"Quality Christian Music: 15 Artists to Watch... Civil Dawn, is a promising debut for a duo whose music is at home performed in a dive bar as much as on stage at the PCA General Assembly."
-The Gospel Coalition
"[they] like thousands before them, fell sway to the music of the hills, the purity of the acoustic sound and the struggles and yearning ingrained in the lyrics of the old hymns and haunting ballads."
-The Winston-Salem Journal
"The biblical narrative is deeply embedded in the album, with many sideways references to specific scriptures. Topography is used symbolically throughout—fissures, canyons, mountains—and helps establish the central metaphor of Jesus as a pioneer, opening up a new frontier for us, leading us through the wilderness into the land of promise."
-Art & Theology