In this episode, Heather sits down with singer/songwriter Maryanne J. George of Maverick City Music to discuss what it’s like to work in the music industry. Maverick City has had an impressive rise to fame in the last couple years with the award-winning album Old Church Basement (their live collaboration with Elevation Worship) and performances at the 2022 Grammys and the BET Music Awards. Maryanne explains why faith has so deeply impacted her music, what her songwriting process looks like, and why she doesn’t believe in a “Christian vs. secular” dichotomy in music.

Guest Bio

Maryanne J. George is a dynamic worship leader, songwriter, and musician with Maverick City Music and is passionate about encountering the Lord through worship.

Mentioned in This Episode

The Bible Project, Scripture and Poetry

Tamela Mann, Take Me to the King

Host Bio

Heather Thompson Day is an associate professor of communication at Andrews University in Berrien Springs, Michigan. She is the author of eight books, including, I'll See You Tomorrow, releasing in October, and It’s Not Your Turn. Reach out to Heather on Twitter @HeatherTDay and on Instagram @heatherthompsonday.

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