"My dad always said I was hard-headed, that it would take something like that to wake me up spiritually, and I guess it did. My heart had gotten so beat up that I didn't have anything left to give."
"It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father."Scott Stapp on Pope John XXIII
"When one has not had a good father, one must create one."Scott Stapp on Friedrich Nietzsche
"My father? I never knew him. Never even seen a picture of him."Scott Stapp on Eminem
"I am not ashamed to say that no man I ever met was my father's equal, and I never loved any other man as much."Scott Stapp on Hedy Lamarr
"Whoever does not have a good father should procure one."Scott Stapp on Friedrich Nietzsche
"It just took all of that to come to a screeching halt, to get to the point of having nothing, for me to finally realize, Hey, what are you fighting with this for? Until then, I hadn't claimed my faith as my own I had just grown up with it."
"I'm still going to make mistakes, but I don't have any problems with publicly professing my faith now. It just took me a long time to get to the right place in my relationship with Christ."
"I think everything worked out the way it was supposed to. Mark's happier. I'm sober. There are still phone calls to be made, people I need to say something to. But everyone from Creed who I've offended or hurt, I ask for their forgiveness."
"And it took me, since I was 17 and left home, running from God, to now, as a 30-year-old man, when I honestly feel like I've come full circle and my heart's finally in the right place."
"The Christian community latched onto a lot of my music, because there were a lot of things about my struggle they related to. But I didn't really want to come out and be identified as a Christian, because I didn't want to be a hypocrite, because my life wasn't right."