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WHO WE ARE

Brian Free is undeniably the most recognizable tenor of our generation. Since 1982, he has been at the forefront of Christian music since first joining Gold City Quartet, then moving on to form his own group.  Christian music has always been Brian’s first love, and fans have responded to his music by honoring him and the group at the Dove Awards for Southern Gospel Performance of the Year, “Say Amen,” in 2014 as well as “Long As I Got King Jesus” in 2006. Brian Free and Assurance has also made a number of notable television appearances, including TBN, Gospel Music Channel, Prime Time Country (TNN), Hee Haw (CBS), The “Today Show” (NBC), 27 of the “Gaither Video” series. In the summer of 2014, BFA was chosen by BBC to represent Elvis Presley’s love of Gospel Music on That’s Alright Mama, a Tribute to Elvis Presley with his arrangement of Peace In The Valley.

 

These accolades show the consistent response to BFA’s music, how God has used them, and how he will continue to use them. While the guys all come from different backgrounds, they all agree on one thing, and that is to use their God-given abilities to take the message of Jesus Christ to everyone they can.

 

The mission of Brian Free and Assurance is to lift up Jesus Christ through their music, see souls come to know the Lord as Savior and be an encouragement to Believers across the nation and abroad. They believe in helping others grow in their walk with the Lord by forming exhorting relationships with their fans and investing in them at concerts. Everything is done for the glory of the Lord Jesus Christ.  Brian, Bill and Jake are passionate about their calling and they are unashamed of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

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BRIAN FREE

TENOR

“Being raised in church my whole life, I started singing in my home church at the age of six. I saw very early on the impact of the word of God in song. Although I wasn’t saved until later in life, the Lord used his word in song long before I knew what was going on. That’s the power of Christian music.”

Get to know Brian:

  • Where did you grow up?
    Marietta, GA

  • What are the names of your wife and children?
    Wife: Pam / Children: Ricky and Bryce

  • What is your favorite color?
    Blue

  • What's your favorite song to sing?
    For God So Loved

  • What's your favorite restaurant?
    Ruth's Chris

  • Who is your favorite singer/musician/artist?
    Steve Perry

  • What is your favorite vacation spot?
    Anywhere in the mountains

  • What is your favorite sports team?
    Tom Brady is his own team ;)

  • What was your first job?
    Dishwasher at Waffle House

  • What is something about you people may not know?
    I love classic cars

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BILL SHIVERS

LEAD

“Singing Christian music is a labor of love for me! I love the Lord, I love the gospel and I love to sing! When I put those three loves together, thats what I am honored and privileged to do. It is also more than singing songs with just mere uplifting words, it is singing songs with a message! The message of hope, love, faith and salvation. I would also add that it is more than singing, it is a calling! God Bless you all!!!”

Get to know Bill:

  • Where did you grow up?
    Tifton, GA

  • What are the names of your wife and children?
    Wife: Michelle / Children: Brittany, Sarah, Brent

  • What is your favorite color?
    Garnet

  • What's your favorite song to sing?
    Say Amen

  • What's your favorite restaurant?

  • Gumbeaux's Cajun Restaurant (Douglasville, GA)

  • Who is your favorite singer/musician/artist?
    Steve Perry

  • What is your favorite vacation spot?
    Disney World

  • What is your favorite sports team?

  • Atlanta Braves / Georgia Bulldogs

  • What was your first job?
    I had a paper route

  • What is something about you people may not know?
    I play guitar and harmonica

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JAKE ANGLIN

BARITONE

"I'm doing what I was made to do. God put a desire for ministry in me when I was a teenager. Serving in full-time ministry over the years has prepared me for this and I am so grateful for the opportunity to be a part of BFA. I'm honored to serve with these great men."

Get to know Jake:

  • Where did you grow up?
    Watkinsville, GA

  • What are the names of your wife and children?
    Wife: Courtney / Cat: Stella ;)

  • What is your favorite color?
    Black

  • What's your favorite song to sing?
    What The Cross Really Is

  • What's your favorite restaurant?
    Fogo De Chao Brazilian Steakhouse (Atlanta, GA)

  • Who is your favorite singer/musician/artist?
    Ben Rector

  • What is your favorite vacation spot?
    Beach/Cruise

  • What is your favorite sports team?
    Atlanta Braves / Georgia Bulldogs

  • What was your first job?
    Sherwin Williams Sales Associate

  • What is something about you people may not know?
    I do celebrity impressions