Meet Joe Guerra; a song writer, worship leader, and entertainer with a passion for using music to inspire others. Over the past few years Joe has shared his music with countless individuals across the globe at concerts, camps, and festivals. Four EP releases make up Joe Guerra’s discography; the most recent being “Reason to Breathe” produced by Jake Rye of the billboard charting band Sanctus Real. “I love the opportunity to share my music with others” says Joe “I feel as though every time I do its a chance to celebrate stories of life with all of its ups and downs”.
[ALSO performing at 1:00 PM, Saturday, 9/15/2018 on the Coffee House Stage]
The Nashville-based and Texas-born talent known as Erskin Anavitarte is an artist of many passions. Singer-Songwriter. Diversity Spokesman. Adoption Advocate…are just a few of the hats Erskin wears. He can captivate an audience through his energetic personality, musical artistry and lyrical truth. Whether across the country or around the world, Erskin’s focus is to strengthen ministries, engage the culture and create impactful art.
As a child, Lester learned to play the guitar, holding it upside down. He would watch guitarists on TV, mirroring their image. But, that never stopped him from creating music and melodies. So many people questioned his unique presentation; and those questions have been answered through trend setting studio albums and a breathtaking live performance. . His passion is to reach people through his musical artistry. His music has a contemporary jazz flare. He has shared his music throughout the Kansas City area. He has toured throughout the United States and abroad.
Brothers, Ben and Bill Kristijanto, formed Iowa-based band, Bread of Stone, in 2004. Their father believed the Lord was calling them to start a music ministry, so the brothers started taking music lessons and began performing in local churches. As time progressed, Bread of Stone began playing at festivals and youth conferences, and various other venues the Lord provided, giving them the opportunity to share the Gospel message.
Melody has been singing professionally for over 25 years. She is currently the worship director at Spirit of Truth Fellowship in Liberty. Kathy wrote her first song when she was 12 years old and has been on the path of writing songs about Jesus since then. She also leads worship at Vineyard Church KC North. Their paths first crossed when they met at a worship leaders event.
John Sandberg is currently serving as Worship Director at Community Covenant Church in Kearney, MO. A veteran of several previous Nehemiah Festivals, John strives to bring authentic, God-honoring worship music that calls his congregation into a closer walk with the Lord.
The Redemption Blues Band is a music outreach ministry of Haysville Christian Church. We play Christian Blues/Rock with a redemptive message of how Jesus turns our blues to joy. Members include D. R. Miller - Guitars/Vocals, Kurt Henson - Guitar/Vocals, Rachel Delzer - Keyboards/Vocals, Greg Blair - Bass and Frank Carlson - Percussion.
I am a worship leader and I feel like the Lord has given me songs to sing.
Randy Seedorff & Soul Purpose is a Kansas City-based Christian rock band formed in 2010 out of a calling to use music as ministry. Music can be a powerful force and it has a unique ability to bring a message to the heart of a person that words often can't deliver. Music has been a great influence in the life of band leader and founder Randy Seedorff. He feels strongly in bringing that same healing and restoration through music to others who suffer from the struggles of life.
NATHAN SHERIDAN IS A PASSIONATE CHRISTIAN ARTIST ON THE VERGE OF A BURGEONING CAREER IN THE MUSIC INDUSTRY. HIS DEBUT SINGLE, “MY GOD,” SHOWCASES A UNIQUE VOCAL STYLE AND UNRELENTING COMMITMENT TO HIS LOVE OF CHRIST. HAVING RECENTLY PRODUCED THE TRACK WITH JEREMY HOLDERFIELD AT RED BEARD STUDIOS, NATHAN’S JOURNEY HAS PROVED TO BE A MIRACULOUS UNFOLDING OF GOD’S WILL FOR HIM TO UPLIFT AND SPREAD LOVE THROUGH MUSIC. WITH UNLIKELY BEGINNINGS, NATHAN’S MUSICAL TALENT HAS DEVELOPED WITH BOTH A BURNING DESIRE AND GOD’S SUPPORT.