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Dinner Conversations with Mark Lowry and Andrew Greer 

Season Two Premieres Exclusively on Amazon Prime Series is one of the only faith-based TV series on the Amazon Platform
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Television series and audio podcast Dinner Conversations with Mark Lowry and Andrew Greer launched in 2017 as one of the only episodic faith-based video podcasts.  The trendsetting show continues to break ground through a new partnership with Amazon Prime, debuting its second season on the popular platform today.     Dinner Conversations Season Two can be viewed here.      Continuing with the concept that communion begins with good conversation, and good conversation often begins around the dinner table, Lowry and Greer spend quality time discussing thought-provoking topics with best-selling authors, top musical artists, and culture influencers.   Season Two boasts the series’ strongest line-up to date, featuring notable guests including Today show host Kathie Lee Gifford, pop singer-songwriter Amy Grant, Olympic gold medalist Scott Hamilton, American Idol’s Danny Gokey, Billy Graham’s family – Will Graham and Gigi Graham, GRAMMY® nominee Crystal Lewis, R&B singer-turned-pastor Montell Jordan, and CNN Hero Becca Stevens. Topics include dealing with depression, race relations, caring for aging parents, and life after divorce.   “We are thrilled to bring Dinner Conversations to the Amazon Prime platform,” shares Chris Bueno, President of Ocean Avenue Entertainment. “Since it’s launch, the show has provided a unique combination of entertainment, laughter, and serious discussion. We are confident that the series will find a whole new, engaged audience that is hungry for an honest conversation on the convergence of faith and daily life.”   During its first season, Dinner Conversations consistently topped the podcast charts, debuting at #1 on iTunes’ Video Podcast Chart (Religion & Spirituality) and #7 on iTunes’ Overall Video Podcast chart. “I never knew our little show that could would go all the way to Amazon Prime,” stated co-host Mark Lowry. “And to think I’m retired!”    Produced and directed by Andrew Greer, Dinner Conversations is co-produced by Mark Lowry and Celeste Winstead. Chris Cameron of Center Street Media serves as Assistant Director.  “In a culture driven by being connected, we are finding ourselves increasingly disconnected,” Greer shares. “I think engaging in face-to-face conversation will be the fulcrum that helps us reconnect with who we are as humans – and so to feel a little less alone in life.”   After the initial launch on Amazon, viewers will continue to enjoy Dinner Conversations   Season Two on additional platforms beginning April 22, including YouTube, iTunes, Stitcher Radio, SoundCloud and many other popular audio and video podcast outlets. The show will also continue to be syndicated nationally each week on Cornerstone Television Network. For more information about the show visit: For more information on Mark Lowry, visit: For more information on Andrew Greer, visit:   About Ocean Avenue Entertainment: 
Ocean Avenue Entertainment, Inc. is the destination for productions that offer hope to audiences looking for inspiration in entertainment. Ocean Avenue is committed to releasing inspiring and redemptive films and television programming. Its distribution strategy optimizes each release platform to find the widest possible audience theatrically on VOD, DVD and ultimately on streaming sites like Netflix and Amazon Prime. For more information, please visit


Ireland Native’s Shame-Shattering Message of Courageous Vulnerability Resonates With American Audience

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 28, 2019) — We Are Messengers will release its new EP, Honest, on Friday, March 29 via Curb | Word Entertainment. Hailed as “both carefully genuine and creatively brilliant” by New Release Today, the six-song set — produced by Tedd T. (Francesca Battistelli, Stars Go Dim) and Benjamin Backus (for KING & COUNTRY, Blanca) — marks the Dove Award-nominated act’s first new project since its self-titled debut album.
Honest’s first single, “Maybe It’s Ok” — the band’s fastest-rising single — immediately resonated with people from all walks of life with its message of raw transparency and no-holds-barred empathy.

“This is our record that says, ‘We get it. I know how you feel. There’s no quick solution to any of this, but I’m going to stay with you and I’m going to walk with you,’” shares We Are Messengers frontman Darren Mulligan. “Some heartaches last a lifetime. Some scars don’t go away. We’re singing songs about being busted, broken and messy and our God meets us in that humanity. We’re singing songs about people like me.”

Now sitting at No. 3 and rising on the Billboard and Mediabase charts, No. 8 on Billboard’s Hot Chart, and with 7.5 million on-demand streams, “Maybe It’s Ok” has grown beyond the bounds of music and become a movement of radical self-acceptance. On, fans can anonymously share their personal stories and struggles in a safe space and see they’re not alone. Over 1,000 entries have been submitted to date, with fans revealing their struggles with issues ranging from grief and loss, to mental illness and addiction, to sexual abuse and human trafficking.

