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  • Meredith J.

    Cullman, Alabama, 6456 Votes

    I would like to say thank you for writing this awesome song "Hope in front of me". It has ministered to me in a huge way ...

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  • Margherita L.

    Floral park, New york, 4713 Votes

    "Hope in front of me" was released at a stressful time in my life. Work and finances had been rough and then my grandfat ...

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  • Sonja H.

    Hagerstown, Maryland, 783 Votes

    Hope in Front of Me Here’s my story on why the song “Hope in Front of Me” speaks to me. On March 18, 2012, my oldest ...

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  • Christopher J.

    Bradford, PA, 232 Votes

    March 13 of this year seemed like any other winter morning where I live, cold and snowy. Little did I know that morning ...

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  • Caitlin L.

    Millennium, NC, 183 Votes

    From the first time I listened to Hope In Front Of Me, I knew it would be an anchor of a song for me. The whole album le ...

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  • Leanne L.

    Mishawaka, Indiana, 79 Votes

    I actually became a fan of Danny's when he released It's Only- being a missionary, I found it so inspiring to give love ...

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  • Hannah R.

    Woodruff, South Carolina, 72 Votes

    Hey! My name is Hannah and your song "Hope In Front Of Me" has impacted my life in so many ways! So considering I only h ...

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  • Nicole C.

    Orlando, FL, 37 Votes

    Oh, Danny G.! What is there NOT to say about this guy. Well, I guess I can’t say that I’ve ever completely lost my Fa ...

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  • Tayler B.

    Rocky Mount , North Carolina , 36 Votes

    I've loved Danny since I was 14 in early 2009 on American Idol. I loved his voice and was inspired by him. On August 2nd ...

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  • Terri C.

    Kokomo, IN - Indiana, 30 Votes

    @dannygokey#gokeygetaway FULL CIRCLE...I lost the LOVE OF MY LIFE during American Idol Season 8. Danny Gokey was the VER ...

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  • Lauren S.

    Denville, New Jersey, 29 Votes

    From that first moment that Danny stepped out onto the American Idol stage, I have become his biggest and most devoted f ...

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  • Rafael P.

    Appleton, Wisconsin, 22 Votes

    I followed you since idol, and right away you caught my eye because your from Milwaukee, which is only a few hours away ...

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  • christy O.

    Ocala, Florida, 14 Votes

    My last nine years of my life was committed to twins that I had since they were four months old. That there mom gave to ...

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  • Patti M.

    Greer, South Carolina, 12 Votes

    My husband and I adopted a little girl 7 years ago. She was 6-1/2 years old. We adopted her from DSS and she came from ...

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  • Rebecca S.

    Fort Collins, Colorado, 11 Votes

    Hi, my name is Rebecca! My story is hard to tell unless I start somewhat at the beginning so here it goes. I was born ...

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  • Corinne Z.

    Waukesha, WI, 11 Votes

    Where do I start? It sure hasn’t been easy being the mom of a developmentally disabled child. Mark is the oldest of my ...

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  • Merideth D.

    Garland, Texas, 10 Votes

    It’s like the stars in the sky shine a little brighter because I finally see there’s Hope In Front of Me. My understa ...

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  • Jessica M.

    Montclair, CA, 9 Votes

    Crying on the side of my bed, I felt like a fool once more. Never would I have thought I would scream or curse out a man ...

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  • Lisa B.

    Rowlett, TX, 7 Votes

    Hope in Front of Me is truly inspirational to all who hear it. We've all experienced hard times and loss. For me the imp ...

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  • Ashley K.

    Lexington, OH, 6 Votes

    I've been moved by DG ever since AI. As a fellow believer in Christ, I was moved by his testimony. At 29 years young, t ...

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  • Michelle M.

    Eastpointe, Michigan, 6 Votes

    I suffered the most devastating loss of my life at the age of 31, I lost my Dad suddenly due to a heart condition that ...

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  • Brandi P.

    Brownsburg, Indiana, 5 Votes

    This album has impacted me , because 5 years ago, I lost custody of my 3 year old daughter . It wasn't a typical custod ...

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  • Kym W.

