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About Darrell Evans

Best known as the writer of songs like “Trading my Sorrows”, “Let the River Flow”, “Your Love is Extravagant”, and “Freedom”,  Darrell  is considered by many to be a pioneer in the modern worship music movement.


He attended L.I.F.E. Bible College in Los Angeles, California. While pursuing his studies, he led worship and served as the high school/college leader at Studio City Foursquare Church. Evans soon moved to Tulsa, OK. Once in Tulsa, he led worship at a Vineyard Church and began attending Oral Roberts University. At ORU, he studied evangelism and traveled with the university's music ministry program.


Evans later moved to Reno, Nevada, becoming actively involved in the worship ministry at University Family Fellowship. Yet another move brought him back to Tulsa as the worship pastor at Open Bible Fellowship Church . It was this ministry position that resulted in Evans' recording of the Hosanna! Integrity project, Let the River Flow, in 1997. Subsequent albums include You Are I Am and Freedom in 1998.

Darrell travels alone, and with band, ministering worldwide. "In my ministry my desire is to help people connect with Jesus in a life changing way." Through music, preaching and prayer Darrell has seen numerous people come to know Christ and has encouraged many others to a deeper walk with God. People are healed, refreshed and renewed through Darrell's life-changing ministry.

Darrell finds he is inspired by many artists, including Bruce Springsteen, U2, Steven Curtis Chapman, Phil Keaggy,and Randy Stonehill. His diverse musical influences give his songs the fresh quality it takes to be a success in the world of music. This is evident by the fact that he has won numerous awards including two Dove Award nominations from his 1997 release, Let The River Flow, and his 1998 album, Freedom. In 2000, Darrell’s single, You Bless Me, was ASCAP’s Christian song of the year. In addition, many of his songs have been featured on songs for Worship, and WOW Worship, including such notable worship songs as Let the River Flow, Fields of Grace, Your Love is Extravagant, Freedom, and Trading My Sorrows.

Darrell has three beautiful young children. Daughter Leah, and two sons Connor and Zachary. “They are my heart and world. My kids have changed my life for the better. I want to be the Godly father and leader that they need.” Darrell and his wife, Charity, plan on having more children in the near future and would also love to adopt.



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