Honest is the most truthful, raw and personal record we have made,” adds Darren. “We’ve pushed ourselves to be vulnerable, to share our heartache, loneliness and joy so that everyone who listens can have permission to share theirs, too.”
Honest track listing:

1. Honest
2. Abide
3. Maybe It’s Ok
4. The Devil Is A Liar
5. Wolves 6. Gold And Glory
Catch We Are Messengers on the road on with TobyMac on the 37-city “Hits Deep Tour.” For tickets and tour info, visit
We Are Messengers is a band focused on spreading the message of God’s love and using songs born from their own struggles to impact the lives of their audiences. Originally from Ireland, lead singer Darren Mulligan and wife Heidi moved to the U.S. and saw their music career explode with their self-titled debut album in 2016. The album earned them their first Dove Award nomination for New Artist of the Year and included Top 5 hits “Everything Comes Alive,” “Magnify” and “Point to You.” They now return with new music featuring lead single “Maybe It’s Ok,” already a fan-favorite at We Are Messengers’ legendary live shows, which attract a wide range of people searching for hope and meaning. Their live show will reach new fans this year as they head out with TobyMac on the “Hits Deep Tour.” The band has also had placements in films and television, including The Shack and MTV’s Coupled. For more information, visit

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Powerful documentary chronicles the transparent and honest last days of a woman and her breast cancer journey

  THE LONG GOODBYE: The Kara Tippetts Story – Available on DVD and VOD Platforms Today “The impact of her life was huge. I’m blessed to know her.” – Joanna Gaines
Los Angeles, Calif. – Today, on the 4th anniversary of Kara Tippetts passing, a highly anticipated documentary releases that shares her powerful story of living and dying with grace, humor, and dignity. Including interviews and conversations with including Joanna Gaines, Ann Voskamp, Ellie Holcomb, Jim Daly, and Joni Eareckson Tada, THE LONG GOODBYE: The Kara Tippetts Story shines in its authenticity.   “I want more of what Kara Tippetts had.”  – Ann Voskamp,    In 2014 and 2015, Kara vulnerably and transparently allowed the world to experience her daily life through her blog – Mundane Faithfulness, sharing her insights as a pastor’s wife, a mother of four, and a friend who was facing a terminal cancer diagnosis.     Kara’s story became headline news after a letter she wrote to Brittany Maynard-who was also dying of cancer, went viral. Although Kara and Brittany were on opposite sides of this controversial subject, the dialogue they started was thoughtful and needed-and as always when Kara was concerned, wrapped in grace and love. Kara also wrote three books, became an award-winning author, and impacted thousands of people around the world through her videos and blogs.   Filmmakers Jay and Sofia Lyons came upon Kara’s story, and instantly wanted to help. What began as a short video for her blog blossomed into creating a feature-length film, documenting her final days, and sharing her compelling story.   “Sharing this time with her family was nothing short of a holy experience.”  – Sofia Lyons, filmmaker.   Kara’s life impacted readers of all demographics, including cultural influencers who were touched by her life’s message and simply wanted to help. Many shared her posts. Others became personal friends. Others reached out in creative ways. Travis Cottrell, Selah, and filmmaker Sofia J. recorded music for the project. Documented in THE LONG GOODBYE are a house concert performed by Ellie Holcomb, creative mentorship from Ann Voskamp, friendship with Joni Eareckson Tada, and a very personal gift to Kara’s family from Joanna Gaines.   Jay shares, “Kara was all about living in community. Even in her suffering and dying, she opened herself up more, which is highly unusual. She allowed her friends and even her readers to grieve alongside her, which was truly an unintended healing gift for us all. One part of this movie is about how to ‘die well,’ but another huge part of it is how to ‘live well’.”    “I think Kara and I both understand that deep suffering stretches the capacity of the soul.”  – Joni Eareckson Tada   Sofia continues, “Kara’s life and legacy has made an incredible impact on our lives. To be able to explore what it means to face a terminal illness. To help us understand how God is with us in our suffering. To learn what it means to say goodbye…”   In association with Freely, LLC, THE LONG GOODBYE: The Kara Tippetts Story was created by Jay Lyons Productions, and is distributed through Ocean Avenue Entertainment.  About Ocean Avenue Entertainment:  Ocean Avenue Entertainment, Inc. is the destination for productions that offer hope to audiences looking for inspiration in entertainment. Ocean Avenue is committed to releasing inspiring and redemptive films and television programming. Its distribution strategy optimizes each release platform to find the widest possible audience theatrically on VOD, DVD and ultimately on streaming sites like Netflix and Amazon Prime. For more information, please visit www.oceanave.tvAbout Freely: Freely specializes in projects that touch the human spirit.  Freely is building content across all platforms including film, TV, live events, digital media, and has recently launched a talent management division.   About Jay Lyons Productions: Jay Lyons Productions is a boutique production company specializing in creating soul-stirring content for television, film, and digital media.  JLP has produced for most major networks, including MTV, CBS, TLC, NBC, Spotify, and Discovery.


