Join First Baptist Dallas for a Fantastic Fall with EIGHT BIG SUNDAYS as we open our doors to some of the biggest names in Christian music. Starting Sunday, September 5, join us for eight weeks of worship featuring musical guests Michael W. Smith, For KING & COUNTRY,
Casting Crowns, Matthew West, We The Kingdom, I AM THEY, Rebecca St. James, and Steven Curtis Chapman.
Grammy and Dove Award-Winner, Casting Crowns is one of the most enduring and highly decorated bands in the industry, selling over ten million albums and dominating Christian radio with chart-topping singles. The band has produced mega-hits like “Praise You In This Storm,” “East to West,” “Who Am I,” and “Just Be Held,” broken sales records, sold-out arenas, won prestigious awards, and traveled the world singing songs of redemption.
Matthew West is a five-time Grammy Nominee, a multiple ASCAP Christian Music Songwriter/Artist of the Year Winner, and a 2018 Dove Award Songwriter of the Year (Artist) recipient. He has received an American Music Award, a Billboard Music Award, a K-LOVE Fan Award, and named Billboard’s Hot Christian Songwriter of the Year. He has more than 130 songwriting credits to his name and has written five books to date.
We the Kingdom is a multi-generational family band consisting of brothers Ed Cash and Scott Cash, Ed’s daughter Franni, his son Martin, and dear friend Andrew Bergthold. The group organically formed at a Young Life camp in Georgia. The band released their debut EP Live at the Wheelhouse in October 2019. It includes their single “Holy Water”, which peaked at No. 2 on the Billboard Hot Christian Songs chart in 2020.
For pop worship band I AM THEY, believing in God’s faithfulness is an active exercise in trust. Originating in Carson City, Nevada, I AM THEY has roots as a worship team based out of a community of various area churches. The band’s five-piece, pop-acoustic-worship sound is anchored by three-part vocal harmonies. Made up of Matt Hein (vocals, guitar), Abbie Parker, (vocals), Brandon Chase (vocals, guitar), Justin Shinn (keys), and Nicole Hickman (drums), the band poured the challenges of the past, hope for the future and a newfound joy for the present into their third album, Faithful God.
Among the most defining artists in Christian music history, Grammy-Winning singer/songwriter, best-selling author, speaker, and actress, Rebecca St. James rocketed into the global spotlight in 1994. The Australian native’s modern pop sensibilities and uncompromising lyrics set a benchmark in Christian music, leading a new generation of artistry in the genre. St. James has earned multiple Dove Awards, nine #1 Christian radio singles, and two GOLD-certified recordings, and her discography includes such iconic albums as Pray, God, and Transform.
Steven Curtis Chapman is an American contemporary Christian music singer, songwriter, record producer, actor, author, and social activist. In a career that has spanned over 30 years, Steven Curtis Chapman is the most awarded artist in Christian music history with 58 Gospel Music Association Dove Awards, five Grammys, an American Music Award, 48 No. 1 singles, selling more than 11 million albums and with 10 RIAA-certified gold or platinum albums to his credit. A vocal supporter of adoption, Chapman, along with his wife, Mary Beth, founded Show Hope in 2003, a nonprofit organization that helps restore the hope of a family to orphans.