Cody McCarver Premiers RISE UP on The Heartland Network!

Nashville, Tenn. (December 9, 2016) – Cody McCarver’s new video, “Rise Up,” had it’s World Broadcast Premiere on The Heartland Network on Friday, December 9, 2016. The video accompanies the first single released from a forthcoming 2017 project. The powerful song calls people to action, to ‘rise up’ and be who God created them to be.

The video, filmed on location in Chattanooga, TN, was directed by Deb Haus and filmed by Flick Whitsire / Vintage Flick Productions.

Cody McCarver is well-known for his over 10-year career with country music super-group, Confederate Railroad. After his departure from the group, he forged his own road in country music.

McCarver had it all, but something was missing. “Here I was with everything I could imagine,” states Cody. “My CD’s all over in Wal-Mart, Best Buy, etc., everything I wanted. I had a bus, band – I had it all. But, I was miserable. I started filling that void with Jack Daniels, who became my best friend, every single day.”

Cody’s life began to spiral out of control. “I was headed for death,” says Cody. “I knew something had to change…so I went to church.” Cody searched and found joy in his renewed relationship with God. Cody says: “God let me know that He never left me and He was with me the entire time.”

Once again, Cody is making waves with his music. This time it’s Christian and country music with a new genre of music called OUTLAW GOSPEL. After being told by several people in Christian music industry his voice and songwriting sounded “outlawy,” Cody said, “Well, maybe I’ll call it Outlaw Gospel.”

That’s where Cody McCarver is today – a renewed focus, a fresh outlook and a vision for the future.

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Throughout her career and ministry, Rhonda has served at,, and (as Editor in Chief). She has also published articles in Singing News Magazine and CCM Magazine. As a music journalist, Rhonda interviewed numerous well-known artists (such as Bill and Gloria Gaither, Larnelle Harris, Phillips Craig & Dean, Jason Crabb, and many more). She has also covered the GMA Dove Awards, KLove Awards, The National Quartet Convention, Harmony Honors, GMA Hall of Fame, and other special events. Rhonda is also a songwriter and worship leader.