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Switchfoot's Jon Foreman: "God Doesn't Need a Lawyer"

For Jon Foreman and the rest of Switchfoot, there is no point in doing things the easy way. Easy would be trying to carve out a rock 'n' roll career for themselves in either the mainstream or Christian scenes, rather than both. Easy would be taking their lifelong love of surfing and somehow finding a way to do that for a living instead of touring constantly. Easy would even be just going on the road, instead of bringing along a film crew to document the joys, pains, struggles, and excitement of being in a rock band.

But easy has never been Switchfoot's M.O., and as its documentary, Fading West -- which will screen at the start of its upcoming show at Grand Canyon University Arena -- attests, life on the road is anything but easy.

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