Cross Point Music Releases Centricity Music Debut EP, Never Stop Singing
Cross Point Music Unites Congregations, Joins With Maverick City Music's Stefan Cashwell, More To Create EP
Lead single and title track "Never Stop Singing" features Stefan Cashwell from Atlanta's Maverick City Music, who penned the song with fellow songwriter Mary Beth Sudduth and Cross Point Franklin pastor Kevin Robison. Written before the pandemic forced churches across the nation to temporarily shutter and before Cross Point's doors were closed following a tornado that ripped through Middle Tennessee in March 2020, damaging a large portion of Cross Point's main building in downtown Nashville, "Never Stop Singing" has become an anthem of hope despite the adversity.
Cross Point Music once again collaborated with Cashwell as well as with Spence Parkerson for the EP's cornerstone track, "Heaven Is On The Way." The song offers words of praise for life's hardest moments with a chorus that declares, "I will sing when I don't feel it. I'll believe before I see it."
Giving voice to both those who have seen prayers answered and to those still sitting on the other side of an unanswered prayer, "Even More" was conceived during one of Cross Point's weekly prayer hours in which Stark began jotting down phrases from a prayer led by former NFL Tennessee Titans player Tim Shaw, who battles ALS. "During the prayer, Tim asked God to allow us to lean into even more of who He is," shares Stark, who previously served as a country writer for Sony/ATV and is married to Apollo LTD member Adam Stark.
Living out Cross Point Music's vision of uniting various congregations, Grayson took his pen outside his home church to write "You Are" with creatives from Craig Groeschel's Life.Church in Oklahoma. Like this song, every track on Never Stop Singing jointly form a tapestry that weaves sounds from different churches but beat from the same heart. They are offerings filled with transparency, yet often free of resolution. If the lyrics of Cross Point Music's songs feel gritty, it's because they are.
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