|In this interview with Bill
Ronning, learn about Jamie and his family’s Christmas traditions and most
beloved Christmas songs, including in-studio comments from Jamie’s father Don.
His First Love
Jamie Slocum Returns to Performing Live
opportunities God brings, but then always returning to what you love doing most
for His glory. For Jamie Slocum, that’s been the best way to live intentionally
and fulfill God’s purposes for him and his music ministry.
branched out to produce music projects for a variety of other artists, and he
also accepted an opportunity to work on a 20th Century Fox motion
picture entitled “Breaking the Press.” It’s a contemporary retelling of the
story of the prodigal son set in the world of Texas high school basketball and stars Drew
Waters from the hit TV show Friday Night Lights.
producers of the movie called me last year and said, ‘We love your song
Dependence and it’s really ministered to us…We would love to not only use
Dependence but we would love for you to do the theme song for the movie.’ So I
flew down to Los Angeles
and recorded the song.” Jamie says the movie is available on DVD and comes with
a Bible study guide.
those opportunities are exciting to Jamie, his passion will always be music
and, more specifically, performing live for an audience.
moving me into lots of different areas as far as producing other people and
doing movies as well, but my first love is always Christian music and doing
concerts,” Slocum said. “It’s that connection you have with the audience where
they tell you stories of how songs have ministered to them. It reminds me of
why I do this. My favorite thing is to meet people after concerts.”
released the Dependence Deluxe Edition
CD in 2011 and is looking forward to performing—and doing whatever else God
brings his way in the years to come.