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Click “Like” to share this with your friends! When Ginny Owens won the 1999 Lilith Fair talent search, no one (not even Owens) could have guessed that it would launch a decade-plus music career. And while early on she was often noted for her blindness, the gifted singer-songwriter has long since left that footnote in…

Click “Like” to share this with your friends! In part two of the Whole Notes interview with P.O.D., lead vocalist Sonny Sandoval, we hear about a new ministry collaboration called The Whosoevers, Sandoval’s thoughts on Brian Welch’s amazing conversion and what’s next on the band’s agenda: Bonham: You’ve got this new movement you’re part of…

Click “Like” to share this with your friends! It’s hard to fathom that P.O.D., has been at it for nearly 20 years. My first experience with the band was hearing its raw, independent hardcore album Snuff The Punk back in 1994. P.O.D., was different, however, than most bands from its genre. Front man Sonny Sandoval…

Click “Like” to share this with your friends! Ginny Owens set to release first full-length studio album in five years It’s been five years since Ginny Owens last released a full-length studio album. That drought will come to an end tomorrow with the release of the tongue-in-cheek titled Get In, Im Driving. The new collection…

Click “Like” to share this with your friends! September 11, 2001 was supposed to be the biggest day of P.O.D.’s career. After grinding it out on the road for nearly a decade—playing tiny clubs, churches, storefront youth groups, and (trust me on this one) Wal-Mart parking lots—it was finally time for the breakout album that…

Click “Like” to share this with your friends! This video was recently brought to my attention (of all things) by a Facebook post from NASCAR driver Trevor Bayne. It’s a beautifully produced piece that features Christian hip hop artist Propaganda (known for his work with Southern California crew The Tunnel Rats) sharing the “G.O.S.P.E.L.” in…

Universal Orlando Resort is preparing for its 14th annual Rock The Universe festival this weekend where fans can expect to see yet another quality lineup of Christian music’s finest bands. On Friday, September 9th, the event will be headlined with Switchfoot and David Crowder Band along with supporting acts Anberlin, Grits, Family Force 5, Rhema…

Click “Like” to share this with your friends! The City Harmonic and Aaron Gillespie prepare for the HELLOSOMEBODY Tour Co-headlining modern worship artists The City Harmonic and Aaron Gillespie are kicking off the HELLOSOMEBODY Tour in less than three weeks. The 12-city tour starts September 22 in Glendale, Ariz., and concludes October 16 in Rockford,…

Whole Notes is giving away five autographed copies of the new Dominic Balli CD American Dream. All you have to do is comment on either the recently posted interview with Balli or here on this blog post. Any positive comment about either the interview or Balli’s music will be considered. We will then randomly select…

Click “Like” to share this with your friends! Dominic Balli’s music is often described as “CaliRockReggae,” a laid-back pop infusion that forces listeners to sit back, relax and enjoy. But according to Balli, there’s a greater purpose to his songs than just spreading a euphemistic love message and putting out good vibes. In this extensive…

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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