Take 5 with Julian Drive

Like so many others, the guys in Julian Drive never intended to be rock stars. In fact, if you asked lead singer Shane Bowers, he would shrug off that label completely. The band born as a youth worship group in rural Georgia released its debut album, My Coming Day, earlier this year. Shane was kindContinue reading “Take 5 with Julian Drive”

Scribbles :: Yet We Believe

Originally, I wrote this post for my personal blog, but for some reason, it seemed to “fit” on Backseat Writer. It may still show up over on my personal soapbox; we shall see. By Amy Sondova I was going to read Psalm 46, my steadfast passage where I turn where I don’t know where elseContinue reading “Scribbles :: Yet We Believe”

Covert Christianity

Written in 2006 By Amy Sondova Today the Christian book man came into my mom’s store to replenish their inspirational literature stand. He and I have a little ritual that takes place each month. He looks at me oddly when I request some of my favorite authors like C.S. Lewis and Philip Yancey. They’ve doneContinue reading “Covert Christianity”

If Hannah Montana was in my youth group…

Just think of all the possibilities for your youth group if pop singer Hannah Montana a.k.a. Miley Cyrus was in your youth group… 1. The youth worship band would be rockin’ with Miley and/or Hannah as the lead singer. The drawback: All the ‘tween girls would try to sneak into youth group. 2. You couldContinue reading “If Hannah Montana was in my youth group…”