John Bowman launches solo ministry

John BowmanEarlier this week, former Isaacs member John Bowman (Rebecca Isaacs Bowman’s husband) announced that he will be launching a solo ministry. He currently performs with the secular bluegrass group The Boxcars; he isn’t leaving the group, but is now accepting preaching and solo singing dates on days the Boxcars are off the road. In an announcement posted to Facebook, he commented:

Those of you that know me, know that I love the Lord. I have been preaching His Word since 1997. My heart has been and always will be in ministry. Also, over the past 20 years, I have recorded 4 solo CDs. So, I have plenty of original material to perform for special services.

Here is where I need your help. If you are part of a church or know someone who would like to book me, please give him or her my information. You can contact me through email at I will give you my phone number when we make email contact. This is a huge step of faith for me, but I am so excited about it. …

Folks, please pray for me. I want to be right in the center of God’s will. I appreciate your support and your prayers.

His new solo ministry website is

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  1. What a talented guy with a heart for ministry. God will surely cause him to be effective!

  2. I have always loved John Bowman’s talent, musicality, and his wonderful heart. Selfishly, I so wish he was announcing a return to the Isaacs, but I am sure he has sought the will of our Lord in making this decision. Best wishes to him on this journey.

  3. John is an outstanding musician, goes without saying. He’s also been a part of the Issac’s off and on over the years, He’s no doubt wanting his own ministry rather than to tag along as a part of a successful group.
    I believe he has a lot to offer, being multi-talented, a great singing voice, string musician, and a gifted speaker and minister of the word. He has a wonderful spirit about him, too. My prayers will be with him and hopefully, you folks too. I am happy to see him make this move, as I felt like he was somehow better than just another bluegrass musician. God Bless you John.

    • john, you have come a far way. What you are doing in honor to your father in law is a gesture i know will be appreciated. i wish you all the best to fulfill your ministry. i will keep you in my prayers.

  4. i can’t agree more about michael booth, his heart is at the right place.