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'America's Tenor' Joins J. Mark McVey and Diane Freiman Reynolds as Featured Guests on this Week's 'Hour of Power with Bobby Schuller'

Program Also Features 'It Ain't Over' Film; Schuller Starts Advent Sermon Series

Contact: Ty Mays

GARDEN GROVE, Calif., Nov. 25, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Daniel Rodriguez, also known as "America's Tenor," will join singer and actress Diane Freiman Reynolds and actor J. Mark McVey as featured guests on this week's "Hour of Power with Bobby Schuller" (www.hourofpower.org). Schuller will begin a sermon series for Advent with the message "The Hope of Nations."

Photo: "America's Tenor" Daniel Rodriguez sings "The First Noel" this week on the new "Hour of Power with Bobby Schuller" television program. 

"It Ain't Over," the first film in the Ed's Story series featuring Ed Dobson, pastor emeritus of Calvary Church in Grand Rapids, Mich., also will be shown. The film encourages viewers that despite the troubles of today, people don't have to feel overwhelmed.

In addition, the newly re-launched program will feature the Hour of Power Choir, along with soloists Jennifer Renteria and Fernando Munoz, as they sing "Arise! Shine!" The choir, directed by Don Neuen, will be accompanied by Tom Leonard on organ. 

As "America's Tenor," Rodriguez has won numerous awards, including The Disney Group Humanitarian and USO Lifetime Achievement. He is a goodwill ambassador for the "Heart for Children" foundation. He will sing "The First Noel," accompanied by Dr. Marc Riley and the Hour of Power Orchestra.

J. Mark McVey has performed more than 3,000 times in the role of Jean Valjean in the musical "Les Miserables." He has performed in Carnegie Hall and appeared with the Boston Pops and The National Symphony Orchestra. He will sing "Bring Him Home" from Les Miserables.

Diane Freiman Reynolds has portrayed Mary in "The Glory of Christmas" for several seasons. She will sing "Some Children See Him" with Dr. Marc Riley and the Hour of Power Orchestra.

"I'm really excited for our audience to hear the music and ministry of Daniel, J. Mark and Diane," said Schuller. "These are extremely accomplished artists who have achieved much in this world, but who also have a powerful relationship with Jesus. Their ministry in music should encourage us all."

The new "Hour of Power" retains its popular sacred music and sermon while incorporating new segments, including special guests interviewed on location and popular music performers. The program is produced by Baas Creative, the film company that created the innovative "Nooma" videos, which present Jesus in compelling ways.
"Hour of Power with Bobby Schuller" can be seen in the U.S. on TBN, The Church Channel, Oxygen and local ION Television in Tampa/St. Petersburg, Phoenix, Grand Rapids and Los Angeles.

Supported by a network of 11 Hour of Power local offices around the world, the full hour airs internationally in Australia, Austria, Canada, Denmark, Germany, Hong Kong, Iceland, New Zealand, Pearl River Delta/China Mainland, the Republic of Ireland, Russia, South Africa and other African countries, Sweden, Switzerland, The Netherlands and the United Kingdom. A half-hour version airs in 177 countries and on all military ships at sea on American Forces Network. The full hour is available at all times at www.hourofpower.org.

Additional information on the "Hour of Power with Bobby Schuller" is available at www.hourofpower.org.

To schedule an interview with Bobby Schuller, contact Ty Mays @ 770-256-8710 or tmays@inchristcommunications.com