April Events & Happenings

 Check out these exciting events taking place during April!


evI_You_and_Your_Girl_2010_570x200.jpgYou and Your Girl with Vicki Courtney

Saturday, April 17
First Baptist Church in Carrollton, Texas


evI_Living_Proof_Live_2010_570x200.jpgLiving Proof Live with Beth Moore

Friday, April 16-Saturday, April 17
Idlewild Baptist Church in Lutz, FL


Awake & Alive Tour

SkilletTour.pngNot only are John and Korey Cooper of the band Skillet on the cover of this month’s ParentLife. They are also going on tour this month. The “Awake & Alive Tour” begins April 15th at Scranton, Pennsylvania’s Scranton Cultural Center and then continues through late May. For more more information about the tour as well as concert dates and ticket information, visit www.skillet.com


One Life Tour

You may remember Jason Barton, frontman of the band 33Miles, from our October 2009 issue. Right now, 33Miles is in the middle of its “One Life Tour.” The tour begin in mid-March, but there is still time to catch a show near you. The tour is partnering with Food For The Hungry to seek aid for earthquake-affected children in Haiti. Concert attendees will have the opportunity to sponsor one of the thousands of children affected by the January 12 disaster. For tickets and information, visit www.33milesonline/tour.


iShine Live!

iShineLogo.jpgiShine LIVE!, a unique faith-based concert tour designed specifically for the preteen (ages 8 to 14) market, will head back out on the road this spring, hitting more than 20 cities nationwide. iShine LIVE! is a power-packed, high-energy two-hour event that brings together live music performances, a speaker, DJ, dancing, and more! This spring tour will feature performances from Paige Armstrong, The Rubyz, Mission Six, Jamie Grace, and more. Visit www.iShineLive.com for concert dates and locations. And don’t miss our feature on single-dad Robert Beeson, founder of iShine Live, coming up in the July 2010 issue of ParentLife.

Know of any other great events in April? Leave a comment and let us know!


World Vision’s Summerfest ’09


World Vision unveils “World Vision’s Summerfest ’09,” their first-ever summer concert series featuring pop-rock band Building 429, 33Miles, Lanae Hale, and new act Kimber Rising. The Summerfest will visit 12 to 15 cities and kicks off this week. World Vision hopes to have more than 800 child sponsorships by the end of the tour.

The tour dates lead up to Building 429’s World Vision mission trip to Uganda this July where the band will be performing to approximately 30,000 people in Rwanda with Andrew Palau of the Luis Palau Association. The band will continue their tour with World Vision in August for 15 dates across Canada.
For more information on World Vision Summerfest ’09 and the tour dates, click here.

For more information about World Vision, a Christian humanitarian organization dedicated to working with children, families, and their communities worldwide to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice, visit the World Vision Web site.
ParentLife is excited to feature 33Miles’ lead vocalist Jason Barton and his story in our upcoming October 2009 issue. You can see Jason and 33Miles as part of Summerfest ’09. Don’t forget to check out this month’s ParentLife feature on musical artist TobyMac.

Tell us! Who are your favorite Christian artists? Do you sponsor a child through World Vision?