“My Deliverer” follows success of CRC Weekly chart-topper ‘Trust Him’
March 20, 2019 (Springdale, Ark.) – Worship leader and cancer survivor Melinda McGlasson announces today’s release of “My Deliverer,” the newest single from her EP titled “Heaven to Me.” The single will be serviced to Christian AC and Christian CHR-formatted radio outlets. “My Deliverer” was written by Matt Armstrong, Nicole Serrano and Micah Kuiper. The release of “Heaven to Me,” produced by Eric Copeland and Jonathan Crone, follows McGlasson’s radio success with “Trust Him,” a single that climbed to No. 1 on the CRC Weekly chart. McGlasson, who is a worship leader alongside her husband and pastor, Dallas McGlasson, at Connection Church in Guymon, has been on a personal roller coaster for the past couple of years. In August 2015, the mother of three was diagnosed with what appeared to be ovarian cancer. After receiving prayers for healing from all over the world, McGlasson underwent surgery to remove what was revealed to be a non-malignant mass. Three months later, after McGlasson began losing her voice, she, once again, received a cancer diagnosis. “On November 14, 2015, I had a total thyroidectomy and found out that I had Stage 3 thyroid cancer,” McGlasson said. “In the Book of James, Paul talks about counting it all joy when you face various trials and temptations. Although my body went through some hardships, I can truly say I count it all joy because God has been glorified and people have been encouraged to fight the good fight of faith.” In May 2017, McGlasson experienced another miracle in her life when she received a call from an agency that connects adoptees and biological families to discover health histories. McGlasson, who was adopted as an infant, took the call, expecting the agency to ask her to perform at an event, given her background. Instead, the agency was calling to tell McGlasson that her birth mother had thyroid cancer and was trying to contact her to alert her to news of her biological family’s health history, a fact the singer, ironically, had already discovered. “In one day I went from being an only child to finding out I had a birth mother, three sisters, three brothers-in-law, and six nieces and nephews,” she said, “God expanded my heart to love all of them immediately!” The topsy turvey of McGlasson’s life only enriches her testimony.
“I think the Lord likes to keep me on my toes to show me that He’s in charge,” McGlasson said. To learn more about McGlasson, visit, like McGlasson on Facebook and follow her on Twitter and Instagram.


Tour Starts Next Week, March 21

New EP Coming April 26, The Beauty In Tragedy

AWAKEN I AM have released a brand new video for “Kin,” from their upcoming EP The Beauty In Tragedy, set for release on April 26, 2019. The five song collection plays as a tribute to their late guitarist Connor Verner-Oakley, and features the previously released song/video “Dissolution,” with “Kin” and three new tracks dedicated to Oakley.

“Kin” Music Video Now Playing

“What would you say to someone who took a loved one from you if you had the chance?” asks drummer Luke McKenzie. “Part of dealing with the loss of our brother Connor was coming to terms that he was taken from us far too soon and the anger stemming from that. ‘Kin’ was our chance to bring those emotions to the surface and say what we needed towards the responsible party.”

To hear from AWAKEN I AM themselves, the band will host a public Q&A on Monday, March 18 via ‘Ask Me Anything’ at r/posthardcore.

[Scheduled to begin @ 7PM EST (US) Monday / 9AM AEST (Australia) Tuesday].

Next Thursday March 21, the band begins their second tour of 2019 as support for Slaves. With the EP set for release on April 26, the band will kick off their North American tour (supporting Secrets), which will bring the bands dynamic live show to Canadian audiences for the first time, before wrapping up in Fresno on June 1.

The Beauty In Tragedy

1 – Kin

2 – By Your Side

3 – Dissolution

4 – Indifference

5 – The Stages Of Grief




“So Will I (100 Billion X)” Receives RIAA Gold Certification with Over 108 Million Career Streams;

U.S. Arena Tour Kicks Off April 25

LOS ANGELES (March 15, 2019) — Multi-platinum selling and award-winning group, Hillsong UNITED announces the release of their highly anticipated album, “PEOPLE.” Slated to debut worldwide on April 26, the live project with twelve new songs is available for preorder today and features the brand new single “Another in the Fire” (listen to and watch the song here).  In addition, “So Will I (100 Billion X),” one of UNITED’s biggest songs to date, has been certified Gold by RIAA with over 108 million career streams.

Returning to their roots, to where it all began, “PEOPLE” pays homage to the group’s core mission; unity… a simple, yet most powerful message that’s needed in the world today more than ever.

“The hope for the project is simply understanding the power of music as a means of bringing people together, and letting it serve as a reminder that in our culture––the call to love our neighbor is a revolutionary act that perhaps rings louder now than ever.” says UNITED’s Joel Houston. “If there’s one thing that music can do better than anything else on earth, is its innate ability to unify people. It’s the essence at the heart of what UNITED has always been about––and what we want this project to represent more than anything––bringing people together, from every different walk of life, with all our differing experiences, circumstances, and perspectives––and finding songs that give us reason to sing as individuals with a common voice.”

Recorded live in Sydney, Australia, “PEOPLE” features three previously released tracks, including “As You Find Me,” “Good Grace,” and “Whole Heart (Hold Me Now).” Debuting in December 2018, “Good Grace” set the record as UNITED’s highest streaming street week career single, which “Whole Heart” subsequently broke by an increase of 12% upon its release in January 2019. Their latest song “As You Find Me” has already garnered 8.2+ million global streams/YouTube views to date, while “Whole Heart” and “Good Grace” have amassed over 31.8+ million global streams (including YouTube views) collectively.

In support of their new music, Hillsong UNITED will return to the United States for the first time in nearly three years for their highly anticipated USA‘The People Tour MMXIX.’ The arena circuit will kick off on April 25 in Austin, Texas and include stops in major markets across the nation before culminating at New York City’s Madison Square Garden on July 2. Tickets are on sale now at

Hillsong UNITED is comprised of an evolving, eclectic mix of musicians and songwriters, and undisputedly one of the genre’s most influential artists in the history of contemporary Christian music. The group has sold more than 4.7 million albums globally and garnered over 3 billion worldwide career streams to date. Their most recent album “Wonder” (2017) rocketed to No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Christian Albums chart and No. 21 on the Billboard Top 200 and set the record for the most streamed album in Christian music history (U.S.) during street week with over 4.6 million streams. Hillsong UNITED remains the No. 1 Christian artist on all social media platforms with over 10.5 million fans combined.

