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Rebecca St. James

"Rebecca St. James" (born "Rebecca Jean Smallbone" on July 26, 1977), is a popular Christian pop rock singer, songwriter, and published author. Rebecca was born in Sydney, Australia, to David and Helen Smallbone. She is the oldest of seven children, and currently lives in Franklin, Tennessee.

Rebecca's musical career began in 1990 when she opened shows for CCM artist Carman during his Australian tour. In 1991, she released her first album, ''Refresh My Heart'', under the name Rebecca Jean. Later that year, she moved to the United States upon signing with ForeFront Records, and took her stage name at the label's request.

In 2003 she played the part of Maggie (Mary Magdalene) in the ''!HERO'' rock opera.

Rebecca sang a song on the 2005 soundtrack, ''Music Inspired by the Chronicles of Narnia'' called "Lion". She also provided the voice of Hope in ''VeggieTales: An Easter Carol'' from Big Idea Productions.

She also stars in ''Unidentified''.

Rebecca is an open supporter of teenage sexual abstinence, and has become an unofficial spokesperson for True Love Waits. The popular single "Wait for Me", from her album ''Transform'', encourages abstaining ...

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