    Omaha, Ne, 5 Votes

    I have loved Danny's music and message that so purely flows from his soul from the first moment I saw him on Idol. I was ...

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  • Danny H.

    Grand Rapids, MI, 5 Votes

    I was diagnosed with high functioning autism back in my freshman year of high school. It was tough. I was facing the per ...

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  • Elizabeth F.

    San Antonio , Texas, 4 Votes

    Danny Gokey's album has impacted me in so many ways! My favorite song "Hope In Front Of Me" would have to be the one tha ...

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  • Davy F.

    Guyton, Georgia, 4 Votes

    On June 6 2014 at about 3 pm a drunk driver ran head on into my daughters car killing my 4 year old grandson on impact. ...

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  • Tricia V.

    Kaukauna, WI, 4 Votes

    On March 6, 2014, I lost my husband, Mike Vissers, to kidney cancer at age 42. While Mike was still alive and in hospice ...

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  • BoNNle A.

    springhill, florida, 4 Votes

    8/11/14 it will be 7 years I lost my child by unexpected death. He drown in my pool in my back yard. I thought my life w ...

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  • Denise W.

    Margate, Florida, 4 Votes

    I have been a foster and adoptive parent for a little over eight years. I have seen these words lived out in the lives o ...

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  • Mandy P.

    Cotati, CA, 4 Votes

    Your new song "hope in front of me" has personally touched my life in such a reassuring way. Two years ago I gave birth ...

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  • April M.

    Poughkeepsie , New York, 4 Votes

    Hi my name is April Merlino. Danny Gokeys album Hope in front of me has truly impacted my life & days. What caught my at ...

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  • Karen G.

    Camas, WA, 4 Votes

    Maylyn, age 11.5, is my daughter and she has my permission to enter your contest. This is, in her own words, her story. ...

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  • Ricky F.

    Madison, Florida, 3 Votes

    Hi I'm Ricky. I'm a huge Danny Gokey fan. I don't have really an amazing story like I'm sure some people have. But every ...

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  • Zoe C.

    Austin, Tx, 2 Votes

    All the CDs he had made has made me stronger. To know that I can follow God were ever I go he will watch over me. You do ...

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  • Joan K.

    Wenonah, Nj, 2 Votes

    Two years ago I lost the love of my life after 40 years of marriage. We met in high school at the age of 16 and were tog ...

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  • Vicky C.

    McLeansboro, Il, 2 Votes

    Hope in front of me reminded me...that YES I have faith HOPE and love.. and the greatest of course is love...I am a past ...

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  • Ashley L.

    Fayetteville , North Carolina , 2 Votes

    Danny Gokey song Hope in front of me helped me through a tough passing of my grandpa . My grandpa had ...

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  • Sydney R.

    Cincinnati, Ohio , 2 Votes

    From the time Danny was on American Idol, my sister and I were in love. Not only with his strong, amazing voice, but his ...

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  • Kaylee M.

    King, North Carolina , 2 Votes

    This year has been a rough year all around for me. It was my senior year, the one that was supposed to be the best of my ...

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  • Catarina G.

    Midland, Texas, 2 Votes

    Since January I have started changing my way of life by getting closer to God and listening to NOTHING but Christian mus ...

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  • Kimberly G.

    Villa Grove, Illinois, 2 Votes

    #Gokeygiveaway Hi Danny! Hope in front of me, has been a real inspiration for me. After hearing your story on AI. I conn ...

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  • Sarah W.

    Glen Burnie, Maryland, 1 Votes

    The Hope In Front of me CD has deeply impacted me because his words are so encouraging and help me to keep going forward ...

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  • Bethany C.

    Greenwood, Arkansas, 1 Votes

    I was really close with my grandfather growing up! Before he passed away from cancer he would listen to Hope In Front Of ...

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  • Robin B.

    College Station, Texas, 1 Votes

    I was a devoted Danny Gokey fan from the moment I saw him on American Idol. That was even before I heard his story. Wh ...

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  • LISA D.

    WOBURN, MA, 1 Votes

    Danny Gokey's new album and especially his new song Hope In front Of Me is incredible music. I first heard the song on ...

