Among the remaining ten finalists on American Idol, apparently four of them are Christians (thanks to Cindy Swanson for letting me know about it). This article says a little about Danny Gokey, Lil Rounds, and Scott MacIntyre, but it's focus is on Michael Sarver. Take a moment to read it. You'll be glad you did.
We all know about Michael Sarver's journey. He is the oil field worker who can sing and loves music. He wants to make a life for his young family before he dies in one of the most dangerous jobs in America. This is what we all thought American Idol was about, didn’t we? The talented amateur pursuing a dream that could change their life is the great American dream and we can watch it play out over five months every year. But Michael Sarver is about more than that.
“This is Jasper, Texas, and for 10 years there has been a cloud over our city …” Sarver said during a brief visit home. “This is more than about Michael Sarver. It’s about Jasper, Texas, and a city that has more to give the world than hate.”
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