For more information, visit or @hillsongunited on all social platforms.

Official track listing for “PEOPLE”:

  1. Ready or Not
  2. Here’s to the One
  3. Might Sound Wild
  4. Whole Heart (Hold Me Now)
  5. As You Find Me
  6. Clean
  7. Starts and Ends
  8. Highlands
  9. Holy Ground
  10. Another in the Fire
  11. Good Grace
  12. Echoes (Till We See the Other Side)

About Hillsong UNITED: 

Hillsong UNITED is a multi-award-winning, platinum-selling artist whose chart successes (repeatedly no. 1 on Billboard’s Christian charts and up to #5 on Billboard 200) are only bested by the millions of lives they’ve impacted across the globe. Reporting over 50 million people singing from the Hillsong catalogue songs every Sunday, the modest band born from a youth ministry out of Hillsong Church in Australia, touts a reach of over 10 million across all major social network platforms to date, including 2.1 billion minutes garnered from YouTube viewers. Comprised of an evolving, eclectic mix of musicians and songwriters, the band is led by Joel Houston and Taya, names that have become synonymous with Christian radio, dominating airwaves with every new release. Their last four studio albums have each topped the USA Christian chart, with “Zion” and “Empires” charting no. 1 (“Zion” recently also went Gold in the U.S.); “Oceans,” written by Houston and band member Matt Crocker recently went triple platinum in the States, counting 200+ million streams and reigning on top of the Christian songs chart for a record 54 weeks. In studio, on tour or at home, Hillsong UNITED is committed to writing songs that speak truth, create a unique sound and connect people everywhere with God, evident by the success they’ve seen globally. With over 50 countries and six continents visited, Hillsong UNITED continues to sell out arenas and stadiums around the world, including sold-out nights at the Forum, STAPLES Center and The Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, The Toyota Center, Oracle Arena, Air Canada Arena, American Airlines Arena (Miami and Dallas), and Red Rocks to scratch the surface. Hillsong UNITED functions from the deep understanding that everything they do is an expression of a really extraordinary God doing what only He can do, through really ordinary people.


“Waterfall” releases to Christian AC and CHR radio
March 14, 2019 (Nashville, Tennessee) – “Waterfall,” a new single from Horizon Music, the worship team at Horizon Community Church, is being released today to Christian AC and CHR-formatted radio outlets. The new song is from the album titled “Victory,” which has been released by Maranatha/Capitol Records. A lyric video for “Waterfall” is available at YouTube. Horizon Music, based at the multi-campus church southwest of Portland, Oregon, is comprised of Tiffany Ordóñez, Candice Russell, Elliott Otteson, Stephanie Campbell and Aaron Russell. Candice Russell co-wrote “Waterfall” with Dave Lubben, who also served as co-producer with Aaron Russell. The worship band started with the idea of creating current sounding music for a young generation of music listeners, with the goal that the worship music would be done so well and with mainstream pop sounds that the music would be interesting to those who may not have been willing to listen before. “Our hope is that a young generation of believers and nonbelievers alike will listen to this music with joy and abandon, hearing the good news of the Gospel in the sweet spot of their favorite genre,” said Ordóñez, lead worship pastor at Horizon Community Church. “We are praying and believing that more people will fall in love with Jesus because of these new and current worship sounds.” For more information about Horizon Music, visit, like on Facebook or Instagram.


Intriguing Book, Israel Rising, Documents the Amazing Transformation of the Land of Israel Through Stunning Before and After Photographs
Doug Hershey, the author of the Number 1 Amazon Best Seller, Israel Rising, is scheduled to join host Erick Stakelbeck on The Watchman on TBN this Friday, March 15, 2019. Pictured (L to R): Hershey and Stakelbeck. (Ezra Adventures photo) NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 13, 2019) – Best selling author Doug Hershey is scheduled to appear as a guest on the influential television show, The Watchman, with host Erick Stakelbeck on the Trinity Broadcasting Network on Friday, March 15, 2019. The pre-recorded episode is scheduled to air at 10:30 p.m. EST, and will be rebroadcast on Saturday morning, March 16, 2019, at 6 a.m. EST, the following Wednesday, March 20, 2019, at 2:30 a.m. EST and 6:30 p.m. EST, and the following Friday morning, March 22, 2019, at 5 a.m. EST.

Stakelbeck, who serves as Director of Christians United for Israel’s CUFI Watchman Project, has spent nearly two decades covering the Middle East and national security issues in-depth: traveling to the region, interviewing world leaders and wanted terrorists, and highlighting the shared threats to America and Israel. In the prerecorded interview, he and Hershey discuss issues surrounding the modern nation of Israel, and the unique perspective of how the physical land has responded to the inhabitants since the establishment of Israel as a modern nation on May 14, 1948, as documented by Hershey’s Amazon chart-topping book, Israel Rising: Ancient Prophecy/Modern Lens.    “I love Erick’s reporting from Israel and his no nonsense style. I have followed his work on The Watchman for years,” says Hershey. “We are both from the Northeast of the U.S. and I enjoyed our connection both on and off camera. He immediately understood and loved the vision of Israel Rising, and that shows in the interview!”    Fans who don’t have access to the broadcast will be able to access Hershey’s interview online at   New book, Israel Rising (hard cover, 208 pages), which has hit Number 1 on five separate Amazon Best Seller charts, was released to coincide with the 70th anniversary celebration of the rebirth of the nation of Israel. (Cover image courtesy of Citadel Press)

