Sonrise Notes for March 4th....
...Aaron Shust’s third son Michael was born on January 13, two weeks early. Within minutes of his birth, doctors said they were seeing strong signs of down syndrome. Little Michael will have to have open heart surgery in the next couple of months, so keep them in your prayers, and if you’d like to keep up with all that’s happening, log on to www.aaronshust.blogspot.com.
...Third Day has a song featured in the Robert Duval film “Seven Days in Utopia,” which was recently released on DVD. They say that they’re thrilled to be part of such a great story about mentorship, relationship and faith. If you’re not familiar with the film, you can see the trailer on the Media page. (click here)
...Now the band is supporting a new movie called "October Baby", which stars Rachel Hendrix, Jason Burkey, Jasmine Guy and John Schneider. It hits theatres March 23 and 10% of the proceeds will go to the “Every Life Is Beautiful” fund, which will distribute funds to frontline organizations helping women facing crisis pregnancies, life-affirming adoption agencies and those caring for orphans. Check out the trailer on the Media page. (click here)
...Kari Jobe’s second album with Sparrow Records, “Where I Find You” was released a month ago, and in the first week it landed in the top 10 on the Billboard Top 200 chart, selling more than 24,000 copies. It also hit top 5 on the overall Digital Albums, No. 1 on the overall Christian/Gospel Digital Albums, and No. 1 on the Christian/Gospel Mainstream Retail Billboard chart. Find out more about Kari at www.karijobe.com.
...Happy Birthday to Gloria Gaither today! This Wednesday is the birthday of Kevin Mills from Newsboys, Thursday it’s Bob Herdman of Audio Adrenaline and Garett buell from Caedmon’s Call. Friday is the birthday of Tiffany Arbuckle, better known as Plumb. Happy Birthday to YOU if you’ve got one this week too!