- Artist: Antonia Lawrence
- Format: CD
- Release Date:11/8/2005
For Antonia, music is about service -- to God and to those whose lives might be changed by the power of a song. Every note is given freely, with nothing asked in return other than a willingness to open one's heart and listen. It is the most generous of gifts, and the easiest to receive ... because singing came to Antonia only after her own heart had opened to God. It's value lies not in the promise of fame, but in it's power to touch others as it has touched her. Antonia has a unique multicultural background. She was born in Manchester, England, her parents are from Jamaica and she was raised in Canada. She now resides in the United States with her husband, David and family. She enrolled into Oral Roberts in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and this is where her ministry began and where she discovered the gift God had given to her. As Antonia grew in the knowledge of God, so did her talent as singer, songwriter and worship leader. Her music reflects her multicultural background through the diversity of styles, mixed with lyrics that capture God word for today's generation. On her new project called 'Global Hallelujah' experience the excitement of live praise and worship with Antonia Lawrence. This 2 disc DVD/CD set, includes live concert footage, Antonia's testimony, and interviews. The project celebrates the presence of God and inspires and ignites a passion for the calling of every believer-- Worship & Missions. The goal is to communicate the message of Christ through a contemporary, cross-cultural style of music. From, Latin to jazz; rock to reggae; this project displays the unity that is in Christ as we join together with believers of many cultures to worship the Lord. Babbie Mason appears, courtesy of Spring Hill Music Group, and they sing, on this project, a worship song they wrote together with Turner Lawton, called My One and Only. This DVD was recorded Live at her home church, Victory World Church in Norcross, GA and was produced by Jody Mayfield and Antonia Lawrence. Antonia has recorded about six projects over the years including a recent Christmas project called 'The Ultimate Gift'. She has worked with some of the leading artists in the field, such as Ron Kenoly, Alvin Slaughter, Darlene Zchech of Australia, Israel Houghton, LaMar Boschman, Babbie Mason; and with speakers such as Anne Graham Lotz, Julie Baker of TimeOut for Women. Lead worship for the Reinhart Bonke Crusade in Atlanta, and for Unite Atlanta. Antonia has traveled as far as England, Brazil, the Caribbean Islands, and beyond, on a wide range of music and worship projects. Closer to home, she serves as choir director and worship leader for a congregation of three thousand at the Victory World Church in Atlanta. Antonia's greatest passion is to worship God and to lead others into His presence, so they can freely express their hearts to God, and be refreshed and renewed in His presence. Her new project 'Global Hallelujah' will be released October 2005. Fresh Rain Music * 6050 Peachtree Parkway, Suite 240-323 * Norcross, GA 30092 * 404-452-4713.
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