Israel Rising, which was launched to celebrate the anniversary of the formal establishment of the modern State of Israel 70 years ago on May 14,1948, has recently captured the Number 1 spot on five separate Amazon sales charts, including the online behemoth’s General Israel Travel Guides chart, Christian Books & Bibles: Prophecies chart, Israel & Palestine History chart, History of Judaism chart, and Torah chart.
The title continues to maintain a solid presence on those lists.
As this intriguing book continues to enthrall readers, it has propelled its author further into the limelight as a guest on multiple media outlets and broadcast programs, including CBN’s The 700 Club, The Hallmark Channel’s Home and Family, The Eric Metaxas Show, Cornerstone TV’s Real Life, Bill Martinez Live!, Jerusalem Dateline, The Jim Bakker Show, El Shaddai Ministries with Pastor Mark Biltz, Israel’s 70th Project (Curt Landry Ministries), Jewish Voice with Jonathan Bernis, Friends and NeighborsAtlanta Live, The Meeting House on Faith Radio, and Prophecy Watchers, among others.
Based on biblical prophecy found in Ezekiel 36, the gorgeously illustrated four-color Israel Rising gift book includes more than 175 photos from photojournalist Elise Monique Theriault, comparing vintage pictures of the Holy Land to current pictures taken from the same angle, revealing the miraculous transformation of the region from a barren wasteland to a thriving modern nation since the rebirth of Israel.   
“At the dawn of Israel’s 70th year, Doug Hershey’s new book, Israel Rising, is right on time,” declares former Israeli Ambassador to the United States Danny Ayalon. “The photographic evidence presented of the restoration of the Land of Israel is nothing less than miraculous. As you view ancient prophecy through a modern lens, over 100 then-and-now photos come alive side by side.” 
The Israel Rising companion music CD from City of Peace Media, Israel Rising: The Land of Israel Reawakens, features 14 songs with a heart for Israel (various artists). (Cover image courtesy of City of Peace Media)

In addition to the book, City of Peace Media has also produced a companion music CD, Israel Rising: The Land of Israel Reawakens, featuring 14 songs with a heart for Israel (various artists), and a stunning four-color Israel Rising 70th Anniversary Commemorative 14-month calendar (April 2018-May 2019), featuring images from the book and annotated with all of the Jewish holidays and anniversary dates associated with this momentous anniversary year in Israel’s history. Both the calendar and the music CD are available from City of Peace Media and Ezra Adventures.

The Israel Rising book released on February 28, 2018 from Citadel Press (an imprint of Kensington Publishing Company). With a manufacturer’s suggested retail price of $34.95, Israel Rising is distributed to the trade by Penguin Random House and is available at all major online and brick & mortar book retailers, including Books-A-Million, Barnes & Noble, Lifeway Christian Stores, Christian Book Distributors, Amazon, and wherever books are sold.        For more information on Israel Rising: Ancient Prophecy/Modern Lens, visit and make sure to watch Doug Hershey’s four-minute Israel Rising video  (  
  For more information or to purchase the Israel Rising: The Land of Israel Reawakens music CD, and the Israel Rising 70th Anniversary Commemorative 14-month calendar (April 2018-May 2019), visit,, or  


Song Is First Single From Upcoming Solo Studio Album Set To Release May 3

Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame inductee and Journey member Jonathan Cain releases his first new single of 2019, “More Like Jesus,” from Identity Records. Available at digital retailers and streaming outlets globally March 22 from The Fuel Music at, the song is from Cain’s fourth new solo album in as many years. Set to release May 3, the new full-length album title, track listing and more will be revealed in the coming weeks.

Written in response to Cain asking himself what he should pray for and what would be his ultimate New Year’s resolution in 2018, “More Like Jesus” became his personal anthem that helped carry him through a huge, 58-city arena/stadium tour with Journey that played to over one million people last year. An integral part to one of the most popular American rock bands of all time, Cain is intent on “walking his life out more in the mind of Christ.”

“To be more like Jesus,” Cain declares, “To find forgiveness after being forsaken, ready when I’m asked to sacrifice, to pray for the broken, to win souls along the way and declare His Living Word as truth.”

Recording the song in his state-of-the-art Addiction Sound Studios in Nashville with producer, mixer David Kalmusky, known for his work on multiple Platinum albums, Cain also released “More Like Jesus” as a lyric video at

Holy Spirit prepare in our hearts

To become more like Jesus, more like Jesus

Whose perfect love endures all storms

Enduring more like Jesus, more like Jesus

(From the chorus of “More Like Jesus”)

The new music follows Cain’s Billboard, AllMusic and CCM Magazine featured The Songs You Leave Behind, which released last summer as the companion to his Rolling Stonelauded, Publishers Weekly-bestselling book, Don’t Stop Believin’: The Man, the Band, and the Song that Inspired Generations. In the book, Cain shares his remarkable story as well as behind-the-scenes details of his decades-long career with one of America’s favorite rock bands.

