In our first podcast of the New Year, we’re chatting with Chad Mattson, the lead vocalist of Unspoken. The band has been building steady momentum since they started back in 2003, finding a large fanbase and touring with some of Christian music’s biggest artists. But, at least for Chad, his path to music wasn’t as clear-cut as you might expect. And it still isn’t.

What we talk about:

  • Growing up in the church and his early life interest in sports
  • How God brought music into his life after he was saved
  • What it means to be saved and his battles with drugs and alcohol
  • The beginnings of Unspoken in the Dominican Republic
  • Working hard to build their fanbase and spread Jesus’ message
  • Being thankful to the Lord for such an unexpected journey
  • Looking forward and what success means to him (and Unspoken) today
  • Touring with other artists and life on the road
    • Christian artist Ryan Stephenson joins the podcast for a quick “Hello”
  • Family and his thoughts on leaving the band life behind
  • Trusting God with those decisions and letting Him navigate your path

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