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  • Sarah H.

    Sidney, Maine, 1 Votes

    I'm not sure if my entry is suppose to be entered. This is my 5th try lol. Seriously I have been questioning why certain ...

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  • brian M.

    wausau, wisconsin, 1 Votes

    well danny where can i start your hope in front of me has given me a great deal of hope for my moth ...

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  • Vicky C.

    McLeansboro, Il, 1 Votes

    Hope in front of me reminded me...that YES I have faith HOPE and love.. and the greatest of course is love...I am a past ...

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  • Brianna L.

    Mississauga , ontario, 1 Votes

    My name is Brianna Lucibello and I am 18 years old. I have cerebral palsy and I am currently in the hospital with a brok ...

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  • Pam F.

    Springfield, IL, 1 Votes

    Where do I begin? Hearing the lyrics of EVERY, SINGLE song touched me in one way or another. The hope that Danny project ...

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  • Debbie M.

    Schenectady, New York, 1 Votes

    My story........ My Hope in front of me. At times in my life I could not imagine getting past some very difficult tim ...

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  • esther C.

    Roseville, California, 1 Votes

    I've always found my hope in Jesus :) mental illness runs in my family. If it's not one thing it's another. One of the t ...

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  • Julie J.

    Minneapolis , Minnesota , 1 Votes

    I first heard Danny's new album, "Hope in Front of Me" when he came and sang at my church. I bought the album that day a ...

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  • linda C.

    browmsville, tn, 1 Votes

    I have recently been diagnosed with Churg Strauss Syndrome, I travel 1 hr. one way to work and your song came on, and it ...

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  • Alex H.

    Hilliard, Ohio, 1 Votes

    My name is Alex, and I just wanted to share a little something with you guys! I am doing this for a friend of mine, name ...

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  • Victoria T.

    Parma, Ohio , 1 Votes

    About 9yrs ago I lost my husband due to accidental death while he was at work, I have two boys, that I didn't know how t ...

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  • Amanda R.

    Muskegon, Michigan, 1 Votes

    Hope in front of me has turned me around by making better choices in my life and in my daughter life. The most thing tha ...

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  • Melody T.

    Seminole, Florida, 1 Votes

    I attend Celebrate Recovery.Months ago O was ask what CR has done for me, we were to pick a piece of paper onto a cross, ...

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  • Sandie B.

    ByronCenter, Michigan, 1 Votes

    Dear Danny My story is one of hope fulfilled!!! My husband and I planned a going away party for our foster son. He w ...

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  • Cynthia B.

    Olive Branch, MS, 1 Votes

    I husband Lane Blankenship died 18 years ago in a tragic car accident. He was on his way to work and he was hit head on ...

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  • Loretta D.

    Denver, CO, 1 Votes

    My story and the faith I have in God! On December 28th of 2010 my husband became very ill his entire body was infected a ...

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  • Cory F.

    Derry, NH, 1 Votes

    My name is Cory and Ive followed Danny since American idol. Where do I begin? People have told me Danny and I look A LOT ...

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  • Brandi T.

    Normal, Illinois, 1 Votes

    Over the past year I had been dealing with depression due to challenging circumstances in my life. I went to Barnes and ...

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  • Dorothy H.

    Glenpool, Oklahoma, 1 Votes

    I just lost my mom to 4 stage cancer 4 months ago and its still hard . I'm use to talking to her every other day and she ...

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  • Amber W.

    White Oak, Texas, 1 Votes

    The song Hope in Front of Me came out in the midst of the what has been the longest, most treacherous valley I've ever e ...

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  • Jody E.

    Robersonvile, NC, 1 Votes

    I am an 8 year cancer survivor that was healed by the grace of God! I had a tumor in my chest that was bigger than a ca ...

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  • Heather B.

    Benton, Arkansas, 1 Votes

    May 15, 2013, My husband and I said hello and goodbye to our daughter. She was born at 11:21am and passed away at 5:15 p ...

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  • Rhonda S.

    Litchfield Park, AZ, 1 Votes

    The first time I listened to the song "Hope In Front of Me"......it took my breath away. As I listened to the lyrics po ...

