Friday, December 06, 2019

Win Steven Curtis Chapman Tickets!

Steven Curtis Chapman's Acoustic Christmas tour is making three stops in Michigan next week!  We want you to be there!

We're giving away tickets to each of the shows. 

Here's how you get qualified:

TELL US your favorite Christmas tradition or memory!  

Send an email to josh@smile.fm.  Include your name, address and phone number, and share your favorite tradition or memory with us and you'll be qualified for tickets!

You've only got this weekend to get in on this contest!  We'll select winners for each of the three shows and announce them on Monday!

If you missed it, listen to Steven Curtis Chapman chat with Josh Strickland about his favorite memory here: http://smilefm.blogspot.com/2019/11/listen-steven-curtis-chapman-joins-josh.html

Find out more about Steven Curtis Chapman live in Michigan here: https://unitychristianevents.com/

Thursday, November 21, 2019

LISTEN! Steven Curtis Chapman joins Josh Strickland

Did you miss the 10 minutes that Steven Curtis Chapman and Josh Strickland talked on the air today?

Well, we've got all ten minutes here -- plus a bonus five minutes as well!

Listen to the complete, unedited interview here: https://soundcloud.com/smile-strickland/sets/interviews

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Zeeland: Community Literally Surrounds Family With Love

Zeeland: Community literally surrounds family with love after 16 year old passes away suddenly and unexpectedly.  It happened while he was playing soccer over the weekend.  A blood clot in his leg moved to his lungs.

Get the whole story and see the powerful image

Thursday, October 10, 2019

LISTEN: Dannah Gresh, creator of True Girl (formerly Secret Keeper Girl), joins Josh Strickland

Dannah Gresh, the creator of True Girl (formerly Secret Keeper Girl), talks to Josh Strickland about the name change and what it means to be a "true girl."  This interview contains content NOT heard on the air and is a MUST-LISTEN, especially for moms, but dads should tune in too.  This is REALLY IMPORTANT CONTENT.

CLICK HERE: https://soundcloud.com/smile-strickland/sets/interviews

Friday, September 27, 2019

VIDEO: The Evolution of Worship

Check out this awesome clip!  1,500 years of worship compressed into 7 and a half minutes, performed acapella by David Wesley.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2SaBhN2idbM

Tuesday, September 03, 2019

Celebrate Your Marriage

Jay and Laura Laffoon are back at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island with Celebrate Your Marriage, and you and your spouse are encouraged to come and join us for the event.

CONGRATULATIONS to Trevor and Bethany of Sterling Heights -- married just 4 months -- these newlyweds will be joining us!  Josh and Sarah Strickland will also be there, and special guests, Acts of Renewal, will be there as well.  How about you?

Need a little extra incentive?  How about it being peak fall color season??

Celebrate Your Marriage is October 6th and 7th.  Find out more and get your tickets here.

IMPORTANT NOTE: The Celebrate Your Marriage room hold ends September 5th.  After this date it may not be possible to get a room at the Grand Hotel for the event!  However, you don't have to stay at the Grand Hotel to attend Celebrate Your Marriage.

Friday, August 30, 2019

WATCH! For King & Country and Dolly Parton Release New "God Only Knows" Video

It's already an incredible song with deep, powerful lyrics.  In fact, when Dolly Parton heard it, it moved her so much that she wanted to be part of it.

So Joel and Luke - For King & Country - rerecorded "God Only Knows" with the legendary Dolly Parton and then released a brand new MUST-WATCH video!

See the video here: http://www.upshia.com/song-king-country-dolly-parton-god-only-knows-remix.html

Thursday, August 29, 2019

LISTEN! New Swartz Creek Church Plant

Josh Strickland chats with Daniel Crawford, the Worship Pastor at the new Swartz Creek church plant, Risen Church, which will hold its first service at the PAC on September 8th.

https://soundcloud.com/smile-strickland/sets/interviews

Friday, August 16, 2019

LISTEN! Fundraiser Aims to Get Flint Schools AC

Strickland chats with Jason Eaton, who started a fundraiser to raise money for air conditioning units for Flint schools. In just three days, 14 units were purchased -- enough for an entire school! This is an incredible, inspiring, feel-good story and a MUST LISTEN chat!

https://soundcloud.com/smile-strickland/sets/interviews

Friday, July 19, 2019

For King & Country Live in Ypsilanti, Muskegon

It's the Burn The Ships World Tour and it's coming to Michigan on September 27th and October 3rd.

For King & Country live!

September 27th: EMU Convocation Center, Ypsilanti

October 3rd: L.C. Walker Arena, Muskegon

This is going to be a fK&C experience like no other!  Get tickets here and we'll see you there!

Friday, May 31, 2019

Enjoy the Weekend! The Bible says so!

Relevant Magazine compiled 12 Bible verses that encourage us to rest and enjoy the weekend, because God created the weekend and the weekend is for rest!

Here's the link: https://relevantmagazine.com/life5/what-the-bible-says-about-actually-enjoying-your-weekend/

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

LISTEN! Faith Fest 2019 Artists Join Josh Strickland

Josh Strickland is chatting with all the Faith Fest artists ahead of Faith Fest 2019, including all the Biggby Coffeehouse Stage artists! 

Listen and check back for the latest here: https://soundcloud.com/smile-strickland/sets/interviews

Monday, May 13, 2019

LISTEN! Luke from For King & Country joins Josh Strickland

Luke from For King & Country joined Josh Strickland to chat about the band's upcoming Michigan Burn The Ships tour stops.  The band will play EMU in Ypsi in September and LC Walker in Muskegon in October.  There was also some discussion about mowing the lawn.

Miss it?  No problem!  Hear it all here: https://soundcloud.com/smile-strickland/sets/interviews

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

LISTEN! Matthew West joins Josh Strickland

Matthew West talks songwriting with Josh Strickland ahead of his Unity Christian Music Festival performance.

Miss it?  No problem!  Hear it all here: https://soundcloud.com/smile-strickland/sets/interviews