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The Akins are three brothers and a dad whose faith and family values shape everything they do. Their musical talent, tight family harmonies, and live instruments create a unique sound that is enjoyed by all ages.

The Akins have a strong desire to strengthen and encourage the church. Their passion for Jesus is real. They strive to let their stage be an altar and encourage others to use their stage, no matter how big or small, to impact the kingdom of God. Powerful music combined with inspirational testimonies and messages make The Akins a perfect fit for your next concert, revival, or crusade.

In recent years, God has nationally expanded The Akins' ministry with their fresh sound and original songs. They have had multiple chart-topping songs including their recent #1 song, "I Want My Stage To Be An Altar." They are two time "Horizon Group of the Year" nominees by Singing News Magazine, and have received multiple nominations at the Inspirational Country Music Awards, including "Entertainer of the Year," "Vocal Group of the Year," and "Christian Country Song of the Year."


Available For

One Day Musical Revival - A Sunday morning and evening event. The Akins lead in worship, testimony, and message in the Sunday morning service and close with a full length concert on Sunday evening.

Musical Revivals - Typically, "Musical Revivals" start on Sunday morning and go through Wednesday evening. Each service is full of spirit-filled music, testimony, and messages. On Wednesday night The Akins close with a full length concert, and church members are encouraged all week to invite their lost friends and family. (find out more)

Worship Leading - The Akins are available to lead worship for any event, including crusades and revivals, with other preachers and evangelists.

Concerts - Full length concerts are filled with uplifting music and testimony. The Gospel is always presented for anyone who would like to place their faith in Jesus Christ.


Recommendations

The Akin family has been a blessing to our family for more than 30 years and we have observed the boys as they have grown into very talented young men. We know the Akins as neighbors and friends and consider them to be one of the most promising gospel and instrumental groups in the Christian music industry today.

- S. Truett and Jeannette Cathy
Chick-fil-A, Inc.
www.chickfila.com

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The Akins absolutely blew us away at the Georgia Baptist State Evangelism Conference! They are not only one of the most talented groups I have ever encountered, but they are also among the most spiritual. These guys genuinely love the Lord Jesus and it shows. It was such a blessing to get to know this family personally in the months leading up to the conference. The Akins are for real and I highly recommend this incredible group to you.

- Dr. J. Marcus Merritt
Evangelism Ministries | Georgia Baptist Convention

www.gabaptist.org

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I am writing to let you know about a very unique family in our church. David Akin was called into music evangelism at Harp's Crossing nearly 25 years ago. David and his music ministry have been such a blessing to me and to Harp's Crossing. David and his wife Lagene have three sons, Dave, Nick, and Eli. As their sons grew older, they joined him in the ministry. All of the boys are now married and continue to be part of the ministry. It is a "for real" family affair! I can vouch without reservation for their walk with the Lord. It was my privilege to counsel each of the boys along with their brides-to-be and it was my honor to perform their weddings.

The Akins are incredible in concert! They do all of their music live. They have written many of their songs and they also incorporate many of the old hymns that we all love to hear. All of the boys are very gifted and play various instruments. They appeal to people of all ages.

I believe that you will be blessed by The Akins. I hope you will take the time to check them out. There are many wonderful groups out there, but I believe you will find The Akins unique.

- Dennis Watson
Senior Pastor at The Akins' Home Church | Harp's Crossing Baptist Church, Fayetteville, GA

www.harpscrossing.com

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It is my personal joy to recommend to you The Akins as an inspired, gifted, singing family marked with integrity and commitment to Jesus Christ. The Akins recently sang at our Evangelism Conference here in Georgia. What a blessing they were to all of us! We will certainly look forward to using them again. An important factor always in considering someone who will bring music for your event has to do with the spiritual depth of the group. Upon hearing The Akins, there is a profound and immediate comprehension that here are folks who love the Lord and who walk with Him closely throughout their ministry.

If you want to have musical worship that will long be remembered and that will inspire your people, I highly recommend that you consider inviting The Akins.

- J. Robert White
Executive Director | Georgia Baptist Convention

www.gabaptist.org

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Every now and then an artist comes along that you just know is appointed to move peoples hearts. Though it doesn't happen often, The Akins are one of those rare exceptions. Not only is their musical and writing talent inspiring, they perform it at the highest level of professional abilities. If you have the opportunity to experience The Akins, take advantage of it. You won't be sorry!

Chris White
Crossroads Entertainment & Marketing
www.crossroadsmusic.com

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In a world where music is created by a computer and words can be empty cliches, The Akins are real.

Their music is refreshingly honest and unassuming, yet their acoustic skills are honed to fine art. Their melodies give you the feeling that you've heard The Akins forever, but you've never heard anything quite like them. Their lyrics take a familiar truth and deliver a powerful message with a wink at normality. Their hearts are evident in the words they sing. They want their stage to be an altar, their songs to speak to the soul and their audience to have a genuine encounter with God.

A broken world needs real compassion and honest truth. The Akins are a perfect fit.

