There’s never an easy way to share difficult news but you all have been a part of so many joys, tears, valleys and triumphs with our family over the years and I wanted to ask for your prayers as we walk through this challenge. My dad, Buck Rambo, has been fighting a private battle with cancer over the last several months. Throughout the diagnosis, doctor’s visits, radiation and chemotherapy, dad has been and remains a fighter. He knows the Great Physician and has experienced healing many times in his life. He is truly an inspiration to us all.
His precious wife Mae is such a kind, loving and faithful caregiver. She and Dad will be coming back home to Nashville from his treatments in Florida at the end of this month. Please believe with us for complete healing, wisdom, strength, favor and everything extra that is necessary to accommodate him at this time.
Please lift up all our family as we walk by faith through this difficult season. Jesus is guiding each step of the way.
Buck Rambo Family
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“The Gabriel Swaggart Rally” is coming to Lakeland, FL on Friday, June 26th at the Youkey Theater in the Lakeland Center, 7pm. This is a one-night crusade service featuring Gabriel Swaggart preaching, and the Jimmy Swaggart Singers and Band ministering in music.
Gabriel Swaggart is the grandson of Evangelist Jimmy Swaggart. He has begun a series of national rallies that has already included Birmingham, AL and San Antonio, TX. Other stops on the 2015 tour include Jackson, MS and Spartanburg, SC.
For the past 12 years, Gabriel has served as the youth pastor of Crossfire Ministries, an extension of his grandfather’s church, Family Worship Center, and Jimmy Swaggart Ministries (now in its 60th year) in Baton Rouge, LA. Pastor Gabe can be seen regularly on the Sonlife Broadcasting Network (SBN), which airs on all the major cable systems and DIRECTV throughout central Florida. SBN is available to nearly two billion people around the world by television, radio, and the internet.
All seats are free, and open to the public. Doors open at 6pm for seating.
The Lakeland Center is located at 701 West Lime Street in downtown Lakeland. For more information, call (941) 756-6942.
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Hoover, Alabama (April 20, 2015) Ashley DeRamus of Hoover, Alabama was pleased to receive The National Down Syndrome Society NDSS Self-Advocate of the Year Champion of Change Award. NDSS self-advocates are volunteer advocates with Down syndrome who are committed to taking part in the democratic process and serve as liaisons between NDSS and their communities to continually raise awareness, educate and advocate for public policy solutions that benefit the Down syndrome community at the federal, local and community levels.
Ashley received the award at the Buddy Walk® on Washington, the annual NDSS advocacy event in Washington, DC. Over 150 people from across the country gathered to advocate for legislative priorities that positively impact the lives of people with Down syndrome and their families.
Ashley stated, “What can l say but thank you Congressman D Benishek of Michigan and NDSS for the great honor you gave me tonight and to all my special friends with Down syndrome.”
Ms. DeRamus, is an entrepreneur, an advocate, a singer, a public speaker, a music video star and a fashion designer. Connie DeRamus, Ashley’s mother, assisted her in establishing The Ashley DeRamus Foundation, an organization founded for and dedicated to the education, advancement and quality of lifestyle for those with Down syndrome, in 2012. Ms. DeRamus has also been touring Inspirational Country, Southern Gospel and Bluegrass venues across the country in 2015. Ashley serves as an inspiration for many and lives by the motto, “Don’t let anyone tell you what you can’t do. Show them what you can do.”
Award presenters included the Honorable Dan Benishek (R-MI), as well NDSS Board Members and staff.
You can learn more about Ashley DeRamus and the Ashley DeRamus Foundation by going http://ashleybydesign.com or https://www.facebook.com/
To contact Ashley for a special appearance E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org .
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Tribute to Moms and all “Praying Women”
Nashville, TN, Gospel music artist Lindsay Huggins has released the video “Praying Women”. This inspirational video brings to life the story portrayed in her new radio single of the same name.
