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Fellowship Creative’s New Album Eclipsed Releases Today


Nashville, Tenn. (January 29, 2016) — Fellowship Creative is a movement of artists emerging from and revolving around Fellowship Church (Grapevine, TX.), and they make music because they believe it reaches people in a way nothing else can. Their aim is to spread hope with their latest release Eclipsed. Available today, the album helps tell the story of what God has done and is doing in the lives of people at Fellowship Church.

“This album was really written through a lot of darkness,” Fellowship Creative leader Derric Bonnot says. “Situations either we were dealing with or people in our church were dealing with…But one thing God is always teaching us is that so often in the darkness, the light shines the brightest. And so, something we’ve been encouraging our church with as we’ve been introducing these songs is no matter what is going on in your life, you put it face to face against Jesus, He will eclipse it every time.”

“Stars,” one of Bonnot’s favorite tracks on the album, was inspired by personal loss as he and his wife experienced a miscarriage. Check out the official video for “Stars” below.
Eclipsed is available for purchase here.

1. The Moment
2. Grace On Top Of Grace
3. Jesus Our Hope
4. Stars
5. Jesus Is Alive
6. Never Giving Up
7. Caution To The Wind
8. No Escape
9. Lead Me
10. Eclipsed
11. Holding Onto You

About Fellowship Creative
Fellowship Creative is a collective of various artists (led by Derric Bonnot) with a heart and mission to point people to God through creativity and innovation – an endeavor that stems from its base, Fellowship Church. Launched in 1990 by Pastor Ed Young, the church has become an innovative leader in using multimedia and the arts to engage people with the Gospel, and their communication efforts are shaped by a core team of individuals who also guide Fellowship Creative. The overall mission is to use creativity to help people understand the bible’s relevance to their lives as the church seeks to minister to people in various walks of faith. Based in Grapevine, TX with eight additional campuses, more than 20,000 people attend Fellowship Church weekly. Fellowship Creative’s label debut Running To Follow (Fair Trade Services) released in 2014, with a live EP, Alive In Us, hitting in 2015. Their latest release, Eclipsed, is available now.

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Zealand Worship Shares Organic Collection Of Songs

Helmed By Phil Joel, Zealand Worship Shares Organic Collection Of Songs With Release Of Zealand Worship The EP

Band treks U.S. and Canada in support of newest music

Nashville, Tenn. (January 29, 2016) – Zealand Worship, led by long-time Newsboys bassist and vocalist Phil Joel, has unveiled new music with Word Worship, a division of Word Entertainment, bearing the name Zealand Worship The EP. Among the songs featured on the EP is “Good Good Father,” making it the first major label release of the now popular song.
After Joel’s departure from 13 years with the multi-platinum selling Newsboys, ministry opportunities began to emerge throughout the United States, New Zealand, Australia and China. Joel and fellow musicians, all who have been part of successful bands, have been operating organically “off the grid,” going where they have felt led, under the radar and outside of the spotlight. It’s been a season of growth and preparation for the next chapter, which is aptly entitled Zealand Worship.

Much of Zealand Worship’s time on the road has been spent delivering truth in an electric live worship experience to a youth audience at a critical & impactful time in their lives. Consciously choosing not to embrace social media as part of their promotion, the band hopes to engage with people in genuine experience and desires to be a part of the ongoing conversation of social media’s effects on preventing us from being relevant, awake and alive.

“I’m from New Zealand but the name isn’t about a country; it’s a state – a state of being zealous for the ‘land’ God has for each one of us, starting with our relationship with Him,” shares Joel. “Leading worship from within this band has been the freshest and most invigorating ministry opportunity I’ve ever been a part of. Hopefully we can be a part of a fire- starter movement of worship that goes beyond the sparks of a corporate worship moment to where people experience and enjoy God everyday.”

Joining forces with MercyMe, LifeLight and more, Zealand Worship will spend much of 2016 on tour. To view the latest tour schedule, click here. Lifeway currently has an exclusive sale on Zealand Worship The EP, allowing listeners to purchase the album for only $5.

Zealand Worship The EP is available on all DSP’s and streaming services, including iTunes and Spotify.

