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Phil Cross Announces Launch of Phil Cross Productions

Written by SGN Scoops on June 26, 2013 – 4:56 am -

Cross Music Group, Chattanooga, TN {June 25, 2013}  With over 30 years’ experience, award-winning songwriter, artist, and Phil_enhanced_closeupproducer, Phil Cross announces the launch of a new division of Cross Music Group, Phil Cross Productions.  Phil Cross Productions is a company dedicated to providing outstanding services to artists, churches and organizations including audio recording, video, photography and graphic design, as well as marketing services, mentoring and branding.

“My journey in Gospel music began as a songwriter in 1983 and God has blessed me beyond my highest dreams,” Cross stated. “In 1991, I was led to form Poet Voices, and for more than ten years we were blessed with great God-given success as we traveled singing Gospel Music, the greatest music on earth. During this amazing journey, I have received priceless mentoring by caring friends like Elmer Cole and Chris White.  I know how much these men and others have helped me as they invested their time and talent in both me and my Gospel Music calling.  Likewise, I want to share my talent and expertise with today’s artists, helping them go beyond what they ever thought possible as they connect with Phil Cross Productions.  I am excited to begin this new phase of my life, supporting others through high-quality production services designed to help them be the very best they can be.”

LogoPhil Cross Productions is a division of Cross Music Group, Inc. based in Chattanooga, TN.  The mission of Cross Music Group is to use music to lead people to Christ and to encourage believers. Whether it is through touring or through our products and services, it is our desire to share God as we proclaim Him and praise Him around the world. For more information and a complete listing of services now available at Phil Cross Productions, visit or call 423-285-8755 or Brian Burchfield 423-754-4350.

About Phil Cross

Phil Cross is known as a one of today’s most anointed Christian music artists and is highly regarded as a composer, singer, and speaker. He began using his God-given musical talents as a teenager and has been writing songs since 1983.  Brought up in a Christian home by loving parents, Phil has truly been blessed with a marvelous life in service to God.

God has miraculously brought Phil Cross to a place of prominence in music ministry.  He has long been known as one of today’s finest composers. He has received many of Gospel music’s highest honors including Dove Awards, Song Of The Year, and Songwriter Of The Year honors.  Although he has gained recognition as a composer and a singer, and has had a great deal of success as a musician, Phil has remained genuine and sincere. His strongest desire is to let everyone know that God is on their side and He has an incredible plan for their lives.

Some of Phil’s notable compositions include: “I Am Redeemed,” “Champion of Love,” “One Holy Lamb,” “Yes I Am,” “When I Get Carried Away” and many more.

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Song of a Lifetime Experience Scheduled June 27, 28, 29

Written by SGN Scoops on June 3, 2013 – 2:21 pm -

songofalifetimesmallposterJune 3, 2013 (Chattanooga, TN)- Cross Music Group has announced the first dates for the Song of a Lifetime Experience to be held at the end of June in Chattanooga, Asheville and McDonough.  Phil Cross comments, “At the National Quartet Convention, we’ve been doing the Song of a Lifetime Songwriter’s Showcase and we have felt a leading that people across the country would enjoy songwriters getting together sharing their stories and most popular songs.”

Legendary songwriters have joined Phil Cross in putting together the Song of a Lifetime Experience. “We’ve started Song of a Lifetime with a core of writers, my two great friends Gerald Crabb and Mark Bishop,’ Phil explains. “The three of us have written a song together called ‘Song of a Lifetime.’  We’ve sung it together, recorded it, and even did a music video. The three of us are going to host the Song of a Lifetime Experience for the first year.  We will have a guest songwriter, Squire Parsons, with us along with Channing Eleton accompanying us at the piano for the first weekend at the end of June.”

Both Mark Bishop and Gerald Crabb are looking forward to the event. “I always stand amazed at the wonderful talent these songwriter heroes of mine have when I hear how God has blessed them with the messages in these songs,” Mark offers. “I hear their songs and I say to myself ‘Why didn’t I think of that?’ But the truth is, maybe I did think of it but I just didn’t know how to put it in to words. That’s where the talent comes in. I know that everyone who attends these Song of a Lifetime concerts will be as blown away as I am how God can use a song in such a powerful way.”

Gerald Crabb adds, “It will be exciting to see five God-gifted men, though very different in expression, on the same stage together. The entire program will be a journey through song with the theme being “The Song of a Lifetime.”  The goal will be to exalt Jesus Christ. It is going to be a great event!”

