Rod Burton Named Artist In Residence for Calvary Assembly of God In Flossmoor, Illinois

HOMEWOOD, Ill. – (November 24, 2010) – National recording artist Rod Burton announced today that he and his family will be working as Artists in Residence for Calvary Assembly of God in Flossmoor, Illinois.  Under the leadership of Pastor Michael Le Buhn, Rod will be working and ministering under the cover of this local body. 

“We are honored to represent Calvary Assembly of God as we travel across the country with a message of grace. Pastor Michael has been and continues to be a source of encouragement and inspiration. The support of a local church body is essential to any evangelistic effort,” added Rod Burton.
As an Artist in Residence, Rod and his family will support the local church with their talents whenever they are in town and for special events throughout the year. While on the road, Rod will represent Calvary Assemblies in his ministry of the amazing grace of God.

“Calvary Assembly of God is excited to have Rod Burton and his family as a part of our church and their ministry as a part of our church.  From the day they arrived, Rod & Kelly have displayed a great willingness and sense of servant-hood.  They have truly demonstrated what it takes to be a part of a church, committing to the ministry and vision of that church and submersing into that ministry.  Not only are we delighted to have them as a part, it is a great honor to recommend Rod, his wife Kelly and their children Paige, Miranda and Kaity to your congregation,” added Pastor Michael Le Buhn.
Calvary Assembly of God is located in Flossmoor, Illinois and has a heart for outreach to the community and to people of all faith. Sharing a message of love and welcoming all people to know the saving grace of Jesus is the primary focus of this assembly. Pastor Le Buhn is a nationally known and well-respected leader in both the Assemblies of God and Church of God organizations. He and his wife Susan are in their third year at Calvary Assembly.

You can find out more about Calvary Assembly by visiting .

Rod just released his latest single to Southern Gospel and Christian Country radio this month. The song, “Son of Man’s Man,” hit DJs and radio programmer’s desks last week via Airplay Radio Promotion’s November 2010 disc.

“Son of Man’s Man” is the first radio release from Burton since 2009’s “Take a Stand” is also the debut single from Burton’s latest inspirational release The Difference.

Rod released his debut recording for New Hope Music Productions – The Difference – earlier this year.  The Difference was produced by Grammy-winning engineer Adrian Payne and co-produced by Rod’s longtime friend and talented session musician Jason Webb. This recording is the first release for the newly formed New Hope Music Productions – a recording company opened by Burton and Darrell Webb earlier this year.

The Difference is now available to purchase online or at live events.  For more information on the new recording, visit . Fans are encouraged to visit Rod’s Facebook page at .

About Rod Burton
Rod Burton is one of Southern Gospel’s most popular soloists. Described by family and friends as an interesting cross between big city businessman and down-home country boy, Rod is winning over fans all across the country. His current single is the Sue Duffield penned “Son of Man’s Man.”