Born without arms or legs, Nick Vujicic has accomplished more than most people accomplish in a lifetime. Nick moved to California from Brisbane, in 2007, where he is the President and CEO of a non-profit organization, Life Without Limbs. Nick has shared his story with millions of people, speaking to students, teachers, youth, businessmen and women, entrepreneurs, and church congregations of all sizes. "If God can use a man without arms and legs to be His hands and feet, then He will certainly use any willing heart!"
Frontrunner in Christian Hip Hop, Lecrae has been using his musical talent to glorify God since his debut album, Real Talk, in 2004. Lecrae delivers, without apology, biblical truths and transparent, relatable, and encouraging lyrics that have been especially appreciated by today's youth. Not ashamed of his passion for and pursuit of Jesus Christ, Lecrae is a welcome addition to this year's Los Angeles Crusade lineup.
With 25 number-one radio singles, four gold albums, seven Dove awards, and multiple nominations ranging from Favorite Artist to Album of the Year, Camp is no stranger to accolades. Camp will be one of the featured artists at this year's Harvest America event on Sunday, August 26. Hope and healing despite personal tragedy is the theme of not only several of his songs, but of his autobiographical book, I Still Believe, and the forthcoming film in collaboration with Greg Laurie and Nick Vujicic, Hope for Hurting Hearts.
Steven Curtis Chapman
Steven Curtis Chapman has been a well-known singer, songwriter, and musician for a quarter of a century. With more number-one singles and gold or platinum albums than you can count, Chapman remains a down-to-earth individual who lives out his faith daily, and is especially active in causes concerning the well-being of children. Sharing a unique bond with Greg Laurie in that they both unexpectedly lost a child in 2008, Chapman has become a special friend to Harvest Crusades.
David Crowder began leading worship at Baylor University in Texas 12 years ago. After many successful years of producing and performing God-honoring music in a group setting, The David Crowder band finished their final tour and the release of their sixth album last year. Since then Crowder has continued to glorify God through music as a solo artist. This is his third consecutive year at the Harvest Crusades.
Singer, songwriter, and worship leader Phil Wickham is no stranger to Harvest Crusades. Having grown up in Southern California, Phil attended this annual event held at Anaheim Stadium for many years. Phil began writing songs and leading worship when he was 12 years old. His song "This Is the Day" serves as the intro track for Greg Laurie's radio broadcast, A New Beginning, as well as his television program, GregLaurie.tv.
Christian rock band newsboys was founded in 1985 in Australia and has released more than a dozen studio albums, six of which have been certified gold. Joined in 2009 by Michael Tait (formerly of dc Talk) as lead singer, the band has subsequently released hit albums Born Again and Godís Not Dead. The newsboys last performed at the Harvest Crusades in 2006 to the delight of the Anaheim Crowd; this year they will be rocking Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles.
Five brothers hailing from American Samoa, James, Jesse, Joe, John, and Sam have been singing together since they were children. Harmonizing like only a family can, the Katinas produce music that is centered on faith, hope, and family. The Katinas have performed numerous times at the Harvest Crusades, their smooth and soulful sound inspiring the audience to worship.