Writing/co-writing some of the biggest rock songs in history, including “Don’t Stop Believin’,” which is the No. 1 digital catalog rock song, as well as mega hits such as “Faithfully,” “Open Arms,” “Separate Ways,” “Who’s Crying Now” and many more, Cain released the acclaimed What God Wants To Hear in 2016 and his first Christmas solo album, Unsung Noel, in 2017.

For all the latest news about Cain, his solo albums and book, go to, Addiction Sound, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

About Jonathan Cain:

In 1976 Jonathan Cain released his first solo record, Windy City Breakdown. In 1979 he joined the band, The Babys, and in 1980 joined the rock band, Journey, rounding out the songwriting genius behind the defining album, Escape. Cain’s signature piano, synth playing and songwriting contributions with Journey, The Babys and Bad English have earned him many Billboard hits, multiple Gold, Platinum and Diamond-selling records, a Star on the Hollywood walk of fame, a GRAMMY nomination and the best-selling catalog rock song in iTunes’ history (“Don’t Stop Believin’”). Journey was named as the fifth best band in rock history in a 2005 USA Today opinion poll, was inducted to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2017 and continues today, selling out major venues worldwide.

About The Fuel Music:

Established in 2008, The Fuel Music & Management, LLC, is a leading artist management and artist solutions company that independently distributes music internationally. Based in Nashville, TN, the Fuel team brings nearly 70 years of combined music industry experience in record label operations, major label distribution and marketing, and artist management for artists ranging from upstart bands to GRAMMY Award-winning, multi-Platinum artists. More information on the company can be found at


  NewReleaseToday Features The Cashmans as Artist of the Month
The Cashmans kick off the celebration week of the long-awaited national release of their new CD, City of God, with festive balloons and a giveaway on, where they are featured as the NRT Artist of the Month for March 2019. Pictured (L to R): Top Row: Jonathan Cashman and Britney Cashman. Middle Row (in windshield): Everly Cashman (The Cashmans’ 1 year old baby girl) and Roadie Cashman (The Cashmans’ road-warrior maltipoo dog). (Bryan Ware photo) 

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 1,  2019) – Evangelistic husband and wife singer/songwriter duo, The Cashmans, are thrilled to announce the long-awaited national release of their CD, City of God, today, March 1, 2019.    The full-length album is distributed by CLG Distribution, and is available digitally from major online retailers, including iTunes, Amazon, and Google Play, at an MSRP of $9.99.
“We’re thrilled to be officially releasing our record, City of God, and pray the music and message touches all who hear,” says Jonathan Cashman.
NewReleaseToday (NRT), one of the world’s largest online Christian music and media sites, is joining in the celebration by featuring The Cashmans as the NRT Artist of the Month for March 2019. In addition to the highlight, NRT will be offering a free download of “City of God (Remix)” and featuring various content from The Cashmans throughout the month.

“The Cashmans are one of the hardest working independent acts I’ve met in recent years, and their heart for God, family and their listeners shines in everything they do,” says Kevin McNeese, founder of NewReleaseToday. “We believe that 2019 will be a great year for this group that is still being introduced to audiences worldwide.”

Following on the heels of the beautiful music video version of the title track, which released February 15, 2019, The Cashmans are currently putting the finishing touches on the lyric music video of “City of God (Remix).” The new video is produced by innovative filmmaker Polly Burokas (Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Brad Paisley) from Northern Belle Motion Design. To view the new video when it releases in the coming days, as well as other videos by The Cashmans, visit

Kevin McNeese, founder of NewReleaseToday (NRT), presents The Cashmans as the NRT Artist of the Month for March 2019. Pictured (L to R): McNeese, Jonathan Cashman, and Britney Cashman. (The Cashmans photo)
“We’re really excited about this new lyric video,” says Britney Cashman. “Polly is an amazing video producer, and creatively captures the liveliness of the song that was remixed so brilliantly by Austin Cannon. We hope the energy and message of this music video will inspire and excite the hearts of the listeners into the Great Commission, to go into the world He so loves.”

Jonathan and Britney Cashman will be touring and making media appearances in the coming weeks in support of the City of God album release, including an upcoming performance and interview on Cornerstone TV’s Real Life. They are dedicated to sharing their music and ministry with the many pastors, congregations, and fans who have supported them over the years.
“Through all of our many and extensive travels these past five years, it’s been an honor to meet and build relationships with countless pastors and ministry leaders in varying cultures and denominations,” Jonathan explains. “So many of you have been an inspiration to us in more ways than you realize. We see your sacrifice, hard work and faithful dedication, and we want you to know that you’ve made a permanent impression on our hearts and lives. As we think of you often, we’re reminded to pray that the Lord will continue to strengthen and refresh you, bless your families, and further equip your churches to Go, build the City of God in your communities!”

“You literally have been the inspiration behind this album and we truly hope that it blesses you and your churches, and encourages you to continue doing the great work you’re doing in your harvest field!” adds Britney. “We love and respect you and want to thank you again for your continued support and prayers. We look forward to hopefully seeing many of you again in our future travels this year!”

