This Friday, May 18, acclaimed Southern gospel group Gaither Vocal Band will release the all-new performance video "We Have This Moment." The new DVD captures the stage performance of 14 of the group's recorded songs, most of which can be found on the companion We Have This Moment CD which released in October last year.
Produced by Gordon Mote, the CD recording debuted at No. 1 on the Southern Gospel chart, and at No. 4 on the Contemporary Christian Music chart, according to Nielsen Soundscan. In addition to the music, The 90-minute DVD release features behind-the-scenes interviews with the group members and Gloria Gaither, who penned new words to a classic melody for the recording with the song "Hymn of Praise."
"The longer I live the more I learn to appreciate here and now," says group founder and bass singer Bill Gaither. "This moment, this place in life, this group of people with whom I am privileged to collaborate on these songs. I am blessed beyond measure by these men and by the way our collective contributions have brought something very special to this collection of songs. I hope you are as blessed by this recording as we have been to create it."
The project features performances by Gaither Vocal Band members Wes Hampton, Adam Crabb, Todd Suttles, and Reggie Smith, including several harmony-based tunes, Gaither classics, and some of today's most popular worship songs of the church, including the worship anthems "Chain Breaker" and "Jesus Messiah."
"For me, 'Jesus Messiah' is a great song of perspective that Jesus came not to be served. He came to serve," says Hampton. "It's a great reminder to me of why we are here. I'm not here for you to do something for me. I'm here to serve you because that's exactly what Jesus did for us. He came for one purpose, and that was to rescue sinners."
The "We Have This Moment" DVD release will be part of a TV special airing on over 15 networks that carry the "Gaither Gospel Hour" weekly, including RFD-TV, DIRECTV, TBN, The Heartland Network, Disch TV, FamilyNet, CTN, GMTN, Guardian, Liberty, TCT, TLN, and GaitherTV. It will air in Canada on Vision TV, The Miracle Channel, Grace TV, and CTS.
"We Have This Moment" is exclusively distributed by Capitol Christian Distribution and Universal Music and will be available throughout gospel general market stores and the Christian marketplace in addition to online retailers, including iTunes, Amazon.com, and Gaither.com, the latter two of where it is currently available for pre-order.
"We Have This Moment" DVD Song Listing:
1. "Hallelujah Band"
2. "Man Of Sorrows"
3. "Livin' In The Rhythm Of Grace"
4. "I'll Worship Only At The Feet Of Jesus"
5. "Chain Breaker"
6. "Low Down The Chariot"
7. "Manna From Heaven"
8. "We Are The Sand, We Are The Stars"
9. "We'll Talk It Over"
10. "We Are All God's Children"
11. "Jesus Messiah"
12. "You Amaze Me"
13. "We Have This Moment, Today"
14. "Hymn Of Praise"