Eli Young Band Encourages Fans to “Keep on Dreaming Even if it Breaks Your Heart”

Photo credit to http://www.eliyoungband.com/#/about By Lauren Schwab Texas natives Eli Young Band had the crowd dancing and singing acapella to their hit song “Even if it Breaks Your Heart” at Miami Valley Gaming on Thursday, August 4 in Lebanon, Ohio. Their inaugural performance in the grandstands captivated the crowd and lit their dreams on fire. Lead singer, […]

Creative Musician, Eddy Mann, is Lead Naturally by Faith, Peace and Love

Eddy Mann is a creative musician, songwriter, worship leader, teacher, speaker, coach, husband and father led by faith. His life and music has constant vision of hope, peace and understanding through the eyes of a loving heart. As a musician and songwriter it was twenty years ago that he made the decision to offer his […]

Monroeville Inspires the Next Generation to Make Music of Their Own

By Lauren Schwab “I was determined to carve out a music of my own. I didn’t want to copy anybody.” These words and music by the father of bluegrass, Bill Monroe, inspired Matt Munsey from a young age to do just that. Now a GRAMMY® nominated producer and engineer, Munsey strives to inspire the next generation by heading  the […]

Speaking it into Existence – Steve Harvey

We can be the change we wish to see in the world and in our own lives. It starts with stopping to think about what we truly want from God. It says in Habakkuk 2:2 to write the vision and make it plain on paper. Nothing is impossible with God. From small things to big […]

Life is Like Biscuits

By Lauren Schwab Southern Humorist, Jane Jenkins Herlong, shared this story in her email newsletter. One Sunday morning at a small Southern church, the new pastor called on one of his deacons to lead in the opening prayer. The deacon stood up, bowed his head and said, “Lord I hate buttermilk.” The pastor opened one […]

Dolly Parton’s Coat of Many Colors

By Lauren Schwab Dolly Parton’s story of growing up in the Tennessee Smoky Mountains is an inspiration to never forget where you came from and appreciate how it shapes you into the person you are today. “I really wanted to celebrate the people, my whole family, who made me who and what I am today,” […]

“If You’re Feeling Helpless, Help Someone”

  By Lauren Schwab As spring approaches, I can can feel the warmth renewing my attitude, inspiration and aspiration to serve others. I have heard if one door closes another one is meant to open. It can be easy to focus on lose and what has gone wrong instead of what could go right because […]

Country Boy, Granger Smith Sings of Merica, Miles & Mudtires

By Lauren Schwab Texas country music sensation, Granger Smith, brings his part of the country across America with his debut album, Remington, and playing shows from west to east coast. Smith performed for Cincinnati fans at Bogarts on February 20. Yee Yee Nation was alive in the city. Smith took time to visit with fans […]

Steve Harvey: You Have To Jump & Sow Seed for Success

By Lauren Schwab I have learned there is no end to success. You have to keep jumping in life and know it takes time to grow. There must be times for ourselves, but in farming we must take care of others, the animals and the land, because they take care of us. There are seasons […]

Country Music Trio, The Henningsens, Share ‘Why I Farm’ Empowering Ohio Farm Bureau Young Agricultural Professionals to Dig Deep for Their Dreams

  By Lauren Schwab Country music sensation, The Henningsens, performed for more than 700 young farmers and agricultural professionals at the 2016 Young Ag Professionals (YAP) Winter Conference in Columbus, Ohio on Friday January 29. The family trio is made of Brian Henningsen (bass, guitar, vocals), family patriarch and father of 10 including eldest son […]