HIGHLAND VILLAGE, Texas (BP)–“It’s a hard song for many people to sing,” worship leader and songwriter Jeff Johnson acknowledges. The song -– “Ruin Me” and its chorus, “Ruin my life, the plans that I’ve made” —- have prompted “quite a few conversations with people” thinking through what that might mean in their own lives, Johnson […]
HOUSTON (BP)--For singer/songwriter Brandon Heath, "Don't Get Comfortable" is more than just the title of his newest CD -- it's also his life motto. And as Heath -- named New Artist of the Year at the Dove Awards April 23 -- continues to step out of his comfort zone, he is using these unique opportunities to lead others to Jesus.
AUSTIN, Texas (BP)--When Chris Tomlin was asked to write an additional part to the hymn "Amazing Grace" -- for the movie releasing this weekend about the life of British abolitionist William Wilberforce -- he wasn't so sure he wanted to change the popular song.
GRAPEVINE, Texas (BP)--Although worship leader Jeff Johnson didn't make the next round for this season's "American Idol" competition, he believes God has a reason for the outcome.
|Still in the mix
Worship leader Jeff Johnson remains in the running so far this season in the “American Idol” competition, hoping “to relay a bold message for Christ” during this week’s episodes.
The next round of competition will be aired Tuesday, Feb. 8, at 8 p.m. Eastern and Wednesday, Feb. 9, at 9 p.m. Eastern.
Johnson's faith was evident during the show's Jan. 25 episode, when he was shown praying with a group of contestants and, in a voice-over, told of his ministry as a worship leader and said he hopes to use his American Idol experience to share his faith.
"Back in September, I auditioned in New Orleans with around 8,000 other people," Johnson recounted. "At first, I just thought it would be fun to be part of the craziness of auditioning for the show.
GRAPEVINE, Texas (BP)--It wasn’t a Dallas Mavericks NBA basketball game or a rock concert that drew thousands to the American Airlines Center during the holidays, but two Christmas Eve services sponsored by Fellowship Church in suburban Grapevine.