If you aren’t familiar with Christian Kane‘s name, you’ve undoubtedly seen his face on TV or the silver screen.Christian has spent more than a decade making a name for himself in Hollywood, starring in such films as ‘Secondhand Lions,’ ‘Friday Night Lights,’ ‘Life or Something Like It‘ (opposite Angelina Jolie) and ‘Just Married‘, in addition to roles on the small screen in ‘Angel‘ and his current home, TNT’s ‘Leverage.’ Don’t let his time in Tinsletown fool you, though. Born in Dallas, he was raised in Texas and Oklahoma border towns as his father worked the oilfields.“Everyone would be happy if we win anything,” Eriksen says.“If it is in the FA Cup or the Premier League, we want to take that chance.I went out to Los Angeles and auditioned for a TV show called ‘Fame L. You’ve got to be careful what you ask for the Lord for, because if you ask or wish hard enough, you will get it. I grew up with the Highwaymen, which was Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings and Kris Kristofferson.A.’ The original role was for a comedian, but they said I wasn’t very funny, so they asked me, ‘What else can you do? I’ve always been a singer but I didn’t know how to play guitar. Mom and Dad rode rodeo so country music was always in the house and the car. I started rocking and rolling when Guns N’ Roses came out.He is able to see points of similarity and unity with people who are vastly different from him, and befriend many different types of people.
While visiting nearly 100 congregations around the world, differences between the faiths became obvious.‘The Dance‘ always hit me pretty hard, but it was ‘Shameless‘ that really got me.You listen to it now and it doesn’t sound like a rock ‘n roll song, but back then it was rock ‘n roll.A guy by the name of Prescott Niles, who was the bass player for the Knack (‘My Sharona‘), gave me a crash course. Thank God I had rhythm, because it’s not really about the chords, but the strumming.  You’ve lived in Nashville, Los Angeles, Oklahoma and Texas, and you spend quite a bit of time in Portland, where’s home? That sounds like an awful thing to say, but it’s a good thing. It wasn’t until Garth Brooks came around that I really got back to country. To me, in country music, the rigor mortis was setting in and it just wasn’t fun anymore.Garth brought everyone back over to country and made it cool again.