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About Zealand Worship:
The journey to Zealand Worship has been a wild and adventurous one that no one anticipated. Led by Phil Joel, best known for his long-standing role as bass player and vocalist for the multi-platinum selling band Newsboys, Zealand Worship has been faithfully traversing a road that has been as unscripted and unexpected as it has been ordained. When Joel left Newsboys after 13 years, it wasn’t long before ministry opportunities began to emerge throughout the United States, New Zealand, Australia and China. Without even realizing it, Joel’s perspective began to shift, opening his eyes to a new understanding about worship and his role in it. Joel and fellow musicians, all who have been part of successful bands, have been operating “off the grid,” ministering where they have been invited, under the radar in a season of preparation for the next chapter, which is aptly titled Zealand Worship. The band isn’t defining their music or their success by numbers or sales, but in a lasting experience that people can continue to live out in their everyday lives, long after the worship experience has ended. Zealand Worship signed with Word Worship, a division of Word Entertainment, in May 2015. Zealand Worship The EP is available now.

Civil War Film “Union Bound” Gets New Release Date

Originally scheduled to hit theaters nationwide on February 12th, “Union Bound” has been pushed back to April 22nd to accommodate more theaters following early screening buzz.

— The release date for Civil War film Union Bound has been pushed back to April 22nd following positive buzz generated from early screenings. The inspiring film from Uptone Pictures, Moving Box Entertainment and Weathervane Productions and distributed by Hannover House/Medallion Releasing/Universal, is based on the actual diaries of Joseph Hoover, an unlikely survivor of the Underground Railroad.

Union Bound stars Sean Stone (son of famed director Oliver Stone) as real life soldier Joseph Hoover, who receives the help of freed slaves on his journey back to the Union. Directed by Harvey Lowry, Union Bound stars Sean Stone (JFK, Nixon, The Doors), Tank Jones (The Deadliest Gun, Breaking Bad), Randy Wayne (To Save a Life; The Dukes of Hazzard: The Beginning), Trish Cook (Dude, Where’s My Dog?), Issac C. Singleton (Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl) and Christian Fortune (New Years Eve). Drew Seeley (High School Musical) also makes a cameo and Wynonna Judd’s husband Cactus Moser (Wynonna & the Big Noise; Highway 101) recorded the theme song and makes an appearance as a wounded soldier.

“This is an amazing true story, more than 150 years in the making,” said producer Michael Davis. “At a time when there is so much racial division, Union Bound tells the story of three men of different races, different backgrounds and different perspectives, united by a common purpose and fighting together for freedom.”

A companion book (WND Books, ISBN: 9781944229252, Paperback, $16.95, 5.5 x 8.25, 272 pages) will be in stores on May 2, 2016.

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“Lean On Me” Featured in New Hallmark Original Movie
The Ultimate Legacy, Set to Premiere January 31
Los Angeles, Calif. (Jan. 26, 2016)—As a follow up to their celebrated EP Lean On Me, released last year, rising artist Consumed By Fire is excited to reveal its debut full-length album with Inpop Records titled Giving Over on March 25.

Music listeners are being introduced to the Ward brothers, Caleb (Lead Vocals, Guitar), Josh (Guitar, Harmony Vocals) and Jordan (Drums, Harmony Vocals), through their rising hit single “Lean On Me.” The song is quickly becoming a fan favorite as it climbs the charts attracting listeners of all ages. Additionally, the single can be heard in Hallmark’s original movie The Ultimate Legacy set to premiere on January 31 at 9pm EDT.

“We are extremely excited about this band,” shares Mark Lusk, President of Inpop Records. “With the immense nearly immediate success of their debut single and now it being featured in The Ultimate Legacy, we couldn’t be more proud to be a part of Consumed By Fire’s journey. They are a group of strong brothers with a passionate heart for God and His people. We believe this album will truly encourage listeners and become a staple in their music collection.”

With a theme of ultimate surrender, the band’s lyrics were inspired from personal experiences that challenged them to cast aside their own fears and plans and give into the path God paved for them.

