Gungor and Arndt grew up together in Marshfield Wisconsin.
Their music evolved over the years from liturgical art, to peacemaking
protest music, to focusing on music that inspires empathy.The band began in 2010 with Gungor in Tulsa, Oklahoma, leading worship services at a church, and Arndt coming from Austin, Texas.The two would move their home bases to New York City for Gungor and Chicago for Arndt. David Gungor is the brother of Michael Gungor.
The duo started making music in 2010 and released a self-titled album, The Brilliance, on October 19, 2010. They quickly followed it up with Advent, Vol. 1, on November 28, 2011. In 2012, the duo released several albums. They released Lent, on February 29 Advent, Vol. 2 on November 12, Cavetime - A Worship Experience, on November 23 and a live album titled The Road Recordings, a free download available via Noisetrade.Subsequently, they made two more extended plays. They released Advent B Sides EP on December 2, 2013, and the For Our Children EP, on December 2, 2014.