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Click “Like” to share this with your friends! Third Day adds 40 fall dates to popular “Make Your Move” Tour After a successful spring run, Third Day is extending its “Make Your Move” tour with 40 fall dates. Again, the Grammy and Dove Award winning band will be joined by Tenth Avenue North and Trevor…

Click “Like” to share this with your friends! The youngest of four baseball playing brothers, Jonny Diaz found himself at Florida State on a scholarship as his oldest brother Matt (now with the Pittsburgh Pirates) was making his way through the minor league ranks. That’s when Diaz (pronounced DIE-az) took an unexpected turn away from…

Group 1 Crew to embark on first tour as headliners D0ve Award winning urban trio Group 1 Crew will head out on a 15-city tour this fall for its first headlining tour. Group 1 Crew will kick off the string of dates on September 29 in Knoxville, Tenn., and wrap things up on October 22…

Aaron Gillespie is only 28 years old, but he’s enjoyed the lengthy music career of a wily veteran. As the former drummer for Underoath, Gillespie played the globe and shared the stage with some of the hard rock scene’s biggest acts. Now, as the lead singer of The Almost who moonlights as a solo worship…

In the second half of the Whole Notes interview with Steven Curtis Chapman, the Dove and Grammy Award winning artist talks about what he’s learned about God’s character, his adoption work in China, his sons’ new musical venture and what young songwriters have caught his attention: Chad Bonham: Over the past couple of years, which…

It was nearly three years ago when Steven Curtis Chapman and his family suffered the most unimaginable tragedy. Daughter Maria, adopted from China, was killed after a driveway accident that involved one of his sons. In the aftermath, the multiple Dove and Grammy Award winner mustered up the courage to write a collection of songs…

Click “Like” to share this with your friends! Casting Crowns’ Mark Hall, Matthew West set to release late summer book projects Two influential voices within the Christian music community will be releasing compelling books this late summer. On August 30th, Zondervan will release the latest book from Casting Crowns lead singer Mark Hall. The Well:…

Click “Like” to share this with your friends! In part two of the Whole Notes interview with Burlap To Cashmere lead singer Steven Delopoulos, he talks about how his cousin’s near-death experience impacted him, how his faith has evolved and how the band has dealt with bouncing back and forth between different audiences and markets:…

Click “Like” to share with your friends! It’s been nearly 13 years since a fiery New York-based band burst onto the scene with its high-energy, Mediterranean-styled folk music. Burlap To Cashmere captured the hearts of Christian and general market fans with radio hits such as “Basic Instructions” and “Treasures In Heaven” before the band eventually…

Click “Like” to share this with your friends! Steven Curtis Chapman to release 17th album tomorrow It’s been three years since Steven Curtis Chapman and his family tragically lost their adopted daughter Maria. Now, in an effort to share what he’s learned about healing and restoration, Chapman is releasing his 17th album tomorrow titled re:creation.…

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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