Steven Curtis Chapman quote

"I've been here 21 years, and I literally did walk up and down Music Row trying to break into the business. I felt very free to go into any publishing company."

Steven Curtis Chapman

Born: November 21, 1962

Occupation: Singer-songwriter

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I know a lot less about God, but the things I know about God, I know a whole lot more, for sure,

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I would hate to be a new artist or writer in town today. But somehow the cream continues to rise. If there's one who's great, he just jumps out of the pack like you can't believe.

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That's one wonderful thing about country music - it shifts, ebbs, and flows stylistically, unlike pop music.

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Wherever we are, God's in that moment, God's speaking to us, and if we've just got our ears open and our antennas up, there's no lack of inspiration. He's not silent. We just have to be listening.

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This is life weve been given, made to be lived out, so... live out loud.

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I don't see the big picture. I don't have a clue. But I know God does. I'm going to declare that, even if I don't feel it right now.

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