Jayar - Afternoon Chats Archive
Past Thursday Afternoon Chats
Jayay chats with Ryan Stevenson for the first time about life on the road, music and how well he can master the tape deck!
Jayar catches up with his old buddy Brandon Heath
Jayar sits down with the boys from Unspoken about new album, road life and cilantro again.
Jayar chats with John Cooper of Skillet.
Jayar chats with Judah about personal accountabilty, Justin Beiber, Prayer and his new book "How's your Soul"
Jayar talks with Matt Redman about his new Christmas album "These Christmas Lights" and collaboration with Natasha Bedingfield
Jayar chats with Jordan Feliz about how life has changed now that he has two massive hits, the Jack Sparrow comparrison and they do a little "Tape deck challenge" to tst his skills on some old school technology.
Jayar talks with Danny Gokey about life after American Idol, personal struggles and new music.
Jayar chats with Mike and Jeff from Tenth Avenue North about their new record, cats, "real" football and how fast they can work a tape deck!
Jayar talks with Luke and Joel about their new movie "Priceless" and being on The View
Jayar planned a special belated birthday party for Britt while discussing her 4th album self titled "Britt Nicole"
Jayar catches up with our friends from Casting Crowns.
Jayar catches up with Jodi and Chris of Love & The Outcome
Jayar chats with Zach Williams, tests his Karaoke skills and sees how fast he can work a tape deck!?!?
Jayar chats with Seth from Need to Breathe
Jayar talks with his buddy Mike Weaver
Jayar chats with Chonda
At a time when Jayar couldn't interview, DJ Frap stepped in to interview Jeremy Camp
DJ Frap Interviews Mandisa
DJ Frap talks to Bart from Mercy Me
Jayar sits down with Blanca!
Jayar chats with Duncan of the Newsboys
DJ Frap sits down with Lecrae
Jayar sits down with 5 time Grammy and 40 Dove Award winner Sandi Patty
Jayar catches up with the boys from Unspoken and discusses Cilantro in heaven??
Jayar sits down with Adam Agee frontman for Audio Adrenaline discussing music, Toby Mac and their mission outreach in Haiti
Jayar sits down for the First time with Citizen Way.
Jayar sits down with his long time friends about pet peeves, OCD and a awkward stalker fan....
Jayar hanging with Chris August in the studio catching up on what's new!
Jayar talks with Nichole Nordeman about what's new and old (they had 9 years to catch up on), Prince covering one of her songs and also takes on the "producers challenge" to throw in a BIG word during the interview.
Jayar sits down with Josh Wilson!!
Jayar sits down with Lauren Daigle about Christmas, Food trucks and Crackling??
Jayar chats with Taya and Marty of Hillsong United
Jayar talks to the "Godfather" about his first Grammy, where he sits on the Billboard Christian list and Christmas stuff!
Spent the afternoon chatting with my buddy Matthew West. We always have a great time during interviews!
Jayar catches up with his buddy David Crowder. They discuss whats new, music and Burritos??? This interview ranks in the top we've ever had. Enjoy!
Jayar talks with Mike from Big Daddy Weave about new album, life and whats coming up! Don't want to miss this one.
Jayar catches up with his Irish buddies and checks out some new music
Jayar Interviews Sean Astin about "Woodlawn" and finds about life after Goonies, Lord of the Rings and much more!
Jayar talks to Luke from For King and Country
Jayar catching up with Building 429
Jason talks about his new album, "Whatever the Road" and answers a question from the fishbowl.
Matt Redman on Hope for the Hopeless
Part 1: On Cajun Eating.
Part 2: On Reaching an Unchurched Generation.
Blanca, formerly of Group 1 Crew, on being a horrible waitress.
Bethany Hamilton of Soul Surfer
1) A lot of people probably ask you fear related questions since you will always be associated w/ a Tiger Shark attack… but what is it you are most afraid of?
2) Dennis Quaid played your dad in the movie… who would you have loved to have seen play your dad?
Part 1: Talking about abuse as a child.
Part 2: Having everything, never satisfied.
Part 3: Scott Stapp's favorite JOY FM artist.
Part 4: Scott talking about new rules on the road after his life change.
Part 5: Scott and Jayar part ways after Jayar asks about Scott's greatest day in Creed.
Jayar chats with Kevin Max of DcTalk/Audio Adrenaline about a reunion, a new Audio A album, and KMax downtime.
Part 1: Jayar asks Chris Tomlin if he’s ever been accused of being a ‘diva’ or ‘hard to work with’
Part 2: Jayar asks Chris Tomlin which song he’s most proud of
Jayar asking Steven Curtis Chapman about Christmas when you are still dealing with extreme loss and hurt.
Jayar sat down with American Idol finalist Colton Dixon and asked him about his most nerve racking moment.
Jayar had a chance to ask worship legend Matt Redman which song he’s written means the most to him.
Jayar chats with Group 1 Crew about their new album, Fearless.