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  • Sarah H.

    Sidney, Maine, 0 Votes

    I wanted to enter this contest because this CD has made me take a deep look inside myself and try to get some answers to ...

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  • Debbi L.

    Salem, Oregon, 0 Votes

    I lost my only son on June 30, 2013 in an inner tubing accident. Danny's music and messages of hope are very inspiring. ...

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  • Heather A.

    LaCrosse , WI, 0 Votes

    Hope in front of me has helped myself and my family tremendously! 5 years ago, my dad passed away drastically to anap ...

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  • Barbara B.

    Memphis, TN, 0 Votes

    I was recently in St. Louis for our Scentsy Family Reunion. The company's leader was making her address to us and she u ...

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  • Rebecca L.

    Salinas, Calif, 0 Votes

    I gave dannygokey cd to my brother, so he could use it as a tool to reflex, on just resent knowing about our dad that he ...

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  • Amber T.

    Loveland, Colorado, 0 Votes

    I have not bought or heard the whole album yet, but I have heard his hit song on WAY FM and K-LOVE. The reason I am writ ...

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  • Lori G.

    Atkins, Va, 0 Votes

    In January of this year our family changed drastically. Our Father who we have known as a Christian man all our life jus ...

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  • Talissa N.

    Dayton, Ohio, 0 Votes

    Personally for me, Hope In Front of Me gave me strength. My husband and I have been married for almost 3 years have been ...

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  • Whitney G.

    Campobello, South Carolina, 0 Votes

    Ever since Danny Gokey released "I Will Not Say Goodbye," I have been a true fan. Danny had experienced the pain of losi ...

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  • Tammy R.

    Quincy , Illinois , 0 Votes

    I believe that what Dannys story stands for is that hope is always there if we see it. As for me, when i first heard h ...

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  • Charlie E.

    Reading, pa, Pa, 0 Votes

    When I heard Danny's story I was compelled as a songwriter to write a song. My aunt and uncle had the perfect marriage, ...

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  • Jenny J.

    Salem, OR, 0 Votes

    Whether we have walked through it, are walking in it, or are about to walk through a storm; I think we can all say that ...

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  • Jessica K.

    Indianapolis, Indiana, 0 Votes

    My husband and I are trying to adopt. We are clinging to God for hope. We had a fall through in early April and pray for ...

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  • Rebecca M.

    corpus christi, Texas, 0 Votes

    I haven't seen my daughter in over 2 years. She is my prodigal child. Danny's song encourages me that there is hope. ...

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  • Susan W.

    Cincinnati, OH, 0 Votes

    I have been following Danny forever. Ever since he was on idol. I went through some hard times. I had my son @ 45. I am ...

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  • barbara B.

    tampa, fl, 0 Votes

    My life has been a constant struggle. Losing family, homes, friends...my God has always been there for me. But sometimes ...

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  • Nicole L.

    Berlin, Wisconsin, 0 Votes

    The hope in front of me is my God and my children and husband. This song has changed the way I have viewed my struggle o ...

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  • Vicky C.

    Mcleansboro, Il, 0 Votes

    I have been a woman of faith for many years. .I'm also a pastors wife but even so ..I'm have to be reminded from time to ...

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  • Michelle M.

    Kaukauna , Wi, 0 Votes

    Danny's album has been so inspirational to my daughter Katie and I. I lost my husband and best friend and Katie lost her ...

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  • Michael M.

    Manitowoc, WI, 0 Votes

    Dear Danny, I hope i win this trip.I listen to all your music alot.And i am a christian too.I have all ways wanted to ...

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  • Abby R.

    Langley, Kentucky , 0 Votes

    I was going through a very tough time when I first heard the song on SiriusXM the Message. I was having flashbacks of ab ...

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  • Christinia B.

    Dalton, Ga, 0 Votes

    My husband & I were in a house fire this year. We lost everything. We have three kids trying to start over. There is onl ...

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  • Zuzana T.

    Thornton , Colorado, 0 Votes

    I love the album " Hope in Front of Me " Danny , your voice and songs makes my days beautiful.Thank you , Danny for your ...

