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Rock That Doesn't Roll: The Story of Christian Music
Rock That Doesn't Roll: The Story of Christian Music
Andrew Gill and Leah Payne

Rock That Doesn’t Roll looks at how Christian music shaped the world we're living in now by telling individual stories from the... more

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Purity Bros (ft. Joshua Harris)

Purity culture wasn’t just for youth group “purity girls.” “Purity bros” were also a part of the project! No one... more

05 Jun 2024 · 38 minutes
Purity Girls (ft. Nikki Leonti)

In 2001, teen singing sensation Nikki Leonti was on her way to a promising Christian music career. She had two... more

22 May 2024 · 39 minutes
Holy Hip Hop (ft. Soup The Chemist)

In the 1990s, music critics argue that hip hop was in its golden age. Mainstream Top 40 charts were filled with... more

08 May 2024 · 40 minutes
Undo Me (ft. Jennifer Knapp)

In 1999, ​singer-songwriter Jennifer Knapp was at the top of the Christian music world. Her debut album Kansas was gold-certified, she'd won... more

24 Apr 2024 · 40 minutes
Season Two Trailer

In the second season of Rock That Doesn't Roll, hosts Dr. Leah Payne and Andrew Gill look at how Christian... more

17 Apr 2024 · 2 minutes
How Amy Grant Got To The Tiny Desk (ft. Lars Gotrich)

In this bonus episode, Andrew and Leah talk with Lars Gotrich of NPR Music, the producer who brought Amy Grant... more

06 Mar 2024 · 25 minutes
Introducing: Kristin Du Mez and David French on No Small Endeavor with Lee C. Camp

What happens when one of the country’s most outspoken critics of white male Christian political conservatism sits down with a... more

22 Feb 2024 · 57 minutes
Fugazi to Frodus to Rock That Doesn't Roll: Composer Jim Cooper

In this bonus episode Leah and Andrew interview Jim Cooper, the composer who wrote and recorded the original score for... more

17 Jan 2024 · 16 minutes
It's Christmastime! CCM Christmas Music Awards from Rock That Doesn't Roll

‘Tis the season for holiday specials and Andrew Gill (producer, Sound Opinions) and Leah Payne (author, God Gave Rock and... more

21 Dec 2023 · 28 minutes
"Be The Billy of Your Actual Hills" (ft. Pedro The Lion)

For 1990s and early aughts youth group alumni, Christian rock is often the source of embarrassment or shame - but... more

13 Dec 2023 · 56 minutes
Rock That Doesn't Roll: The Story of Christian Music
Purity Bros (ft. Joshua Harris)
Rock That Doesn't Roll: The Story of Christian Music