"If you don't talk about this kind of stuff, if you don't think through your answers to hard questions, you won't have a basis for avoiding temptation. We want to have answers—and we want those answers to be based on principles from the Bible."
Hey, good advice for anybody—whether you're starting a rock band, or simply trying to keep your faith together for the rest of the school year.
dc Check? Yes, the four singers in Reality Check got their start at Liberty U, like dc Talk. Yes, some of their music incorporates a rap-rock style, like you-know-who. "But," stresses Chris Blaney, "we've also read articles that compare us to the Newsboys, Audio Adrenaline, PFR and even [the secular group] 311. We really aren't out to duplicate another band or group. We'll just do what we do, and let the audience decide who or what we sound like."
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