Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter and founding member of the Christian rock band, Third Day.
He began singing in his local Baptist church, and studied music by listening to his father's record collection.
He won a Gospel Music Association award for Third Day.
He drew his inspiration from his parents, both whom sang and played guitar around the house. He married a woman named Aimee and together they have five children.
He and Roland Hayes were both inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame.