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  • "Always You" from Power
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  • "Close" from Wholehearted +
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  • "Come What May" from Wholehearted +
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  • "Come What May (Spanish/English Version) (feat. Aaron Moses)" from Come What May (Spanish/English Version) (feat. Aaron Moses) (Single)
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  • "Come What May + (feat. Cory Asbury)" from Wholehearted +
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  • "Everything Comes Alive" from We Are Messengers
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  • "Faith Sees Best In The Dark" from Wholehearted +
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  • "Flesh & Bone" from Saviour EP
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  • "Friend Of Sinners" from Wholehearted +
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  • "God With Us" from Saviour EP
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  • "God You Are (feat. Josh Baldwin)" from Wholehearted +
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  • "Holding On" from Wholehearted +
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  • "Home" from Power
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  • "I Donít Have The Answers" from We Are Messengers
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  • "Image Of God" from Power +
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  • "Image Of God (Acoustic) + (feat. Vince Gill)" from Wholehearted +
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  • "Iím On Fire" from We Are Messengers
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  • "Keep The Faith" from Wholehearted +
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  • "Knock Me Down" from Power
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  • "Love" from Power
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  • "Love (Remix) (feat. Mali Music)" from Love (Remix) (feat. Mali Music) (Single)
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  • "Loved Like This" from Wholehearted +
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  • "Magnify" from We Are Messengers
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  • "Maybe It's Ok" from Power
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  • "Maybe It's Ok (Strings Mix)" from Maybe It's Ok (Strings Mix) (Single)
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  • "Million Miles Away" from Wholehearted +
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  • "My Ghost" from We Are Messengers
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  • "Never Stop Singing" from Power
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  • "Now It's Our Turn" from Wholehearted +
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  • "Point To You" from We Are Messengers
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  • "Power" from Power
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  • "Power (Acoustic Mix)" from Power
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  • "Saviour" from Saviour EP
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  • "The Devil Is a Liar" from Honest EP
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  • "The Parting Glass" from Wholehearted +
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  • "This Is Jesus" from Saviour EP
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  • "Wholehearted" from Wholehearted +
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    Latest News
    We Are Messengers Expand Holiday EP With "Saviour"
    (Sunday, November 06, 2022)
    We Are Messengers' "Come What May" Hits #1
    (Monday, February 21, 2022)
    Darren Mulligan of We Are Messengers Involved In Roll-Over Car Accident
    (Friday, February 04, 2022)
    Curb/Word Entertainment's We Are Messengers Collaborate With Vince Gill
    (Tuesday, February 01, 2022)
    "Come What May" Hits #1 on Billboard Christian Airplay Chart
    (Wednesday, January 26, 2022)
    Casting Crowns Announce 'The Healer Tour'
    (Tuesday, December 14, 2021)
    We Love Christian Music Awards Opens Public Voting For 10th Year
    (Thursday, December 09, 2021)
    We Are Messengers' "Come What May" Hits #1
    (Wednesday, November 17, 2021)
    We Are Messengers Debuts Third Full-Length Album
    (Friday, October 15, 2021)
    We Are Messengers Drops New Single
    (Saturday, September 18, 2021)
