‎Every song has a story....every story has a song. The artistic Smallbone family is best known today for Christian rock. We sort of trade, the invisible attributes of kindness or being a loving person or a person who serves an outward way of thinking — we trade all these wonderful, long-lasting, invisible attributes for physical ones…. And she’s since moved on, but she was there for one of the major hurricanes, which was obviously pretty intense. The seven-minute clip — featuring interviews from for KING & COUNTRY members (and brothers) Joel and Luke Smallbone — takes viewers inside the studio and to … Their origins in Christian music has seen their sound expland initially into the Country terrain, before their most recent album, burn the ships, dabbled with pop and electro. SHINE-FM. Wow, that really is a strong inspiration. You and your brother Luke always seem to find adventures. This episode focuses on releasing control and trusting in God's plan for our lives. Click on the cover of … And I'm really sure we will. I'm doing this interview for a secular weekly publication in Tampa Bay, which definitely leans far away from the style of, like, a CCM magazine. I think this one's going to exceed any expectations that any of us have ever had before. Like, that's, to me, that's the truest, deepest form of beauty. He was nice enough to take some time off from his For King and … “It’s really bad.” How is a person considered to be priceless? And so I love these sorts of moments to connect because my senses, our music was always designed, no matter what the content was, was designed to just be for the capital “P,” People — for humans. We might have one or two join here and there depending on the town we're in, but it's just going to be two-and-a-half hours of us and the audience going on a journey. ", More: For KING & COUNTRY take fans behind the scenes for making of powerful new song, 'Together': Exclusive. The Christian pop songwriter — and one half of Australian duo for. His brother Joel, the other half of For King and Country, toured without him. For KING & COUNTRY's Luke Smallbone asked for prayers and support earlier this week as his son, Leo, underwent skull reconstruction surgery. The turning of the phrase was a real beautiful story for us. Guest Joel Smallbone is half of the band for KING & COUNTRY, songwriter, actor,… Oct. 13, 6 p.m. $20 & up. Plot Synopsis: A period musical accompanied by an original soundtrack that focuses on three Christmases during the Civil War. For us, This is such a beautiful time in the arts, it's such a beautiful time for music, for inspiration in this country. It's the great strength of this country. And we could even face tragedy or great loss, or great harm and still, in the face of it, defy the odds and rise above it. For the first time in Love Good podcast history, Marisol Alicea leads the charge with an epic interview of Joel Smallbone from GRAMMY award-winning band For King & Country. In those crowds, it’s very typical to see the crowd feeling the spirit moving through them at a really intense level. Pop Culture 101: For King and Country Joel Smallbone interviews with KRIS 6 entertainment reporter Corderro McMurry By: Corderro McMurry Posted at 3:27 PM, Nov 26, 2020 Click on the cover of … Carmen: Joel Smallbone, for King and Country, thank you for being with us today on The Reconnect. We're not slowing down anytime soon. So, we're writing for it and developing that right now. You kind of mentioned that with your movie coming out. So I think when you see those moments, I think music is a spiritual thing. I'm just going to go ahead and break the ice like a collarbone. If you wait for the big moments, like, “Oh, I've done it, like let's take a year off,” that might not happen. The film will depict two brothers fighting on opposite sides in the Civil War. Because we throw it around so lightly, negatively, and flippantly. Usually, it's tied to some "God only knows why this nonsense happens.". Leo, 2-months-old at the time, was rushed to the hospita For King & Country ... and all Joel Smallbone could hear was complete and utter silence. on Twitter to get the most up-to-date music news, concert announcements and local tunes. Interview with Joel Smallbone Australian sibling duo for KING & COUNTRY are a multi-platinum, multi-award winning musical force. Now as an adult, I see other young people react in the same way for secular music that they really feel. Ha ha! Interview: Joel Smallbone of “The Book of Esther” and For King and Country. We've got to cross the aisle more, we've got to relate to people who look, who sound, who think differently than us more than ever. I think what you see in adults is really that spirit of love, and joy, and acceptance, it really comes through that,  but I just think, sometimes we want to divide this line and be like, the spirit might be here, which is true, but there's also a spirit in other areas. Moriah Peters and Joel Smallbone during their Second Edition White