Category Archives: Ten Minutes With…

017: Ten Minutes With…Darren Mulligan

Darren Mulligan is the lead singer of We Are Messengers. He is an Irishman with strong passion for his faith, his family, and his music. He talks with Terese Main about how ministry calls for sacrifice, but the fruit is worth it.

We Are Messengers is in concert at Kingdom Bound at Darien Lake on July 25th. Find out more at

016: Ten Minutes With…Dave Frey

Dave Frey is the lead singer of Sidewalk Prophets. During the pandemic, he and his band found new ways to reinvent the music wheel with virtual concerts and online experiences. He talks with Terese Main about how much he came to appreciate their fans over the past couple years. Plus, you won’t believe the celebrity he ran into at the grocery store!

Sidewalk Prophets is in concert in Tonawanda, NY on July 15. Find out more here:

015: Ten Minutes With…Petra’s Greg X. Volz

For Christian music, it’s a band that literally defined “rock.”  Petra (which means “rock” in Greek) began in the early 1970’s, when the phrase “Christian rock” was practically unheard of.  Join Tim from the Rise Up morning show in a chat with lead vocalist from Petra, Greg X. Volz.   See Greg and the other guys of Classic Petra Resurrection live in concert, Saturday, June 4th in Horseheads, NY – head to our website for tickets!

014: Ten Minutes With…Fernando Ortega

Fernando Ortega is an artist at heart. A musician. A photographer. A storyteller. And it all started with an accordion and a harmonica. He talks with Terese from the Rise Up morning show about music in his childhood, and his upcoming concert May 6th at Olean First Baptist Church. Find out more about the show here.

013: Ten Minutes With…Zach Williams

Is Zach Williams taller than a side-by-side refrigerator? Yes! But is he taller than the Guinness World Record Holder for the female with the longest legs? You’ll have to listen to find out. Zach Talks with Terese from Family Life Mornings about his height, and his upcoming concert July 30th at The Chapel in Buffalo. Find out more about the show at

012: Ten Minutes With…Jamie Kimmett

God gives gifts so much bigger and better than the world gives. Jamie Kimmett is proof of that! He’s a Scot with the talent to make it in mainstream music. But he took a pass and God blessed him. Listen as he chats with Sonny from Family Life Afternoons. Keep up with Jamie online at

011: Ten Minutes With…Donna Russo

Sadly, Kingdom Bound 2021 has been postponed due to the COVID outbreak. Festival Director Donna Russo talks with Terese Main about how the decision was made, and what we can expect in 2022! The new festival date is July 24th through 27th, 2022. Already artist like TobyMac, Casting Crowns, Skillet, We Are Messengers, Ledger, and Verses have been booked, along with speakers like John Cooper and Reggie Dabbs. Of course, more will be added as the festival gets closer. And if you’re a ticket holder for the 2021 festival, your tickets will be honored next year. Find out more at

010: Ten Minutes With…Jordan St. Cyr

Sometimes the hardest times bring the brightest glory to God. Jordan St. Cyr is embracing every part of his difficult seasons and turning them into songs that connect others to God. Whether it’s a car breaking down, or his daughter’s medical challenge, listen as he talks with Terese Main about finally “making it” in Christian music. If you’ve got ten minutes, you can catch up with this cool Canadian.

009: Ten Minutes With…Austin French

He’s not even 30, but already Austin French has a lot of life figured out. He has reconciled with God and his parents after they divorced while he was in the 3rd Grade. Now, a man with his own wife and kids, he finds family more important than ever. He writes about his experiences in his songs, and in his new book, God Can. If you’ve got ten minutes, you’ve got time for this chat hosted by Terese Main.

008: Ten Minutes With…Keith Getty

In this episode, Terese Main talks to Keith Getty. He’s a husband, a dad and a legendary hymn writer. Although he probably would laugh at that “legendary” moniker. He’s got some strong views on modern worship…and he’s going to teach Terese to speak like an Irish woman. All in about ten minutes. Click “Play” already!

Keith and Kristyn Getty present the Sing! Global Conference August 30th through September 2nd. Find out more at