Toby Mac and Jayar chat near release day of “Eye on it”
Part 1: One worship song that could use a Toby Mac makeover?
Part 2: Toby Mac on adoption
Part 3: Date night lessons Toby has learned
Part 4: Toby Mac at visiting his childhood neighborhood
Part 5: Toby’s thoughts on KMax signing on with Audio Adrenaline
A few moments on the set of the Rich Mullins film.
Clip 1: Jayar sits down w/ James Kyson who played “Ando” on NBC’s “Heroes”
Clip 2: Jayar gets to direct a scene on in the Rich Mullins Film
Clip 3: Jayar chats with Rich Mullin’s little brother David on the set of the Rich Mullins Film
Clip 4: Jayar chats with the actor playing Rich Mullins
Jayar chats with Rays 2nd Baseman Ben Zobrist and his wife Julianna “What is the best thing your wife cooks in the Zobrist home?”
Jayar and Francesca Battistelli surprise American Idol contestant (and Valrico resident) Jeremy Rosado!
Jayar sits down on the Need to Breathe bus to chat with Bear
1) When you write songs do you purposely mean to help people or do you just write artistically?
2) When you got your largest $ check as a member of Need to Breathe do you recall your first large purchase?
Jayar chats with Jeremy Rosado who is a JOY FM listener from Valrico. Jer-Bear made the top 13 of American Idol recently.
Clip 1: Jeremy must apologize to a former employee for comments made to Jennifer Lopez
Clip 2: California or Florida? And which JOY FM artist shows up the most on your playlist?
Jayar got to chat with JD of Hillsong United.
1) Worshiping God and burning calories
2) Quirkiest thing about United’s ‘front man’ Joel Houston… and what is the song that United does that seems to bring in God’s presence more than any other
Jayar chats with comedian Tim Hawkins... and their topic? Chick-Fil-A!
Jayar’s first chat of 2012 is with New York times best selling author Ted Dekker
1) Weirdest thing you ate growing up in Indonesia and what is the greatest book ever written?
2) What is the longest you’ve ever sat at the computer with out typing a word?
3) Have you ever walked up on someone buying or reading one of your books?
4) New years resolution?
Part 1 - What David Crowder will miss the most and love the most about retiring!
Part 2- “How much thought have you put into the David Crowder Band’s legacy?”
Part 3 - Does Mrs. Crowder handle Christmas cards in the crowder home and what type of card does she send out?
Toby Mac talks to Jayar about his Jamaican Christmas
Part 2 - Jayar asks Toby Mac about how much thought he puts into his ‘legacy’
Jayar’s final moments with Amy Grant- October 2011
Jayar chats with Jon and Drew of Switchfoot on Release day of “Vice Verses”
Part 1 - Describe the morning with you performing on national television in Manhattan
Part 2 - The 3 moments that flash into your head in that moment of ‘passing on’
Part 3 - Ten Yes or No’s for John and Drew of Swithfoot
Part 4 - Switchfoot’s guitar milking the system… the origin of the mullet
Part 5 - The greatest day in Switchfoots history
Jayar sat down with premiere worship writer Matt Redman.
Part 1 - "What did Atlanta have that the UK did not have and vice versa?"
Part 2 - One of the worlds premiere worship writers talks with Jayar about worship
Part 3 - 10 Yes or No questions with worship artist Matt Redman (Part A)
Part 4 - 10 Yes or No questions with worship artist Matt Redman (Part B)
Jayar sits down with Joel Houston of Hillsong United for a 5 part chat.
Part 1 - "The Early Days of the Hillsong Church"
Part 2 - "New York vs. Australia"
Part 3 - "Greatest Worship song Ever?"
Part 4 - "The Wiggles Meet Hillsong Church... and Joel's Favorite Place in the World"
Part 5 - "How Tough is it to be a Pastor/Worship Leader But Have Fans and A Merchandise Table?"
Chris Tomlin reveals the source of his superpowers!!
Part 1 - Bebo Norman lays out the perfect Thanksgiving
Part 2 - Bebo Norman talks about mentors and the moment he knew he wanted to sing
Part 3 - Bebo Norman and Jayar overanalyze Dora the Explorer
JAYAR goes Christmas shopping with the Newsboys using modern technology!
Bart of MercyMe asked which Christian Music song is the greatest ever besides his own “I Can Only Imagine.”
Jayar spoke with Mark Lee of Third Day before their visit to Tampa.
Jayar sits down with Josh and Matt from The Afters.
Jayar and Ben, the lead singer of The Museum, fill out a Chick-fil-A job application.
Jayar talks with Michael Tait about his role as the new frontman for the Newsboys and their new album, Born Again.
Bebo and Jayar talk about family, Bebo's albums and Bebo's hobbies such as kayaking.
Jayar and Amy chat about their first crush, her new song "Better Than A Hallelujah," her best day ever and more.
