Creativity in High Gear…

I was approached by Richard about a year ago to help him write and produce rock songs for a Christian rock opera that would be based on the Book of Revelation. Having worked with Richard for the last few years I knew this would be a serious challenge and I would have to be all […]

Writing Armageddon

How do you tell the story of the final battle at the end of time… the end of our world as we know it? 200 million soldiers marching on Israel… devastation no war has ever seen…? First, you stay grounded and accurate to the Word. Donʼt get the facts wrong… ok, but how about laying […]

In the beginning…

My name is Rebecca Tatum and I had the honor of being John Tatum’s wife. Now that he has gone to heaven I am able to share the legacy of his life with this auspicious team on the “An Ordinary Day” Revelation Rock Opera Project. It is a dream come true and John knew it […]

Flames of Evil and Angels

Cowriter, Bob Huffʼs edgy Telecaster was pounding the studio somewhere around 105 decibels, when all of a sudden he tuned down his low E string a whole step while never missing a beat… I felt a Spirit-shift inside the room… the hair immediately stood up on my arms… a couple of us looked at each […]

Why Take on Revelation?

When I first mentioned to my worship pastor that we were writing a rock opera on Revelation, he laughed out loud and said “REALLY?!”… I get it… I understand…crazy right?  It was a strange set of circumstances leading to all of this. (Read Rebecca’s backstory about this)… One small step at a time before committing… […]