Posts Tagged ‘monday’

How Much Does For King & Country Know About American History?

Joel and Luke from For King & Country were born in Australia but have lived in the United States most of their lives. So, how much have they learned about American history? See what happened when I asked them a few questions from the U.S. Citizenship Test.   UPDATE: Joel is now officially an American citizen and the “Monday Night Album Spotlight” is just a memory. A quote from Lady Liberty, “Give me your tired,… … Continue reading

Matt Maher Shares A Song Of Unity

Matt Maher joins me on Episode 33 of the More Than The Music Podcast to share the stories behind his album, “Saints and Sinners.” Subscribe through iTunes | Subscribe through Google Play | Subscribe Using the RSS Feed He shares why he believes a song inspired by a Martin Luther King Jr. speech needs to be heard now more than ever… “Sons and Daughters.” A lot of people forget that what inspired Dr. King… it wasn’t social policy… it wasn’t… … Continue reading

Hear How This New Tenth Avenue North Song Was Inspired By A Battle With Cancer

Mike, Jason, and Jeff from Tenth Avenue North join me on Episode 31 of the More Than The Music Podcast to share the stories behind their album, “Followers.” Subscribe through iTunes | Subscribe through Google Play | Subscribe Using the RSS Feed Jeff (guitarist) shares how “I Have This Hope” was inspired by his sister-in-law’s battle with a rare cancer. My sister-in-law collapsed the day after Christmas and a couple weeks later… test after test after test… they finally… … Continue reading

This Cornhole Game Almost Ruined A TobyMac Concert!

TobyMac joins me on the More Than The Music Podcast to share the stories from his new album, “Hits Deep Live,” Subscribe through iTunes | Subscribe through Google Play | Subscribe Using the RSS Feed TobyMac is super competitive and loves sports, especially cornhole. He’ll start up a cornhole tournament just about anywhere. When family vacation bags/cornhole goes to the next level……BRACKETS!!!! A photo posted by TobyMac (@officialtobymac) on Jun 30, 2016 at 11:15pm PDT Sometimes there are actual trophies. AKA… … Continue reading

Did Jason Roy From Building 429 Listen To My Band’s CD I Gave Him 10 Years Ago?

Jason Roy from Building 429 joins me on the More Than The Music Podcast to share the stories behind their album, “Unashamed.” Subscribe through iTunes | Subscribe through Google Play | Subscribe Using the RSS Feed I gave Jason a CD of my very first band over 10 years ago at concert. (Pictured below: He’s in the black shirt and I’m in the brown shirt.) I always wondered if he listened to it. I actually remember this day… The answer… … Continue reading

Chris Tomlin Should Let His Wife, Lauren, Pick All Of His Songs

Chris Tomlin joins me on the More Than The Music Podcast to share the stories behind his new album, “Never Lose Sight.” Subscribe through iTunes | Subscribe through Google Play | Subscribe Using the RSS Feed Chris says it was his wife, Lauren, who first introduced him to “Good Good Father”… one of the biggest songs he’s ever recorded. I’m out on tour and she sends me this song and she’s like, “You’ve got to hear this song.” Now, she has… … Continue reading

Britt Nicole’s Message For Those Being Bullied: “I’ve Been There and It Gets Better.”

Britt Nicole joins me on the More Than The Music Podcast to share the stories behind her new self-titled album. Subscribe through iTunes | Subscribe through Google Play | Subscribe Using the RSS Feed Britt shares how she was bullied as a kid in school and how that inspired the important message in her song, “Better.” It talks about a girl in a classroom… It says like paper planes are being thrown at her and that happened to me in school… It wasn’t… … Continue reading

The Afters As Your Barista Would Be Amazing!

Josh, Matt, Dan, and Jordan from The Afters join me on the More Than The Music Podcast to share the stories behind their album, “Live On Forever.” Subscribe through iTunes | Subscribe through Google Play | Subscribe Using the RSS Feed Many relationships begin over coffee and the start of The Afters was no different. Josh and Matt said the idea to begin the band came when they started singing drink orders at Starbucks.  Josh: When kind of got to… … Continue reading

Darren from We Are Messengers Says He’s Needed “Magnify” Recently

Darren from We Are Messengers joins me on the More Than The Music Podcast to share the stories behind their new self-titled album. Subscribe through iTunes | Subscribe through Google Play | Subscribe Using the RSS Feed Darren shares how “Magnify” is about putting God first in our lives, drawing closer to Him, and why it’s been a song his family has needed recently. He doesn’t need anything from us to make him more “God,” but He desires to be intimate with… … Continue reading

Jason Gray Opens Up: How Can I Survive the Pain of Divorce?

Jason Gray joins me on the More Than The Music Podcast to share how he’s healing after a divorce and the stories behind his album, “Where The Light Gets In.” Subscribe through iTunes | Subscribe through Google Play | Subscribe Using the RSS Feed He opens up about going through a difficult divorce. How do you pick up the pieces and move forward? What he discovers is simple, but beautiful. When a marriage ends, it’s so painful and messy and disorienting… My… … Continue reading