Viewers of the video will be reminded of the power of prayer. The story is a tribute to our mothers and other women who pray for us. Released in time for Mother’s Day, the video brings to mind these women of faith and how grateful we are for their spiritual support.
When asked about the song and video “Praying Women”, artist Lindsay Huggins responded “I’m so pleased to release the music video for my single ‘Praying Women’. The song was special to me from the moment I heard it, because my mother prayed the prayer of salvation with me on our living room couch.” Huggins concludes “I know her prayers through the years have shaped me, and I want to leave that same legacy.” The song was produced by acclaimed songwriter and producer Jerry Salley, and is found on the newly released project Then Jesus Came.
“Praying Women” was penned by award-winning songwriters Lee Black, Marcia Henry and Kenna Turner West. “I was sick and had called on several of my girlfriends and family to pray. The Lord moved and took care of the problem.” said Henry. “I shared with Lee and Kenna how thankful I was for praying women. Lee started running with it and Kenna and I got excited. It was a memorable day!”
“Lee had the idea to turn the testimony into a song.” said West. “And when Marcia began playing the piano, I think that all three of us could sense that we were part of something very special.” she concluded.
The video was produced by Bryce Free and Paper Taxi Designs. Regarding the video production, Huggins commented, “I was thrilled to have Bryce Free direct and produce this video. I also owe a huge thanks to my very generous friends who volunteered to be in the video. They did a fabulous job and I’m really proud of what we created.”
The video can be found online at https://youtu.be/
More information on Lindsay Huggins and her ministry can be found at www.lindsayhuggins.com.
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Happy Easter! Christ is risen…He is risen indeed! We hope that you will join us in remembering and celebrating the resurrection of Jesus this month in SGNScoops Magazine. Several of our writers delve into what this season means for us as believers. I trust that you will read about the love, grace and eternal life of our Savior on every page.
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(Nashville, TN) The Perrys, via StowTown Records, are proud to announce the release of their brand new single, “When He Comes Walking On The Water.”
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NASHVILLE, TN – 2013 IBMA Female Vocalist of the Year, and winner of the 2014 IBMA Song of the Year (“Dear Sister”), Claire Lynch, is excited to announce a very special release for the holidays on her own Thrill Hill Records. Holiday! is Claire’s first seasonal album and is available now at her live shows and through the Claire Lynch website.
Holiday! sets the mood for enjoying holiday traditions and cheer. “I took songs from my childhood holiday memories and then we put the ‘CLB twist’ on them,” the multi-award-winning artist says.
The ten-track album is melodic and contemporary with a retro charm that harkens back to great, traditional holiday albums. Holiday! features an array of seasonal standards like “Home for the Holidays,” “White Christmas,” and a special version of “Scarlett Ribbons” with harmonies by Claire’s daughter, Christy.
Holiday! puts emphasis on Claire’s delicate vocals and the instrumentation of her virtuosic players creating a delicious intersection of bluegrass and jazz.
The current Claire Lynch Band is a powerful juggernaut, a quartet that has the innate ability to perfectly interpret the beauty, subtlety, and genre-defying sophistication of Claire’s music. The CLB features like-minded musicians blending tradition and innovation – two-time IBMA-winning bassist-clawhammer banjo player-dancer-percussionist Mark Schatz, soulful mandolinist-guitarist Matt Wingate, and young string wizard Bryan McDowell.
Holiday! was recorded at Lynch’s recording studio, The Pine Room, and engineered by Todd Phillips, who also appears on the album as percussionist and has traveled with the CLB.
“I can say that this is the most-relaxed and happy I’ve felt while recording an album in my entire career. Many years have passed since I first expressed interest in doing a holiday recording. Here is a collection of holiday classics with that fresh “CLB” feel, yet grounded with the sentimental feeling we all sense this time of year.” – Claire Lynch
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THE HISTORY OF VETERANS DAY, 1919 – November 11: President Wilson proclaims the first Armistice Day with the following words: “To us in America, the reflections of armistice Day will be filled with solemn pride in the heroism of those who died in the country’s service and with gratitude for the victory, both because of the thing from which it has freed us and because of the opportunity it has given America to show her sympathy with peace and justice in the councils of the nations…” The original concept for the celebration was for the suspension of business for a two minute period beginning at 11 A.M., with the day also marked by parades and public mettings.