Lauren Talley
The Talley Trio
www.talleytrio.com
www.laurentalleyonline.com

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Have you been praying that God would send a genuine, spirit-filled revival that would draw crowds of all ages; a revival that would not end just because the week is over?
I would like to introduce you to The Akins, an anointed ministry made up of a father and his three sons. The Akins have a special way of ministering to your people on stage and off with their musical talent and ministry-minded hearts. Their style of music has the unique ability to appeal to people of every age. During a revival, your people will genuinely be excited about a week filled with spirit-filled music and messages—excited enough to invite family and friends.

Off stage, The Akins seek to minister personally to the hearts of your members before, during, and after services. The Akins understand that ministry is not sparked by just entertaining from a stage. It's kindled over meals, in conversations, and in time spent with church members.

The Akins end every revival with a full length concert, drawing crowds that might not normally attend a regular church service. If you have almost given up on having revivals, consider giving The Akins a chance. Their unique music and message is a fresh take on an old tradition.

- Mike Gibbs
SeniorPastor
Wesleyan Drive Baptist Church, Macon, GA

www.wesleyandrivebaptist.org

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The Akins are impressive as musicians, vocalists, and songwriters yet I'm most impressed by their love for God and their fellow man. This love permeates their performances. Their concerts are entertaining. Their purpose of promoting the Good News is evident. Their connection with their audience is real.

Rick Shelton
Director of Publishing
Daywind Music Group
www.daywindrecords.com


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I strongly endorse and encourage all my Pastor friends to use the Akins in concert. You will not be disappointed. Our people are still talking about the Sunday we had with the Akins at First Baptist Morristown , TN.

Dr. H. Dean Haun
Senior Pastor
First Baptist Church, Morristown, TN

www.fbcmtn.com

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I thank God for the ministry of the Akins! Their passion for Jesus and their incredible gift for country music are a dynamic combination. They are a great example of the difference Jesus makes in an entire family. Every time I've been with them, God has used them to impact my life!


Vance Pitman
Senior Pastor
Hope Church, Las Vegas, NV

www.hopechurchonline.com

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Folks, if you have not had The Akins at your church, why wait? They were recently at our church for an outreach weekend. They led the music for our worship time and performed a concert on that Sunday evening. The question I've gotten most often from our people is, "When are they coming back?" Although they had never met our guest speaker, you would have thought they had been ministering together for years. The Akins are a great musical talent, but what I appreciated most was their genuine love for one another and for the body of Christ. I fully expect that the fruit of that weekend will be reaped for many months to come.

Dr. Jimmy A. Long,
Senior Pastor
Grace Fellowship, Greensboro, GA

www.gracefellowship.ws

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Without a doubt the Akin family has been raised up by God for such a time as this. We just had this sweet family for revival and our church has been truly blessed. Not only has God tremendously anointed their music, David's messages were preached from the heart, straight from the word, and right on time. Brother Pastor, you will be so glad to have had The Akins. As wonderful as their music is, it is not what defines them. In one word it would be, Love. They will encourage your people, magnify Jesus, and plead for souls.

Pastor Ken Walker
Senior Pastor
Victory Baptist Church, Milledgeville, GA

www.vbcmilledgeville.com

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I would love to recommend to you my friends, The Akin's, to minister at your church! David and his family have a heart for Jesus Christ and a ministry that truly ministers to all generations!

- Rick Statham
Senior Pastor
Salem Baptist Church, McDonough, GA
www.salemchurch.net


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We have been blessed in knowing The Akins and have had them to minister at First Baptist Church Bushnell for the past several years. This family is not only gifted musically, but they are genuine, precious men of God who lead in meaningful worship. Please consider having them come to your church. They will be a blessing to you and your church family!

- Rick Taylor
Minister of Music
First Baptist Church, Bushnell, FL
www.fbcbushnell.org



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Have the Akins at your church this year and you will not regret it! We have worked together many times and they are among the most talented in ministry today!

- Scott Newton Smith
SNSministries.org

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I am so thankful to the Lord for bringing The Akins in my life and ministry. Check out their ministry, and let them bless you as well! I would encourage you to prayerfully consider having them in your church!

- Tim Oliver
Senior Pastor
Lakeside Baptist Church
www.lakesidebaptistchurch.org


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The Akins are a family of very talented musicians who love the Lord and serve Him in song and in many other ways. If you or your church is looking for someone to encourage and bless your church family or to reach out to your community with the Gospel, I highly recommend the Akins ... they are the real thing.

- Van Smith
Senior Pastor
Rockyface Baptist Church
www.rockyfacebaptist.org

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There is a great need for biblical theology to be taught and preached in the church because solid doctrine is often lacking. The Akin Family music ministry offers to any pastor and church, conference and/or convention a great tune based upon the biblical text combining harmonious sound with profound substance. The heartbeat of The Akin Family's musical ministry is exalting the Lord and his Christ through the power of the Holy Spirit. They bring to any congregation an authentic worship experience instead of a musical performance. I have shared with them in a worship context. Their singing has inspired and enhanced my sermonic offering. I highly recommend them with confidence and joy.

Sincerely,

Dr. Robert Smith, Jr.
Charles T. Carter Baptist Chair of Divinity
Beeson Divinity School
Samford University

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