Gospel artist Jason Clayborn and CCM worship leader Stephen McWhirter first connected while Jason's group performed on a Louisville, KY TV show called "The Sound." The instant friendship has led to a series of collaborations celebrating both artists' musical cultures. If Heaven is going to be filled with people of every tongue and every nation, we can only imagine what Heaven will sound like. Although we won't know what that sounds like until we get there, Stephen and Jason are pursuing a creative process that produces music that brings different voices together here on Earth.
Love is a powerful force, it can do things without even saying things. Danny Gokey shares with he wishes that was something he learned when he was younger, and how something as simple as loving your kids can make an impact on someone without you ever noticing. Danny also talks about his new album Jesus People and the heart of compassion that went into writing this album.
The Newsboys have been given the gift of time, both in the longevity of the band and in this recent season. In this episode, we chat about the Newsboys' legacy and the seasons that have gone into this legacy. We also discuss the time that went into crafting the new album, Stand. The Newsboys share their heart behind the album and the songs.
It's inevitable that the seasons in life will change, but sometimes the challenge is moving between seasons when God calls you. As Mike Donehey changes season from Tenth Avenue North to a solo career, we chat about the transition between these seasons and how that has impacted his family time and songwriting. We also chat about loving people through the changes in their seasons.
Boiling Point released a YouTube mini-series named Hope Lives Here that explores their mission work in Sierra Leone, West Africa. Frontman Eric Bjorklund talks about the journey of releasing this project and his heart for this mission. We discuss finding what we're passionate about and finding our mission.
Who knew that listening to KISS albums could lead to a career in ministry? The Protest's frontman Josh Bramlett chats with us about how listening to old rock albums started him down the path to starting the band. We talk about discernment in the music we listen to and missing the rock shows that are now starting to come back.
After visiting NASA, Anne Wilson was all set to shoot for the stars... literally! When tragedy struck her family, she heard God speak and set her on a new path. A video of her singing "What a Beautiful Name" by Hillsong turned some heads and started her journey as an artist.
Baylor Wilson has been described as a cheerleader, a reality game show contestant, and a country music artist. While her path hasn't been what she had pictured it growing up, it has taken her on some unique and exciting turns. Baylor had an experience that caused her to pivot again... she describes it in two words: Jesus happened.
There are so many voices that shout for our attention. In this episode, Wande talks about making God a priority and spending time with him and with people who pursue him. This makes God's voice louder than social media or the other voices that compete for our attention. She also talks about the worship in the Nigerian church she grew up in and cultural differences.
In this episode, our fearless leader, president, founder, and all-around good guy Kevin McNeese takes over the podcast. Kevin caught up with Mike Weaver of Big Daddy Weave in person (gasp!) before they played a 4th of July festival in Boise. They chatted about having 20 years in the business, family, and cancel culture. Mike also talks through changing seasons and working through the tough times that can bring.