Artist News June 23, 2015

Tenth Avenue North guitarist Jeff Owen is asking for your help. His brother and sister in law are are trying to adopt a little girl from China and Jeff says you can help by buying a piece of puzzle. Find our more by clicking on the link at

Mary Beth Chapman she may have to break out her husbands Christmas Peanuts shirt a little early this year. She shared a picture of the Peanuts cast preparing for their new movie with Steven Curtis seated front and center. Mary Beth says the movie is coming out on November 6th and Steven is so excited.

Moriah Peters says he Dad has been diagnosed with cancer so this year, for Fathers Day, she baked him a sugar free carrot cake. Moriah also took to her social media accounts to say everyone to pray for healing.

A word of advice from Mat Kearney. He tweeted: don’t accidentally use your wife’s glycolic acid face wash and then sit on the beach all day. Mat added: can’t feel my ear lobes.

Casting Crowns Juan DeVevo is taking a little time off. He and his family took the camper to Pine Mountain to spend a couple of days on the trail.

Jason Gray tweeted a quote from Elizabeth Stone on Father’s day: Making the decision to have a child – it is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body. Attached was a picture of Jason with his three sons.

Kutless member James Mead tweeted this week: I’m feeling inspired by the Book of Isaiah lately! What Scriptures are encouraging you? Let’s share some together!

Sidewalk Prophets guitarist Ben McDonald shared a picture of their new kitten over the weekend and even let those who follow him on social media pick the cats name. After a poll Sunday evening fans chose the name Nova.

The Audio Adrenaline song Move is being used to promote another sporting event. Front man Adam Agee says the song was played during the U.S. Open. Move was also already used at the theme for MLB Network’s “MLB Now.”

Have a prayer request? Tobymac would like you to share it on his facebook page. Then Tobymac says to also pray for the request in the comment area right above yours.

Rebecca St James will be part of another movie next week. Just in time for Independence day, the movie Faith of our Fathers will be in Theaters on July 1. Rebecca says the movie is a story of fatherhood and a journey of brotherhood.

Comedian and Gaither Vocal Band member Mark Lowry is giving you the chance to own his ride. He announced this week that his RV, affectionately call The Holy Roller, is now for sale.

For the first time in about a month, Jamie Grace was able to sleep in her own bed. And it sounds like she was enjoying a little break from the road. She tweeted that, when she was tired of being lazy, she got up, went downstairs, and laid on the couch.

Aaron Shust is celebrating a milestone this week. His wife Sarah announced on Instagram that their son Michael can now speak. Michael has downs syndrome and has been officially stamped as non-verbal for the last 2 and a half years. Sarah says they had their first conversation on Monday.

Paul Baloche is gearing up to release his second Christmas project this fall. Paul said he was listening to the final mixes of Christmas Worship 2 early this week. He said he is excited to hear the mastered album recorded with several of his friends. However, the rest of us are going to have to wait a little longer to hear Paul’s latest Christmas project. It won’t officially be released until October 2nd.

Manny, from Group 1 Crew, was listening to one of the songs from his upcoming new record and said he is overflowing with emotion. The song is titled Hold Back The Rain. Manny described it as a cry out to God asking him to fight back the enemy of our souls because, He says: if it were left up to us alone, we’d give in every time. In that, I’m thinking of all the times he’s fought for me and it’s overwhelming! The fact that I’m still alive and breathing is a testament to the war being won in my life.

Amy Grant is part of a new animated movie called All Creatures Big and Small. Grant announced this week that her voice is part of the free movie. It’s scheduled for release later this month. Grant says the animated kids movie features the untold story of Noah’s ark. She says: one ark, 50,000 animals. What could go wrong?

Danny Gokey was recording vocals this week for his first Christmas record. But Danny says it was difficult to get in the Christmas spirit in 90 degree weather.

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