringing a timely word and 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 (Louisville, Kentucky)

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

Larry Gatlin

Larry Gatlin

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

Pastor John Hagee Book Signing

American Gospel Celebration
Pastor Matt Hagee
Diamond Rio and Lee Greenwood

TICKETS: AmericanGospelCelebration.com

For more information on the American Gospel Celebration, visit: JHM.org orAmericanGospelCelebration.com

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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.
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