Tag Archives: Mac Powell

rctalk: Third Day and Jars of Clay have grown into their latest albums

Little more than a decade ago, Third Day and Jars of Clay were the young guns of Christian rock, acts working around the edges of a burgeoning genre. It was a little hard to figure out what to make of … Continue reading

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Slide Show: Winter Jam 2010 at Rupp Arena

Third Day’s Mac Powell walked into enemy territory Saturday night. Stepping up to the microphone in the home of the University of Kentucky Wildcats, he admitted, “I’m a big Alabama Crimson Tide fan,” to a hearty round of boos. “How … Continue reading

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rctalk: Newsboys’ new man, Michael Tait

Last winter, Christian music fans received some of the most shocking news in the genre’s history: ­Newsboys frontman Peter Furler was stepping down from the microphone, and former dc Talk singer Michael Tait was taking over. Third Day frontman Mac … Continue reading

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Slide show and review: Questapalooza 2009

Slide show photos by Jason Sankovitch and Rich Copley. Questapalooza 2009 did more with less Sunday: less time and less sun. The absence of much — if any — sun made for a relatively cool afternoon and evening, and rolling … Continue reading

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rctalk: Third Day’s ‘Live Revelations’

There is probably more video footage of Third Day out on the market than any other band in Christian rock. The guys popped out one of the first really noteworthy Christian concert DVDs back in 2001 with Third Day Live: … Continue reading

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Third Day to headline Questapalooza 2009

For its fourth editon, Quest Community Church‘s Questapalooza has booked one of the monsters of Christian rock, Third Day. The Georgia-based band will play the event Sept. 6 on the field adjacent to Quest’s complex behind Meijer on Reynolds Road. … Continue reading

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rctalk: Grits – ‘Reiterate’ and Newsboys news

Review: Grits – Reiterate As much as the rock ‘n’ roll side of contemporary Christian music has grown, one of the genre’s embarrassments has been the inability to develop a strong set of hip-hop acts and the audience for them. … Continue reading

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