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Mac Powell

Forum Worship Leader & singer/songwriter for the band Third Day


Mac Powell

Mac Powell is the lead singer and songwriter for the band Third Day, one of contemporary Christian music's most successful groups for the past three decades. Mac's music career has seen many milestones including 31 #1 singles, more than 8.5 million albums sold, 24 GMA Dove Awards, four GRAMMY®s, an American Music Award, A Georgia Music Hall of Fame Induction and multiple ASCAP awards for songwriting including its coveted Vanguard award is responsible for writing many of Third Day's hit songs, including "Cry Out to Jesus," "Revelation," "Call My Name" and "Children of God."




Besides his love for music and ministry, Powell is very passionate about the subject of adoption. He and his wife Aimee have three biological children and two adopted children. "When Aimee and I dated in high school we actually talked about how when we eventually get married we might adopt," said Powell. “So it's always been something that we've talked about." Being a parent and raising a family is also something that is very important to Mac, "I think it's something that God has placed down in all of our hearts — to be able to raise and educate and love and bring up a child," he said. "We want to raise them up to be children of faith. To know they were created by a God who loves them and has a purpose and a plan for them." 

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