1. Every artist has to find their inspiration somewhere, and for David from Hawk Nelson, sometimes it comes in the form of merchandise from another band. The drummer shared a picture of his Anberlin coffee mug, sharing that the recently-disbanded group would be fueling his practice session that day. Band members are fans too!
2. The collaborations continue on the Rock and Worship Roadshow, as Jamie Grace partnered with Sarah from Group 1 Crew to cover Hillsong's "Hosanna" in a blend of English and Spanish. You can watch the gorgeous result on Jamie Grace's YouTube channel.
3. Last month, Ginny Owens and Andrew Greer had the chance to travel to Israel. Ginny has shared some powerful pictures of the experience on her facebook page, featuring adventures like a visit to the Dead Sea, playing guitar on a boat on the Sea of Galilee and a camel ride. Those are some once in a lifetime memories!
4. If you've heard Christy Nockels' powerful voice on Passion recordings, you know that new solo material from the artist is something to be excited about. Christy revealed the cover for her upcoming album Let it be Jesus this week, featuring a beautiful and worshipful image on the front. The collection of songs is set to release April 28th.
5. Third Day's new album Lead Us Back released yesterday, which meant an eventful day for Mac Powell-- all of which he documented on his instagram. Among other appearances, Third Day had the chance to hang out with the Fox News crew for their Beyond the Dream segment.
6. Difference makers in NEEDTOBREATHE have announced a career first: the group will be releasing a live album. Live at the Woods was recorded at one of the band's energy-packed concerts last year in Nashville. The album is currently available for preorder, and will be releasing on April 14.
7. Dara Maclean has been hard at work on a video for her song "Blameless," and it looks like we'll get to see the end result before long. The artist posted a screenshot of the video in progress, promising the final video is on its way soon!
8. If you've been enjoying Brandon Heath's new album No Turning Back, we have good news for you: you might get to hear more of the artist's songwriting soon. Brandon took a day to cowrite with Unspoken, who confirmed what we all know: Brandon Heath is gifted.
1. "The things that we anthem here on earth have the opportunity to echo into eternity." - Matt Maher
2. "Before you complain today be grateful you have breath to complain with." - Lecrae
3. "Lay down your pride. Lay down these divisions over the Word of God (for in itself, it is never divided). Let's be the Church. People. Need. Jesus. Now." - James Mead, Kutless