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Husband and wife singer/songwriter duo The Cashmans are celebrating today’s release of their new album, City of God, from CLG Distribution. (Lee Steffen photo)    About City of God:  The City of God project was produced by Grammy nominated, Dove Award winning Producer of the Year Ian Eskelin (Francesca Battistelli, Sidewalk Prophets, Chris August, Hawk Nelson), Grammy, Dove nominated producer/mixer Barry Weeks (Kelly Clarkson, Backstreet Boys, Francesca Battistelli), and Austin Cannon (Vertical Worship, Lincoln Brewster, Christy Nockels), who produced the “City of God” and “All Things New” remixes. City of God features songwriting collaborations with Eskelin, Grammy nominee Sarah Hart (Amy Grant, Celtic Woman, Matt Maher, Laura Story, Audrey Assad), and Dove Award winner, SESAC Country Song of the Year award winner, and CMA & ACM nominee Brian White (Danny Gokey, Mandisa, Rodney Atkins, Rascal Flatts), among others.  
City of God runs the stylistic gamut from CCM pop and Americana to heartfelt worship. The Cashmans imbue each song on the album with an intimate spiritual vitality that comes from spending time in the Word. But more than that, the project as a whole lays a firm foundation of worship and discipleship.         For the Cashmans, who met in 2004 when they were both playing their songs in the Boston music scene, and who dated while ministering, discipleship is far from being just a tagline or byword–it has become a long-term commitment and a way of life.
“Britney and I are both products of personal discipleship, which is why we have such a heart for it,” Jonathan Cashman explains. “That is the focus of “City of God,” and a number of the other songs on this album. As followers of Jesus, this is our response to the gospel–going into the harvest and engaging in the Great Commission.”   
The compelling, cello-embellished contemporary pop-folk ballad, “City of God,” co-written with Hart (co-writer of Amy Grant’s “Better Than a Hallelujah”), is an intense call to action. We will go, to the world He so loves / Oh, we will go, building the city of God, Jonathan and Britney declare as they encourage listeners to come along on this journey of faith. Fans will also enjoy a thumping, drum-and-bass embellished EDM (Electric Dance Mix) bonus track version of the song, and they can look forward to a music video version, which is slated to release in conjunction with the CD.    The Cashmans collaborated with Hart on several other songs on City of God, including the gentle acoustic anthem, “Harvest,” the contemporary hymn, “The Glory and the Grace,” and the up-tempo praise song, “Let Everything Praise.”

Jonathan and Britney Cashman co-wrote the bouncy, can’t-get-it-out-of-your-head pop tune, “All Things New,” with Grammy nominated songwriter Ian Eskelin (Jeremy Camp’s “I Will Follow” and Francesca Battistelli’s “My Paper Heart”). “It is another picture of the Gospel,” Britney Cashman explains. “Jesus makes all things new. It sounds like a simple concept, but when you think about what it really means, being made new is a pretty incredible thing.” City of God also features a spunky dance remix of “All Things New” that will compel listeners to get up on their feet.  
Britney takes over lead vocals on the driving rock anthem, “Your Love,” co-written by Britney, Jonathan and Brian White, and on the heartfelt piano ballad, “Surrender.”

“Britney wrote ‘Surrender’ quite a while ago, and it has touched more people than I can count,” says Jonathan. “It has become somewhat of an ‘ender’ song for us. We frequently end concerts with this song because it is so powerful in reaching people’s hearts.”

“The whole concept of identity is hugely important,” Jonathan says of the acoustic guitar-driven “Children of God.” “When you know who you are in Christ, when you know you are not just some mistake but that you are actually a child of God, it changes everything. Not only do you know who you are, you know what you are to do. You were created for a purpose. That’s really the story behind ‘Children of God.’ It’s a gospel-centric tune based around the first chapter of the Gospel of John.”

“Reaching” is an upbeat, stompy-pop tune that encourages listeners to use one hand to reach out to God and the other to reach out to hurting hearts.    Britney wrote “Home” unexpectedly and late in the game, when the recording process was nearly complete. Consequently, the song almost didn’t make it onto the album. “Home” was birthed during a time of major changes for The Cashmans when they felt called to sell their home and move back to Nashville to further their ministry. Growing up with the challenges of a broken home, Britney says moving often represented a sense of insecurity and a lack of stability in her life. “I was reminded by our heavenly Father that in the shelter of His presence we are home,” Britney says. “It was a special moment for me personally as I wrote the song, and it has been really sweet to see how it has impacted and resonated with listeners. I’m really glad the song made the final cut on the CD.”

