A Conversation on Race & Worship

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Very rarely does Jordan get to sit down with his wife Katrina and talk about their experiences over the lat ten years of being an interracial couple in worship ministry. We hope this podcast can begin a new conversation or encourages those already having these important conversations!

"This week Jimi sat down with Jordan and Katrina Frye to discuss their experience with race and worship ministry. Katrina and Jordan are gracious and transparent as they discuss their marriage and some of the difficulties they’ve encountered being an interracial couple"

CITY SESSIONS - LIVE IN LOS ANGELES

In May 2017 Urban Rescue took some time off the road to fall back in love with their sound and their calling - to bring revival to the city. The idea came together that their city of LA would be the perfect place to play some old and new songs that have meant a lot to them this year.

These seven songs were recorded over two days at the Swing House Studios in Los Angeles, California. Urban Rescue played fan favorites “Never Stop” and “Up From The Ashes” as well as five never heard before tunes. They even brought some friends in, like Derek Minor, to help bring these raw songs life. Every friend they brought into this process was intentional, working in “the round” gave each instrument and voice a new sound.

City Sessions - Live from Los Angeles will be band’s first live audio/visual recording. This special project, directed by Tyler Rumph and produced by Justin Cowan, is a beautiful but vulnerable new approach of bringing people into worship as a process instead of an outcome.

This will be Urban Rescue’s third album and second to be released independently. The band wanted to work in real time and within the limitations of live recordings to let the songs truly lead. All of these songs are in process or maybe even still ideas that haven’t been fully developed but that’s the truth they wanted to give their listeners.

With the anthem like tune “Freedom” to the heart wrenching ballad “Unconditional”, Jordan Frye says “Our desire from the start of this project was to record a live audio- visual experience that spiritually decompressed the frantic soul, challenges the way we think about faith, and help bring a more personal encounter to Jesus Himself.”

ALIVE IN YOU

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Wild Heart begins with a song called, Alive In You. It's rooted in the timeless passage written by the Apostle Paul nearly two thousand years ago, 

I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life I now live in the body, I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.”
— Galatians 2:20

I wrote it with Kim Walker-Smith and her husband Skyler and to this day it's be one of the greatest joys of my life. What I didn't know is that nearly after a year since it's release date, the song has taken flight around the world. Below are some videos of "Alive In You" being sung in multiple languages all over the world. All to say, the Church is truly ALIVE! If you speak another language that's not represented, and want to post your own cover of Alive In You to YouTube, record it, send us the link and we'll be happy to include it below!

ENGLISH

PORTUGESE

RUSSIAN

SPANISH