Music, Faith, Community and Creation
Faith Church - Cedar Lake, IN

Artists & Speakers

Andrew Osenga

He's been a major contributor to Christian music for over 20 years.  Andrew burst onto the scene in the late 90s with his band The Normals. He was also a part of Caedmon's Call for over 6 years. He has amassed an impressive solo discography too (over 10 releases), with his latest being the oh-so-beautiful "The Painted Desert."

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Christa Wells

Christa Wells combines poignant honesty with soul-lifting melodies.  In 2006, she was honored as the GMA Songwriter of the Year. She is a collaborative spirit, loves community, and brings such a spirit of encouragement to the ETTL gathering. Her new project Velveteen releases in 2018.

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Nick Flora

Nick brings a unique voice and heartfelt, yet often "tongue-in-cheek" perspective to his work.  Besides being an accomplished solo artist, he also co-hosts the podcast "All Time Favorite." His latest album Conversation Hearts released in March 2018. We look forward to another year of Nick at ETTL!

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Royce Lovett

This songwriter & multi-instrumentalist has been on Motown/Capitol Records since 2014 bringing a unique blend of R&B, pop, hip-hop, gospel, and acoustic rock - a style he calls "cerebral soul." His latest release is 2017's Love & Other Dreams, from which "Hero Song" was named as a Top Gourmet Song of 2017 by UTR.

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Caroline Cobb

Hailing from Dallas, TX, this talented singer-songwriter has masterfully executed 2 big concept albums in the last 5 years. Critics have called her music "spellbinding," "thought-provoking," and "vibrant." Her latest release ("A Home & A Hunger") was named by UTR critics as one of the Top 11 Gourmet Albums of 2017.

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Brothers McClurg

This musical outfit from Buffalo, NY has been offering up songs with warmth, hope, praise, and some southern roots. In recent years they have been with Integrity Music and Sprig Music. In addition to their own music, they also run Old Bear Studio and Old Bear Records. 

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The Mosleys

We met Stephen and Rachel Mosely and their five children at 2015's ETTL, and they were a part of 2016's "Artists On The Rise" showcase.  In 2017, they released their first full-length album, Ordinary Time (produced by Phil Madeira & Jimmy Abegg). 

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Taylor Leonhardt

Her 2017 debut full-length release "River House" was voted in as one of the Top 11 Gourmet Albums of 2017. Taylor was described by 3Ten.org as having a "profound understanding of music with impeccable storytelling." 

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Adam Whipple

This Knoxville, TN singer-songwriter released his 4th career project The Broken Seasons in February 2018.  Adam is a kind and generous soul who loves building community.  He's also the founder of Foundling House, a collaborative community focused on creative arts and storytelling.

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Rick Lee James

Rick is a songwriter, podcast host, and author who loves writing music for corporate worship, yet avoids typical cliches. His songs weave in a love of the Psalms, literature, old hymns, and scripture. In 2018, he'll be releasing a new project "Thunder," recorded at Old Bear Studio in upstate NY.

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Dave Trout

Dave loves pizza.  It's fairly disturbing how much he loves pizza.  Of course he loves a premium slice of deep dish Gino's East, but he even enjoys that single serve Totino's pizza.  His wife (Laura) and 5 kids love pizza too, but not quite as much as Dave.  When he's not eating pizza, he's likely parenting at an arcade, producing podcasts for UTR Media, or reading the book "Non-Profits for Dummies." 

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