Sweet strings and acoustic guitars undergird the prayerful, meandering “Carried to the Table,” the only cover tune on the album. Written by Leeland Mooring, Marc Byrd, and Steve Hindalong, the song draws on the story of Mephibosheth, the crippled grandson of King Saul, whom King David had carried to his table. “The table of the king covered Mephibosheth’s brokenness,” Jonathan explains. “It is such a beautiful picture of the Gospel, and how Christ’s blood covers our brokenness, that we wanted to include it on this album.     “I love sharing my story when we do this song live,” Jonathan continues. “I can relate a lot with Mephibosheth in the sense that I felt completely unworthy of the King’s acceptance when, like him, I was picked up and carried out of my place of brokenness and shame. I came to Christ in my early twenties when Dave, the guitarist in my band at the time, became a Christian and started witnessing to me and our other bandmates. I thought he’d lost it, or gotten himself into a cult or something, because in my home state of Rhode Island, if you’re religious but not Catholic, you’re probably in a cult,” Jonathan jokingly explained. “I was steeped in a heavy party lifestyle at the time, living out the whole sex, drugs, and rock ‘n roll thing. I noticed a genuine change for the good in Dave which intrigued me… he was your average Dave one day, then this guy, this compassionate, loving, somewhat annoying guy who kept telling us about the love of Jesus and the gospel. This started us talking and I finally agreed to go to church with him. I reluctantly showed up at his small New England Assemblies of God church one morning, hung over from a long night of partying. During the worship, even though musically I thought it was horrible and my head was pounding, I encountered the presence of God. I felt like Mephibosheth did, like a dead dog in the presence of the King, so I really relate with this message.”
  The peace-inflected, piano-driven prayer, “Speak to Me,” written by Britney Cashman and Rebekah White, closes the project. “Sometimes we feel like God is silent,” Britney says. “Sometimes we feel distant from God, even though He is always speaking through His Word and through His people. When we are in those situations, sometimes we just have to press through in prayer. “Speak to Me” is a song I wrote during a time I personally really needed to hear from God. My hope is that through this song, others are inspired to express their hearts through prayer and to spend time in the presence of God through worship and the reading of His Word. He speaks, but often we just need to do a better job of listening.”
“Our hope for City of God is that people will be introduced or reminded of the power of the gospel and will be encouraged to get engaged, and to take the Great Commission seriously,” Jonathan says of the project. “The two pillars of our ministry are discipleship and worship. Britney’s heart beats worship, and my strength lies in the discipleship arena, speaking and encouraging the church to get involved in the Great Commission. Worship allows people to experience the presence of God, but then there needs to be a purpose and plan to do something about it. That’s where discipleship comes in.”
The couple recalls their encounter with Kevin, a young man who had given his life to Christ just a few days before he reached out to their church’s prayer line, where Jonathan was the Worship and Life Groups Pastor. Kevin had felt compelled by the Holy Spirit to confess his infidelities to his wife, and was distraught when she threatened to leave him.

“I knew this man needed prayer, but he also needed a lot more,” Jonathan explains. “I invited him to a small group I had just started, and week by week, month by month, we prayed for him, listened to him, mentored him, discipled him, and became friends with him. It was rough going for a while. As you can imagine, Kevin’s wife was skeptical. But I began to see a change in Kevin as he grew in his relationship with Christ, and eventually his wife saw a change in him, too. After about a year, she believed that the Lord had done a genuine work in Kevin, recommitted to the relationship, and committed her life to Christ, as well. That’s just one example of what we’ve seen the Lord do through discipleship.”
 In addition to The Cashmans’ music ministry, they are also published authors. Jonathan wrote the devotional book, 40 Days with the SAVIOR with co-author, theologian Andrew Sargent, PhD. Both Jonathan and Britney collaborated with Sargent on their latest book, GO!: Making 21st Century Disciple Makers.

While The Cashmans have toured approximately 150 days per year for a number of years, City of God represents their debut national release and gives long-time fans, as well as those who are just now discovering their music, a reason to rejoice.   “This is somewhat of a debut for us on the national stage,” says Jonathan. “We are excited to get the music and message out there, and we hope people who hear us will experience Christ through the music.”  For more information on The Cashmans and City of God, and GO!: Making 21st Century Disciple Makers, visit
Britney and Jonathan Cashman focus on the twin ministry pillars of worship and discipleship on their CD, City of God, which releases to retail today, March 1, 2019, from CLG Distribution. (Lee Steffen photo) About The Cashmans:
Jonathan and Britney Cashman both encountered God’s love and grace in New England in 1999 and dedicated their lives to Christ and to the work of furthering the gospel. The two met in 2004 when they were both playing their songs at the same venue outside of Boston. After Britney asked Jonathan to produce a worship song for her, they got together and have been writing and singing with one another ever since. Married in 2006, they have since used their writing and musical abilities to minister together and serve their local churches in New England, Nashville, Tennessee, and Orlando, Florida, where they served as worship leaders for Calvary Assembly of God and Jonathan also served as Life Groups Pastor.
Jonathan holds a bachelor’s degree in theology from Northpoint Bible College and is also the writer/composer of the 40 song, bi-lingual musical, SAVIOR, along with its accompanying devotional book and small group materials, 40 Days with the SAVIOR (co-written by Dr. Andrew Sargent). These original resources, along with their newest full length worship CD, City of God, Britney’s worship CD, Surrender, their EP, In the Light, and their latest book, GO!: Making 21st Century Disciple Makers, serve as effective church resources.

In 2014, The Cashmans followed a call of God to travel and expand their reach to churches and communities across the United States. Jonathan and Britney now apply their combined 30+ years of ministry experience to full time music ministry, traveling to approximately 150 dates per year and helping to serve and build the local church across America and internationally. They utilize the arts to present the hope of the gospel and the Great Commisssion to go and make disciples in a creative and contemporary format. Their desire is to see people grow in their relationship with Christ through authentic worship, relevant evangelism and purposeful discipleship.  
Jonathan and Britney currently live in Franklin, Tennessee, with their baby girl, Everly. For more information on The Cashmans, visit      About CLG Distribution:  CLG Distribution offers distribution services for mid to advanced level artists and labels, with the goal to represent the top up and coming artists who are looking for an opportunity to “up their game.” If you have a story to tell, we’ll present your new releases to the taste makers at the top digital retail sites. For more information visit:  

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