Industry News Bits 2-5-20

Moody Radio is celebrating Founder’s Week February 4–7, 2020. Moody Radio listeners are getting programs with solid biblical teaching centered on the theme, “For Such a Time as This.” The conference theme verse is Esther 4:14b: “…And who knows whether you have not come to the kingdom for such a time as this?” (ESV).

Founder’s Week is the oldest and largest free Bible conference in the country, with morning sessions on Moody Bible Institute’s Chicago campus and evening sessions at The Moody Church. 

The conference is packed with today’s foremost biblical teachers, Christian musicians and reverent worship including powerful messages from Crawford Loritts, D.A. Horton, Francis Chan and Mark Jobe (Moody Bible Institute’s 10th president). Special guest musicians include Walter Owens, Streetlights, Community Music, and Phil Wickham along with the MBI music groups. 


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Jason Crabb has signed with Red Street Records, the Christian label launched last year by Rascal Flatts’ bassist Jay DeMarcus, Billboard has learned exclusively. In addition to recording for the label, Crabb will have the option to sign and develop other acts for Red Street.

“After Jason and I did the Unexpected record [in 2018], we started talking about our love for working with each other and how can we be involved moving forward in making music together again,” says DeMarcus, who produced the Grammy winning Unexpected album as well as six songs on Crabb’s 2013 album Love is Stronger. “He went out on the road and got busy and before you knew it a couple of years passed.”


Milestones:
Jim & Ruth Campbell (founders of Radio Training Network) are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary TODAY (2-5-20)

Facebook turned 16 today. Facebook was founded by Mark Zuckerberg and a few other fellow Harvard University students in the university dormitory room on February 4, 2004. … 


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