About Us

CrossRoad is a 4-piece Christian rock n roll band from Boksburg, South Africa. Our mission is to share God's love and spread a passion for his glory through our music.

Band Members

Meet the band.

Luke Powell

Luke Powell

Lead vocals, piano, keyboards

Luke’s talent on the keyboards is a vital part of the CrossRoad make-up. He is a gifted musician and song-writer and leads the band from the front. Luke holds a diploma in music technology, and spends his weeks lecturing at Emendy Multimedia Institute, teaching piano and running a recording studio in Boksburg.

Richard Pratt

Richard Pratt

Vocals, guitars

Richard’s guitaring brings a distinct rock element to the band’s music. His musical knowledge and song writing ability are the platform upon which CrossRoad was formed. Richard works as an IT consultant for Macsteel South Africa.

Richard Powell

Richard Powell

Bass guitar

Richard’s skill on the bass guitar has gone from strength to strength since joining CrossRoad. His hard working attitude has inspired a spirit of perseverance and determination within the band. He does freelance handyman and maintenance work.

Kevin Hill

Kevin Hill

Drums/percussion

Kevin joined CrossRoad in 2013. His passion and enthusiasm is an integral part of the spirit of the band. When not behind the drums Kevin works at Pentair South Africa.

Our music

Click on an album below to hear our songs.

Rock of Ages… Revisited

Rock of Ages… Revisited

Our first album, recorded in 2011 and then redone in 2013.

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A New Beginning

A New Beginning

Our second album, recorded in 2012.

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Walking With the King

Walking With the King

Our third and most popular album, recorded in 2014.

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Born in Bethlehem

Born in Bethlehem

Our Christmas album, recorded in 2015.

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I Owe You Everything

I Owe You Everything

Luke's solo album, recorded in 2016.

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Luke's blog

Read about our latest gigs/services.

Sickness, Injuries, and Forgetfulness

Well we’ve been in the wars again – sliced and stitched up hands and throat infections being the main injuries! We had to cancel our service at Emseni – so disappointing – because on the Thursday I developed a throat infection and was in bed for days. No singing for me that weekend. But I […]

Jan 2017: Earnestly We Seek Him

Coming home on the Gautrain earlier in January, I got stuck into Psalm 63, slowly reading and praying over each verse. And I spent a whole bunch of time reflecting and pondering the first verse: “You God are my God, earnestly I seek You.” This is what I wrote in my journal: “May this be […]

2016: that’s a wrap

Our carols season 2016 has been, well… unusual. Rain, no rain, and falling trees… It’s been dramatic, that’s for sure. But I’m getting ahead of myself. Primrose Methodist December began with a morning spent at Primrose Methodist Church. We were essentially CrossRoad Lite – no lead guitar, with Rich unfortunately not able to join is. […]

Noel

Christmas season is upon us! It’s almost too good to be true. In fact, it seems far too early to be singing Christmas carols. Why is that I wonder? These are some of the most wonderful worship songs ever written. Surely our every day should be a cry of “O come let us adore Him, […]

Testimonials

Resources

Chord charts for your worship team, and Bible studies for your small group.