Join us here at SGN scoops today as we reflect and remember……
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NASHVILLE, Tenn.—October 28th, 2014—Academy of Country Music (ACM) Award-winning husband and wife country duo Joey+Rory have just released an all-new recording in partnership with Gaither Music Group. Inspired by songs from their childhoods and music that helped make them kindred spirits, the couple has created Country Classics, A Tapestry of Our Musical Heritage (Gaither Music Group/Farm House Recordings), a collection of tunes that create a songbook of traditional American country music.
Available on both CD and DVD, the recording weaves more than a fabric of lyrics and chords. “As a songwriter, these are all songs I wish I had written—songs that we are honored to not only sing, but to have the chance to try to ‘make our own,’” describes Rory, known for hits he has written or co-written for Kenny Chesney, Blake Shelton, Randy Travis, Clay Walker and Collin Raye among others.
“I dedicated this record to my father, Robert Feek, who passed away in 1988…before I ever made my way to Nashville or heard one of my songs on the radio or played the Grand Ole Opry with my beautiful wife…he would’ve loved where his dream has led me. And I believe he would’ve loved this record.”
The record, produced by Rory, features songs such as “King of the Road,” “Don’t It Make My Brown Eyes Blue,” “Paper Roses,” “I Believe in You” and others including “Coat of Many Colors,” one of the first songs Joey learned as a little girl.
“When I was about four years, old my mom and dad gave me a Dolly Parton cassette tape; and I took it upstairs and played it over and over again until I learned all of the words to ‘Coat of Many Colors,’ even though I didn’t know how to read yet,” she recalls. “I’m so proud to finally get to record [this song] and many other songs that Rory and I loved and listened to when we were young….”
The two sweethearts shared stories behind these songs with gospel music legend, singer, songwriter and friend Bill Gaither on the Country Classics DVD. Taped outdoors on a sunny day at the Feek Farm south of Nashville, TN, the three talked about the couple’s successful music career, their rich heritage of country music, details of what life is like on the farm and about Joey+Rory’s year of both mountaintops and valleys.
In addition to recording the new CD and video, Joey+Rory gave birth to their baby girl, Indiana, who was diagnosed with Down’s syndrome. A couple of months later, just as they were growing accustomed to the joys of parenthood, Joey was diagnosed with cervical cancer, yet underwent a successful surgery to remove it. A few months later, Rory’s mother passed away.
“As God often reveals, what seemed like our biggest fears are [in the end] our greatest joys,” commented Rory as he detailed how the tough days have actually made their lives more fulfilling over time—a fitting discovery for the couple whose signature song is “That’s Important to Me.”
“You know, the world is trying to figure out what’s important in life,” stated Gaither reflectively. “We all do. We’re on this journey, and every day of our lives we gotta decide what’s important to hang onto and what’s important to let go.”
Joey+Rory remind us of what’s important to them along life’s journey as they share their story and the songs on the new recording. The release will be featured on tv networks including RFD, PBS, DISH TV, DIRECTV, TBN, Family Net, TNN, Airtime, CTN, The Walk TV (formerly Legacy), TCT and TLN and also in Canada on Vision TV, CTS, Grace TV and the Miracle Channel. In addition, the DVD will be featured on Gaither TV (available on Roku, Google and the Internet).
The couple’s hit tv series, “The Joey+Rory Show,” filmed entirely on and around their farm, is one of the highest rated shows on the RFD-TV cable channel.
Country Classics, A Tapestry of Our Musical Heritage, is exclusively distributed by Capitol Christian Distribution and is available throughout general market stores and the Christian marketplace in addition to online retailers including iTunes, Amazon and www.gaither.com. The audio recording is available at Cracker Barrel Old Country Store®.
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