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Winter Jam’s Kari Jobe Speaks About God’s Grace

By February 23, 2018No Comments

Winter Jam comes to the Greensboro Coliseum this Saturday, Feb. 24! The cost is only $15 at the door with no tickets required. The concert features Skillet, Kari Jobe, Building 429, Comedian John Crist, KB, Jordan Feliz, NewSong and more!

Here’s an article by the Burlington Times-News about Kari Jobe:

By Charity AppleTimes-News

Kari Jobe considers it an honor to “put words to people’s prayers.”

In her latest recording, “The Garden,” she considers it an “honest conversation with people. It’s vulnerable and honest.”

The past two years have been a time of transition and tragedy for Jobe’s family. Jobe married her husband, Cody Carnes, and moved from her hometown of Dallas, Texas, to Nashville, where they bought their first home and had a baby, Canyon Carnes. Jobe and her sister, Kris, were pregnant at the same time. But 7 1/2 months into her pregnancy, Kris gave birth to a stillborn daughter, James Ivy. Jobe was four months pregnant at the time and was devastated.

“It just shattered my heart. It was so, so hard,” Jobe said.

Canyon was born on Feb. 18, 2016. One day, as she held Canyon, she looked out the kitchen window of their new home and saw the first signs of spring — thick green ivy over an archway — reminding her of her niece.

“It was a sign of God’s faithfulness,” she said. “It was his way of saying ‘I’ve got you.’ It was one of the hardest seasons of our lives, but my sister handled it with such incredible grace. I think that sometimes it takes something really hard, that we may not understand why it’s happening at the time, for us to recognize God’s grace.”

Kari Jobe is part of the 2018 Winter Jam Tour Spectacular. The tour will visit the Greensboro Coliseum, 1921 West Gate City Blvd., Greensboro, on Saturday, and PNC Arena in Raleigh on March 24. Doors open at 5 p.m. and the concert starts at 6 p.m.

“The first one I performed with was six years ago and it was really fun,” she said. “We are performing in 48 cities and I get to share that experience with my husband and 2-year-old son, who are on the road with me.”

In addition to Jobe, the tour will include performances by Building 429; Skillet; Jordan Feliz; Newsong; KB; comedian John Crist; and speaker Nick Hall. The pre-jam party will feature Dan Bremnes, Mallary Hope and Westover.

“One of my favorite moments from the tour is when the whole room just sings along to a well-known worship song,” she said. “You can feel God’s presence in the room.”

Tickets are $15 at the door. For more details on the show, call 336-373-7474 or visit

– credit Charity Apple
Accent Editor/Teens & Twenties Advisor
The Times-News

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