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  • Kathryn K.

    Lawrence, Kansas, 0 Votes

    After hearing the album and reading your book, you changed my life dramatically..my husband and I lost a daughter 7 year ...

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  • Brittany W.

    Elizabeth City, North Carolina, 0 Votes

    My story is this: I deal with depression. I heard Danny Gokey's "Hope In Front of Me" on the radio and just the words in ...

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  • Cheryl T.

    Colton, Ca, 0 Votes

    I'm a 2 time widow and have been a single parent for many years I have been through a lot in the past 30 tests but I kn ...

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  • terry K.

    Sand Rock , Al., 0 Votes

    the last few weeks has been difficult , my dad heart was not beating right , my daughter was pregnant at the same time. ...

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  • Kelsey C.

    Clintwood, Virginia, 0 Votes

    I don't have an awesome testimony of God bringing me out of a troubled time, or a story of falling into depression, losi ...

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  • Whitney G.

    COLUMBIA, SC, sc, 0 Votes

    Hope in Front of Me provides such an inspirational message. Especially to me. Danny Gokey's song I Will Not Say Goodbye ...

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  • Jose V.

    Phoenix, AZ, 0 Votes

    The first time i heard that song it was so powerful that I felt in my heart that I need to find someone and share how Go ...

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  • Maddie H.

    wallington , nj, 0 Votes

    My good girlfriend and her husband are praying for a liver transplant for him .As he was in the hospital for a couple of ...

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  • Amanda S.

    Dawsonville, Ga, 0 Votes

    I am a huge Danny fan and have been since day 1 on Idol. I absolutely love the new album, especially the single "Hope in ...

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  • Riley D.

    Denison , Texas , 0 Votes

    This new album has really hit home with me. I've been raised in church and it still has been a huge impact, and shown me ...

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  • Veronica G.

    Norwalk, Ct, 0 Votes

    About 9 years ago my husband left our me and his five children. My struggles as a single parent have been long and hard ...

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  • Amanda E.

    St. Louis park , Minnesota , 0 Votes

    My favorite song on the albumn is hope in front of me. This song is just so encouraging because it not only keeps me loo ...

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  • Kim S.

    Sherburne, NY, 0 Votes

    The new album has helped me with my walk in the Lord. Worship music helps me too relax and makes me free from the devil ...

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  • Kristin J.

    Springfield, MISSOURI, 0 Votes

    'Hope' and I have had a difficult time over the years. When disappointment and struggles shadow the truth of who God is ...

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  • Jonathan S.

    Versailles, KY, 0 Votes

    Danny's album provided inspiration when I needed it the most. As most of us, I was dealing with a stress and felt there ...

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  • Mark J.

    Buffalo, Minnesota, 0 Votes

    My hope is the The Lord & anything that happen if lost of a job or lost of loved one or a home - which has happen to me ...

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  • Mary Anne S.

    Marion, IL, 0 Votes

    My life is fueled by hope anymore. Some days it’s all I have to hang onto. Hope in my salvation. Hope that God will c ...

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  • Thomas A.

    Dayton , Ohio, 0 Votes

    At the beginning of 2014 I began to struggle spiritually, getting caught up in the cares of life. Which is totally norma ...

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  • Kelsy G.

    Knoxville, Tennessee, 0 Votes

    "Hope in Front of Me" is my go-to song when I am feeling down. I first heard that song at a point in my life where I was ...

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  • Alex H.

    Hilliard, Ohio, 0 Votes

    My name is Alex, and I just wanted to share a little something with you guys! I am doing this for a friend of mine, name ...

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  • nidia S.

    nidiasantiago08@gmail.com, target, 0 Votes

    I'm hiv positive for 26 years with no medication; I cry to know that Jesus has me in HIS arms holding me all this time . ...

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  • Michele H.

    Brogue, Pa, 0 Votes

    When I first heard Hope In Front Of Me I was in my car listening to my local Christian radio station. I cried! I've been ...

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  • Mishell C.

    san diego, California, 0 Votes

    My mom is a very special woman; proverbs 31 type. I wanted to do a special day for mother's day this year but failed due ...