“Even when you don’t feel like it, that gift and that calling isn’t going anywhere so we’ve learned to just surrender to it, give over to it,” explains frontman Caleb Ward, the youngest sibling.

Discovered by producer Scotty Wilbanks via YouTube, together they developed 11 tracks that showcase the brothers’ church roots combined with their varied musical influences that are also anchored lyrically in the deep faith that fuels them, giving them a sound that is uniquely their own.

Together, their goal is to continue spreading the gospel through honest, authentic music.

“There’s the struggle in this record, and there’s victory at the same time,” Jordan shares. “You’re not just left in the valley. We do talk about the mountain too. We’re just being honest and saying, ‘Yeah, we’ve been both places.’ And we’re moving on and moving forward.”

For more information on Consumed By Fire, please go to and
Track Listing for Giving Over:
Lean On Me
Thorns and Sorrows
He Waits For Me
Learning to Love
Follow Your Heart
Moving On
Walk Through The Fire
Hold The Rain
You and Me
Giving Over

About Consumed By Fire:
Consumed by Fire is Caleb, Josh and Jordan Ward, a musically inventive pop/rock band that combines their church roots with an eclectic array of influences distilled into a sound that is uniquely their own. Growing up, when they weren’t leading worship at their parent’s church, the three brothers were singing songs from Creedence, Bob Seger or The Eagles with their large musical family. It wasn’t long before the brothers found their calling, their own musical voice, and Consumed By Fire was born.

Having already recorded four independent albums earlier in their career, this year the Oklahoma native’s will release a digital EP, with a full-length album to follow in the spring of 2016.

About Inpop:
Inpop Records is an independent entertainment company based in Nashville, TN and home to some of today’s most vibrant artists and brands. Distributed by Capital Christian Music Group, Inpop is passionate about using music and film to inspire popular culture. Inpop’s roster includes Mat Kearney, V.Rose, Newsboys, The God’s Not Dead Soundtrack, Superchick and the Four Blood Moons Soundtrack. Visit us online at

Meredith Andrews’ DEEPER Pre-Sale Begins Today

New Album Already Touted As “A Powerful Offering Of Praise” Will Release February 19
Nashville, Tenn – 22 January 2016 – On February 19 Word Worship artist Meredith Andrews will release her new album, Deeper, and beginning today the album is available for pre-sale. With every advance order of Deeper through iTunes or Amazon, there will be two instant grat songs: “Soar” and “I Look to the King.” Both tunes can also now be heard on Spotify as well as on other streaming services. Beginning February 5, “Deeper” will be the third instant grat song available prior to the album’s official release. 
To pre-order Deeper on iTunes or Amazon, and to listen to the instant grat songs via Spotify, please click below.





‘Measureless’ Features Five New Worship Songs By ‘Power of the Cross’ Singer/Songwriter

Measureless - Shelly E Johnson - CD Cover


January 22, 2016 (Springdale, Ark.) – Lifeway Worship’s 2012 Songwriter of the Year and nationally known worship leader Shelly E. Johnson is releasing her new EP, “Measureless,” today. “Loved Me First,” the first single off the project, is currently playing at Christian radio.

“There is nothing in this world that has helped me begin to grasp the measureless love of God like becoming a mom,” Johnson says. “Over the past several years, I have released quite a bit of music. But I have never been more excited about a batch of songs than I am about these. The overarching theme of this project is the unfathomable depth of God’s love for us. It is because of that love that our response back to Him is nothing less than unbridled worship and gratitude. My hope is that through this music others will begin to taste the goodness of His love, for that truly changes everything.”

In addition to “Loved Me First,” the EP features “Jesus The Anthem,” “From Heaven’s Glory,” “One and Only God” and the title track. Sean Hill at Uphill Studios produced the EP, which is being released by Lifeway Worship in partnership with Shelly E. Johnson Music.

Known for writing the powerful worship anthem “Power of the Cross”, which has been recorded by Natalie Grant, Steve Green and is being used in churches worldwide, Johnson has served as worship leader alongside Beth Moore, Tony Nolan, Andy Stanley, and toured North America with renowned Irish hymn writers Keith and Kristyn Getty.

