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Vanguard in the Big Apple - Day 4

Today marks the end of an incredible week in the Big Apple with Vanguard University! Huge crowd at Carnegie Hall Saturday night, Brooklyn Tab yesterday, dinner cruise, flash mob in Times Square and topping it off with a concert this morning at Saint John the Divine. Special thanks to Dr. James Melton, President Beals, the music faculty and to all our great friends at our alma mater! To God be the glory!


Vanguard in the Big Apple - Day 1

Awesome day in the Big Apple as the stellar CCT staff welcomed Dr. James Melton, President Beals and 170 Southern Californians to NYC for “Vanguard In the Big Apple”! Proud of our CCT team! Let’s do this thing!!!

Vanguard in the Big Apple - Team Arrival

It’s Wednesday night – do you know where your Celebration Concert Tours Team is?…
Back in New York City with Sheri and my alma mater – Vanguard University from Southern California to do Carnegie Hall this Saturday night with all the choirs, ensembles and instrumental groups from our great university, conducted by Dr. James Melton and the music faculty from Vanguard.
Looks like a packed house on Saturday!
Grateful for our CCT team and a great alma mater!

LifeWay Recording Session - April 15th

Awesome day today in the studio with great friend Dr. Randy Lind and the finest players on the planet – the Nashville String Machine! The Singing Churchmen and Singing ChurchWomen of Oklahoma will be the featured choir on all of these anthems. Great job to our awesome team…engineer Daewoo Kim, writing partner Rebecca Peck, our arrangers, Bradley Knight, Cody McVey, David Shipps, David Wise and Danny Zaloudic! Special thanks to Mike Harland and our good friends at LifeWay for partnering with us on these 12 new anthems to be released this fall! Can’t wait!

Worship in New York - Announcement at First Assembly of God in Fort Myers, FL

Awesome time last night with great friends Jonathan and Christy Sawyer at First Assembly of God in Fort Myers Florida! Made the BIG REVEAL for their Worship in New York ministry trip next April with TaRanda Greene, Charles Billingsley and Geron Davis and Kindred Souls! Gonna be great!

Worship in the Holy Land 2019 - Orientation with Crossgates Baptist Church in Brandon, MS

Great to be with wonderful friends David and Renee Oliver and the awesome folks at Crossgates Baptist in Brandon Mississippi! Did the orientation this afternoon for Worship in the Holy Land coming in May, 2019! Over 150 folks coming from 8 different states, including Matt Fallin and the great folks from Santuck Baptist Church in Wetumpka Alabama! Can’t wait!

Prestonwood in DC - Orientation

Incredible time at Prestonwood today with great friends Rick and Barbi Briscoe, Larry and Tina Brubaker, Heather Reed, the Worship Staff and the awesome Prestonwood Choir!
Did the orientation for PRESTONWOOD IN DC coming up the first week of May during the National Day of Prayer festivities in DC and a major FAITH, FAMILY and FREEDOM concert at Constitution Hall with Mike Huckabee, Pastor Jack Graham, Harry Jackson, and Michael Neale and the Prestonwood Choir! Over 300 folks coming from Prestonwood and we will also partner with 6 local choirs in this great night of worship on May 3! Can’t wait! DC… here we come! Special thanks to Michael Neale for his vision for this great outreach!


Celebrate America 2020 Tour Announcement - Bill Cole - Sagemont Baptist Church, Houston, TX

Great time last night with wonderful friends Bill and Laurie Cole and the awesome choir and orchestra from Sagemont Baptist Church in Houston! Made the “Big Reveal” announcement about the Celebrate America Ministry Trip to Washington DC in July 2020 with Sandi Patty, Charles Billingsley and RamCorps at Kennedy Center. Going to be an awesome trip! Can’t wait!

Vanguard in the Big Apple - Orientation

Great for Sheri and I to be at our our alma mater – Vanguard University to do the orientation for their New York/Carnegie Hall trip in April and to speak to the music majors this morning! Special thanks to Dr. James Melton for the wonderful hospitality and the great job he’s doing at our school!

Vanguard in the Big Apple - TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE!

Tickets are going fast….but again, I would like to offer FREE tickets to my Facebook friends for A Musical Fantasia featuring my alma-mater Vanguard University Concert Choir, Women’s Chorus, Chamber Orchestra, Jazz Combo, Guitar Trio, and the Coastal California Chorale at Carnegie Hall on Saturday, April 27th!

To receive your free tickets, please visit

See you there!


Choral Festival at Sea - Days 7 & 8

The First Annual Choral and Worship Festival at Sea is now history. An incredible week of worship, Inspiration, encouragement, fellowship and world-class sightseeing in some of the most beautiful places on the planet with some of the finest people on the planet!
Special thanks to the ministers of music… Greg Crane, David Jones, Jonathan Sawyer and Matthew Slemp and the artists… Cana’s Voice, TaRanda Greene, Geron Davis and Kindred Souls and Bradley and Holly Knight. We will never be the same!


Choral Festival at Sea - Days 4, 5 & 6

WOW! What a week so far on the Choral and Worship Festival at Sea! Incredible ministry, worship, sightseeing, fun, fellowship, encouragement, inspiration and some of the most beautiful places on the planet!
So grateful to all our artists- Cana’s Voice, TaRanda Greene, Geron Davis and Kindred Souls, Bradley and Holly Knight, along with the ministers of music who brought their choirs… Greg Crane, Matthew Slemp, Jonathan Sawyer and David Jones!
Congrats to all of our participants for being a part of the First Annual Choral and Worship Festival at Sea! It’s a beautiful day in Cozumel Mexico!