THE WARDS, a multi-award winning family group who began singing 30 years ago in Asheville, NC and Lexington, Ga. The vocalists are Mike Ward, and daughters, Gail Ward Childers and Julia Ward Martinez, with occasional special appearance by Cristen Childers, daughter of Gail Childers and one of the song writers on their newly released album, "Out Of Bondage". The Wards have a style of their very own, blending tight family harmony while writing their own blend of Country Gospel/ Southern Gospel music. They have shared the stage with greats such as, The Singing Journeymen, the Emmanuel Singers, and The Walls Family, just to mention a few. They perform frequently at the Sheltering Arms Tabernacle Convention in Clayton, Ga, and travel in the southeastern part of the U.S., ministering in word and song.