After graduating from Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn., in 2007, Johnson’s songs began to gain the attention of the Christian music industry, as “Power of the Cross” was awarded Song of the Year by the Gospel Music Association at the 2008 Music In The Rockies Conference.

Johnson’s first independent album “Mosaic of Grace” was released in 2009, which led the singer/songwriter to sign her first publishing and recording deal with LifeWay Worship in February 2011. In August 2012, her debut EP, “Power of the Cross,” was released in partnership with Maranatha! Music, with the lead off single “All Things Beautiful” impacting Christian radio formats.

As God continued opening more doors nationwide for Johnson to minister through her music, her full-length worship album “Your Kingdom Come” was released worldwide in September 2014 in partnership with LifeWay Worship and Elevate Entertainment.

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Josh Wilson, Jason Gray, JJ Heller Tour

Josh Wilson and Jason Gray: LIVE IN CONCERT with Special Guest 
JJ Heller 

Tour will Run February-April with Additional Dates to Be Announced Soon



Nashville, Tenn. (January 20, 2016) — Josh Wilson, Jason Gray and JJ Heller will be teaming up next month for one of this season’s major tours. Josh Wilson and Jason Gray: LIVE IN CONCERT with Special Guest JJ Heller, will run from Feb. 19 – Apr. 16, 2016 and is currently scheduled to visit 20 cities in the Northeast and Midwest, with additional dates to be announced soon. (current listing below). Even though the trio has been long-time friends, this will mark the first time that the three artists will tour together for a special evening of stories and songs. Tickets are now on sale and available at iTickets and at each individual venue. 

“I couldn’t be more excited about our spring tour,” says Wilson. “I’ve wanted to tour with Jason Gray since I met him, and I loved touring with JJ so much on my Christmas tour that I decided we needed to do it again this year. I’m so proud to share the stage with such talented friends, and I can’t wait to see all of you at one of our shows!”

Gray adds, “I’m looking so forward to being a part of the J, J, and JJ tour!  As fans and friends of both Josh and JJ, we’ve talked individually many times over the years of touring together and I couldn’t be more thrilled that we’ll all be together at the same time. The musicality of their work, the heart that drives what they do, and their unique dedication to making music that is both personal to them, serves something bigger than themselves. These are just a few of the things that I resonate with in Josh’s and JJ’s music and I feel really grateful that we get to go out and make something beautiful together. Plus, I think it’ll be an epic hang!”

For more information about the tour please visit and


Josh Wilson and Jason Gray: LIVE IN CONCERT with Special Guest JJ Heller tour dates
(subject to change)
Feb. 19      Hales Corners, WI    
Feb. 21      Parkersburg, WV    
Feb. 25      Montgomery, NY    
Feb. 26      Westfield, MA        
Feb. 27      Waldoboro, ME    
Feb. 28      Bedford, NH        
Mar. 4        East China, MI    
Mar. 5        Zeeland, MI        
Mar. 6        Westfield, IN        
Mar. 12      Auburn, IN        
Mar. 19      Lincoln Uni, PA    
Mar. 20      Burlington, NC        
Mar. 31      Rochester, MN    
Apr. 1        Dubuque, IA        
Apr. 2        Pleasant Hill, IA    
Apr. 3        Danville, IL        
Apr. 8        Pharr, TX            
Apr. 9        Brownwood, TX
Apr. 10      Poteet, TX        
Apr. 16      Hopkinsville, KY            

JJ Weeks Band – “As Long As We Can Breathe”

JJ Weeks to Release First Project for Centricity Music April 8th
“As Long As We Can Breathe”

First Single “Alive In Me” Goes for Adds at Radio February 19th

Left to right: David Hart, JJ Weeks, Jon Poole, Cody Preston


Nashville, Tenn. (January 20, 2016) —- JJ Weeks Band is scheduled to release its debut album for Centricity Music, As Long As We Can BreatheApril 8th. The highly anticipated project was produced by Jonathan Smith (Sidewalk Prophets, Tim Timmons) and features six new songs co-written by frontman Weeks (“Let Them See You”). The album also includes four tunes penned by notable songwriters in the industry, including the first single “Alive In Me,” co-written by Seth Mosley, Mia Fieldes and Jeremiah Carlson. While the music is new, the lyrics remain faithful to the ministry of the band….praising God and impacting audiences. 

