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Karen Peck

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Karen Peck Gooch is the lead singer for the five-time Grammy-nominated¬† and six time Dove Award winning group, Karen Peck & New River. Karen was inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame in 2017.¬† Karen Peck & New River have several number one hits such as “Four Days Late,” “Hold Me While I Cry,”

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Ivan Parker

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Poplar recording artist, Ivan Parker burst onto the Southern Gospel Music scene in 1982, and has spent more than two and an half decades ministering in churches and arenas, sharing his testimony and rich vocal talents. Traveling with popular Southern Gospel quartet, Gold City, for more than 10 years, Ivan helped lead the group to

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Roger Talley

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An East Tennessee native, Roger Talley began singing with and playing piano for his family at a young age. After graduating from the University of Tennessee with a degree in agricultural business, he began his career playing piano for the Hoppers and has continued for over 30 years. Roger is an accomplished pianist, producer and

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Jeff Whisnant

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Jeff Whisnant is the owner and manger of the Whisnants. He has been involved with his family ministry since its inception, in 1970. He has been traveling full-time since 1990, along with his wife Susan and two sons Austin and Ethan. “It’s an honor and privilege to serve the Lord in this capacity.” Jeff’s desire

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Dean Hopper

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Dean was born into a Southern Gospel Music family, the Hoppers, and began his road life at the very early age of 6; he joined the group full time as lead vocalist in 1982 after having been the drummer for several years prior. He has since been recognized as one of the Outstanding Young Men

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Ray Flynn

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Ray Flynn is the President of Ray Flynn Ministries and Founder, President and the Chairman of the Board Directors for Abraham Productions, Inc. Ray Flynn Ministries was founded in 1992 and Abraham Productions, Inc. was formed in 1997 with both entities having the goal of providing Christian music events that encourage the body of Christ

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