(Grand Rapids, Mich) Aug. 2022 – Zondervan, a division of HarperCollins Christian Publishing, is proud to announce the release of the NIV Country Gospel Audio New Testament. This new audio Bible features fourteen of country music’s biggest stars reading the New Testament in today’s best-selling modern-English Bible translation – the New International Version (NIV).
“We are thrilled to have partnered with country music artists we grew up listening to as well as some of today’s biggest names to bring this one-of-a-kind project to life. They all bring a new voice to this sacred text,” said Melinda Bouma, vice president and publisher of Bibles for Zondervan. “Our hope is that it reaches listeners right where they are with the beautiful message of God.”
Whether it’s nine-time Grammy Award winner Hillary Scott reading Luke, legendary Country Music Hall of Famer Charlie Daniels reading Mark, 14-time Grammy and eight-time CMA and ACM winner Ricky Skaggs reading Hebrews, or New Artist of the Year Lauren Alaina reading James, listeners will find encouragement and faith as they listen to Scripture read by some of their favorite performers. The full lineup includes:
- Rory Feek reading Matthew
- Charlie Daniels reading Mark
- Hillary Scott reading Luke
- Cheryl White reading John
- Sharon White reading Acts
- Randy Owen reading Romans
- Carly Pearce reading 1 Corinthians
- Tracy Lawrence reading 2 Corinthians
- Linda Davis reading Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians, and Colossians
- Neal McCoy reading 1 and 2 Thessalonians, 1 and 2 Timothy, Titus, and Philemon
- Ricky Skaggs reading Hebrews
- Lauren Alaina reading James
- Josh Turner reading 1 and 2 Peter, 1,2, and 3 John, and Jude
- T. G. Sheppard reading Revelation
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The NIV Country Gospel Audio New Testament is available now. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Zondervan, a worldwide leading Christian publisher of books and Bibles, is part of HarperCollins Christian Publishing, Inc. Its publications include a variety of Bible translations for all ages; books in different genres and subject areas for the general reader; curriculum for individual and group Bible study; books for children and young adults; academic resources including textbooks and reference books; ministry resources; and books on faith and culture. Zondervan is located in Grand Rapids, MI. For more information, visit www.zondervan.com.
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