Musician Profile: Kip Holdren

The 2019 Montana Christian Festival “Witness of God’s Creation” Event brought us many blessings. Rev. Kip Holdren was one of them. Kip taught on “The Witness of the Animal Kingdom” and then surprised us during the event by joining our musical team on stage. Kip was ordained to the Christian ministry in 1979 and served in various capacities in the states of …

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Musician Profile: Deb Foley

Montana Christian Festival welcomes returning guest musician, Deb Foley, a multi-talented musical artist.  Deb has been a lifelong musician beginning at the early age of 8.  She is an accomplished pianist and songwriter.  Harp, saxophone, accordion, auto harp, spoons, harmonica, drums and a cajon are among her instrumental talents.  Deb has devoted her God given gift of music to blessing …

Musician Profile: Becca Horney

Becca Horney and her husband, David, currently live in Great Falls, MT with their son, Luke and dog, Maggie. Becca has been singing since she was little, and loves nothing more than tight harmonies and powerful lyrics. She believes that music is a powerful way of ministering to people and ushering in God’s peace and encouragement. In her free time, …

Musician Profile: Melody Carter

Melody Ann Carter is a singer-songwriter who was born into a musical family in Florida. Music is a big part of her life in more ways than one, she even received her first name from the song “Unchained Melody” which was a favorite of her mother and father. She began learning to play the piano from her father at age …

Musician Profile: Sarah Johnson

Sarah Johnson is a Christian singer/songwriter who lives in Loveland, Colorado with her husband, son, and golden lab. Sarah has been writing music and performing since she was a little girl and she plays the guitar, piano, and ukulele but enjoys singing most of all. Sarah loves to write and perform songs that bring glory to God and that help …

Musician Profile: Jaqi Anderson

Jaqi got into music by way of her father who has been writing songs and making music as long as she can remember. He started teaching her guitar when she was very young, and since then she has picked up ukulele, cello, and a bit of mandolin as well. She loves spending time outdoors, especially on camping trips with her …

Musician Profile: Massey Brooks

Massey is an architect in Fort Collins, Colorado. He cut his teeth playing ukulele while living in Hawai’i, and now enjoys adding the Bluegrass perspective to the classic island style. In his free time he enjoys hiking, snowboarding, hunting, and just about any other excuse to get outdoors. We are excited to have him play at the Festival!

Musician Profile: Ramona Bidon

Ramona Bidon and her husband Ted are from Helena Montana and operate Word of Life 360 and Word of Life 360 Network. Ramona is a talented singer and musician and we are excited to have her as one of our awesome performers! Ramona began playing the guitar at 11 years old and learned many 1970’s folk songs along with her …

Musician Profile: Julie Thigpen

Back by popular demand, Julie Thigpen. Julie, a Montana native, is a talented singer-songwriter who has stirred the hearts of many with her unique God given ministry in Christian music. In additional to her vocal talents, Julie, plays guitar, mandolin, and ukulele and has performed at Christian Events all over the country. She and her husband Ian, live in Helena Montana. They have …

Teacher Profile: Rev. Mark Ladwig

Rev. Mark Ladwig is a minister living in Lauderdale by the Sea Florida who has been serving the Body of Christ throughout the U.S since 1986. With a passion for pastoring and teaching his focus is to bring others to Christ and to help believers stand fast in the liberty wherein Christ has set us free. His son Stephen is …