Here's What People Are Saying..

 " The future of gospel music is in great hands with this powerful family".....Nick Bruno/Producer of The Year 2008

"This is a group with GREAT charisma!! The future is bright for this family"....Tim Riley/ Bass Singer for Gold City Qt.

" Here is a group that very well could do great things for God, very talented family"....Karen Peck & New River

" I just love the sweet sound of this family, no doubt their going places"......Matthew Browder/The Browders

" Tim Bates is a fantastic songwriter, he knows how to communicate the lyric..Proud to know him!!......Thomas Peck/Peck Publishing Co. Nashville, TN

" We had The Bates Family in for a weekend conference, and they ministered to my congregation. God has his hand on this family" ....Pastor Bob Beel/  Memphis,TN

" I have been around gospel music all my life, and I must say, The Bates Family moved me in ways that I haven't moved in a long time. My church can't get enough of them!!".... Senior Pastor Matt Smith, Maranatha Tabernacle, Beaufort, NC.

"The Bates Family has ministered at our church on several occasion over the past 7 years, and every time they have been a true spiritual blessing to us. Tim is a true Christian gentleman. And, he and his lovely wife use their talents well as they reveal their passion for Christ in every song they sing. I look forward to having them back with us again next year"....Dave Talley, Senior Pastor, Grace Baptist Church of Hurlock, MD

"WOW!!! What a great service with The Bates Family!! Good anointed music, & God's presence was so real. Southern Gospel at it's best"...Hersel Bennett, Senior Pastor, Faith Tabernacle Assembly of God, Gerrodstown,WV

" I can't say to often how much I enjoy listening to an artist, however The Bates Family are extremely gifted vocalists. What a blessing!!" ..Top 20 Artist/ Tammy Jones Robinette

" They are a mainstay on our country gospel section of our programming, Love the Bates Family" Tim Michaels/ Program Director, Real Country WHVR, Hanover, PA.


"I've known the Bates Family for years, and I can tell you, that they have a great sound that is only matched by the anointing that is on these wonderful people. I'm glad to know them!.....Les Butler President of Butler Music Group/Nashville, TN

"I just love the hearts of this precious family, their sound is so big. So glad to have them a part of our cast at Great American Gospel"
Danny Kramer President of Great American Gospel/Charlotte, NC