My oh my, how the time flies! Last year was my first time to ever step foot on a red carpet or attend an award show. The K-Love Fan Awards took me by surprise with only having released the song “How Can It Be.” Back for a second year, I cannot tell you how honored I am to be considered amongst y’all. These awards are extra special because they are purely voted on by the fans. Fans can be a very interesting word, but I like to think of it as “ministry buddies.” I sing. You share. We are all in this together and dependent on each other’s gift so that the body of Christ can be full, spreading His Kingdom to come to earth. That being said, when last Sunday rolled around, your votes stood out. I’m so grateful to have won not only the Female Artist of the Year but also the Artist of the Year award! In my excitement, I rushed to the stage and gave the acceptance speech of a lifetime… For the wrong award! Laughter filled my bones as I gave everyone permission to indulge at my expense. It was one of the most humorous moments I’ve had on stage thus far. I wouldn’t trade it for a better speech either! I got a good laugh out of it! Moving along, I just truly am so touched by your support in this season of my life. Thank you dearly!
I have some other fun news to share with you!
The secret is out: I will be headlining my very first tour in the fall! I’m partnering with CURE International because of my love for the medical field and missions. I wanted to be a missionary doctor when I was in middle school. Although my path took another turn, the passion still burns to see impoverished people given a sense of freedom through transformational surgeries!
My deepest desire for these nights is that God would shake the foundation of what we know of Him and expand our revelation of who He is. I want people to feel free to “let their hair down” and come as they are. I want people to feel like they can drink from the water of Life, rest in His presence, and leave refueled and empowered to fulfill all that He has in store. I am so thrilled to see how He moves in all of our lives. I look forward to His healing hand touching us all. COME EXPECTANT! COME HUNGRY! COME DESPERATE! COME AS YOU ARE! I hear Him saying “Draw near to Me, and I’ll draw near to you.” I am so ready! I am also excited to announce that Chris McClarney will be joining me for the evening. There will be lots in store! You can check out the tour dates below for more info! I look forward to seeing your smiling faces out on the road! But until then, God bless each of you, and thanks again for all of your love!