Author: Melinda Laging

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Rend Collective
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Rend Collective

Rend Collective, a Northern Irish Cristian band, shares the details and intimacy behind new release As Family We Go.

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Dan Bremnes

As a child, Dan Bremnes was convinced that a future as a musician was his path. With the release of his debut album, Where the Light Is, Dan shares his journey because his ultimate desire is to create songs that people can relate to and make their own.

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Fireflight

In the case of modern rockers Fireflight, every ounce of pain, uncertainty and frustration paved the way for progress on its fifth long player INNOVA. In addition to leaving major label life behind after eight years, the band that’s been together since 2000 trimmed down to the foursome. Their latest album reflects the lengthy season of grueling songwriting which not only refine themselves as artists, but also as human beings committed to a purpose-driven career defined by authenticity at every melodic turn.

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Old Fashioned Chivalry is Making a Comeback

Old Fashioned follows the boy meets girl, and fall in love chronicle that many hope to pursue. But this film adds an incredible twist to the cliche story. With relational pasts that desire to be forgotten, this budding romance takes chivalry seriously in an adoring and delightful film.

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Kim Walker-Smith

While recording her first holiday album, When Christmas Comes, Kim Walker-Smith, front woman for Jesus Culture, donned a tank top, shorts and flip flops during her July recording sessions. No matter the time of year or the temperature outside, Christmas music can bring back a flood of childhood memories.

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Blake Rayne

In the film, The Identical, Ryan Wade and Drexel Hemsley are identical twins separated at birth. Drexel becomes a famous musician while Ryan’s adoptive parents direct him to follow in his father’s footsteps and become a preacher. Ryan is drawn to music and eventually becomes known as “The Identical.”

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David Crowder

The pull of what distracts us from the one thing we need drew David Crowder to create his first solo album Neon Steeple. In this release, he struggles with why Christians don’t exist as one big family. Why do we become distracted by other things rather than coming together to support and love one another as God does.

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Shane Harper’s Role in God’s Not Dead

You thought getting an “A” in your math class was hard. What if you had to defend your faith by convincing an entire class and a narrow-minded atheist professor that God is real to get a passing grade? That’s the premise of the upcoming movie, God’s Not Dead.

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Switchfoot

As Switchfoot enters their 17th year as a band, they’re challenging themselves to take the group to the next level. With the release of their latest album Fading West, they produced an accompanying documentary by the same name, both of which were born on the road and in the waves.

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Kylie Bisutti: I Am No Angel

Kylie Bisutti introduces the world to an intimate view of the modeling industry with her recent book, “I am No Angel: From Victoria’s Secret Model to Role Model.”

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AJ Michalka in Grace Unplugged

AJ Michalka centers herself and her relationship with God on prayer. Growing up in a Christian home, AJ has grown tremendously in her faith, particularly in the last few years when she claims that her faith has become her own. Her personal testimony resonates with that of her character in upcoming film Grace Unplugged.

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Skillet Encourages You to Rise Above

“Rise is basically the story of your average American teenager growing up, coming of age, and being faced with the unbelievable problems of the world,” says John Cooper, lead vocalist/bassist for Skillet when first describing the band’s latest album release, Rise.

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