Matthew West has written hundreds of songs and even has some writing credits for several country artists like Rascal Flatts, Scotty McCreery, and Billy Ray Cyrus. Little did we know, that he almost became a country artist himself! Skip ahead to 11:42 to hear him tell the story of how he ventured into country music for a time and how God directed his steps back to his current genre.
“I felt like clearly God was speaking to me in a unique way ‘Matthew you’ve released yourself from something that I have not released you yet. Your ministry is getting up on stage and talking about Jesus’” -Matthew West
The Wally Show also discusses the joy Matthew felt when his daughter performed on stage with him.