    We Are Messengers Drops New Single
    (Saturday, September 11, 2021)
    We Are Messengers Releases New Single
    (Sunday, June 13, 2021)
    Awakening Events Announces Upcoming Tour
    (Thursday, June 10, 2021)
    Winners Announced During Live 2-Hour 9th Annual We Love Christian Music Awards Ceremony
    (Thursday, February 25, 2021)
    Performers Announced For Live 9th Annual We Love Awards Ceremony
    (Monday, February 15, 2021)
    We Are Messengers To Release New Album Friday, September 11
    (Friday, September 04, 2020)
    Performers and Presenters Announced For 8th Annual We Love Christian Music Awards Ceremony
    (Thursday, February 13, 2020)
    2021 K-Love Cruise Announced
    (Saturday, February 01, 2020)
    We Are Messengers Slated to Release Sophomore LP 'Power' January 31
    (Friday, December 13, 2019)
    We Are Messengers' Darren Mulligan Appears on Huckabee Show
    (Sunday, December 08, 2019)
    We Love Christian Music Awards Returns For Its Eighth Year, 69 Artists Nominated In 23 Categories
    (Monday, December 02, 2019)
    Drake Kennedy Plays Final Shows with We Are Messengers
    (Monday, November 11, 2019)
    We Are Messengers Releases New Christmas Song 'This Is Jesus'
    (Friday, November 01, 2019)
    TobyMac's Popular 'Hits Deep Tour' Returns for 2020
    (Friday, September 20, 2019)
    We Are Messengers Announces Fall Headlining Tour
    (Saturday, August 10, 2019)
    2019 K-Love Fan Awards Winners Announced
    (Sunday, June 02, 2019)
    We Are Messengers' Launch New Website in Partnership with 'Maybe It's Okay' Single
    (Monday, January 28, 2019)
    TobyMac's Popular 'HITS DEEP Tour' to Hit 34 Arenas with 2019 Return
    (Friday, September 21, 2018)
    Third Day Farewell Tour Announces Additional Dates
    (Tuesday, April 10, 2018)
    6th Annual WE LOVE Christian Music Awards Nominees Announced, Voting Now Open
    (Monday, December 04, 2017)
    6th Annual K-LOVE Christmas Tour to Feature We Are Messengers and Plumb
    (Tuesday, October 03, 2017)
    Multi-Artist Compilation Album Celebrates Beloved Devotional 'My Utmost For His Highest'
    (Tuesday, September 26, 2017)
    Big Daddy Weave Launches Fall Leg of Set Free Tour
    (Thursday, August 10, 2017)
    We Are Messengers Films Music Video for 'Point To You'
    (Wednesday, April 26, 2017)
    We Are Messengers Needs Your Prayers
    (Sunday, March 26, 2017)
    'The Shack' Soundtrack Premieres at No. 1 on Billboard's Christian Albums Chart
    (Friday, March 10, 2017)
    ​We Are Messengers Shares Thoughts on 'The Shack'
    (Thursday, March 02, 2017)
    'The Shack: Music From And Inspired By The Original Motion Picture' Releases Today
    (Friday, February 24, 2017)
    for KING & COUNTRY, Lauren Daigle Top Nominees for 2017 K-LOVE Fan Awards
    (Thursday, February 16, 2017)
    Big Daddy Weave Kicks Off 2017 With Set Free Tour
    (Wednesday, January 11, 2017)
    We Are Messengers Gets New Tour Bus
    (Thursday, December 01, 2016)
    We Are Messengers Releases Acoustic Christmas Video
    (Tuesday, November 29, 2016)
    We Are Messengers Releases 'God With Us' Christmas EP Today
    (Friday, November 04, 2016)
    Big Daddy Weave Receives The Rich Mullins Artist Impact Award At CMB Momentum
    (Tuesday, September 13, 2016)
    47th Annual Dove Awards Nominees Announced
    (Thursday, August 11, 2016)
    Plumb Preps to Resume Fall Leg of Big Daddy Weave's Beautiful Offerings Tour
    (Wednesday, July 27, 2016)
    Big Daddy Weave Launches Fourth 'Beautiful Offerings Tour'
    (Monday, July 25, 2016)
    "We Are Messengers" Releases Today, April 22, To Rave Reviews
    (Friday, April 22, 2016)
    We Are Messengers' Darren Mulligan Shares His Story
    (Thursday, March 17, 2016)
    We Are Messengers Releases Third Song "Point To You" As Part Of Online Pre-Order For Debut Album
    (Friday, March 04, 2016)
    Hollyn Leads New Artists Ruling the Charts
    (Wednesday, February 03, 2016)
    TobyMac And Diverse City Play Fox & Friends
    (Friday, August 21, 2015)
    Hawk Nelson Crashes Fan's Wedding
    (Wednesday, July 22, 2015)
    We Are Messengers
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    Darren Mulligan left his native Ireland in 2003 to chase a life built on selfish ambition, temporary pleasure and fleeting fame. God had other plans for him. Now leaving Ireland a second time, the man he is today stands in stark contrast to his sordid and troubled past. Darren’s personal testimony and the music of We Are Messengers are a beacon of hope for all.

