Aug. 22, 2008…Nashville, TN…For three days next week, Aug. 25-27 Focus On The Family’s Dr. James Dobson will air a special series aptly titled “The God Of All Comfort,” featuring Steven Curtis Chapman on Dobson’s daily broadcast. In the moving and compelling interview, Chapman shares some of the journey God has taken the family on since the loss of his five-year-old daughter Maria Sue.
Focus On The Family is based in Colorado Springs, CO and has a daily syndicated radio show heard on 2,000 outlets nationwide and on focusonthefamily.com. The broadcast also airs a 90 second commentary on 300 general market stations throughout the U.S. The show deals with contemporary issues that affect the modern American family, from a Christian perspective.
To check the radio times and broadcast listings of “The God Of All Comfort” please visit http://listen.family.org/daily/A000001488.cfm. The schedule for the series is as follows:
August 25- "The God of All Comfort-I"
August 26-"The God of All Comfort-II"
August 27-"The God of All Comfort-III"
In addition, today, Aug. 22, Dobson, who has been a friend of Chapman’s for years, will be re-airing an interview from 2001 with the multi-platinum selling artist where Chapman shares his heart for adoption and the adoption ministry he and his wife Mary Beth founded, Shaohannah’s Hope.
Chapman is also receiving extensive airtime with new single “Yours (new verse)”which has just released to Christian radio with an additional verse that acknowledges the tragic loss and faithfulness to the Chapman family through this difficult time. It is off to a fast start with 33 adds in its debut week and 19 adds this week. This early traction of airplay makes “Yours (new verse)” the track with the most increased spins and the highest debut on the R&R AC Monitored and Indicator charts at No. 25. The song is available digitally at major DSP’s with proceeds after expenses benefitting Maria’s Miracle Fund at Shaohannah’s Hope.
(“Yours (new verse)” is available for purchase via digital service providers including iTunes ®, Amazon, Rhapsody, Napster, etc, with 100% of Chapman’s royalties from the sales of this single being donated to Shaohannah’s Hope. Producer Matt Bronlewee and co-writer on “Yours” Jonas Myrin have also joined the effort with 100% of their royalties from the single going to Shaohannah’s Hope, and additionally monies received by Sparrow records from the sales of this single, after deduction of expenses and royalties, will be donated to Shaohannah’s Hope. Shaohannah’s Hope is a 501C(3) organization whose goal is to help families reduce the financial barrier of adoption, and as of July 2008 has provided grants to over 1700 families wishing to adopt orphans in the United States and around the world. For more details on Maria’s Miracle Fund and Shaohannah’s Hope, please visit www.showhope.org.)
For more information on Focus On The Family and Steven Curtis Chapman please visit www.focusonthefamily.com and www.stevencurtischapman.com.
With his release of THIS MOMENT, Chapman has sold over ten million records including two RIAA certified platinum albums and seven RIAA certified gold albums. Along with his Dove and GRAMMY © awards, Chapman has won an American Music Award, has recorded 44 No. 1 US radio hits and been awarded 54 Dove Awards, more than any other artist to date. Since his recording career began in 1987, Chapman has recorded sixteen projects with Sparrow Records. He has performed at the White House and has appeared on multiple national programs via CBS, NBC, ABC, CNN, MSNBC, CMT, FOX20News, the Hallmark Channel and E!, including Good Morning America, Larry King Live, CBS Sunday Morning, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, and more. More than five years ago, Chapman and his wife Mary Beth created The Shaohannah’s Hope Ministry after bringing their first adopted daughter, Shaohannah, home from China. The ministry’s goal is to help families reduce the financial barrier of adoption, and has provided grants to over 1700 families wishing to adopt orphans from around the world.
[2001 - 2015]
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