The Word of God tells us in Matthew 18:20 “where two or three are gathered in His name - there He will be.” This verse inspired the naming of this Southern Gospel mixed trio. 2-R-More is comprised of singers, songwriters, evangelists and ministers of the Gospel. The group members come from different denominations with different musical talents which gives them a unique sound of their own. The message delivered through original songs is full of the Gospel and truth and inspired by God. The current group was formed in the spring of 2001 and has continue the same line up of members.
They have shared the stage with many of today’s top Southern Gospel artists including: The Nelons, Karen Peck & New River, Jeff & Sheri Easter, Gold City, The Kingsmen, The Perrys, Dove Brothers, The Crabb Family, The Bradys, The Dixie Melody Boys, The Freemans, The Anchormen and many more. Their Live DVD is currently being aired by Gospel Music Television, Family Friendly Entertainment, Dove Broadcasting, Gospel Music Today and many other Independent TV Stations across the United States, Canada and UK. Their singles are being played on internet, satellite and regular radio airwaves all over the world. Chartings have reached as high as #6 with two songs finishing the year with an accumulative vote that place them on the fan voted chart at #16 & #19. There is so much energy and excitement in their delivery of the Gospel and truth it’s difficult to sit still in your seat and not clap your hand and tap your feet. The Lord has definitely laid His anointing on these people and their works.
Hugh C. Culbreth - his vocal range is from 2nd Bass to 2nd Tenor. Sometimes he takes the lead and at other times he is singing harmony for the group. He has been singing since he was four years old and has played many instruments including the piano, violin, banjo, flute, bass and continues to play the guitar. Growing up, Hugh was the son of a performer and often times sang on stage along with his siblings during his Father’s shows. Hugh is married to Karen and they have 3 children and 4 grandchildren. Hugh spent three years in the military, serving one year in Vietnam. Hugh’s vision for this group has always been the same, keep Jesus in the forefront, plant the seed of salvation and allow God to use 2-R-More to bring His Message at any opportunity possible. Hugh also has penned many Christian songs. Many of them are recorded and being performed by the group.
Joan Mahaffey - her vocal range is from 1st Alto to 2nd Soprano. Sometimes she sings the lead and at other time she sing harmony for the group. Joan is married to Hiley Mahaffey who operates the sound for the group at all of their concerts. Together, they have three children, four grandchildren and one great-granddaughter. She began singing at only three years old. Joan shares, “I remember at three when my dad put me up in front of the church to sing “Jesus Loves Me!’” She also has penned a beautiful song titled, “Testimony”. Joan’s ultimate goal in life is to plant seeds for Christ for the coming of the Lord is drawing nigh.
W. Chad Jackson - his vocal range is from Baritone to 2nd tenor for the group. He also sometimes sings the lead and at other time sings the harmony. Chad is married to Tanya and they have 3 children. They had been foster parents but now have gone on to adopt two children into their home as their own. One is a child of special need. It takes special people to receive children from another home into their home and treat them as their own. Chad had sung in a solo ministry until joining 2-R-MORE in March of 2001. He has written a couple of songs for the group and has more in his heart to pen. He gives God the praise, honor and glory for all of his talents, gifts and opportunities as He makes the way possible for 2-R-More to share the Gospel through song, witness and testimony.
All praise, honor and glory are to God