NASHVILLE (BP) – It's easy to make judgments about public figures, according to Chris Tomlin, the award-winning Christian artist.
NASHVILLE (BP) -- Zach Williams and For KING & COUNTRY led the way in nominations for the 51st annual GMA Dove Awards, which were announced Thursday (August 12). Each had five. Hillsong Worship, Kirk Franklin and Jonathan McReynolds were nominated in four categories.
NASHVILLE (AP) -- Singer/songwriter Amy Grant is recovering from open-heart surgery Wednesday (June 3) to fix a heart condition she has had since birth. Doctors discovered Grant had a condition called partial anomalous pulmonary venous return (PAPVR) during a routine checkup.
FROM THE SEMINARIES: New SWBTS video series for ministers; NOBTS student’s composition reflects pandemic; MBTS holds virtual colloquy
SWBTS video series helps ministers live the call amid COVID-19; NOBTS student's musical composition finds new life and hope during pandemic; MBTS holds virtual colloquy.
FORT WORTH (BP) -- Nearly 70 students and faculty from The Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary have collaborated as a "virtual choir" to record the classic hymn "Be Thou My Vision." uniting an array of Christian voices and musicians to inspire the body of Christ during this time of separation caused by COVID-19. The project was designed to inspire the body of Christ during this time of separation caused by COVID-19. The video, titled "Be Thou My Vision -- Sheltering in Place, United in Christ -- SCMW," was released online today (May 4).
NASHVILLE (BP) -- Stay-at-home orders related to COVID-19 have taken on a different meaning to many touring musical artists. Instead of the typical routine of touring and playing music for large events and gatherings, artists are literally staying at home. And it has come with a hefty price tag for many.
Bryant Wright discusses ways Southern Baptists are helping amid pandemic; WMU Missions Celebration canceled, Blume postponed; LifeWay Worship to host live virtual choir event.
NEW ORLEANS (BP) -- For years, New Orleans music teacher Stephanie Screen has used her violin to comfort those in hospital beds and nursing homes and in moments of grief. But when COVID-19 forced a city-wide quarantine in New Orleans, Screen wondered what she could do to help. "I'll just go sit on the lawn with my violin and see what happens," Screen decided.
NASHVILLE (BP) -- Last week, lying in bed, music arranger and producer David Wise had an idea. Like seemingly everyone else in the world, he was troubled by the ongoing crisis of the COVID-19 pandemic and wondered how he might help. Today, that moment of inspiration has encouraged more than a million people. The video of singers joining together on the hymn "It Is Well with My Soul," produced by Wise, was released only yesterday (March 25), and its exponential impact caught him off guard.
NASHVILLE (BP) -- Fulfilling a goal to produce an entire album of songs using verbatim Scripture, the Immanuel Nashville worship team recently released their second album titled "Romans 8 -- Live." The 15-track record features songs alternating with Scripture readings from Romans 8 by artist Shai Linne and sermon excerpts from pastors Ray Ortlund, T.J. Tims and Sam Allberry.