(July 26, 2016) Joy For The Journey radio host Richard Hyssong, is thrilled to announce the addition of Matt Linton as the programs Marketing Director. Matt’s responsibilities will be to oversee the programs sponsorship inquiries, and help with the expansive growth of the program.
“We have seen such growth in the last year, that we felt as a team that we needed to bring Matt on board. His expertise in sales and marketing will help us grow to the next level. He has a background in sponsorship sales, and built a strong company which he sold a few years ago. We have received many emails and phone calls from businesses that want to sponsor the program, and we needed someone with Matt’s skills to handle this part of our ministry.” States Richard.
Over the last eight months Joy For The Journey has developed a strong following. The program can now be heard all of the world.
KNMG radio has announced that the program has tripled its listening audience since May 2016. WVSG out of W. Virginia has posted that Joy For The Journey is their number one show on their network.
Listeners of the program have also voted Richard Hyssong top 5 radio broadcaster in this year’s Diamond Awards.
Last week the program was added to the popular WPIL radio station in Heflin, Alabama. It will air each Saturday from 8 – 10 am as well as 10- 12 pm central.
Joy For The Journey Networks
-WJEH 990 AM GALLIPOLIS, OHIO – SATURDAY AND SUNDAY 2PM
-CJRI www.cjrifm.com Fredericton, NB Canada – MONDAY 6-8 PM ATLANTIC
-KWIL www.kwilforchrist.com 790 Albany, OREGON –SATURDAY 6PM
-WTGF www.wtgffm.com 90.5 MILTON – PENSICOLA, FLORIDA – SATURDAYS AND SUNDAYS 9 PM
-WDYN www.wdyn.com 94.5 FM AND 980 AM CHATTANOOGA, TENNESSEE –SUNDAY 10 AM
-WAMV 1420 AM www.wamvradio1420.com AMHERST, VIRGINIA – SATURDAYS and Sundays 4pm
88.9 FM – Central Maine area 90.5 FM – Lincoln, ME area 97.1 FM – Sanford, ME area
100.7 FM – Bangor, ME area 91.7 FM – Ellsworth, ME area 100.7 FM – Benedicta, ME area
-KNMG Radio www.knmgradio.com Sundays 4- 6 pm
-WVSG Radio www.wvsg.com Tuesday’s 10: 30 am and 6:00pm; Wednesdays 6:00 pm; Thursdays 10:30 am and 6:00 pm.
-SOGR Radio www.sogrradio.com Saturdays 2pm
– WPIL www.wpilfm.com Heflin, Alabama Saturdays 8-10 am and 10-12pm
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The GRAMMY® Award-winning Gaither Vocal Band is scheduled to release an all-new studio recording entitled Better Together (Gaither Music Group) on August 26th.
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Hendersonville, TN – Multi-award winning family group, The Isaacs, and their label, House of Isaacs Music, have partnered with New Day Christian Distributors on the release of their newest studio project, entitled Nature’s Symphony in 432: A Journey From Pain To Praise. The project, which is scheduled to release on September 2nd, will be available to the Christian marketplace exclusively through New Day, with marketing and label support provided by Daywind Records.
Nature’s Symphony in 432 has been a labor of love for the musical family, comprised of siblings Sonya, Ben and Becky, and their mother Lily. Born out of a season of pain and struggle, each song is a personal testimony that speaks to the faithfulness of God and offers praise and rejoicing to the Lord through the trials of life. After much research and prayer, the group chose to record the project in 432 tuning, the frequency which most closely reflects the sounds found in nature, further setting this 15-song collection apart from other recorded albums. Also of interest is that the executive producer on this record is none other than NFL Hall of Famer and sports commentator, Terry Bradshaw, who has a guest vocal appearance on the record.
“Nature’s Symphony in 432 is not what we consider a typical Isaacs record,” the Isaacs share. “As the title itself indicates, it was recorded in a different tuning (432hz), one that we feel God led us to use. From the writing of the songs, to the recording process, to special guests, and now the release, we have prayed many prayers for the right doors to be opened. We knew, when the time was right, that God would lead us to the perfect partners to accomplish His will concerning it. Finally, that time has come and we are so excited that New Day Distributors will be presenting this album to the world! They have prayerfully begun this co-venture with us and we look forward to working together on this new project release.”
