Newsboys: Christian Rock Band

The Newsboys are a Christian rock band that has been around since the mid-1980s. Over the years, they have become one of the most well-known and influential bands in the Christian music industry. With their upbeat, catchy tunes and powerful lyrics, the Newsboys have touched the lives of countless people all over the world. #newsboys

Newsboys: Christian Rock Band

The Newsboys are a Christian rock band that has been around since the mid-1980s. Over the years, they have become one of the most well-known and influential bands in the Christian music industry. With their upbeat, catchy tunes and powerful lyrics, the Newsboys have touched the lives of countless people all over the world. #newsboys

The band was originally formed in Mooloolaba, Australia, in 1985 by two young men, Peter Furler and George Perdikis. They started out as a local band, playing at youth groups and other small events. It wasn’t long before they gained a following and were signed to a record label.

In 1988, the Newsboys released their first album, “Read All About It.” The album was a hit and helped to establish the band as a force to be reckoned with in the Christian music scene. Over the next few years, the Newsboys continued to release albums and tour extensively, both in Australia and internationally.

In 1995, the band underwent a major change when Peter Furler took over as lead vocalist from John James. This change proved to be a turning point for the band, as they began to focus more on their live performances and developed a reputation for their energetic and engaging shows.

The Newsboys continued to release hit albums throughout the 1990s and 2000s, including “Take Me to Your Leader,” “Step Up to the Microphone,” and “Devotion.” They also became known for their collaborations with other Christian artists, such as dc Talk and Michael Tait.

In recent years, the Newsboys have continued to evolve and adapt to the changing music industry. They have experimented with new sounds and styles, while remaining true to their Christian roots. They have also continued to tour extensively, playing to packed crowds all over the world.

Despite their success, the Newsboys have always remained humble and focused on their faith. Their music is filled with messages of hope, love, and redemption, and they have inspired countless people to turn to God and live a life of faith.

One thing that many people may not know about the Newsboys is that they actually started out as a band called “The News” in Australia in the mid-1980s. The original lineup consisted of Peter Furler, George Perdikis, Sean Taylor, and John James. It wasn’t until 1987 that they changed their name to the Newsboys, after signing with a new record label and releasing their debut album, “Read All About It.”

Another interesting fact is that the band has gone through several lineup changes over the years. In addition to John James being replaced by Peter Furler as lead vocalist in 1995, the band has also seen the departure and return of other members, including Phil Joel, who left the band in 2006 but returned in 2009.

Finally, many people may not know that the Newsboys have also been involved in other forms of media besides music. In 2014, they released the film “God’s Not Dead,” which was a surprise hit and went on to spawn a successful franchise. The band also wrote the theme song for the movie, which became a hit in its own right. Additionally, the Newsboys have appeared in several other films and TV shows over the years, including an episode of “The X-Files” and the movie “Down and Derby.”

In conclusion, the Newsboys are a true icon of the Christian music industry. Their infectious tunes and inspiring lyrics have touched the lives of millions of people around the world. As they continue to evolve and grow, we can only imagine what the future holds for this incredible band.

Subscribe To Courageous Christian Father!


Subscribe

Don’t miss any blog posts! Subscribe today! You can subscribe via WordPress or by entering your email! Thank you!

Follow Courageous Christian Father on WordPress.com

Join 1,617 other subscribers

Don’t forget to also share blog posts you love on your favorite social media too! Thank you! Sharing is caring!

Follow Steve Sews on Social Media


Below are some examples of blog entries from all the blogs that I do. (Courageous Christian Father, Steve Sews Stuff, and SteveZ DesignZ). 

Loading RSS Feed

Recent Posts

  • Council of Nicea
    The Council of Nicea: Unifying the Belief in Christ’s Divinity — In the early years of Christianity, the Church faced a significant theological dispute that threatened to divide its followers. This dispute centered around the nature of Jesus Christ and his relationship to God the Father. The controversy was primarily due to a doctrine known as Arianism, proposed by Arius of Alexandria, which claimed that Christ was not divine but a created being. This belief challenged the foundational Christian tenet of Christ’s divinity and equality with God. The Council of Nicea: Unifying the Belief in Christ’s Divinity To address this…
  • Day 41 is coming
    Day 41 is coming! The significance of the number 40 in the Bible is profound and appears in various contexts. The next day is Day 41 a day of victory! #bgbg2
  • Take home a soldier
    Please take home a soldier and place it somewhere that will remind you to pray for our men and women serving our country! #TakeHomeASoldier
  • Leaving Coins on a Gravestone and their meaning
    Leaving Coins on a Gravestone and their meaning – Have you ever seen coins on a gravestone. I’m talking about pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters. Have you ever wondered what they meant? Each coin has a significant meaning. Includes a FREE Printable version.
  • Tristan Harper’s Divine Performance on American Idol
    Tristan Harper’s Divine Performance on American Idol — In a season that has already seen its fair share of standout moments, Tristan Harper’s performance on American Idol’s Hollywood Week was one for the books. The 15-year-old contestant took to the stage with a song that was not just close to his heart but also resonated with his deep Christian faith.

Thank You For Reading Courageous Christian Father!


Thank you for reading. Please feel free to share and like this blog post.

About the Author

Author: Steve Patterson

A Christian Blogger that enjoys blogging about the Bible, Theology, God, Jesus Christ, Christian Music, Family, Cats, Odd Holidays, sewing and much more. I have been blogging since 2004, however, I have been blogging on Courageous Christian Father since 2012. I enjoy listening to Christian Music. I am married with 1 daughter, 2 step-sons and a step daughter.

6 thoughts on “Newsboys: Christian Rock Band

      1. You are welcome.
        They are awesome. We have sent them a few times in concert. We love how the drummer still drums while spinning and flipped upright. So cool.

Feel free to share your comment! Thank you!

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.