NEWSBOYS ANNOUNCE THEIR BIGGEST TOUR YET,
THE “GOD’S NOT DEAD WORLD TOUR”
WITH PLANS TO HIT 60+ CITIES SPRING 2012;
Tour Presented By Compassional International And Supported By
Major Sponsors I Am Second And Interstate Batteries

Nashville, Tenn – 8 December 2011 – On the heels of releasing their highly acclaimed rock worship project, God’s Not Dead (Nov. 15 on Inpop Records), Newsboys have announced they will embark this spring on their biggest tour yet, the “God’s Not Dead Tour.” Kicking off Jan 12th and running through May 5th, the tour will run in over 60 markets across the U.S. The tour is presented by Compassion International, continuing their partnership with Newsboys to raise awareness for child sponsorships. Additionally, a special VIP Pre-Show Meet & Greet Experience will be held nightly with a portion of its proceeds going to support Compassion International’s child trafficking initiatives. Other major sponsors supporting the tour are I Am Second and Interstate Batteries.

Joining Newsboys on the tour will be special guests The City Harmonic (winners of GMA Canada’s New Artist of the Year award), the high-energy pop foursome Anthem Lights, and the rock-driven group Abandon. A special emphasis has been placed on outreach and evangelism, with youth evangelist Bob Lenz joining the tour to share a message of hope. Lenz’s non-profit organization, Life Promotions, will be building a network of supporting churches throughout the tour to facilitate the post-concert evangelistic efforts of the tour, with additional support from I Am Second. I Am Second, a movement meant to inspire all people to live for God and for others, is designed to help people discover their purpose in life.

The “God’s Not Dead Tour” follows Newsboys’ current appearance on “The Story Tour” running through December 18th. Just last month the band wrapped up their west coast leg of the Winter Jam Tour.

Tour dates for the “God’s Not Dead Tour” are listed below, with more dates being added daily. Be sure to visit Newsboys.com and the tour’s official webpage at GodsNotDeadTour.com for the most updated schedule, as well as all the information about the tour sponsors and supporting acts.

Newsboys’ God’s Not Dead Tour Dates:*
January 12 – Holland, MI
January 13 – Anderson, IN
January 19 – Sheboygan, WI
January 20 – Port Huron, MI
January 21 – Menominee, MI
February 02 – Amarillo, TX
February 03 – Longview, TX
February 04 – Abilene, TX
February 09 – Temple, TX
February 10 – Carlsbad, NM
February 11 – Phoenix, AZ
February 12 – Tuscon, AZ
February 17 – Oceanside, CA
February 18 – Brentwood, CA
Feburary 19 – Sacramento, CA
February 21 – Layton, UT
February 23 – Anaheim, CA
February 24 – Redlands, CA
February 25 – Fresco, CA
February 26 – Bakersfield, CA
March 02 – Farmington, NM
March 03 – Lubbock, TX
March 09 – New Bern, NC
March 16 – St. Charles, IL
March 17 – Quincy, IL
March 22 – Barre, VT
March 24 – Lynchburg, VA
March 28 – Yankton, SD
March 29 – Indianola, IA
March 31 – Spencer, IA
April 05 – Edna, TX
April 06 – McAllen, TX
April 14 – Valdosta, GA
April 21 – Springfield, OH
April 22 – Wabash, IN
April 26 – Knoxville, TN
April 27 – Evansville, IN
May 03 – Menasha, WI
May 04 – Oak Creek, WI
May 05 – Flint, MI
*Dates and supporting acts are subject to change
ABOUT Compassion International:

Compassion International is the world’s largest Christian child development organization that permanently releases children from poverty. Founded in 1952, Compassion successfully tackles global poverty one child at a time, serving more than 1 million children in 26 of the world’s poorest countries. Recognizing that poverty is more than a lack of money, Compassion works holistically through local churches to address the individual physical, economic, educational and spiritual needs of children – enabling them to thrive, not just survive. Charity Navigator, America’s largest charity evaluator, has awarded Compassion its highest rating—four stars—for nine consecutive years, placing Compassion in the top one percent of all charities. Compassion.com.


ABOUT I Am Second:
I Am Second is a movement meant to inspire people of all kinds to live for God and for others and is designed to help people discover their purpose in life. The authentic stories on iamsecond.com provide insight into dealing with typical struggles of everyday living. These are stories that give hope to the lonely and the hurting, help from destructive lifestyles, and inspiration to the unfulfilled. You’ll discover people who’ve tried to go it alone and have failed. Find the hope, peace, and fulfillment they found. Be Second. iamsecond.com .

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