Casting Crowns Songs, Albums, Playlist, Best Of Casting Crowns, Mp3, Video, Lyrics
Casting Crowns is a contemporary Christian and Christian rock band started in 1999 by youth pastor Mark Hall, who serves as the band’s lead vocalist, as part of a youth group at First Baptist Church in Downtown Daytona Beach, Florida. They later moved to Stockbridge, Georgia, and more members joined. Some members of the band currently work as ministers for Eagle’s Landing First Baptist Church in McDonough, Georgia. The band has won a Grammy and a Dove Award.
The band Led by singer, songwriter, and youth pastor Mark Hall, the group initially included guitarists Juan DeVevo and Hector Cervantes, violinist Melodee DeVevo, and drummer Rob Cervantes (a.k.a. Chavez) adding Chris Huffman on bass, Megan Garrett on keyboards and accordion, and drummer Andy Williams. The group won the GMA regional songwriters competition at Palm Beach Atlantic University, West Palm Beach, Florida, in both the “Best Song” and the “Best Artist” categories in 2004 and continues to win many awards till today.
Members include; Mark Hall – lead vocals and songwriter, Juan DeVevo – guitar and background vocals, Chris Huffman – bass and background vocals, Megan Garrett – piano, keyboards, backing vocals, Melodee DeVevo – violin, backing vocals, cello, Brian Scoggin – drums, Josh Mix – lead guitar and background vocals, Andy Williams (died 2021), Hector Cervantes – lead guitar and background vocals
Mark Hall is youth minister at Eagle’s Landing First Baptist Church in McDonough, Georgia, while the other members are active in their respective churches. They do the band part-time around their full-time work of raising families and church service. They often tour from Thursday to Saturday so that they can be home for church on Sunday morning and Wednesday night