This past Christmas break I had the great opportunity to experience the joy of getting my wisdom teeth surgically removed. For those of you who haven’t yet had the honor, you’re lucky. If you have then you know very well what I mean when I say there is a lot of down time, and that one of the only things you’re allowed to do after a surgery is lay on the couch and watch TV. Now, being in the Christmas mood, I turned the TV on and flipped through the channels until I came to the Hallmark Channel. I spent…Read more
Just a few weeks ago, I ran a five-mile turkey trot with my two younger brothers. For those of you who might not know, a turkey trot is a charitable race that is run the morning of Thanksgiving Day, which lessens the guilt of that fifth piece of pie, seventh helping of stuffing, or tenth hour of NFL football. If you’ve ever run a charity race of any kind, or even a competitive track or cross country meet, you understand the importance of having someone there to cheer you on. As I approached the first mile…Read more
We are excited to announce our official band name, Jonah Backus and the Conquerors, based on Romans 8. This section of the Bible perfectly summarizes the message we want to share in our music ministry. It also happens to be one of our favorite chapters in the Bible, and therefore is a fitting inspiration for our band name. I encourage you to check out Romans 8 as a part of your personal Bible study and devotion.
The dictionary defines the word conqueror as "one who gains mastery over or wins by…Read more
Welcome to our newly created website. We appreciate you stopping by to check out what we have going on so far! We're so grateful and overwhelmed by all the feedback and support we've received since the release of Jonah's first single, Somewhere Safe. We are excited to announce that the second single, Day of Glory, is now available on YouTube, Spotify, Apple Music, and ITunes! We're excited to see how God uses our music ministry to touch people's lives with this song and many more in the future! As always…Read more