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  • Kandi S.

    Burrillville, RI, 0 Votes

    From 2008-2012 I was a back-slidden Christian. I divorced my ex-husband and became very worldly. In 2010 I started datin ...

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  • Beth S.

    Lincoln, Nebraska, 0 Votes

    I am writing this today, in July, as a testimony of how God is and will continue to use this song to bring hope to my co ...

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  • Cindy C.

    Big Bear City, California, 0 Votes

    While I was visiting a friend she told me that she thought one of the contestants in season eight of American Idol rem ...

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  • Kristina C.

    Carrollton , Georgia , 0 Votes

    Hereing your song on TBN really touched my heart as a single mother that's having hard times making ends met and having ...

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  • Brian K.

    West Babylon, New York, 0 Votes

    I don't necessarily have a dynamic story but I just finished reading your book and listening to the new album and even t ...

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  • Valerie P.

    Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 0 Votes

    I have been a Christian for the last 23. 5yrs and up until March of this year everything was going very well. I thought ...

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  • Jamie K.

    Oshkosh, Wisconsin, 0 Votes

    My husband and I starting trying to start a family just over six years ago. In my heart I never thought it would be easy ...

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  • Bernadette A.

    Springhill, Florida, 0 Votes

    8/11/07 was the worst day of my life, my child, the love of my life was taken unexpected by an accident. Antonio was a v ...

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  • Hayley E.

    Austin, Texas, 0 Votes

    On May 30th, 2014 I had just finished listening to "Hope In Front of Me" when we loaded up into the car to head to Gatti ...

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  • sharron E.

    oxford, al, 0 Votes

    Single mom of 5, adopted 1 custody of 3. My daughter by birth and grandson three other children live with me. I love c ...

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  • Heather S.

    Elkton, Kentucky, 0 Votes

    Hope in Front of Me is an awesome song and it helps you to remember that God is always there and you always have a futur ...

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  • joshua E.

    salyersville, kentucky, 0 Votes

    My girl friend of 8 years just split up it was my fault I should of done more with her I was foolish. I was going to mar ...

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  • Maranda D.

    Chandler, Arizona, 0 Votes

    2013 was a rough year. It seemed that everything that could go wrong did. My husband left me, I lost my job and my car w ...

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  • Olivia S.

    Milwaukee, WI, 0 Votes

    The CD inspired me because I am the girlfriend of a bladder exstrophy survivor who has endured nearly 22 surgeries. He i ...

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  • Theresa M.

    Chicago, IL, 0 Votes

    This album has opened my eyes to so many things. The title song, Hope In Front of Me, has inspired me to always look fo ...

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  • LK W.

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana , 0 Votes

    I'm a single mother and that's why I will not put my full name online. Honestly, I have only listened to the song "Hope ...

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  • amanda M.

    magnolia, de, 0 Votes

    I love this album because Hope is what got me thru this past year. I became bed bound for 8 months and lost all Hope tha ...

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  • Yvonne H.

    Glen Easton, WEST VIRGINIA, 0 Votes

    My mother had Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma and is now a 10 year survivor. I had thyroid cancer and am a 3 year survivor. My d ...

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  • Annabel P.

    Davenport, Florida, 0 Votes

    My husband lost his mom at age 25 and was devastated. A year later we found out we were expected again and a month laTe ...

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  • Shonda P.

    El Dorado, KS, 0 Votes

    Hope in front of me came out right as I was dealing with finding out if I had cancer or not. My dad is going through can ...

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  • Paula D.

    Grand Blanc, Michigan, 0 Votes

    My favorite song "Hope In Front of Me" is to me a reminder that no matter what happens in your life, no matter how bad i ...

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  • Nicole M.

    Minneapolis, Minnesota , 0 Votes

    Danny Gokey is truly an inspiration. I have been really ministered to by his new album because I have been going through ...

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    Longmont, Colorado , 0 Votes

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    Keystone Heights, Florida, 0 Votes

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    Champaign, Illinois, 0 Votes

    Even though I am old enough to be Danny's father, I've loved listening to him sing since the first time I heard him on A ...