“Making a difference in people’s lives is why we really do this,” explains Weeks. “We can sing for two hours and it will not change anything, but God can move in a moment and change everything. That’s just how big our God is. Our central message remains, ‘Come to Jesus,’ because He loves us more than we can ever understand.”

As Long As We Can Breathe delivers strong mid-tempos with “Ahead Of Me” and “Jealous,” which was co-written by Mike Weaver (Big Daddy Weave), Jonathan Smith and Tony Wood. The softer ballads include “Love Showed Up,” “In The Name Of,” “Count Them All” and the single, “Alive In Me.” I may be hard pressed on every side/But I won’t be crushed, I’ll be alright/I may be doubting the place I’m in/But I know the ending/I know who wins/I may be down, but I’m not out/You’re not finished yet. “Rooftops” is another standout selection from the album with its powerful lyrics about the passion of Christ followers and the featured performance of hip-hop artist Tedashii, courtesy of Reach Records.

For more information about JJ Weeks Band:

About JJ Weeks Band
JJ Weeks Band has been performing together for 12 years and has released five independent albums. The sixth project, All Over The World, was the first national label record that released in 2013, and the second single, “Let Them See You,” ranked No. 9 on the 2014 Billboard Hot Christian Songs Chart and remained on Billboard’s National Christian Audience Chart for 29 weeks. The seasoned musicians have built a loyal following of fans by playing over 120 dates a year across the country and touring with Winter Jam Spectacular, MercyMe, Casting Crowns and Unspoken, among others. Well known for live shows, the band has also been able to branch out with its music being featured in the major motion pictures, God’s Not Dead and Four Blood Moons. The bridge from the song “Screaming Out Loud” was used in God’s Not Dead, while the tune “Save Us” was featured on the hit film’s soundtrack. 

About Centricity Music
Centricity was founded in 2005 with a commitment to artist development and stylistic diversity. Based in Franklin TN, artists include Aaron Shust, Andrew Peterson, Carrollton, Jared Anderson, Jason Gray, JJ Weeks Band, Jonny Diaz, Jordan Feliz, Lauren Daigle and Unspoken. The company’s mission is to enable their artists to create life-changing experiences for the world. Providing label, management and publishing services, Centricity is a family owned organization and they like it that way. For more information on Centricity Music, please visit:


As Long As We Can Breathe track listing
1. In The Name Of
2. Jealous
3. Higher
4. Alive In Me
5. Rooftops feat. Tedashii
6. Count Them All
7. Ahead Of Me
8. Rest Now
9. You Called My Name
10. Love Showed Up

Matthew West’s Call To Action with “UNTOLD


Click on above image to view Matthew West’s “Untold” music video
20 January 2016
A letter from Matthew West:
“For years I’ve been using my platform of music encouraging people to realize how each one of our lives is a story in the making, and how each of our stories can have a great impact on the world. Sadly, we live in a world where many stories are ended before they even have the chance to begin.  
I was reminded of this when asked to perform a benefit concert for a crisis pregnancy center in Dallas, Texas. While there, I was moved by the stories of how many lives had been saved by their work. Weeks later, I received a thank you letter from the organization and one sentence they wrote struck me. ‘We hope that you might someday feel inspired to tell the story of the unborn.’ That experience at the pregnancy center and their compelling request moved me to write ‘Untold.'”


But I wanted to go even deeper than just a song. I wanted to highlight some true stories that provide each one of us with a window inside the difficult choice many are faced with. My hope is that this song along with the stories and resources will be a positive and sincere voice offering people a greater understanding of the value of life and the hope each child should have for a future. I also pray it will serve to honor and inspire ministries, churches, organizations, and individuals who courageously share hope and life-affirming options to all those in need, along with forgiveness and compassion for those who seek it.
Why now? For many churches, the month of January is one where they focus on the sanctity of life. It’s also a time where we as a nation are reminded of the anniversary of the controversial Roe v. Wade case, which seems to thrust the topic of abortion into the spotlight each year.
I’ve found that music can be powerful and often times cuts through to the heart of the matter.
We see this as a way to approach a difficult topic in a sincere and heartfelt way, which is why I felt the time was now for a song like this to be heard.
Matthew West
For more information, please visit IAMUNTOLD.ORG and be sure to check out Matthew’s story on





