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Legendary Vocalist John Schlitt Guests On CBN's 700 Club Interactive
Posted: Friday May 11th, 2012
Legendary vocalist John Schlitt, far right, helps surprise the 2012 Mom of the Year on Friday's episode of 700 Club Interactive with hosts Gordon Robertson, left, and Terry Meeuwsen, centre. (CBN photo)
Multiple Grammy and Dove Award-winning recording artist John Schlitt will be part of the surprise when the 2012 Mom of the Year is honoured on Friday's episode of the Christian Broadcasting Network's (CBN) 700 Club Interactive, which airs at 9:30 a.m. E.T. daily on the ABC Family Channel.
Schlitt became involved in the special episode when the show's producers learned that the honouree, who will be announced on the show, is a huge fan of Schlitt and the seminal Christian rock band, Petra, for which Schlitt formerly was lead singer.
Schlitt's visit to the show's Virginia Beach, Virginia studios coincides with Street Week for Schlitt's new CD, The Greater Cause, which was released May 8th.
After airing on ABC Family, Friday's episode of 700 Club Interactive, hosted by Gordon Robertson and Terry Meeuwsen, will also be available for viewing online here.
About John Schlitt:
With more than three decades worth of water under the musical bridge, John Schlitt has enjoyed a stellar career as a solo artist, as the former lead singer for Grammy® Award-winning Christian band Petra, one of the most successful Christian rock bands of all times, and as the former lead singer for popular '70s mainstream rock band Head East. He has been inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame as the lead singer of Petra during the years when the band won 10 Dove Awards and four Grammy Awards. Schlitt was recently named the best rock singer in Christian music history by GospelMusicChannel.com. According to the website, Schlitt "remains one of the most distinctive and impactful men to ever stand behind a microphone". Schlitt was also named Male Vocalist of the Year in About.com's 2011 Readers' Poll in a category that included Chris Tomlin, Jeremy Camp. Brandon Heath and Bebo Norman.
For more information on Schlitt, visit johnwschlitt.com or follow him on Twitter (@johnwschlitt) or Facebook (facebook.com/johnwschlitt).
About 700 Club Interactive:
700 Club Interactive is a 30-minute program produced by the Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN), a global, nonprofit ministry preparing the nations of the world for the second coming of Jesus Christ through media, prayer partnering, and humanitarian aid. The show is designed for viewer interaction with hosts Gordon Robertson and Terry Meeuwsen. Its chat community, Skype, live phone calls, and social networking ensure live ministry and a community of prayer for viewers.
CBN broadcasts in 136 countries and 42 languages. For more information about 700 Club Interactive or CBN, go to cbn.com.