Michael W. Smith will host a one-hour radio special featuring gospel artists responding to the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks from a spiritual perspective. Amy Grant, CeCe Winans, Steven Curtis Chapman, P

Michael W. Smith will host a one-hour radio special featuring gospel artists responding to the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks from a spiritual perspective. Amy Grant, CeCe Winans, Steven Curtis Chapman, Phil Keaggy, and Ginny Owens will be among those to join Smith in a living-room style conversation about life after the attacks. The artists will also perform acoustic versions of their music.

The nationwide radio special, sponsored by the Gospel Music Association (GMA), will be taped today (Dec. 18) in Nashville, and is scheduled to air in January on Salem Communications-affiliated stations. The special will also direct listeners to the GMA Web site to donate to charities assisting victims of the attacks.

The broadcast will also feature the debut of a new recording inspired by the atrocities. Written by Grammy winner Wayne Kirkpatrick and Dove Award recipient Mark Heimermann, "In God We Trust" will be recorded this afternoon by an all-star choir of at least 35 gospel artists -- including dcTalk, Point of Grace, Jaci Velasquez, and Audio Adrenaline -- at Belmont University's Ocean Way Studios in Music City.


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