Helping a friend in need

Got a call from Brad Vanderburg tonight and he informed me that they’ve just about settled on a new lead singer for their band, Shatter Me.

The young man, Donavon, just called Brad to inform him that one of his dear friends, Taylor was in a bad car accident over the weekend and is now in the hospital with severe brain injury.

Brad said things don’t look good for Taylor.

The Vanderburg’s are hoping to pool some money together to help Taylor’s family in this time of crisis. If you’re interested in helping, please click the button below and we’ll get the funds to the Vanderburgs ASAP. (As a note, the donation will likely show Refugee on the PayPal page)

UPDATE :: Talked to Brad this morning, he said Taylor is still in a coma and there’s no evidence of change. He will be stopping by the hospital later this morning to see him and meet with the family.

Thanks in advance!





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vanderburgs part 2 :: 2.7

vanderburgs get ready for the Sky Ranch Zip Line
brad and jana vanderburg get ready for the Sky Ranch Zip Line

this week we hear the continuing story of redemption and reconciliation – just in time for valentines day and Abe Lincoln’s birthday – with Brad and Jana Vanderburg. we catch up with them and what God’s been doing in their lives over the last 5 to 6 years (where podcast 1.28 left off).

Brad and Jana discuss how God’s been using their hurts and their past to really reach out to others and teaching them grace and understanding through it all.

if you missed part 1 – be sure and listen to it before continuing on to this week’s podcast.

related ::
vanderburgs part 1
shatter me
shatter me on myspace
pictures of the spanish chapel in Progresso

music ::
shatter me – chains
joe pug – hymn #101
herbsquare – spirit come
shatter me – i need you

the vanderburgs :: 1.28

pic-of-guys-bp

this week we hear audio from an interview of the Vanderburg family and their amazing story of grace, redemption and love.

the Vanderburgs shared their story last november with Brian Treadaway and the rest of the encounter tribe.

we hope the story gives you a glimmer of the love, forgiveness, redemption and grace the Advent season is all about.

related ::
shatter me
encounter
full audio from the Vanderburg’s interview
olwyn’s flickr site

music ::
sojourn – hosanna
john wickham – o come, o come emanuel

so elated – the first noel
the singing company – o holy night