New Day’s Ed Leonard adds, “Our partnership with the Isaacs across our distribution and label platforms enables us to explore a new model for artists. It all begins with the songs, and the Isaacs have crafted a magnificent work. We look forward to working closely with them to achieve their goals.”
The first single from Nature’s Symphony in 432, entitled ‘This Is The Year,’ is at Southern Gospel radio now. The project will be available to the Christian marketplace exclusively through New Day Christian. Mainstream and digital distribution are being provided by Sony RED.
The Isaacs are a multi-award winning family group based out of Hendersonville, TN. Drawing from bluegrass, country, contemporary Christian and southern gospel influences, infused with their signature acoustic instrumentation, the Isaacs’ unique sound and blended harmonies appeal to a wide range of audiences and has earned them notoriety in a variety of genres. They have been featured artists on the Gaither Homecomings, as well as appearing on stages such as the Grand Ole Opry, Dove Awards, IBMA (International Bluegrass Music Association) Awards, ICMA (Inspirational Country Music Association) Awards, CMA Music Week, Carnegie Hall and professional sporting events across the country.
New Day Christian Distributors is a super distributor based in Hendersonville, TN. It provides one-stop access to the best products from major companies in Christian music, films, books, gifts, games, toys, apparel, and more. In addition, New Day brings fantastic offerings from its many exclusive relationships with independent companies, artists, and labels. For more information on New Day, visit newdaychristian.com.
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The LifeFM presents Abishai’s Homecoming concert featuring the legendary Inspirations! The concert will take place Saturday, August 27 at 6:00 P. M at the Liberty Civic Auditorium in Liberty, South Carolina. Admission is $10 at the door or $5 for children 12 years old and under. For more information visit TheLifeFM.com or call 877-700-8047.
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Nashville. TN Adam’s Call, one of the most dynamic new groups in Southern Gospel music, is scheduling auditions for the trio’s baritone position. Riley Dotson, who filled the position since January of 2015, left on July 1st to become a part of another ministry, relocating him to South Carolina. Riley writes “ This has been one of the very toughest decisions to make for myself, I have been amazed to see what God can do through His people, and what He has done through me. Thank you to Bobby and Melissa for giving me the opportunity to share my gifts with others. I love everyone associated with Adam’s Call, and I can’t wait to see what God has in store for each of us through this transition.”
Owner and manager, Bobby Davenport said “We have been blessed to have Riley share in the ministry of Adam’s Call, he was such a great part of the ministry, and an even greater part of our family. Riley will be greatly missed, and we know that great things are in store for him as he continues to follow the plan that he feels God has for his life. While we are saddened by Riley’s departure we are excited to see who God places with the ministry to continue in the exciting work he has for us.”Anyone interested in consideration of the position should send recent photo, bio, and audio clip or video to email@example.com, along with availability for an audition.Adam’s Call can be reached by E-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 615-970-2507, or online at www.adamscall.comTo schedule Adams Call for your church or concert ministry event, contact the Adoration Agency; an affiliate of Michael Davis & Associates. Booking information can be obtained by calling 615-784-4793
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From Big Mo Ostrander: I sit awake tonight concerned because for some time now I’ve been dealing with a vocal problem that has plagued me for the last year or so.
My voice has gradually gotten weaker and weaker, often breaking when I sing, and has now reached the point that I cannot deny dealing with it any longer.
I’m finding it very difficult to sing the notes I need to sing without a real issue. In fact this past week, my voice failed me completely and would not allow me to sing at all.
Thank God I was in revival and could preach each night, but just simply could not sing the notes.
I fight allergies a lot so I went to the doctor today and got meds for that, but this is a much bigger issue than that.
So I’ve got an appointment with a specialist this coming week that will be able to look at my vocal cords and see what’s actually going on in there.
I humbly ask for you to help us pray that God will give me guidance and a healing touch to bring this problem to a close quickly!
Since I provide for my family, and sing for a living, this is a problem that I just can’t afford to have.
Please believe with me that the issue can be solved quickly so I can continue to fill the dates on our heavy schedule. Very much down time for a recovery would be devastating and we need God to intervene!
Thank you for listening. Please help us pray!
Thank you and God bless you!
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Heflin, Alabama -WPIL FM “Today’s Gospel Music” Announces Rebroadcast of Strictly Southern Show. Due to the popularity of The Strictly Southern Show, hosted by Vonda Easley, it will rebroadcast at these times. On Friday, it will broadcast 9:00 am- 11:00 am and then again 9:00 pm-11:00 pm on Friday night.
