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More from We The Kingdom…

Last night We The Kingdom performed at the Ohio State Fair, after announcing late last week their new album release this fall.

Read the story here from

Let every heartbreak
And every scar
Be a picture that reminds you
Who has carried you this far

The artist/song was a stumper, so we’ll bring it back next week.

Thanks for listening!

Brogan and Jonathon live from the fair on Artist News Tuesday!

Brogan and Jonathon shared some live updates from the Ohio State Fair and shared a sneak peak from an interview with Zach Williams talking about some upcoming singles and tours along with a new album this September!

Today’s Song Poetry lyrics are…

I don’t wanna go through the motions
I don’t wanna go one more day
Without Your all consuming passion inside of me

The answer… The Motions by Matthew West!

Congratulations to Beth for calling in and correctly guessing those lyrics to win a $5 gift card to Round Hill Dairy Ice Cream!

Thanks for listening!
-Brogan and Jonathon

Performing on a classic stage

Today’s Artist News headlines focused on:

TAUREN WELLS – read about his experience playing at Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry this past week. Click here for the story from

RYAN ELLIS – the artist behind “Heart of the Father” releases his first album. Learn more by clicking here!

Doesn’t matter just how many times I tried
There could only be a single reason why,
So tell me…

The song? Miracles from Colton Dixon. Congratulations to Vicki from Mount Vernon correctly guessing todays Song Poetry!

Thanks for listening!
– Joe and Brogan

Tours, Albums, Musicals and Ice Cream!

Today’s Artist News focused on:

KATY NICHOLE: read more about her story and background here from

MERCYME, REND COLLECTIVE & ANDREW RIPP: joining up for a fall tour. Read the story here from They will be in Cleveland on November 6th.

To anyone who ever lost your way
To everyone who ever felt ashamed
Here’s a song for all the broken hearted…

The song? Jeremy Camp with ‘Getting Started.’ Congratulations to Ashley from Mount Vernon winning that $5 gift card to Round Hill Dairy Ice Cream!

Congrats to Aubrey from Mount Vernon calling in and winning tickets to see Oliver! this Thursday!

Thanks for listening!

-Joe and Brogan

New music and great giveaways!

Todays show featured stories about Katy Nichole’s new self titled EP release! The release follows the record breaking #1 single “In Jesus Name”. To read the full story, click here!

We also talked about the brand new upcoming tour from Jeremy Camp, featuring Katy Nichole! For a full list of tour dates, click here!

Over the mountains and the sea
Your river runs with love for me
And I will open up my heart
And let the healer set me free

I Could Sing Of Your Love Forever by Sonicflood

Congratulations to Jennifer from Centerburg for guessing today’s correct song poetry, winning a $5 gift card to Round Hill Dairy Ice Cream!

Congratulations to Paul from Mount Vernon calling in and guessing the correct Crowder trivia question, winning tickets to Freedom Fest to see Crowder and Austin French!

Thanks for listening!

-Brogan and Alyssa

New songs, new inspiration

Today’s Artist News stories focused on:

BRANDON HEATH – Brogan shared about his new song and devotional, “That’s Enough.” Read the story from NewReleaseToday by clicking here.

TOBYMAC – Joe shared about his new song with Blessing Offor called, “The Goodness,” and the new album coming in August. Read more from our friends at about the song and album by clicking here. We will be adding “The Goodness” this Friday on WNZR! Here’s a sneak peek:

I won’t give up on this race
Broken but I still have faith
That this old life is all part of a plan

The song? Promised Land from TobyMac – congratulations to David from Mount Vernon, who guessed correctly and won the $5 gift card to Round Hill Dairy.

Thanks for listening!
– Joe and Brogan

Albums and accolades!

Today we shared Artist News from:

TAUREN WELLS: read more about the release of his new album. Find the story from by clicking here.

CROWDER: read about how David and his team celebrated four awards about singles and albums last week. Read more here!

You’re the defender of the weak
You comfort those in need
You lift us up on wings like eagles

The answer? Lincoln Brewster and ‘Everlasting God.’ Congratulations to Rendell from Mount Vernon, who guessed correctly and wins the $5 gift card to Round Hill Dairy.

Thanks for listening!
– Joe and Brogan

News and Notes for 6/7/22

Today’s show featured news from Maverick City Music and Kirk Franklin’s collaboration tour that is currently breaking records nationwide! We also talked about a feature story from Stars Go Dim and their song, “Yes He Does”. Chris Cleveland from the group breaks down the inspiration and story behind this hit song.

For more information on the story about Maverick City Music and Kirk Franklin, click here!

For more information on the story with Stars Go Dim and their inspiration behind the song “Yes He Does”, click here!

Once my feet have left the ledge
And in the rush I hear a voice
That’s telling me it’s time to take the leap of faith
So here, I go

-Dive by Steven Curtis Chapman

Congratulations to Ann for guessing the correct song title and artist for today’s song poetry, winning a $5 gift card to Round Hill Dairy Ice Cream!

Thanks for listening!-Brogan

News and Notes for 5/31/22

Today’s show featured artist news from Steven Curtis Chapman and We the Kingdom!

Steven Cutis Chapman recently resigned with his record label, Provident Label Group, as well as released a new single, “Still”. Steven shared how far he has come in his 35 years of music making, as well as expressed his excitement for the future after signing this deal, to read and learn more, click here!

We the Kingdom shared a new single titled “Miracle Power” this past weekend, debuting as the lead single for their upcoming sophomore album. The group also announced a nationwide tour, with three stops in Ohio. To learn more about their new single and tour, click here!

Oh’ I’m desperate for Your grace
I need You and I’m unashamed
Breathe new life into my veins

Deseperado by Evan Craft

Congratulations to Patty of Fredericktown winning a one day pass to the Hiawatha Water Park matching the song lyrics to the artist and song title. Thanks for listening!


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