NRT Christian Music News Update
Life Changing Adoption Spurs Austin French's Latest Song 'Wide Open'
'Freedom Hymn' continues radio climb
 

Life Changing Adoption Spurs Austin French's Latest Song 'Wide Open'
   

Posted: April 27, 2018, 12:00 AM | Category: New Releases
Artist Tags: Austin French
Source: The Media Collective

Available today from new Fair Trade Services artist Austin French, "Wide Open" lyrically shares the transformative story of adopting his now two-year-old son, Coleman James. The Georgia reared singer, songwriter co-wrote the powerful track with four time GRAMMY® nominated Matthew West and GRAMMY® nominated Jeff Pardo. French and his wife, Joscelyn began the tedious fight to adopt their son after receiving a knock on their door, introducing them to Coleman James, who had just been taken out of a dangerous living situation. 

RELATED: Fair Trade Services Announces New Signing with Austin French

"That day I learned firsthand that some of the best things God has for us we may never even see coming our way. Fighting for that sweet little baby boy was the hardest thing we have ever walked through and was not a part of my plan, but I wouldn't trade him for anything," said French. "Society teaches us that we hold the key to our destiny - that it's up to us to make a life worth living, but I believe it's the opposite. It's when we lay our life down that we begin to discover the life God has for us. Because my wife and I were willing to jump into the unknown with our hands and hearts 'wide open' we watched God do miracles in front of our eyes. God rescued a little baby boy and gave him a future, a family, and hope."
 


The release of "Wide Open" follows French's chart climbing single, "Freedom Hymn." Playing on over 85 stations nationwide, "Freedom Hymn" garnered the #11 spot on the Billboard's Christian Airplay Chart, #13 on the Billboard Christian Digital chart and #6 on the Billboard Christian AC Indicator chart. 

"Wide Open" is now available on Amazon, Apple Music and Spotify.

 


More Christian Music News Headlines View All News Add News

ADVERTISEMENT

Tenth Avenue North Headlines 'No Shame Tour'
Thursday, August 22, 2019
Gotee Records' Ryan Stevenson Honored with RIAA Gold Single
Thursday, August 22, 2019
Kirk Franklin Receives Billionaire Honor from Pandora
Wednesday, August 21, 2019
Bethel Music's The McClures Bow Soulful 'Only Have One'
Wednesday, August 21, 2019
Avalon's 'Keeper Of My Heart' Encouraging Listeners with Inspiring Lyrics
Wednesday, August 21, 2019
Fight The Fade Releases New Single, Video
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Seth & Nirva Ready Join Staff at Strong Tower Church in Florida
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Messenger Studios, John & Lisa Bevere Release New Short Film
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
God's House of Hip Hop Owners Announce 20/20 Summer Fest
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
View All News

Christian Music, Facebook Christian Music, Twitter Christian Music, YouTube Christian Music, Instagram
ADVERTISEMENT

Christian Music

©2019 NewReleaseToday
A Division Of NRT Media Inc.

 

Secure
CHRISTIAN MUSIC

Discover
New This Week
Coming Soon
Free Downloads
Playlists
Reviews

NEWS

New Music
Movies / Media
Books
Events
Tours
General

VIDEOS

Music Videos
Exclusives
#NRTLive Hangouts

EXCLUSIVES

Articles
Devotionals
Interviews
Concert Reviews
Contests
We Love Awards

NRT RADIO NETWORK

One
Worship
Worship Lab
Remix
Rewind
Urban
Positive
Christmas
MORE INFO

RSS
Privacy Policy
Terms of Use
Advertising
Staff
New Music Email
Contact

CONNECT

Facebook
Twitter
Instagram
Pinterest