Britt Nicole tells us about her favorite iPhone app, "Words with Friends" and tackles the 5 envelope including the question about her North Carolina accent.
Jayar and Mandisa discuss their Nashville connection, favorite TV shows, weight-loss and more.
Mark and Jayar get real.
Jayar challenges Brandon with the 5 envelopes. Who knew that Brandon loved NASA?
Jonny Diaz stops in to visit Jayar. They discussed the Princess Tea Party which is where they met. Jonny sang his number 1 single “More Beautiful You”, then ended up as a pawn in Jayar’s task of giving away Night of Joy tickets.
Super Bowl coach, beloved Tampa resident, and JOY FM listener TONY DUNGY checks in to take on the 5 envelopes with Jayar.
TED DEKKER takes on Jayar’s 5 Envelopes… Ted’s latest book has made the top 10 list of the New York Times best sellers list. He talks about his daughter being taken from him plus his childhood experiences of growing up near head hunter trips in Indonesia. Also, If you are an avid reader Ted breaks down the future of book vs. technology.
Jason of HAWK NELSON does a rare “NON ROCK Radio” interview with Jayar for a Thursday afternoon chat! Highlights include the apology to his Dad. PLUS A WORLD PREMIERE GONE WRONG! Part C includes a riveting game of “Hawk Nelson Song or Famous Race Horse?” with Jason’s dad in Canada.
Jars of Clay took on Jayar’s 5 envelopes from a bowling ally in Sarasota. It was the Sunshine State Bowling Challenge. The envelopes proved to be a tougher match than the bowling match
Geoff took on Jayar’s 5 envelopes a couple days before performing at the Chasco Fiesta. He talks about the advice he got from Michael W. Smith and Steven Curtis Chapman when Geoff’s oldest son got married. Also, which vocalist would Geoff preferred take over Geoff Moore and the Distance if he had to step off the road years ago.
She was DJ Tanner on Full House, her brother is Kirk Cameron, and she’s married to former Florida Panther Valeri Bure… needless to say 5 Envelopes were not enough!
Britt takes on the 5 envelopes with Jayar and his daughter, Kansas.
Jayar sits down for a chat with Superchick.
Kirk Franklin took a few minutes to take on Jayar’s 5 envelopes.
Part 1 - “Where do all those Dove Awards end up?”
Part 2 - Mark Hall tells a story about “I Heard the Bells”
Part 3 - Ideal Christmas morning for Mark Hall and his family
Part 4 - Mark Hall of Casting Crowns and one of his biggest struggles
Mike, the voice of VeggieTales' Larry the Cucumber, catches up with Jayar to discuss the new DVD release - The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything.
Chris and Jayar reminisce; Jayar brings up the wikipedia listing for Chris; Chris talks about his songs from his album, Hello Love.
Jayar and Bebo talk about family, life struggles and Bebo's self-titled album, Bebo Norman.
Cartoon of choice? How often do Switchfoot members hang out while not working? Weirdest place you’ve ever heard a Switchfoot song?
Will the long time bass player of Audio Adrenaline takes on Jayar’s 5 envelopes. Some of them get personal and some of them give you the inside scoop on a legendary band.
Jayar chats with Santus Real about their music and the life of a musician.
Third Day takes on Jayar’s final 2 envelopes on this Thursday afternoon chat… either the Morning Cruise tampered with envelope #5 or Mac and Tai can read minds!!!
Switchfoot’s Jon Foreman was half through Jayar’s 5 envelopes when the recording equipment distorted the back half of the interview. Jayar swiftly made a call to a well known linguist in the area who was able to translate the final moments with Jon Foreman.
Jayar and Matthew West crack open the first 2 evelopes on the Thursday Afternoon Chat.
Nick the lead singer of Salvador chats with Jayar about his views on illegal downloading and the challenges that come with new technology.
Warren Barfield talks with Jayar about the DNA of the song “Love is not a fight”. Who would have thought that it all started with a pretzel!
You’ll never hear the song “Love is here” the same way after the guys in 10th Avenue North give it some DNA with Jayar.
Jayar asks Amy 3 BIG questions...
This years Gospel Music Awards Female Vocalist of the year finalist and former American Idol finalist Mandisa checks in with Jayar to talk some American Idol.
The legendary worship writer/performer from Waco, Texas takes on the Jayar's questions. Crowder is always entertaining and insightful but in this Thursday afternoon Chat we learn about his passion for his hometown of Waco in spite of the bad rap it gets...
Jayar and Smitty cover a lot of ground on this weeks “Thursday Afternoon Chat” … How Michael W. came to Faith, Who Smitty loves on American Idol and his favorite All time “Chick Flik”!
Find out the latest challenge Toby "the Dad" is dealing with
Jason Roy and Jayar have more in common than their initials. They both have 2 kids the same age. On this Thursday afternoon chat they dive into a very serious topic!
Listen to the Thursday afternoon chat with Jayar and Mark Schultz. Find out who he secretly would have loved to do a duo with!