Bio

ABOUT THE ANCHORMEN

Formed in 1979, the ANCHORMEN have become one of the premier groups in Christian Music. With over three decades in ministry they continue a rich heritage of sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ delivered by very talented and spirit filled gentlemen. "We began singing in three or four states for the first five years of our ministry. In 1985, we were able to travel on a full-time scale. God has kept his hand on the ministry of The ANCHORMEN",

Many great vocalists have taken the stage as members of this fine group including: , Steve Ladd, Tony Jarman, David Sutton, Biney English, Dale Forbes, David Hill, Jody Medford, Jeff Chapman, Aaron McCune, David Hester, and Paul Harkey just to name a few. Each member brought a different dynamic to the group and helped to make this group what it is today.

Their repertoire includes classics The ANCHORMEN have introduced to Christian music such great music as, “Come To The Fountain,” “I’ve Been Touched", "I Feel Like Running", "Come On In", and their mega hit "Giver of Life" which reached and held the number one spot on radio charts across the country! While the ANCHORMEN have consistently produced several Top charting hits over the years, the legacy they we’re founded upon remains their guiding principle and their #1 mission-seeing lives changed. This purpose driven devotion continues today and results in inspiring excitement the ANCHORMEN are best known for.

Group manager Tim Bullins states, “Fans can expect high-energy singing and transparent testimonies along with songs ranging from old classics to today’s favorites when attending an ANCHORMEN concert.” The ANCHORMEN travel worldwide, performing 200 plus dates per year in all varities of major events; Concert Halls, Cruises, Arenas, Festivals, Fairs, Corporate Events, Churches, Theme Parks as well as International venues.

Not only do The ANCHORMEN hope to bring joy to their listeners, but to  effectively lead audiences to a sincere knowledge of Christ through His music. They have made it their mission to stay faithful to the call placed on their lives.

 

Tenor, Derrick Boyd first joined the ANCHORMEN in May 2014. He began his incredible Journey when his first group won the national competition at the NQC in Nashville, TN. Just a couple years later his dream for a "fulltime" position became realty when he joined the Dixie Melody Boys in 1984. Throughout his career he has enjoyed the honor to travel with such greats as Heaven Bound, The Carolina Quartet (Kingsmen Quartet) and the Blackwoods as well as the Woodsmen Quartet.. He has been nominated 3 consecutive years in the Singing News fan awards for favorite Tenor. His great personality makes him a fan favorite everywhere he goes. During his downtime, he enjoys spending time with his wife Phyllis and playing the guitar.

Lead singer, Ronnie Bright from Spartanburg, SC has also enjoyed a lifetime of singing. His career started with Heaven Bound from Kinston, NC. After a few years, he later Joined traveling with the Down East Boys for five years before coming off the road. After spending 10 years home with his family, he later joined the  the ANCHORMEN. Ronnie enjoys spending time with his wife and four children ,  coaching ball and playing the piano.

Charleston, WV native, Scott Mullins has been a long time friend of the Anchormen. He is a well respected baritone as well a great  songwriter having written several songs including  the ANCHORMEN classic "Take Time To Pray" in the 90's .  His solid bass guitar playing also contributes to ANCHORMEN concerts. Folks remember him from such groups as the Praisemen and Freemdom Voice from WV, as well as the Tim Greene trio and  most recently with Freedom Quartet.