The Nashville air is crackling with excitement as we prepare for the Dove Awards ceremony tonight! Many Homecoming friends are nominated for awards, including the Gaither Vocal Band, Ernie Haase & Signature Sound, the Isaacs, Jason Crabb, Aaron & Amanda Crabb and more! Keep reading below for more details...

It's also good to feel just the beginning of that crisp autumn air and see the leaves turning, and that turns our thoughts! Cider, pumpkin pie, soup, hot cocoa...mmm...all those great fall tastes. We'd love to hear your answer to this question: Is there a food or drink that you crave especially in the fall season? Please take just a moment to answer here.

A thought from the Word...

Psalm 92:1-2
It is good to praise the Lord and make music to your name, O Most High, to proclaim your love in the morning and your faithfulness at night.

We're excited that the Gaither Vocal Band has been nominated for five Dove Awards this year, and Bill, David and Michael are also nominated individually in various categories. The ceremony takes place tonight and will be televised on the UP channel Monday, October 21st at 8 p.m. ET. To read more about all the fun, just click here!
Funny lady Chonda Pierce is coming out soon with a brand-new DVD called Girl Talk, which is going to be hysterical! There are also some bittersweet moments, as Chonda talks about her mother who passed away last year. We recently had a wonderful interview with Chonda and got to know this spunky blonde a little all about it here.
We wanted to tell you about a couple of exciting things happening with the Nelons. First, the whole family is on a short mission trip in Guatemala this week, doing some filming and also visiting an orphanage. Prayers are appreciated, as Amber tweeted this morning, "Did my morning devo and asked God that He would bless our trip and do something amazing in Guatemala! Pray for us for safe travels!" And, if you did not already know, Amber recently got engaged to her sweetheart John Risk, and you can take a peek at that moment here! Congratulations, Amber!
Karen Peck Gooch also has a few reasons for the big smile on her face; the KPNR song "Revival" from their same-titled album has soared up the charts, and Karen will soon be on the big screen once again! For her second movie role, she'll be appearing in the Pure Flix film Redeemed, set to release in spring 2014. We are so thrilled for her, and you can read more about it here.
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