Band Currently Appearing on 48-City Winter Jam Tour Spectacular


Nashville, Tenn. – (January 20, 2016) – Word Records recording artist We Are Messengers is coming out of the gates strong in its first-ever add week at radio, with 52 radio stations adding “Everything Comes Alive,” the first single from the band’s forthcoming self-titled album release (4/22/16). The track was the highest-debuting song on the AC-Monitored chart at number 24. The poignant music video supporting “Everything Comes Alive,” which celebrates new life in Christ, can be viewed here.


Andrea Kleid, VP Promotion, Word Entertainment, shares the significance of a moment like this for an artist’s debut single: “We could not be more excited to see this type of early adoption and support for We Are Messengers’ first single at radio. Fifty-two stations out of the box is a testament to the passionate and vulnerable heart of frontman Darren Mulligan, and everything he brings to the artistry and ministry behind We Are Messengers. I’m also very proud of the amazing promotion team here at Word and everything happening to support this song. We are just getting started!”


The following radio stations have added “Everything Comes Alive” out of the box:


KFSH/Los Angeles, CA

WONU/Chicago, IL

KLTY/Dallas-Ft. Worth, TX

KSBJ/Houston-Galveston, TX

The JOY FM/Atlanta, GA

KCMS/Seattle-Tacoma, WA

WBVM/Tampa-St. Petersburg, FL

The JOY FM/Tampa-St. Petersburg, FL

WRBS/Baltimore, MD

KLJY/St. Louis, MO

KFIS/Portland, OR

KSGN/Riverside-San Bernardino, CA

WAKW/Cincinnati, OH

WQME/Indianapolis, IN

WFFH/Nashville, TN

WBSN/New Orleans, LA

KZTH/Oklahoma City, OK

WSOS/Jacksonville, FL

WYPH/Hartford, CT

WJIE/Louisville, KY

WLFJ/Greenville-Spartanburg, SC

WDJC/Birmingham, AL

KAIM/Honolulu, HI

KXOJ/Tulsa, OK

WCSG/Grand Rapids, MI

WJQK/Grand Rapids, MI

KPUL/Des Moines, IA

KEEH/Spokane, WA

KDUV/Visalia-Tulare-Hanford, CA

WAFJ/Augusta, GA

WBDX/Chattanooga, TN

WJTL/Lancaster, PA

WCLN/Fayetteville, NC

KADI/Springfield, MO

KWND/Springfield, MO

KYTT/Eugene-Springfield, OR

WFEN/Rockford, IL

KZKZ/Ft. Smith, AR


KAMB/Merced, CA

WFRN/South Bend, IN

WHPZ/South Bend, IN

WORQ/Green Bay, WI

WLJW/Traverse City-Petoskey, MI

WJRF/Duluth-Superior, MN-WI

KCVO/Columbia, MO

WWIB/Eau Claire, WI

KBMQ/Monroe, LA

WAYR/Brunswick, GA

Family Life Communications/Network

New Life Media/Network

WHRZ-FM/Spartanburg, SC


The pre-sale for the We Are Messengers’ self-titled, 14-song debut album is underway. All pre-order buyers will receive four song downloads from the album prior to the release date, one per month, between now and April 22. Pre-order the album We Are Messengers here.


About We Are Messengers:



We Are Messengers is a family, band and ministry from Ireland now based in the United States. At the heart of our vision is the desire to serve God and to see His radical love transform our lives and our communities. We have been given an incredible opportunity to share the goodness of Jesus Christ through music and the testimony of our lives. Our desire is to communicate the incredible news of the Gospel in a simple, relevant and life-changing manner. We pray that God will use our abilities to have a conversation with a generation that is desperately searching for truth and love. It is our great joy to serve our King who alone is worthy of praise. We Are Messengers’ self-titled debut record will release April 22, 2016.