March is marching onward, ushering in the promise of Spring. What a blessing to see the new growth each year, reminding us of how God makes all things new. Only He can restore to life that which seems lifeless, fruitless or hopeless. How wonderful to serve such a great God! Let's keep our eyes open to see where He is bringing restoration in our own lives.

Did you have a chance to watch the first episode of The Bible this past Sunday on the History Channel? (or Monday on Lifetime?) We are hearing a variety of responses to this epic series, and we'd love to hear what you think about it! To let your voice be heard, just click here!

A thought from the Word...

2 Corinthians 5:17

Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old has gone, the new has come!

Lynda Randle is well known to Homecoming audiences for her warm voice and even warmer heart. Her own faith has been tested during times of struggle and pain, and God has used her to encourage and inspire many others who go through similar challenges. We caught up with this lovely lady recently and found out a few things we didn't know, including what keeps her going through tough times, what she loves most about her husband Michael and what she loves to cook! Click here to watch "Five Questions for Lynda Randle" and learn more about this Homecoming friend.
Ever wondered what The Booth Brothers would sound like as a quartet? Well, the audience at this year's Memphis Quartet Show will soon find out! Michael, Ronnie and Jim will be joined by Homecoming artist Gene McDonald for a one-time-only performance on Thursday, June 20, 2013. Other top groups will be featuring including Ernie Haase & SS, Triumphant Quartet, Legacy Five, the Mark Trammell Quartet, Brian Free & Assurance and others. For more information, visit quartetshow.com.
The premiere episode of The Bible series which aired last Sunday night had a tremendous audience of 14.8 million viewers across the U.S. and Canada, making it the number one cable telecast of the year so far. In the March/April issue of Homecoming, executive producers Roma Downey and Mark Burnett shared with Gloria Gaither about the inspiration behind the project and the intense process of bringing stories from God's Word to cinematic life. To read more about the excitement generated by Sunday night's premiere and see a fantastic slideshow from that episode, just click here!
As we've been telling you on Facebook, the Perrys' Tracy Stuffle is still in the ICU of a hospital in Tennessee, after suffering a stroke and subsequent car accident on January 21. All updates related to his condition can be found here, but we wanted to let you know about a benefit concert taking place in Nashville on March 19. Many top Southern Gospel groups will perform, including Jason Crabb, Mark Lowry, the Oak Ridge Boys, Ernie Haase & Signature Sound, the Booth Brothers, the Hoppers, the Isaacs and many others. For more information about this amazing event, click here or visit tracystufflebenefit.com.