Chair Film, 2019 ... “I feel like the ‘I Am Second’ interview really kicked off this new chapter in my life where I had this forever partner,” Peters can be heard saying in the Second Edition taping. A few years later, Moriah Peters married Joel Smallbone on July 7, 2013. When King & Country’s Joel Smallbone was a teenager, he had two big interests: music and film. The co… And as far as the record is concerned, for the first time, we're going to play every song off the record — and others favorites as well. Starring: Joel Smallbone, Moriah Peters Smallbone, Josh Smallbone? A new video takes viewers behind the scenes of a for KING & COUNTRY performance at the Ryman Auditorium unlike any before it. Joel Smallbone portrays lead character James Stevens. They chat about artistry in this time of pandemic and the magic of drive-in theatre tours. I'm really excited to see who that is. I really love that you mentioned unity. And yet, here we are, on the flip side of that. You know, and that kind of brings up another point with that setting that you're speaking of, and I can kind of look at myself when I was younger, and I'll be honest, I had a crush on your sister when I was younger; I'm sure I'm speaking for a lot of guys. According to Smallbone's Facebook post,he has a mild case of color blindness which makes it hard for him to decipher certain color tones from others. The artistic Smallbone family is best known today for Christian rock. I think half of those instruments are drums. I've seen your concerts before, and I grew up going to plenty of youth group camps, plenty of concerts. The brothers discuss their history with the storied hall — from their sister, Christian pop singer Rebecca St. James, playing the Ryman more than 20 years ago to last year's pay-per-view event. Speaking of films, we actually are working on developing a musical that's set over three Christmases during a very tumultuous era of the Civil War. And I see an inspiration. For King and Country became Grammy-Award winners and reached No. I became a citizen recently, so I feel this real need, both in music and in filmmaking, to tell stories that hopefully will encourage inspire our culture and unity. But if it can be based on something deeper, if it can be based on something true, or at least something a bit more settled. Speaking of becoming a citizen, when I got sworn in, the judge presiding over 50 people there from 24 different countries. We've got to cross the aisle more, we've got to relate to people who look, who sound, who think differently than us more than ever. (L-R) for King & Country’s Luke and Joel Smallbone. SIDEWALKS host Veronica Castro welcomes Joel and Luke Smallbone of the musical group, For King and Country ("Priceless"), and actress Rhyon Nicole Brown and R&B performer Michel'le ("Surviving Compton: Dre, Suge, and Michel'le"). February 14th, on Valentine’s Day. Oldest sister Rebecca Smallbone changed her name professionally to Rebecca St. James. "You feel happy when you're here. It was kind of inspired by the bow of the ship. Moriah Peters and Joel Smallbone during their Second Edition White Chair Film, 2019 ... “I feel like the ‘I Am Second’ interview really kicked off this new chapter in my life where I had this forever partner,” Peters can be heard saying in the Second Edition taping. By JOHN J. MOSER - Press Enterprise Managing Editor. Complete Joel Smallbone 2017 Biography. The five-minute video gives a backstage look at the show, anchored by an interview with for KING & COUNTRY members Joel Smallbone and Luke … When we need to be in a community more than ever. Just over the holidays, Joel Smallbone – one half of the duo – was surprised by his wife with a gift that he says made his world feel more "alive." It was discovered that the newborn needed the surgery following hospitalization in September 2017. And I think she was hit by a car on the mission trip, and she lost the ability to use her legs. He was so gracious with his time and his honest responses. Robbo and Becci from Vision Christian Radio's 'Rise & Shine' caught up with the duo backstage at their Brisbane concert. To be honest, Priceless was not a particularly enjoyable movie for me to watch but it was worthwhile and incredibly powerful. Joel Smallbone is one half of the popular Christian band, For King & Country. We live in a world that's constantly divided and categorized. For KING & COUNTRY take fans behind the scenes for making of powerful new song, 'Together': Exclusive, Your California Privacy Rights/Privacy Policy. Especially with all the things going on today that we're dealing with, a lot of the things that you mentioned. I suppose Ed Sheeran, he did it well. This is the experiment to me, and I've seen people have seen proof that this can work — but maybe we can live a life where we can actually face hardship. Joel Smallbone, Actor: Priceless. We're tribalizing more and we're individualizing more. I mean, I'm passing information about others, passing information ourselves, about