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Click “Like” to share this with your friends! Over the weekend in Glendale, Ariz., Taylor Swift surprised her fans by bringing special guest Jon Foreman onto the stage for a performance of Switchfoot’s hit song “Meant To Live.” Switchfoot was in the area for a concert that same night at Grand Canyon University. When introducing…

Click “Like” to share this with your friends! Nicole Nordeman hasn’t released an album in six years. She hasn’t played a concert date in nearly as long. And that’s perfectly fine by her. Instead, Nordeman is performing her favorite role as a full-time mother and wife while dabbling in the occasional songwriting venture. But when…

Click “Like” to share this with your friends! Whole Notes is teaming up with Shane & Shane to give away five autographed copies of the band’s new CD The One You Need. All you have to do is post a comment on either this blog or on the recently posted interview with Shane Barnard. Any…

Click “Like” to share this with your friend! For the past 10 years, Shane Barnard and Shane Everett (better known as Shane & Shane) have been writing catchy pop songs that have a tendency to get stuck on the brain. While in there, inspirational and often challenging lyrics take root and bear out the fact…

Click “Like” to share this with your friends! On Sunday night (October 16), the Gospel Music Channel (GMC) will debut it’s made-for-television movie Decision. The film will air twice that night at 7 and 9 p.m., Eastern. You can check out the trailer and get additional broadcast information by clicking HERE. The film stars Dove-Award…

Click “Like” to share this with your friends About four years ago, Downhere lead singer Marc Martel fronted a special performance of Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody” along with the worship band at Renaissance Church in Summit, New Jersey. Little did anyone know that the previously unheralded video would go viral to the tune of over 600,000…

Click “Like” to share this with your friends! If you haven’t heard about Marc Martel—the latest YouTube sensation—you are increasingly becoming a part of the minority among Internet users. Check out this video in case you haven’t seen the incredible performance: What many of the four million or so to watch his entry into the…

Click “Like” to share this with your friends! Depending on the song and its lyrics, singer Beckah Shae’s rich, soulful voice can be both haunting and hopeful. The former bares shades of her broken past, while the latter expresses who she has become since fully embracing a relationship with God that started years ago as…

Click “Like” to share this with your friends! Switchfoot is releasing a series of videos where the individual band members share personal stories leading up to today’s release of Vice Verses. In this final edition, check out what lead singer Jon Foreman had to say in the video below: And check out the Whole Notes…

Switchfoot is releasing a series of videos where the individual band members share personal stories leading up to the September 27 release of Vice Verses. Check out what drummer Chad Butler had to say in the video below: And check out the Whole Notes interview with Switchfoot’s Jerome Fontamillas by clicking HERE.

Chad Bonham
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Chad Bonham

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).

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