Jonathan Pierce, a indigenous of Odessa, TX, 1st gained vocal experience singing in church at age seven. 2 yrs later, he began monitoring voice and continuing throughout senior high school. After graduation, he shifted to Nashville to sing using the Christ Chapel Choir. Naomi Judd noticed the youngster and released him using the Imperials. Pierce performed for 3 years, but then shifted towards the Gaither Vocal Music group. Concurrent with this group, he released a single album, One Like, which shows his soulful R&B tone of voice. Mission adopted in 1997, and in early 2000 Pierce came back with Sanctuary.