Author: Melinda Laging

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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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Cody Longo: Create Who You Were Meant to Be

In the film Not Today, the main character, Caden, plans a trip to India on a whim. While there, he refuses to help a father and his little daughter. Later, Caden learns that the father was forced to sell his daughter. Devastated by the revelation that this man’s daughter was sold into prostitution, Caden madly searches to free her.

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Taylor Spreitler: Beauty in Kindness

It won’t be long until Taylor Spreitler is a household name. This young Days of Our Lives actress recently picked up the gig to play Lennox in the ABC Family hit series Melissa and Joey. Spreitler also debuted in a few small movies including this holiday season’s DVD 3 Day Test. In the movie, Taylor plays Lu, whose father senses the strain of his family becoming disconnected due to electronics, media and those seemingly innocent comforts that we tend to take for granted. So, he surprises the family with a challenge to live three days without power, heat, running water and contact with the outside world.

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Hannah Chancellor with An Epic No Less

Hannah Chancellor is the sweet backing voice for the band An Epic, No Less. Hannah has always been in love with music, but she actually established a career as a School Psychologist working with kindergarten through second graders. Even though Hannah loves her career, she longed to be a part of something greater when Todd Larson approached her husband about forming a worship band. After Dan Chancellor agreed to become Larson’s drummer, Hannah was the next quick and natural addition to the band.

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Eleven 22: Inspired By Brokenness

McKenzie Wilson, a fifteen year girl who died of a rare brain disease was the inspiration for the band Eleven22’s sophomore album “The Reason.” McKenzie didn’t have it all together, but she was really trying to honor God with her life.

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Rachel Hendrix: The Accidental Actress

Rachel Hendrix didn’t always dream of being an actress. Instead, she had desires to be on the other side of the camera. At age fourteen, she knew she wanted to be a photographer. But Christian theater-goers will be captivated by her performance in feature film October Baby.

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Beckah Shae

During preparation for her latest album Destiny, Beckah Shae did a lot of research on the current trends and movements of the pop music industry and allowed the culture to shape her musical creation.

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