Live from India

Live from India

missions and ministry, updates
[caption id="attachment_2678" align="alignright" width="300"] Teresa, talking with some college students after a show[/caption] [caption id="attachment_2681" align="alignright" width="300"] You can't tell, but I am making a great 'guitar face'.[/caption] I’m writing from a hotel room in Calicut, India, and wanted to give you a mid-tour update. Our band (called Stone), has played concerts in schools and colleges and public auditoriums, playing for over 4500 people so far. We’ve been getting extremely energetic responses from the students (and adults!) - they really love western rock music and are very engaged. More importantly, our concerts have led to some really great spiritual conversations. In Kochi, our first city, the students were predominantly Hindu. The Indian ministry staff are thrilled with the concert turnouts. They’re also happy that our concerts helped develop their relationships…
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Back from India

missions and ministry
My latest project, a band called The Gap Theory, has successfully returned from our tour in India. We had a great time, playing shows on college campuses and in public concert centers in the cities of Hyderabad and Chennai. India's population is about 80% Hindu and 15% Muslim, so we weren't certain how we'd be received. But as we hoped, it turns out being an american rock band is a big deal there, and we found a great audience for our music, stories, and spiritual discussion. There were several settings where we were asked (and allowed) to share openly about our faith, and to extend an invitation for people to begin a relationship with Christ. In those cases, we saw about 40 percent of our audiences indicate that they had…
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I don’t think I’ll ever get over “Macho Grande”…

artistry and excellence, Guitars and music, missions and ministry
Here's a 'year-in-review' video for the band I tour with, blue sky nine. We wrote this instrumental while on tour this year, and have had a blast performing it. So, now that we're off the road for a while, we snuck into the studios at Ball State University to record it (and shoot some quick video!). We just finished up the audio engineering last night... So, here it is! oehttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=us5SfEk7PZo
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