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    New York City, New york, 0 Votes

    It June 29th and I found out the one woman (my Grandma) who showed me true and unconditional love was admitted to hospic ...

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    Richmond, Indiana, 0 Votes

    My wife, Tammy and I had been married 19 and a half years when we were informed on April Fools day of 2011 that she had ...

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    Manchester, Ohio, 0 Votes

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    I first heard your song on The Mesaage and it touched my heart to the core. So i had the sample book HOPE IN FRONT OF M ...

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    Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, 0 Votes

    I have always been amazed at how God can send messages to you when you most need to hear them! Those times when you sim ...

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    Milwaukee, wi, 0 Votes

    Sometimes life will throw many hardships at you and tests your will to carry on and overcome. I've had my fair share. ...

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    Riverside, California, 0 Votes

    Danny I really like your music a lot your music is just hits my soul. This song Hope in front of me is awesome, I have ...

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    Conde, South Dakota, 0 Votes

    Not only did the album have an impact on me but Danny himself did!! He lost someone to a congenital heart defect and was ...

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    Caneadea, New York, 0 Votes

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    Selma, Alabama, 0 Votes

    "For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord. Plans to prosper you and not to harm you. Plans to give you a h ...

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    Eugene, Oregon, 0 Votes

    I have to share with you that I just purchased your new album (I am a little slow, I wish that I would have gotten it s ...

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    Exeter, Ca, 0 Votes

    It would be awesome to hang out with someone that I watched and voted for on American idol! I watched you every week! ...

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    Boise, ID, 0 Votes

    Everything about the CD inspires me. Danny has inspired me since I saw him on American Idol. I remember saying after h ...

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    Sebring, Ohio, 0 Votes

    I am a single mother who is raising a four year old son who has autism spectrum disorder/sensory processing disorder/glo ...

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    Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, 0 Votes

    Hope in Front of Me has made me open up my eyes that no matter how hard life gets, there will always be something (or so ...

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    Piqua, Ohio, 0 Votes

    I had just graduated college and gotten my first job...at Home Depot, but I didn't care because my dreams were going to ...

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    New haven, Mo, 0 Votes

    Hope in front of me has impacted my life in many ways... My husband and I were unable to have children. We tried and tri ...

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    Clinton,, Iowa, 0 Votes

    Hope In Front of Me is not just a song on KLOVE, it's a daily anthem for me. Daily we all have struggles small or large. ...

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    Las Vegas, Nevada, 0 Votes

    I have been blessed to see Danny Gokey sing at Destiny Church in Rocklin, California. He has been such a blessing to me. ...

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    St. Petersburg, Florida, 0 Votes

    I am 30 years old and have been through a lot of struggles in my life already, loss of loved ones, addiction, depression ...

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    Atlanta, Georgia, 0 Votes

    I am not sure if this story is the type of story you are looking for. However, I am compelled to write it. I first hear ...

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    Iron mountain , Michigan , 0 Votes

    First off this is so awesome! Your amazing Danny! Where do I start? Well I'm 27 yrs old... For most 27 years old I b ...

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    Jackson, MI, 0 Votes

    I listen to Danny Gokey to refuel after tough days. I have a 5 year old son who suffers from Mitochondrial Disease which ...

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    Statesboro , Georgia , 0 Votes

    Will I love the hope in front of me song it's make me smile win I was a baby I had lot problems win I was little they sa ...

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    Loveland, Colorado, 0 Votes

    We watched Danny Gokey on American Idol and are THRILLED with his music/success. We are also overjoyed to know that he ...

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    Loveland, colorado, 0 Votes

    I would love it if I won the trip to the Dove awards so I could go with my wife, Nancy. My wife and I walk every mornin ...

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    Sheboygan, WI, 0 Votes

    "Hope In Front Of Me" is a song that has been a blessing to me on a daily basis since I saw Danny Gokey perform at my pl ...

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    Hamilton, OH, 0 Votes

    I love this song. To me the words say that no matter what- God has it under control. It makes me think of my sister wh ...

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    Riyadh, Saudi Arabia , 0 Votes

    There's a hope infront of me! I love this album because it really touches my life as being a Christian. By the way I am ...