    “We see ourselves as messengers carrying the good news,” says Mulligan. “We’re just carrying His message from our hearts up into our mouths and out into our hands. God’s given us something to say through words and songs and through our lives. We ask the same question every day, ‘What is God saying? What opportunity is God bringing?’”

    This hasn’t always been Mulligan’s desire. His personal history before meeting Christ is colored by selfishness, depravity and desperation. A self-taught guitarist, Mulligan’s love affair with music began when he received a guitar from his parents for Christmas when he was 13. Although he grew up in Ireland, it was American music that shaped his formative years as he listened to everything from Elvis and Johnny Cash to Guns N’ Roses and Nirvana. Though he came from a respected, hardworking blue-collar family, Mulligan strayed from his upbringing early on. “I became this really wretched, selfish, horrible human being,” he admits. “I just wanted to take from everybody.”

    When he was 19, a chance encounter on an Irish street introduced Darren to his future wife, Heidi, who was just 17 at the time. The two quickly fell in love and were inseparable for the next few years. However, Darren soon abandoned Heidi in favor of a rock star lifestyle in America, chasing money and fame. As a guitarist for a heavy rock band, Mulligan toured the country while his life spiraled out of control.

    It was during this time that he received a phone call from Heidi, who told him she had become a Christian. “I hated the thought of her being happy; because she sounded happy, while I was miserable,”Mulligan remembers. Shortly thereafter, he decided to leave the band, move back to Ireland and ask her to marry him. Despite the fact that he had no job, no education and no prospects, Heidi said, “yes,” and unbeknownst to Mulligan, she began praying daily for her future husband’s salvation.

    Three weeks before their wedding, at a time when he was an avowed athiest, Mulligan had a life-altering experience in church. “I felt so wretched, so dirty. I could feel my skin crawling. God seemed so real that night. He seemed so holy. There was this huge chasm between Him and me. I could feel it—this crushing weight of guilt and conviction—so I gave my life to the Lord that night,” he explains, adding, “It took me a few months of reading the Bible to really understand what I had done and what that meant. I fell in love with God over that period and gradually learned to see myself as He sees me - clean, a son of the king.”

    Determined to live a different way, Mulligan resolved to never play music again and sold all of his guitars. He took a job managing privately-owned, government-funded homes for children with disabilities and attended church with Heidi regularly.

    It wasn’t until he randomly filled in for a guitarist at their church that music re-entered his life. Despite the fact that he had never sung publicly before, he began singing as part of a makeshift band that formed for a week-long youth conference. The group, later named The Remission Flow, received such an incredible response, people from all over Ireland and the U.K. began calling with booking requests. For the next three years, Mulligan kept his full-time job and traveled with The Remission Flow on weekends.

    “Those three years were some of the most beautiful years of my life,” he reflects. “We weren’t making money. We didn’t have to be famous. We were just getting in our little cars and driving to any place God called us. Some nights we’d play for 20 people, some nights we’d play for five or six hundred, and they just kept coming to Jesus.

    The Remission Flow released two full-length albums with an independent label in the U.K. One of the band’s songs providentially reached the desk of an A&R executive at Word Entertainment. The label flew Mulligan to Nashville and quickly offered him a record deal.

    No one was more surprised than the lead vocalist himself. “I was 34 and in my eyes not the best singer in the world, not the best guitar player in the world, not the best at anything. Nashville is full of talent. Why me?” Mulligan wonders aloud.

    Sure of his calling and determined to follow the leading of God, Mulligan and his wife left their home in Ireland, packed up their belongings and moved their three young children across the globe to Franklin, Tenn. The singer hit the ground running, scheduling daily co-writing sessions. For the next year, he wrote more than 100 songs that were whittled down to 14 for We Are Messengers’ self-titled debut.

    “We try to write simple songs for a very complicated world,” shares Mulligan, who worked with a list of respected writers and producers for the album, including Josh Bronleewe, Ed Cash and Seth Mosley, among others. “At the very core of what we do is honesty and transparency. We want to be sincere. I want to be vulnerable and write songs that allow people to meet with God right where they are, in their humanity.”

    We Are Messengers may have left their homeland for the sake of a greater call, but it’s a sacrifice they consider well worth the hefty price. “We’ve been rescued so that we could give ourselves away,”Mulligan maintains. “The Bible says, ‘Lose your life and you’ll find it’; and we’re determined to keep giving ourselves away until we die, so that when it comes to the end of the race, we’re spent, we’re done.”

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    Very inspiring and relevant band | Posted May 03, 2016
    Darren's story is a powerful reminder of God's redemptive power and grace. Their music is also very lyrically relatable to many people. I love the lyrics for "I Don't Have the Answers".

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    Winter Jam Detroit | Posted February 02, 2016
    I want to say thank you to an amazing group! Your message, Darren still rings in my heart.

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