the Roof is a cutting edge alternative Christian
rock/worship band out of the San Francisco Bay Area. The
name Thru the Roof comes from the story in Mark 2
about the four men who tore a hole in the roof and
lowered their paralyzed friend down to Jesus to be
this Biblical story, we want to be known as four guys
who will do whatever it takes to get our friends to
music ministry has enabled us to travel all over
youth events, church services, and camps.
We have been termed “musicianaries”,
because like a missionary who travels directly to the
unsaved to spread the news of Jesus, we travel to the
lost and use our music to inspire and teach about
Jesus Christ. We
love meeting people at the different events we play,
and talking to them on our website.
have been together for over three years, and have had
many great opportunities to minister on stage with
other bands like: Sonic Flood, Switchfoot, Salvador,
Larry Norman, The Elms, and Ashley Cleveland.
It is such a blessing to see how these popular
bands are ministering to today’s people.
the Roof is comprised of four members:
on electric guitar, Jerry Cintas on bass, and James
Cantrell on drums.
Darren's powerful vocals, heart to worship, and
creative song writing have touched many people’s
lives and are helping bring Christ to this generation.
think what makes people excited about Thru the Roof is
that our heart for Jesus is immediately evident
through our music.
With our lyrics we don’t get to poetic and
hide the real meaning of Jesus behind the lyrics, but
teach it boldly.
We also have the ability to appeal to broad age
groups, because our music is so diverse. We custom
tailor our sets to meet the needs of those we are
over 150 concerts performed, we have had the benefit
of touching lives in many different cities and
a band we cherish the opportunity to minister to
people outside of our own churches and neighborhoods.