Archives for April 2013

A Conversation with Dustin Kensrue of Thrice about Worship

You probably know Dustin Kensrue as the frontman and songwriter for the band Thrice, a post-hardcore/rock band from Orange County, CA, who has sold over a million records over their fifteen-year career.  Kensrue is known for being a great songwriter who is outspoken about his Christian faith in his lyrics while existing primarily as an artist in the general market.  Recently, Dustin found himself making a decision to do something he never imagined he would: back-burner rock n’ roll in favor of be … [Read more...]

My Tragic Attempt to Surf and Why God is Like a Dad Who Gives You a Mercedes.

People often ask me, because I live in southern California, if I surf.  My answer is: I am retired.  Here’s the story on my surf career, which lasted all of thirty-two minutes:The year was 2008.  I was on tour in Sydney, Australia with my band.  On the day in question, we had planned a surf lesson for our entire touring party with two professional instructors.  Since the day it was planned-some two months prior-I had been daydreaming about it.  More specifically, I had imagined myself ducking … [Read more...]