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Written by SGN Scoops on February 8, 2012 – 11:45 am -

Nashville, TN- The Pathfinders of Mount Holly, NC are excited to announce their association with Homeland Inspiration Group on the Riversong Label.The first release from the Diamond Award nominated group’s new album “Under the Blood” hits air waves February 7th.”We feel this is a new adventure that The Pathfinders are embarking on with Homeland/Riversong. This is going to be a year full of exciting new beginnings with Homeland Inspiration Group. Our new release is a lively mix of country and the heritage of our southern gospel roots,” says Dearl Lemons, of The Pathfinders.

Formed from the heart of a church choir in 1993, The Pathfinders consist of original members Dearl Lemons, Dawn McGuire and newest member Gary Russell. Throughout the years, The Pathfinders have had multiple single releases with Top 80 songs on the Singing News charts and several Top 40 songs on other industry charts.

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The Pathfinders Occupy Top 2 Positions on Top 100 Fan Chart

Written by Scoops Staff on September 25, 2009 – 11:56 am -

GASTONIA, N.C. – The Pathfinders’ two latest singles have proven to be favorites among listeners of Southern Gospel radio.

The group has scored both the #1 and #2 positions on the popular Top 100 Fan Chart. The group’s current single, “On the Authority,” is currently sitting at #1, while their previous single, “Breath That Gives Me Life,” holds on to the #2 spot.

Dawn McGuire of The Pathfinders said, “We are so ecstatic to have not one – but two of the fan’s favorite songs at radio. Both of these songs have done very well for us, and we are so appreciative to everyone who voted for us this past week.

The Top 40 Fan Chart is the only chart in the Southern Gospel community that is determined solely by votes from fans of the genre.

“We are so moved by this,” mentioned Dearl Lemons of The Pathfinders. “God has richly blessed our ministry this year, and this is just another way that He has shown His goodness to us.”

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In addition, “On the Authority” is currently charting at #32 on the Top 40 Weekly Chart and #85 on the August issue of the Gospel Music News Top 100 chart. The song is also in regular rotation on the Solid Gospel Network.

“On the Authority,” the group’s current single, was written by Bill Gaither, Suzanne Gaither Jennings, and Woody Wright. “Breath That Gives Me Life” was written by Beverly Sapp. Both singles can be found on The Pathfinders’ latest release, Mercy Answered. The album’s first two singles, “I Don’t Sail Alone” and “Gabriel,” charted on both the Singing News Top 80 and Top 40 Weekly Chart.

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