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The Christian Music Archive Podcast

My guest today has been writing music since the early 1970s. And I’ll bet that many of you have sung some of his songs in your church, songs like “Shine Jesus Shine” or “Knowing You.” Graham has released more than 40 albums in the past fifty years and has introduced the concept of PsalmSurfing, a way of using the songbook of the Old Testament in our daily lives. He is a worship leader, songwriter, and teacher, and I’m just really excited to welcome, all the way from the United Kingdom, Mr. Graham Kendrick.

One of the things I get excited about doing this podcast is hearing all of the different styles of music out there. And I enjoy talking to people who use these different styles to further the Kingdom of God. So today, I'm exploring a music style that I don't talk about much but enjoy. Usually, I'd say we are headed to the Appalachian mountains of West Virginia. But my guest is on tour, so we've headed to Arkansas. Today I'm chatting with Jonathan Buckner of the band Chosen Road, and we're going to discuss their latest album called Appalachian Hymns.

Back in the late 90s, I worked for a marketing company hired to help promote new albums on Myrrh Records. One of the projects we had the privilege of working on was the 2nd album from my guest today. Since that album, Miss Angie has become an independent artist and has just released her 5th album, Desert Flags. Today we're also going to talk about how God chases after us and wants to restore us. 

Today, my guest is an artist you’ve probably heard multiple times and don’t even know it. His songs have appeared on TV shows, movie trailers, and video games. He’s also produced music for a whos-who list of artists in the mainstream and Christian circles alike. His music has received over 25 billion streams. I’m talking about 2-time Dove award-winning producer, performer, and composer Tommee Profitt.

Today's guest is a founding member of the band Grammatrain, releasing a half dozen albums in the 1990s. He has also played drums as part of the bands Bloodgood, One Bad Pig, and Gideon's Press, to name a few. Paul Roraback is a drum monster. You've got to take a look at his drumkit on YouTube! It's pretty incredible. During the past decade, Paul has released several albums under the name PJ Bostic. I'm excited to catch up with Paul "PJ Bostic" Roraback.

My guest today is quite the renaissance man. He is an author of several books, a speaker and coach, helping artists and pastors do what they do better. He is the host of the popular @ SEA podcast. And he’s also released more than 15 albums and EPs. And today, we get to hear the heart of Justin McRoberts.

I first heard today’s guest when I played his 1986 album Shine On Me at a radio station in Boise, Idaho. As the Christian Music Archive has grown, so has the number of Steve Amerson’s albums. To date, the archive shows 18 records, and I’ve just learned about a couple more! Steve has also lent his voice to several blockbuster movies and regularly participates in a worship service at the US Capitol. And now he is releasing a new book called Tales of a Troubadour, which chronicles his more than 30-year career as a recording artist.

For the first time in the history of this podcast, my guest today is not a musician listed on the pages of the Christian Music Archive. I know that you’ve come to expect great interviews with the musicians you love, but I promise, this episode is still worth listening to. Today, I’m interviewing Marshall Terrill, the author of the brand new book The Jesus Music, which is a companion to the movie of the same name.