TRENDING NRT NEWS: Newsboys Announce New Album | Christian Music A-Z | Is Christian Music Cringe? | New Lacey Sturm
NRT Christian Music News Update
Former Newsboys Lead Singer Details Journey from Addiction to Grace
Newsboys legend John James featured on 700 Club with hints of what's next after losing fame and success 25 years ago
 

Former Newsboys Lead Singer Details Journey from Addiction to Grace
   

Posted: July 08, 2024, 5:00 PM | Category: Movies / Media
Artist Tags: Newsboys
Source: NRT Staff Reports (KM)

John James, the former lead singer of the Newsboys, recently sat down with The 700 Club to share his mostly unknown story of how his rise to fame exposed flaws in his character, leading to the crumbling of his life. 

James recounts how his outward success masked deep personal struggles, including confessing to sin which led to him leaving the Newsboys in 1996 and deeper into addiction. His story delves into how these issues led to losing everything he held dear. Through his journey, James highlights the importance of confronting one's inner demons and seeking redemption, ultimately finding a path to recovery and spiritual renewal.

 


While not directly addressed in the video, a top comment from @TheMixAcademy hints at new music coming from John James. "I’ve been blessed to be in the studio with John these past weeks working hard to release his first album in over 25 years. He’s the real deal and I’m excited to see what God does through this new music and his ministry."

John James' testimony is a powerful reminder of Jesus' grace and transformative power. His story of confessing sin, battling addiction, and losing everything serves as a profound example of redemption and the importance of relying on God's grace. 

John James served as the frontman for the Newsboys between their debut album Read All About It in 1988 and 1996's Take Me To Your LeaderThe Newsboys is now on their third lead singer after Michael Tait took over from Peter Furler 2013 and planning to release the first of a 2-part album on Friday, July 19, 2024

A portion of this text was generated by ChatGPT, OpenAI, July 8, 2024

 


More Christian Music News Headlines View All News Add News

ADVERTISEMENT

for KING + COUNTRY Announces Select 2024 Christmas Performances
Friday, July 19, 2024
Thousand Foot Krutch Announces Upcoming Remastered Album
Friday, July 19, 2024
Nineties Worship Night to Host Inaugural Worship Event
Friday, July 19, 2024
Hulvey Featured in PEOPLE Magazine
Friday, July 19, 2024
Natasha Owens' Pro-Trump Anthem Becomes Unofficial Theme Song of MAGA Movement
Tuesday, July 16, 2024
Rick Lee James Releases New Single
Tuesday, July 16, 2024
Grace Graber Celebrates 20 Years of Hawk Nelson's 'Letters to the President' with "California"
Sunday, July 14, 2024
Sidewalk Prophets Makes Grand Ole Opry Debut
Sunday, July 14, 2024
Tauren Wells to Host the 55th Annual GMA Dove Awards
Friday, July 12, 2024
View All News

Christian Music, Facebook Christian Music, Twitter Christian Music, YouTube Christian Music, Instagram
ADVERTISEMENT

TRENDING NRT NEWS: Staff Voices: A Journey Through Sound | Sarah Reeves Essentials | Narnia Coming To Life

Christian Music

©2024 NewReleaseToday
A Division Of NRT Media Inc.

 

Secure
CHRISTIAN MUSIC
Discover New Artists
New This Week
Coming Soon
Playlists
Free Music
Album Reviews

NEWS
New Music
Movies / Media
Events
Tours
General

PODCASTS
NRT Now Podcast
NRT Podcast Network

VIDEOS
Music Videos
Exclusives

EXCLUSIVES
Articles
Devotionals
Interviews
Concert Reviews
We Love Awards

MORE INFO
RSS
Privacy Policy
Terms of Use
Advertising
Staff
New Music Email
Contact

RESOURCES
Music Studies
Artist Training

CONNECT
Facebook
Twitter
Instagram
YouTube