February 13, 2017

James A. Smith Sr.





Proclaim 17 Musical Guests Include Selah, Laura Story, and More 

Selah Laura Story Hannah Kerr Erskin Anavitarte Lindy Conant
 Selah Laura Story Hannah Kerr  Erskin Anavitarte  Lindy Conant


WASHINGTON (NRB) – Award-winning Christian musical artists Selah and Laura Story will lead thousands of Christian communicators in worship during the opening and closing sessions of Proclaim 17, the NRB International Christian Media Convention in Orlando, which will be held February 27-March 2 with the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation as its theme.

The Reformation was launched in 1517 when German theologian Martin Luther nailed his Ninety-Five Theses to the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg, Germany. During the Opening Session of Proclaim 17 on February 27, the contemporary Christian vocal trio Selah will perform some of Luther’s greatest hymns from their recently released album, Greatest Hymns, Vol. 2.

Laura Story – best known for her songs “Blessings,” “Mighty to Save,” “What a Savior,” and “Indescribable” – will later close out Proclaim 17 on March 2 during the Closing Gala Dinner, which will be headlined by Bible teacher R.C. Sproul and India megachurch pastor P. Satish Kumar.

Other musical guests at Proclaim 17 include singer-songwriters Hannah Kerr and Erskin Anavitarte, who will lead worship during the convention’s Great Commission Summit on February 27, and missionary/songwriter Lindy Conant, who will lead worship on March 1 during the Public Worship Service at which ministry leaders Tony Evans and Nick Hall will preach.

“Thousands of Christian ministry and media professionals will gather for Proclaim 17 to network and learn, and to find resources and inspiration,” said NRB President & CEO Dr. Jerry A. Johnson. “The musical guests who will be leading us in worship at the convention will help focus our attention on the One who ultimately guides us, equips us, encourages us, and saves us.”

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