Meet the Band


about Seth Condrey

Dogs or Cats?
Dogs

Morning person or night owl?
Whoo Whoo

Siblings, Family Size?
7 siblings!

Do you have kids?
3! (Titus, Jonas, and Lilia)

1st record you ever bought:
DC Talk’s Free At Last

Top 3 favorite albums of all time?
John Mayer- Room for Squares
Coldplay- Rush of Blood to the Head
U2- The Joshua Tree

Guilty Pleasure music?
*NSYNC- Christmas

What was your first concert?
Carmen

You have a night off, what are you watching?
Something with my boo

Top 3 favorite movies?
Braveheart,

Last book you read OR your current favorite book?
Who is the Man? by John Ortberg

What are your favorite books? (can’t include Bible)
Renovation of the Heart by Dallas Willard
The War of Art by Stephen Pressfield
The Great Divorce by C.S. Lewis

Which Bible character do you most identify with?
David

Favorite Sports Team?
NC Tarheels

Favorite place in the entire world?
Wherever my wife is.

How many states have you been to?
32

What countries have you traveled to?
Argentina, Venezuela, Uruguay, Chile, Colombia, Panama, Costa Rica, Mexico, Spain, Germany, England, Kenya, South Africa, Swaziland

What was your dream job when you were a kid?
NBA player

What’s on the top of your bucket list?
Take my bride to Europe

A random/interesting fact about you?
I worked in a slaughterhouse in Argentina, and speak Spanish.

about Chris Cauley

Hometown:
 Cumming, GA. (40 min north of Atlanta)

Dogs or Cats?
Love both, but have 2 cats.

Morning person or night owl?
Is “mid morning person” an option?

Siblings, Family Size?
Only child!

Do you have kids?
1 little boy, Jaden.  6 months old 🙂

1st record you ever bought:
Boyz to Men “II”

Top 3 favorite albums of all time?
Bad– MJ

Thriller -MJ

Songs in the Key of Life – Stevie

Guilty Pleasure music?
Boyband stuff, 90’s r&b ballads, currently I’d have to say Ariana Grande.  

What was your first concert?
Postgame
Beach Boys concert at the Braves game.

You have a night off, what are you watching?
House of Cards & Better Call Saul.

What was the last movie that moved you/made you laugh out loud/inspired you?
Not a big movie guy but any Judd Apatow movie makes me LOL. 🙂

Top 3 Favorite Movies?
Forrest Gump

The Shawshank Redemption

Wedding Crashers.  

Last book you read OR your current favorite book?
Full
disclosure, I’m not a big reader,  but I love sports biographies.  Read John Smoltz’ book recently and loved it.

Which Bible character do you most identify with?
Paul because I’m crazy determined and I started out an absolute mess.  🙂

Favorite Sports Team?
Atlanta Braves

Favorite place in the entire world?
Monte Carlo, Monaco.  Breathtaking.

How many states have you been to?
45

Which countries have you traveled to?
England, Canada, Spain, France, Netherlands, Monaco, Mexico, and I’m sure theres a few more

What was your dream job when you were a kid?
Professional
athlete.  Baseball or basketball.  

Person you got nervous meeting and why?
Justin Timberlake.  He’s just the man.  Crazy talented, Insanely powerful and famous, but done to earth. Refreshing.  

What’s on the top of your bucket list?
To play Augusta National Golf
Club.  

A random/ interesting fact about you:
Way bigger sports person than music.  Obsessed with golf, I’m terrible, but I’m still obsessed.

about Matt Adkins

Hometown:
Marietta, GA

Dogs or Cats?
Dogs all day

Morning person or night owl?
whoo whoo

Siblings, Family Size?
1 bro, Mitchell Adkins

Do you have kids?
Yes. 3 girls- Hallie (9), Merci (7), Livia (1)

1st record you ever bought:
Collective Soul-  Shine

Guilty Pleasure music?
90s Rock

What was your first concert?
New Kids on the Block :]

You have a night off, what are you watching?
This Is Us

What was the last movie you watched that moved you/made you laugh out loud/inspired you?
Baby Driver

Top 3 favorite movies?
Goonies
Rad (80s BMX)
Gladiator

Last book you read OR current favorite book?
Grace Walk

Which Bible character do you most identify with?
David (not the affair part 🙂

Favorite Sports Team?
Atlanta United Soccer AND GODAWGS

Favorite place in the entire world?
Anywhere mountainous

How many states have you been to?
40

Which countries have you traveled to?
USA, Canada, Mexico, Dominican Republic, Amsterdam, England, France, Ukraine

What was your dream job when you were a kid?
Playing music– dream come true I guess

Person you got nervous meeting and why?
Toby Mac. Cause D.C. Talk is the reason I’m playing music .

What’s on the top of your bucket list?
Sky dive

A random/interesting fact about you:
I can talk like a duck.

about Clay Finnesand

Hometown:
Louisville, KY

Dogs or Cats?
Dogs!

Morning person or night owl?
I want to be a morning person, but I’m still working on that 🙂

Siblings, Family Size?
I’m the oldest of 3 kids. I have a brother named Chad and a sister named Jenna.

Do you have kids?
No.

