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The Artist Spotlight – With Colton Dixon

By: Rhema 99.7

Dropped by his record label, Colton Dixon shares how, as he trusted in God, God brought about bigger plans. 

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The Artist Spotlight with Rebecca St James

By: Rhema 99.7

On the 25th anniversary of Rebecca St. James’s first big album ‘God’, she reflects on 25 years and lets us in on new music she’s working on now. Read more

“I Didn’t Know If Using My Gift Was Appropriate” – ‘Voice’ Winner Bella Taylor-Smith

By: Laura Bennett

When Sydney-local Bella Taylor-Smith appeared on The Voice in August last year she blew both the judges and audience away with her skill. Read more

Mahalia Barnes on Music, Christmas and What Makes Jimmy Barnes Cry

By: Katrina Roe

Mahalia Barnes is music royalty in Australia. Her career started when she was just a kid, performing with the Tin Lids. Thirty years later, that record still features in the Barnes family Christmas celebrations. Read more

Matthew West’s New Album Sums Up Another Pandemic Year: ‘We Need Christmas’

By: Laura Bennett

After what’s been a wild couple of years, Grammy-nominated recording artist Matthew West is encouraging people to embrace not only the “Christmas cheer” but the restorative message of the gospel it celebrates. Read more

Needtobreathe’s Josh Lovelace Has Redefined Success and It’s Not More Awards

By: Laura Bennett

In Needtobreathe’s 20-year music history, they’ve won Dove Awards, have been Grammy nominated, toured with Taylor Swift, headlined sold-out shows at iconic music venues around the world, and still continue to be “a rock n’ roll band from South Carolina” who write songs for fans to live by. Read more

Religion and Politics: Is a Relationship Between the Two All Bad?

By: Laura Bennett

When Dominic Perrottet was appointed as Premier of NSW, it wasn’t just an RIP moment to Gladys, it also brought to the forefront once more the severe discomfort some people feel when Australian political leaders have an obvious religious faith. Read more

Finally Free and a Little Afraid: Mac Powell on Making Music After Third Day

By: Laura Bennett

Mac Powell has been a mainstay of the Christian music industry for over three decades. First as the co-founder and front man of Christian rock band Third Day, then as a solo artist releasing two country albums, and now with his first Christian solo project, New Creation. Read more

Jamila Rizvi on Giving Women Their “Work Confidence” Back

By: Ally Barnes

Women face many challenges re-entering the workforce after extended periods of time off. Read more

Tragedy Shows Us Humans Are Compelled to Help: ‘A Fire Inside’ Book and Doco

By: Laura Bennett

The fire season of 2019 into 2020 was harrowing. It’s the worst we’ve seen in recent history, and, as it prompted conversations about caring for country, climate change and environmental conservation, it also showcased the fiercely resilient Australian spirit. Read more