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    Sheboygan, WI, 0 Votes

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    Edwardsville , IL , 0 Votes

    I have been having difficulties with my relationship with God. I started to give up but then I heard Hope In Front of Me ...

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    Tulsa, Oklahoma, 0 Votes

    I Still See It! Looking back, I can see four people in my life that have been running through a rain they thought woul ...

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    Evansville, Indiana, 0 Votes

    I was losing hope because of some life situations that I could not change and your song helped me believe again that the ...

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    milwaukee, wisconsin, 0 Votes

    Danny, Over the last two years I have had an amazing thing happened and your song Hope in Front of me well is the cap ...

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    Santa Cruz, Ca, 0 Votes

    When I listened to Hope in front of me I felt like you were telling my story. Born to drug addicted parents, I was given ...

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    Nashville, Tennessee , 0 Votes

    Hello I have watched you since American Idol ! I have listened to your song hope in front of me and it hit home for man ...

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    kissimmee, Florida, 0 Votes

    The past year has been very trying for my family. My 38 year old sister was diagnosed with breast cancer. She was living ...

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    Nashville, Tn, 0 Votes

    "Hope In Front Of Me" inspired me to inspire all the little children battling cancer. I follow and support alot of sweet ...

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    Spring Hill, TN, 0 Votes

    From the first time I heard 'Hope in Front of Me', I found myself cranking up the radio, but I'm not sure that I've ever ...

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    Farmington, New York, 0 Votes

    I've had my share of struggles, losses over the past 5 years. I have strengthened my relationship with Christ over thes ...

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    Lincoln, NE, 0 Votes

    When I first heard this song, I was just coming out of a long, dark tunnel of depression. I just finished my junior hear ...

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    Norwalk, Connecticut , 0 Votes

    I lost my way at the beginning of freshman year in college. I was randomly assigned to be suitemates with a girl I was c ...

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    Taylorville, IL, 0 Votes

    I remember hearing "Hope in Front of Me" for the first time and thinking, 'WoW! Danny Gokey has another song. Good for h ...

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    Hermitage, TN, 0 Votes

    I was able to get my 11 year old son to listen to Christian music by playing a game. Essentially, whoever can name the ...

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    Kenosha, WI, 0 Votes

    Hope in front of me has opened our eyes to our daughter Nadia having a voice through your music. Nadia is 14 and has cer ...

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    South Mills, North Carolina, 0 Votes

    Hope In Front of Me impacted me from The book all the at through the albumn. It has pro fixed, and still provides me whe ...

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    Corpus Christi, Texas, 0 Votes

    The moment I heard this song I was down on several levels. My struggle to rekindle my relationship with God and my famil ...

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    San Diego, Ca, 0 Votes

    I came to Christ when I was 40. It really made me think of Moses and his time in the wilderness. How Gods will for eac ...

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    Pueblo, Colorado, 0 Votes

    "I still have hope" has been such a powerful, mind-changing song for me since I was diagnosed with breast cancer. None o ...

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About The Contest

Now’s your chance to win a trip to hang out with Danny
at the Dove Awards in Nashville, TN on October 7!

If you’ve become a Hopeaholic, tell us about it! From July 28th to August 18th, you have the chance to win a fun filled fly away package to Christian Music’s biggest night AND you get to attend with Danny! All you have to do is share a quick story of how the new album “Hope In Front Of Me” has personally impacted you and you’re entered to win.

YOU & your friends even get to vote for the winning story, so you’ve gotta get them involved too! Tell us your story and then “post” or “tweet” it out on your social networks with the hashtag #GokeyGetaway and ask your friends to vote so you can win!


What You Can Win

Grand Prize
• 2 tickets to the 45th Dove Awards (October 7, 2014)
• Meet & Greet with Danny prior to the awards
• Round trip (coach) airfare for 2
• Hotel accommodations for 2 (1 room) for 2 nights
• Ground transportation in Nashville
• Meal per diem

Contest limited to 1000 words.
Entries must be submitted by midnight CT on August 18 to be included in the contest.

Official Contest Rules