1st record you ever bought:
I’m pretty sure it was either Jump 5’s self titled record or Steven Curtis Chapman’s For the Sake of the Call

Top 3 favorite songs of all time?
This is hard! The first three that come to mind are:

“Queen of California” by John Mayer

“Mylo Xyloto” by Coldplay

“What We Want, What We Get” by Dave Barnes

Guilty Pleasure music?
Carly Rae Jepson…

What was your first concert?
My parents took me to a Rick Mullens concert when I was a baby, but the first concert I remember going to was Mark Schultz. “Letters from War” got me every. single. time!

You have a night off, what are you watching?
Jane the Virgin! I don’t watch much TV though, so I’d probably be at Barnes and Noble or something.

What was the last movie that moved you/made you laugh out loud/inspired you?
I don’t know if this counts as a movie, but Jim Gaffigan’s Mr. Universe is an all time favorite.

Top 3 favorite movies?
First three that come to mind are:

The Incredibles

The Rookie (baseball one)

We Bought a Zoo.

Last book you read OR your current favorite book?
Ragamuffin Gospel by Brennan Manning

What are your favorite books? (can’t include Bible)
Ragamuffin Gospel by Brennan Manning and The Pursuit of God by A.W. Tozer

Which Bible character do you most identify with?
David. David loved the Lord with his whole heart, but he was unmistakably human and poor in spirit. I want to please God trusting that when I fall short, his mercy and love for me never retreat.

Favorite Sports Team?
KY Wildcats

Favorite place in the entire world?
My family used to go to Hilton Head when I was younger, so I have great memories with them there.

How many states have you been to?
27

What countries have you traveled to?
Dominican Republic and Israel

What was your dream job when you were a kid?
I think I always wanted to write songs and sing!

Person you got nervous meeting and why?
When I first met one of my best friends, Mark, I was SUPER intimidated by him because he’s extremely quick witted, confident, and a talented drummer.

What’s on the top of your bucket list?
I’ve never been sky diving, but I really want to!

A random/interesting fact about you?
When I was in second grade, my finger got stuck in a door and got cut off! Thankfully, the doctor was awesome and sewed it right back on, and I’ve still got all my fingers 🙂

about Jared Hamilton

Hometown:
Currently Atlanta, originally Nederland, TX.

Dogs or Cats?
Nope. Used to have an indoor cat… not again.

Morning person or night owl?
Night, definitely. I get really creative after everyone else falls asleep.

 

Siblings, Family Size?

I have one younger brother, and a large extended family.  My family is awesome.  They’re all in Texas so we don’t see them as often as we’d like.

Do you have kids?
I’m married to an incredible woman named Heather, and we have two kids – Norah (4) and Jacob (2).  They’re amazing kids.

1st record you ever bought:
Don’t remember the first one I bought, but the first I remember listening to was my dad’s copy of Dire Straits Brothers In Arms album.

Top 3 favorite albums of all time?
That is a hard question.  Don’t know that these are my favorites, but by sheer number of listens, I’m going to say:

Bruce Hornsby – Here Come the Noisemakers

Lyle Lovett – Live in Texas

Kim Burrell – Live in Concert

Guilty Pleasure music?
I like most kinds of music that I’ve come across, with no guilt or shame  🙂

What was your first concert?
It was probably when Al Denson visited my church when I was a kid (dating myself).  But the first “real” concert I went to was Dave Matthews Band, if I recall.

You have a night off, what are you watching?
Currently, that would be Blacklist.

What was the last movie that moved you/made you laugh out loud/inspired you?
Hacksaw Ridge.  Really difficult movie to watch, but incredibly inspiring.

Top 3 Favorite Movies?
Dumb & Dumber
O Brother Where Art Thou
Shawshank Redemption

Last book you read OR your current favorite book?
Definitely has to be How To Lead When You’re Not in Charge by my boss, Clay Scroggins.

What are your favorite books? (can’t include bible)
Just going off the last year or two…
Creativity, Inc. – Ed Catmull
So Good They Can’t Ignore You – Cal Newport
The Song Machine – John Seabrook

Which Bible character do you most identify with?
Martha.  I’m efficient and want to get things done, often at the expense of simply “being.”

Favorite Sports Team?
Whoever is in the playoffs and whatever looks interesting at the moment.  I’m not much of a “fan” of teams.

Favorite place in the entire world?
Without a doubt, it’s at home with my family!

How many states have you been to?
29

Which countries have you traveled to?
Canada and Mexico, plus brief stops in Honduras and Belize.  My wife travelled throughout South America and Europe prior to us meeting, so hopefully we’ll get to do that together one day.

What was your dream job when you were a kid?
From middle school onward, I just wanted to do anything musical, and I’ve been fortunate to do that so far.  Thankful for every opportunity that’s come my way through music!

Person you got nervous meeting and why?
Definitely my wife.  I’m pretty sure I stopped mid-sentence more than once on our first date!

What’s on the top of your bucket list?
In life, that would be to raise our kids into adults that want to come home to visit.  As far as cool activities go, probably biking down a mountain in Hawaii.

A random/ interesting fact about you:
I’ve played in not one, but two different Jimmy Buffett tribute bands.  And enjoyed both of them greatly.  It’s impossible to be sad while Jimmy Buffett songs are playing.