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Chad has been working in mass media for over 20 years. Chad’s professional journey began at the University of Tulsa where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (1993) while working extensively in athletic media relations and serving as a sports editor for The Collegian.

Since then, he has written extensively for such publications as Relevant, CCM, Christian Retailing, New Man, Charisma, Today’s Christian, Ministries Today, Breakaway, Brio, Sports Spectrum, Christian Single, Faith & Friends, Sharing the Victory and Gospel Today.

He has authored, co-authored or ghost written and edited 13 books including Life in the Fairway (New Leaf Press), Glory of the Games (Cross Training), Wrestling with God (River Oak), Spiritual Journeys (Relevant) and the four-part Fellowship of Christian Athletes Core Value Series; Excellence, Teamwork, Serving and Integrity (Regal Books). Chad is currently working on five new books including Sooner Legacy, Husker Legacy and Lessons From Sooner Football (Cross Training) as well as The Faith of Stock Car Racing (Judson Press).

When he's not writing, Chad lends his efforts to various independent television and film projects. He was the coordinating producer for Choosing Life (2010) and Life Happens (2011). Chad is currently serving as producer on a forthcoming documentary about Super Bowl champion Brian Kinchen.

Chad and his wife Amy live in Broken Arrow, Okla., with sons Lance (September 2003), Cole (February 2008) and Quinn (February 2011).

Interview with Switchfoot’s Jerome Fontamillas

posted by Chad Bonham

Hit “Like” to share with your friends! TUESDAY CONVERSATION: Jerome Fontamillas of Switchfoot He’s not an original member of Switchfoot, but with 11 years now as the band’s keyboardist and occasional guitarist, Jerome Fontamillas has become a staple in the […]

WN Music News: June 20, 2011

posted by Chad Bonham

Fernando Ortega set to release first album in five years Once a leader within the evangelical worship community, Fernando Ortega has taken a different direction as an Anglican music leader and proponent of a resurgent liturgical movement. This new focus […]

Switchfoot to host annual Bro-Am charity event this weekend

posted by Chad Bonham

Switchfoot hosts seventh annual Bro-Am charity event this weekend Switchfoot has played for thousands, sold record to millions and won numerous prestigious awards including a Grammy earlier this year. But according to keyboard player/guitarist Jerome Fontamillas, not much can top […]

WN Music News: June 17, 2011

posted by Chad Bonham

RED launches video for “Feed The Machine” Already known for its creative music videos, Grammy-nominated hard rock band RED has done it again with its latest single “Feed The Machine.” Described as “more a short film,” the video debuted last […]

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This entry is somewhat of a departure from the Q&A's with Christian artists that are usually found here. That's because Whole Notes was recently given the unique opportunity to visit a movie set during two of its final days of filming. Moms' Night Out was just about to wrap up several weeks of s

posted 5:00:53am Jun. 24, 2013 | read full post »

A conversation with Hawk Nelson lead singer Jonathan Steingard
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posted 8:00:26am Jun. 03, 2013 | read full post »


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