Amanda is a big-hearted, determined, coffee-drinking, Jesus-loving mom to 6 young children. She spends her free time absorbed in gardening and fitness, taking pictures and attempting clean eating, all while spreading autism awareness, encouraging adoption and foster care, championing the underdog, and of course, working with her chickens and goats.
She is an ordained pastor, local church music director, and freelance writer. She holds a Master of Divinity from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary and a Bachelor of Arts in Church Music from Eastern University.
Not your average worship song, “I Was Made for This” harnesses the high energy of pop-rock, resounding brass, and galloping guitar licks, and then ties them all together with drumsticks that just won’t quit.
Upper Room’s Land of the Living is an album offering hope. The album’s title track, “Land of the Living,” is a spontaneous worship song based on Psalm 27:13: “I remain confident of this I will see the…