2016 Honorees

Gospel Music Trust Fund

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Gospel Music Trust Fund was founded in 1983 by the late Herman Harper former member of the Oak Ridge Boys and President of The Harper Agency, a major booking agency…

Jars of Clay, Blood:Water Mission

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Founded by the GRAMMY® and Dove Award-winning supergroup Jars of Clay and activist Jena Lee Nardella, Blood:Water has raised over $27 million in a call to personalize the HIV/AIDS crisis…

Catherine Brewton, Hope for Harvest

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Catherine Brewton, Vice President, Writer/Publisher Relations of BMI, founded Hope For Harvest, a four-day event as an effort to fund and continue the services provided by Community Outreach Christian Ministries/The…

Michael W. Smith, Rocketown

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Founded in 1994, Michael W. Smith’s Rocketown is a holistic, faith-based youth outreach facility located in downtown Nashville. Rocketown has served thousands of youth in the community by providing programming…

2015 Honorees

Al Andrews, Porter’s Call

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Porter’s Call, founded by Al Andrews, is an integral part of the music world in Nashville. The mission of Porter’s Call is to be a service of counsel, support, and…

Louie and Shelley Giglio, Passion

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Passion, founded by Louie and Shelley Giglio began as a Bible study at Baylor University and has grown into an international ministry called the Passion Movement. The Passion Conferences have…

Candy Christmas, The Bridge, Inc.

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Candy Christmas is an awarding-winning singer/songwriter with five recordings as a solo artist, and six GMA Dove Awards to her credit.  As founder and President of The Bridge, Inc she…

Bishop Paul S. Morton

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Bishop Paul S. Morton is a pastor’s pastor, a leader’s leader who holds multiple advanced degrees in Theology and Divinity.  He is the Founding Bishop of the Full Gospel Baptist…

2014 Honorees

Michael Guido

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On January 16, 1983, in Los Angeles, through the ministry of Calvary Chapel, West Covina, a young man named Michael Guido came to Christ. His life would be radically changed…

Dr. Bobby Jones

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For over three decades, Dr. Bobby Jones (aka “Mr. Gospel”) has helped to revolutionize gospel music. Born of humble beginnings in Henry County, TN, Jones always dreamed of a career…

Show Hope

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Show Hope™ is a movement to care for orphans, restoring the hope of a family to orphans in distress around the world. Founded by Steven Curtis Chapman and his wife…

Don Moen

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Born in a small town near Duluth, Minnesota, Don Moen grew up with music as a part of his life, singing in choirs, studying piano, violin and trombone. After receiving…