the world we live in. I'm just going to cut to the chase on this. For KING & COUNTRY's Luke Smallbone asked for prayers and support earlier this week as his son, Leo, underwent skull reconstruction surgery. The hitmaking brotherly Christian duo kicked off "Live At The Ryman" last August, an audience-free livestream concert that pre-dated Nashville's "Mother Church" welcoming limited concert-goers back to pews. That's a beautiful way of putting it. Moriah’s husband Joel David Smallbone is an Australian singer and actor. Joel Smallbone, on his honeymoon in 2013, found himself sitting on the edge of his bed wondering if his brother was going to die. The Christian pop songwriter — and one half of Australian duo for King & Country — agreed, and he thinks dividing lines are made to be crossed. The billboards on the freeway, it's the advertising on television, you know, fill in the blank. In Australia, you've got a rugby league, right? Everything from my one year wedding anniversary in St. Augustine, to you know, these shows, to a family holiday. They chat about artistry in this time of pandemic and the magic of drive-in theatre tours. In your song "Priceless", you really point out that it's more than just visible beauty that determines a person's value. Oldest sister Rebecca Smallbone changed her name professionally to Rebecca St. James. How challenging is it to choose this joy was some of the hell that you've been through? I think sometimes we forget that image. amaliearena.com. I was with my sister Rebecca St. James. The five-minute video gives a backstage look at the show, anchored by an interview with for KING & COUNTRY members Joel Smallbone and Luke Smallbone. Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Dr., Tampa. “We've got to relate to people who look, who sound, who think differently than us more than ever,” Smallbone added. Mental health is something that a lot of Christians are very reluctant to talk about, even today. Interview: Joel Smallbone of for King & Country Interviews. And, and in turn, we've been really again, crossing across a whole load of different lines and different genres. Follow @cl_music on Twitter to get the most up-to-date music news, concert announcements and local tunes. I think you're seeing it in the arts community. Building priceless experiences with powerhouse Christian artists Jason Roy and Joel Smallbone on this week's church media podcast! Oldest sister Rebecca Smallbone changed her name professionally to Rebecca St. James. So, stay tuned for that. ... Joel Smallbone addresses this. Posted on June 19, 2013 at 8:00 am. Despite traditional touring halting due to COVID-19 precautions, for KING & COUNTRY reached a new pinnacle in 2020 — earning Artist of the Year honors at the Dove Awards. The brothers were born in Sydney, but moved to the US with their father and five siblings in 1991. I really think they do connect. For King & Country singer Joel Smallbone stars in "Priceless" Listen below. He would sing and play music with his younger brother and make films with his older brother. And that's what you know, sounds like Christ was struggling out to highlight. We're not announcing any special guests. and there's a lot of musical shifting; there's a lot of rhythm. But yeah, intermittently, I think that's the key is just finding the pockets. According to Smallbone's Facebook post ,he has a mild case of color blindness which makes it hard for him to decipher certain color tones from others. I mean, if the readers are naive, there's eight of us on stage, and there are 46 instruments, and there's a lot of musical shifting; there's a lot of rhythm. "God only knows." I think half of those instruments are drums. Join me for authentic conversations with songwriters about the stories behind their songs. So you and your brother have been performing since you were teenagers. Christian celebrity couple Moriah and Joel Smallbone celebrated their 6 th wedding anniversary at Rosemary Beach Florida July 7, 2019.. Moriah And Joel Smallbone. Not only do you have the same problems the world has, but you guys have been through some rough times. In a time where, I believe as an American citizen, a new American citizen, I should say, where we need unity, we need to reach across the aisle, we need to look heavenward and to one another. It all started in an old factory on a dreary 2012 autumn’s night where we dreamt up our rendition of 'Little Drummer Boy.' Brothers Joel and Luke formed what is now Christian pop rock duo “for King & Country” in 2011. How do you feel about speaking to an audience of readers that consist of all walks of life? Well, first of all, I do think rules are made to be broken in some areas. So it's very theatrical, almost like if you married a basketball team and Cirque du Soleil and a band and you put it all together, you kind of end up with a for King and Country show. He has been married to Moriah Smallbone since July 7, 2013. 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