Also, if you miss Friday, you will have the opportunity to tune in on Monday at 3:00 pm-5:00 pm.
Great things are happening at WPIL in Heflin, Alabama. You don’t want to miss the show tomorrow. Vonda will be giving away a prize every 15 minutes.
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Song Garden Music Group is thrilled to announce the signing of Allison Speer to the Garden!
Allison is an incredible talent with a rich history in gospel music. Born in Kentucky, her first exposure to gospel music came at an Imperials concert. That concert inspired her and started her on an incredible journey in gospel music.
She has shared the gospel everywhere from mega-churches such as First Baptist Atlanta, The Brooklyn Tabernacle, First Baptist Orlando, to small rural churches around the world. She has been a featured artist for many Bible Study cruises with Dr. Charles Stanley and D. James Kennedy.
She has toured with The Gaither Vocal Band, The Gaither Trio, Mark Lowery, and Wayne Watson just to name a few. She has been a guest soloist at the National Southern Baptist Convention, the Nazarene General Assembly, and numerous Praise Gatherings and Family Fest events hosted by Bill Gaither.
Allison had this to say about entering “The Garden”!
When I met the owners of Song Garden, Dale, Lynn, and Marilyn Keffer, I realized that we had a deep spiritual connection and purpose for making new disciples in Christ. I’m proud to work side by side with Gus Gaches and the Keffers, Godly people who are led by Christ.
Gus Gaches, Director of Song Garden Music Group states, “We are thrilled to have Allison joining us. Her talents are incredible, her personality is infectious, and her heart is contagious! She has an incredible desire to share the message of Christ in any and every way possible, and we love that about her. I am honored to be working with both Allison and her husband Brian, and look forward to the many things God has in store for her their ministry.
You can learn more about Allison and her ministry at her website, www.allisonspeer.com
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Rick Schweinsberg of Daywind Records is the guest on Gospel Music Today for the week of July 17 and Ken and Jean Grady host southern gospel news and concert updates. The Feature Group is His Harmony, and Jean reviews new recordings by Sunday Drive and The Anchormen. An article from SGN Scoops magazine is the subject of this week’s News Notes. In the News this week is Gold City, the Jim Brady Trio, Hope’s Journey and Les Beasley. The show features a Diamond Award nominated music video by The Whisnants, exclusive concert video of The New Dove Brothers, recorded by Gospel Music Today’s cameras in Somerset, KY, and a visit to the Gospel Music Today Archives for an exclusive video of The Calvarymen, recorded by Gospel Music Today’s cameras in Broken Arrow, OK
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I have not seen this many votes so soon in all my years of being involved in the Diamond Awards!
Wow, it’s going to be an exciting year.
Have you voted for your favorites?
SGNScoops is proud to release the Top Five nominees for the 2016 Diamond Awards. Vote HERE The Diamond Awards will be presented on November 1st at the Smoky Mountain Convention Center in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, during the Creekside Gospel Music Convention. The Diamond Awards gala is a special time of honouring artists and industry personnel who give so much of their lives to this music we love. The evening is full of wonderful music, surprise guests and memorable moments, all made special through the MC talents of Dr. Jerry and Jan Goff.
Vote today for your favorite artist from the Top Five nominees at http://www.sgnscoops.com/2016-diamond-awards and make plans to attend the 2016 Diamond Awards ceremony as the best in today’s Gospel music are celebrated.
Creekside Gospel Music Convention brings great national and regional Gospel music to Pigeon Forge from October 31st through November 3rd. Be sure to reserve your tickets at www.creeksidegospelmusicconvention.com and your space at the Convention headquarters, the Ramada Inn. Rooms are filling up fast so book your place today. Rates start as low as $182 per person (based on double occupancy.) For reservations call Rob at 360.933.0741 or contact Salina Clay at email@example.com or by phone at 256.239.7716.
Don’t forget to order your Creekside VIP pass today! There are a limited number of bracelets available, so please contact Rob today at 360.933.0741. This VIP bracelet will grant the wearer preferred seating at each concert including the 2016 Diamond Awards, special gifts and passes to backstage events, all for only $25. If you are interested in purchasing your $25 VIP ticket call Rob at 360 933 0741 or for information on purchasing online go to www.sgnscoops.com/can-vip-25-creekside-2016
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