Peter Furler has made a career out of impacting lives through mixing rock shows with worship experiences that have reached out to people of all ages and faiths.
Formerly the lead singer and founder of Newsboys (“He Reigns,” “Shine” and “It is You”), Australia native Peter Furler has made a career out of impacting lives through mixing rock shows with worship experiences. He has been one of the most successful singers and songwriters in contemporary Christian music, and his music has spanned diverse audiences of all ages and backgrounds, including performances in front of 15,000 Muslims in Morocco, at festivals for the Pope, at The Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame, at a 9/11 service at the Pentagon, and in pubs throughout Australia.
While he has received numerous Grammy nominations and Dove awards, Peter’s desire has always been to share the work God has done in his life, and inspire others. "There is a fire shut up in my bones that I have not been able to hold in since I was a child," he explains. “For me, I find its release through melody and testimony."
Furler's latest single, "I'm Alive," is off the album On Fire, and speaks of the freedom you find being alive in Christ, "I just felt this overwhelming sense of freedom,” he says in reference to the song. “When we’re born again, our spirit is free to join with God’s Spirit. Then, when we begin reading and doing what Jesus said, and following the promptings of the spirit of God, this leads us to live without being bound or led by anxiety, emotions or the material, to be ‘On Fire’ with the full life of Christ.”
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