For Today and their guitarist Mike Reynolds have parted ways. The band announced his departure last night, January 11th, via the following post on their Facebook:
“Mike Reynolds is no longer a part of For Today. He has decided that now is the time for he and his wife to put their plans in motion to enroll in bible college, and to begin working toward full-time missions work in the Middle East.
Mike will be replaced by long-time friend of the band, and former In The Midst of Lions guitar player, Sam Penner, who will be appearing with the band as they headline their upcoming Fight The Silence tour.”
Reynolds‘s departure of course comes in the wake of a series of controversial tweets he recently made in regards to his religious beliefs on homosexuality. For Today vocalist Mattie Montgomery has also released the following video statement regarding the comments: