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WN Music News: July 25, 2011

posted by Chad Bonham

Esterlyn takes break from touring for month-long mission trip to Amsterdam

Worship band Esterlyn recently took time away from the road to spend a month sharing their faith in Amsterdam where they played music in the streets, handed out Bibles and CDs while encouraging the people there–primarily in the notorious Red Light District.

“It has definitely been stretching my comfort zone to just set up in the piazzas and start singing,” lead singer Luke Caldwell said on the band’s website. “We have been amazed to be able to share and pray with prostitutes and even give them bibles. It amazes me that we as Christians have the answers to the fulfillment so many people are searching for…we pray God continues to gives us boldness as we go out each day and night seeking to serve and save those who are lost in their sin. God really offers us freedom.”

Esterlyn’s debut CD Call Out (which released last summer) is doing well in the U.S., and its version of the Hillsong United hit “Freedom Is Here” is charting on Christian CHR radio. The Boise, Idaho based band won’t be in the States for long. They travel to Mexico in September for another mission trip.

For even more information about the band, visit the band’s official website by clicking HERE.

Upcoming Releases (July 26th)
As Hell Retreats – Volition (Ain’t No Grave)
Dominic Balli - American Dream (Lion of Zion)
Morris Chapman – Gospel Praise (Maranatha!)
Farewell Flight – Out for Blood (Mono Vs Stereo)
Hillsong Live – God Is Able (Sparrow)
Hillsong Live - God Is Able: Deluxe Edition CD/DVD (Sparrow)
Hillsong United - We’re All in This Together CD/DVD (Sparrow)
Miss Angie - Time & Space (Transform)
Robert Pierre - I’m All In (Thinkaboutit)
Cindy Cruse Ratcliff - Twenty Three (DREAM)

Sarah Reeves – Broken Things (independent)
William Matthews - Hope’s Anthem (Kingsway)

Coming soon to Whole Notes, interviews with Peter Furler, Anthem Lights, Burlap To Cashmere, Dominic Balli, Tricia Brock, Building 429, Jonny Diaz and Danen Kane!

 



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