His Word was formed in 2002 and they began their ministry by playing at concerts, festivals, coffee houses, conferences, summer camps, and retreats in southwest and central Florida.
His Word strives to make everyone in the audience a part of their music. Their unique combination of worship and rock has been influenced by worship driven artists including Chris Tomlin, Third Day, Jeremy Camp, and Building 429. Their goal is to bring people closer to Christ through their own original Christian-based music.
In 2007, the band released their debut CD, Silent, Bold and True, and was selected as a semi-finalist in Band with a Mission, a national Christian music talent search sponsored by Fervent Records.
In 2008, His Word continued its success and opened for national Christian recording artists, StorySide B and Paul Colman, former lead guitarist for the Newsboys.
In 2009 the band has been a featured artist on 91.9 Call FM (Miami/the Keys/SW Florida) on their Thursday night locally grown Indie Show. His Word was recently selected to play at the Waves of Glory at the Orlando, Florida attraction, Wet-n-Wild. They are also in the studio recording new songs.
2010 His Word's new single "Beautiful Savor" (Produced by Lucio Rubino) was featured on 88.1 JOY FM on the afternoon show with Jayar.
2013 has been a rebirth of the band. His Word has been recording and writing new music. His Word has added several new members and a new vibe. His Word leads worship every Sunday morning and continues to play locally around the Tampa Bay area.
2015 His Word has continued to play around the local area plus creating new music. His Word looks forward to a fun year and new music.
Brian Overton is the lead vocalist and bass player for His Word. The other members of the band include rhythm guitarist, J.R. Rehm, Lead guitarist, Sheree Barnes, and Justin Christensen on drums. The band is based out of Seminole, Florida.
If you wish any additional information about the band, please contact them at email@example.com. Some of the songs from their CD can be heard on www.myspace.com/hisword. For booking contact Rev Music Group at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Brian (Lead Singer and Bass Player): Brian is born and raised in the Tampa Bay area. Music has always been apart of his faith formation. Brian is a graduate of the University of Central Florida and currently a Law Enforcement Deputy. Brian is married to his wife Jackie and resides in Bradenton, FL with one child. Brian helps lead worship with JR at St. Anne of Grace Episcopal Church.
JR ( Acoustic/Electric Guitarist and Backing Vocals): JR is born and raised in the Tampa Bay area. JR started playing the guitar at the age of 15 years old. JR currently owns a sign company in Pinellas County called Visual Concepts. JR is married to his wife Ashley and they have two children. JR currently resides in Seminole,FL. JR is the Worship leader at St. Anne Of Grace Episcopal Church.
Justin was Born in St. Cloud, Minnesota. Justin started playing saxophone when He was 12 years old. in about 10th grade he started to mess around on drums. He joined a worship team at a church called New Life Christian Center in Foley, MN and later joined the same church, different location in Princeton, Minnesota. He filled in a few times on drums and piano. Mostly played saxophone. He didn't start to really get into drums untill Moving to Sarasota, FL in April of 2011. That December, He started to play as a drummer in a rock band. Later on, met Brian and joined His Word about a year later. Justin currently lives in Sarasota.
Sheree was born in Austin Texas and grew up in the Dallas area. Sheree started playing music from the first time she could remember. Sheree then moved to Virginia to finish school. Sheree discovered the church music scene when her mother requested that the whole family try going to church for her birthday. That day thirteen years ago started the journey that led her all the way to Florida. Sheree stays busy playing music at Wellspring International Church and St. Anne of Grace Episcopal Church. Sheree is married to Ryan Barnes and currently works at Guitar Center. Sheree resides in Sarasota, FL.