BLAINE BOWMAN was saved during the "Jesus Movement" in 1971 in an ANDRAE CROUCH concert in Denver, Colorado. In 1973 he started preaching and went full-time into the ministry at age 20 in 1976. Blaine was ordained in 1978 and has been credentialed with Open Bible Churches since 1983. Blaine wears a lot of hats as husband, father, preacher, Bible teacher, songwriter, record producer, GUITARIST, bus driver, booking agent, newsletter editor, website "uploader", and has taught classes at a local Bible college. A few of his musical & record producing influences have been Andrae Crouch, Ray Benson, Bill Maxwell, Eric Clapton, Kenny Hinson, & Hadley Hockensmith. He holds teaching seminars on the subjects of faith, righteousness, the Holy Spirit, spirit/soul/body, victory, grace & God's covenant of peace. Blaine has a Bachelor's Degree from Logos Christian College in Jacksonville, Florida in Religious Science, Practical Ministry & Music. In 2008 he plans to graduate from the same school with a Master's Degree in ChurchHistory.Sharing the WORD and "seeing the lights come on" in the hearers isBlaine's first love and writing and singing songs that provokethought and challenge to the hearers is also a joy to him. He is excitedabout a New 4-CD Collection called "Blaine Bowman...the songwriter" whichincludes 75 songs he has written ! When he is home he loves to cuttrees, clear ground, work in the barn (thathe's making to look like Cracker Barrel inside), watch his homingpigeons fly and ride his big chestnut Quarter Horse "Doc Holliday"" aroundthe ranch.A great Saturday at home would be biscuits and gravy for breakfastand a trip to one of three flea markets in his area!
CHRISTINE BOWMAN had a dream about playing PIANO when she was 9 yearsold and today is one of the finest pianists in Gospel Music! She sang as a young girl with her two sisters in a little family trio called the "Maxon Sisters". In her teens she sang and traveled with the Roger Noble Singers and then the Southern-Aires Quartet. She met Blaine in 1975, they were married in 1977, and she has been in full-time ministry with him since then! She is an excellent concert pianist and does some of the piano on the studio projects. She loves tight vocal harmony and makes sure the other band members are singing it right! Some of her favorite things are green tea, sitting on her back porch swing, and watching old black and white movies. She rises early and does exercises with Denise Austin on TV, then reads the Word and prays. She & Tiffany work as background singers occasionally. She even drives the tour bus sometimes. She keeps the log house and touring bus clean and tidy, loves to cook when home, and makes sure everyone takes their vitamins! She is one wonderful wife and mother.
TIFFANY BOWMAN plays BASS GUITAR for the band. She started playing bass at age 7 and has become a great concert bassist as well as doing the "tracking" for studio projects. Tiff received JESUS as Savior at age 5 and now is a wonderful Holy Spirit filled young woman using her talents for the Lord. In spring of 2003 Tiffany graduated from Lebanon High School and also graduated from the Warren County Career Center with a Cosmotology degree. She works part-time doing hair and still travels, sings and plays bass for the band in nearly 200 concerts a year from coast to coast. When she is home she loves to ride her horse"Sassy" on the trails around Treemendus Ranch. She also sings and plays bass in a praise & worship band at her home church & is a studio background singer when home from touring with her family. Her favoritestyle of music is R&B, but she has a love and appreciation for everythingelse from Western Swing to Jazz. Her first love is music and singing forJESUS. She loves the music of Joss Stone, Martina McBride, Maroon 5, Elana James & John Mayer. She has written several original songs and has released two solo projects to date! She has had a #1 and a #9 song on the Gospel charts! She is now sharing the Word with youth groups & singles all over the country. She loves to read and loves books by Staci & John Eldridge, Joyce Meyer, and Stormie Omartian. Tiffany loves the ministry and is waiting on God's will for her future.
LUKE BOWMAN brightens up the room when he walks in! He thinks and dreams DRUMS constantly and his playing shows it ! His favorite style of music is JAZZ/FUSION, but can play ANY style of music.He has patterned himself after drummer greats Dennis Chambers, Bill Maxwell, Carter Beauford, Keith Edwards, David Sanger, Steve Gadd & his favorite mentor Dave Weckl. Luke does drum clinics at music stores and praise & worship seminars. His 1999 drum instructional video has helped many beginners get started on drums. He plans to release another drum instructional video in the near future. Luke graduated High School in May 2004 and works full-time for TreeMendUs Ministries in the office and also helps drive the bus. He enjoys riding his horse and working in the studio when he his home from the road. He has a real love for cars and can tell you the name of ANY of them when he spots them on the highway. His room is decorated in "3 Stooges" stuff. Luke also does great impersonations of many people from Jim Carrey, Louie Armstrong, Chris Farley and SeanConnery and uses this ability to share the Gospel of Jesus in Bowman concerts. Besides his band schedule, he tours with his sister and does comedy all over the country.