In November 2010, he walked into a church in his hometown of Earth, Texas and was instantly delivered from an 11 year cocaine and meth addiction.
His stage name is symbolic of the biblical number for grace and favor, and his music is a testament to the fact that God is still in the business of working miracles. “If you’ve never witnessed a miracle, you’re looking at one,” 5ive says. “I’m just so thankful to be alive and to be in His service. I’m a little radical, but I tell people all the time, ‘If God did it for me, He’ll do it for anybody.’”