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Hello brothers and sisters. WOW! I am so happy
to know that Mylon and family are still pressing on!
I am from Frederick, Maryland and am now 34 years old. I've seen
Mylon and Broken Heart at least 30 times when I was a young child
all the way through my teen years. I also had the chance to see
them at Camp Creation once. I have alot of really good memories of
my time with Broken Heart but I have to say there is one memory that
stands out the most.
When I attended the show at Creation, I was probably about 11 years
old and my younger sister was 8. After Broken Heart performed, my
sister and I, along with about 40 other kids went around the stage
to get another glimps of Mylon and the band. When Mylon came off
the stage, he met up with all of us. There was a road leading
through the campground that lead to the hotel that the artists
stayed in during the festival. That is where he was heading. So
we ALL walked with him down this road. There was a trail of at
least 40 people following close behind us. The best part of it was
that of all the people that were walking with him, my sister got to
hold one of his hands while I held the other. She and I walked hand
in hand with Mylon all the way up the road.
It is one of my most precious childhood memories and I will forever
keep it dear to my heart.
Thank You for loving me Mylon.
Your little sister in Christ,
PS. Your website tribute is truly an inspiration. Thank you too
and God Bless.
In the late mid and late
80's i came across mylon and broken heart in the
form of a record (yes the round vinyl type) at my
cousins house. i listened to it, it was big
world!!! i fell in love with mylon after that and
during a very trying time for me i survived by
listening to mylon, petra, and carmen. i havent
listened to mylon in years but came across a
cassette tape of big world the other day and found
that as i played it i still knew all the words. I
went to a mylon and broken heart concert in bristol
VA in the late 80's or early 90's during the crank
it up tour. it was the best. I still love the
music and the message is as true and important today
as it was for me then. i survived that period with
gods help and i knoew he used mylon and others to
minister to me; today im a police officer with a
thank you mylon!!
There was some sort of advertisement that you could
apply to go on this trip with Mylon as a missionary
through some organization. For some reason I believe
they were out of Minnesota. I'm sure Mylon could
tell you. I believe it was 1990.
Right now, all I remember is the general excitement
of Mylon playing a huge place in Manilla, like their
version of Madison Square Garden and all the people
that came up to accept Christ afterwards. It was
like the rock version of a Billy Graham crusade.
I remember how easily the people accepted Christ
wherever we went and how amazing that was compared
to the US.
And, of course I remember the mosquitos, the rice
fields, the weird food, the kindness of the people
and going to see a whole community that lived on a
huge garbage dump.
I don't remember a whole lot of details, but if I
can locate those pictures, it will jog my memory.
You have a good night now.
I grew up listening to
Southern Gospel music & had heard of the Lefevres
all my life, but I had never heard of Mylon until
years ago on PTL with Jim & Tammy Bakker. He sang
"Brand New Start" & I was blown away. Back then he
was very slim (too slim, Mylon!), had that jet black
long hair, was dressed in black, & was still that
handsome Christian man with the velvet voice.
Needless to say, I've been a fan ever since. He &
Christi have a blessed ministry & his music is as
good as ever. The last time I saw him on tv was on
Carmen's show on TBN. It's just icing on the cake
that he is still moving forward in his work for the
I actually got to talk
to Mylon twice, after the last two concerts with
Broken Heart in Birmingham, Alabama, in 1990 and
1991. The first time I met him, one of the first
things he asked me was if I was growing spiritually.
I thought that was totally awesome that he was so
down to earth and keeping the focus on God and not
on himself. The second time I met him was in
December 1991, the last concert Broken Heart played
at Samford University in Birmingham on the Crank It
Up tour before they broke up. I asked if he'd be
willing to answer a few questions for an article for
our campus newspaper, and very reluctantly he
agreed. My questions had to do with the tour, and
about some of the songs on CRANK IT UP. Mylon more
or less cut things short when he said, "Listen, I
might seem like a rock star out on that stage but
I'm just a servant doing what my Master told me to
do. I'm nobody special. Without Him, none of this
matters at all." I've thought about that a lot over
the years, and the more I think about it, the more
respect I have for Mylon. Incidentally, the
interview never got printed in the campus paper, but
Mylon's words from that day have stuck with me a lot
longer than any newspaper article would.
Terre Haute, IN