Ahhh, the month of love! In honor of Cupid’s auspicious holiday, we’re sharing ten of Christian music’s most talented couples. Happy Valentine’s Day to these lovebirds.
Francesca Battistelli met Newsong percussionist Matthew Goodwin on the Winter Jam tour in 2008. After the two married, Goodwin left Newsong and now plays drums for his wife. The couple has two children: Eli and Audrey Jane.
2. Joel & Moriah
Moriah Peters saved her first kiss for her wedding day. She and husband Joel Smallbone of for KING & COUNTRY wed last summer in California.
3. Jacob & Rebecca
Rebecca St. James married Foster the People’s bassist, Jacob “Cubbie” Fink, in 2011 in San Diego. The couple is currently expecting their first child, who is due literally any day.
4. Vince & Amy
When country superstar Vince Gill married Christian music’s sweetheart Amy Grant on March 10, 2000, it was a musical match made in heaven. Together, they have five children between them–three from Grant’s previous marriage and one from Gill’s previous marriage. They have one daughter together.
5. Shane & Bethany
Shane & Shane’s Shane Barnard and singer-songwriter Bethany Dillon spent many tours together before falling in love and eventually marrying in 2008. The two thought-provoking songwriters have two daughters: Lucy and Haven.
6. Jeremy & Adie
Jeremy Camp met Adrienne (Adie) Liesching, the then front woman for The Benjamin Gate, during a leg of the Festival Con Dios tour. Camp’s first wife passed away from cancer shortly after they wed. Meeting and eventually marrying Adie was part of Camp’s much-needed healing process. Today, the Camps have three children: Bella, Arie and Egan.
7. Josh & Britt
In July 2012, Britt Nicole married longtime beau Joshua Crosby. Josh plays drums for Britt on the road and is a talented music producer in his own right. Last summer, Britt gave birth to the couple’s first child, Ella Brave Crosby.
MIKESCHAIR’s front man Mike Grayson met Molly Reed his freshman year of college at Belmont University. Nearly 10 years later, the couple married in a ceremony right outside of Nashville. Molly is one-half of new acoustic-pop duo City Harbor.
9. Nic & Jaci
Jaci Velasquez and Salvador’s Nic Gonzales became friends thanks to touring together extensively through the years. The two wed in a private ceremony in Austin, Texas, on December 17, 2006. They have two children: Zealand and Soren.
10. John & Korey
Skillet’s John Cooper met his future wife, guitarist/keyboardist Korey, when she was in Memphis, visiting some friends at his home church. At the time, Cooper, only 20-years-old, had sworn off dating. A year-and-a-half later, the two began dating and were engaged two months later. The couple has two kids: Alexandria and Xavier.
Who are your favorite Christian music couples?