Special guests Channing Eleton and Squire Parsons are looking forward to participating with the Song of a Lifetime Experience. “I am looking forward to being a part of this program, especially at my home church, TrinityBaptistChurch, in Asheville, North Carolina,” Squire says.

Eleton adds, “Believe or not, my passion is writing songs and then sharing those songs with folks.  I’m absolutely honored to be a part of ‘Song of a Lifetime’.  To say that I’m excited to be on the same stage with Phil, Gerald and Mark, and Squire would be an understatement.”

Four legendary songwriters all on one stage at one time promises to be an experience to remember. Each concert will be filled with classic songs along with the inspirational stories behind the songs.  “During the Song of a Lifetime Experience, we feel people will sing along,” Cross explains. “It is going to be unplugged, so to speak, using mostly guitar or piano. It will be spontaneous, not as performance oriented, but will reveal the heart and soul of the songwriter.  We’re going to share the songs that people have always loved, but hopefully they will love even more after they hear how they came to be.”

The kick-off weekend is scheduled for June 27 at TempleBaptistChurch in Chattanooga, Tennessee, June 28 at TrinityBaptistChurch in Ashville, North Carolina and June 29 at AvalonChurch in McDonough, Georgia.  For ticket prices, more information, and to schedule a Song of a Lifetime Experience in your area, visit or call 423-285-8755.

To view the “Song of a Lifetime” music video written and performed by Phil Cross, Gerald Crabb, and Mark Bishop,


Song Of A Lifetime Music Video from Phillip Cross on Vimeo.

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December 2012 Edition Of SGNScoops Magazine

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on December 4, 2012 – 5:52 pm -

From the staff of SGNScoops Magazine, Merry Christmas! We pray the December edition warms your heart this holiday season. On the cover this month is the sensational Annie Moses Band. Also we highlight the latest happenings in the ministries of Gordon Mote, Cross Music Group, Soul’d Out Quartet, Randy and Sherri Miller, Kevin Mills, C S & K, and Micah Watkins. Rhonda Frye share the highlights of the recent Write About Jesus songwriter’s conference, Jennifer Campbell shares a recent Women of Faith experience and Rob Patz shares a media minute with Patricia Mathis. We urge you to give the gift of Gospel Music! Sandi Duncan Clark reviews the latest albums from the Littles, the Hoppers, The Easters, the Blackwood Brothers, and the Hinshaw Trio. Also included in this edition, Laurrette Willis encourages Christian Fitness during the holidays, John Mathis gives a word of encouragement and Lou Hildreth shares wonderful memories. For this special holiday issue, we’ve gathered many tasty recipes from our staff, readers and many artists. We urge you to put these recipes to the test! We’ve had a great 2012 at SGNScoops and are looking forward to great things in 2013. Remember, SGNScoops All Digital Magazine is absolutely free, so please share with your family, fans and friends! Merry Christmas!!


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Written by SGN Scoops Staff on November 19, 2012 – 3:12 pm -

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Poet Voices Welcomes Alabama Concert Goers with Video!

Written by SGN Scoops on March 29, 2012 – 8:38 am -

{EHA-Nashville, TN} Poet Voices welcomes Alabama Southern Gospel fans with a video press release to their April 13, 14, 15 concerts in Huntsville, Talledega, and Decatur. One of the nation’s most beloved groups returned to the road recently and promoters, pastors, and event coordinators are jumping on board to get the sensational trio into their venues. When Phil Cross established Poet Voices in 1991, a unique music ministry unfolded; with his gift for penning exceptional material, the group garnered five #1 songs, as Phil himself earned Dove Awards, Song Of The Year, and Songwriter Of The Year honors. His creation and production of the “Song of a Lifetime” event and video quickly placed him at the top of favorite events at the National Quartet Convention. When Poet Voices came off the road, Phil didn’t miss a beat, as he continued to promote Gospel Music with his choral company, offer resourceful workshops to aspiring songwriters, and make a powerful impact as a composer, singer, and speaker. The trio’s concert events will feature many of the group’s top 10 songs as well as some new compositions from group members Phil, Donny Henderson, and Dan Callahan. Selections that will be featured include: Jesus Built A Bridge, The Key, One Holy Lamb, I Am Redeemed, and Grace & Glory. Their powerful “Grace & Glory” video that received 5,000 hits in the first week is also available for viewing: Bookings:CROSS MUSIC GROUP
PO BOX 11444, Chattanooga, TN 37401
main – 423.285.8755BOOKING INFORMATION
Brian Burchfield

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