Covenant Worship To Release Sand & Stars Album April 14
Preorder With 3 Instant Track Downloads Available Now Integrity Music announces the April 14 global release of Sand & Stars, a new full-length live album from Covenant Worship, the music ministry of the Dallas-area-based Covenant Church. Available as a physical album, standard digital album and digital deluxe recording featuring four videos, the Sand & Stars preorder ( http://smarturl.it/SandandStars) is available now with iTunes® offering the project's songs "All Things," "Sand and Stars" and "All Honor" as instant downloads.
Unconventionally recorded under the stars at a church retreat, Sand & Stars reveals a more organic, reflective sound with new songs drawn from scripture. This includes the album's title track, inspired by Genesis 15:5, 17:3-8 and the scriptural covenant God made to Abraham in Genesis 22:17… blessing I will bless you, and multiplying I will multiply your descendants as the stars of the heaven and as the sand which is on the seashore ( NKJV).
"All of these scriptures speak of legacy, the promise of future generations," declares worship pastor David Binion, who leads the Covenant Worship team along with his wife, Nicole Binion, and Josh Dufrene. "In Deuteronomy, legacy is referred to as the Seed of Abraham. The New Testament connects us to that promise, referring to all people grafted into the family of Israel… legacy has always been close to the Father's heart.
It is a message that resounds with the Binions who are mentoring the next generation of worship leaders, songwriters and musicians within the 10,000 member congregation that ranges in ethnicity from Caucasian and African-American to Hispanic, Indian and Asian.
"The whole essence of the heart of what we're doing is this blended expression of young, middle age and older," he adds. "I need to be able to pass the baton to a well-trained young person and give them a higher starting place than I had… that is the whole thought process. Live with legacy in mind."
Covenant Worship will lead new music from Sand & Stars on TBN's "Praise" April 17, which will also be guest-hosted by David and Nicole Binion. The program will receive several re-airings thoughout Holy Week. (See local TV listings for days/times.)