When you listen to music, do you zero in on the music itself, or do you listen to the lyrics? If you are one of the lyric listeners you have certainly picked up on the Christian overtones in the lyrics of pretty much every Creed song.

Back in the late 90's when Scott Stapp and the guys of Creed where one of the most popular acts around, a lot of people would argue the band was a Christian act.

At that time the band would not hesitate to let it be known that no, they we not.

Frontman Scott Stapp did interview after interview about his strict Christian upbringing and would explain the religious undertones of the songs and how it influenced his writing.

Check out this interview Stapp did on hear the way he was raised influenced his writings, how he ultimately rebelled against it, and what brought him back full circle to where he is today.