Steven Curtis Chapman quote

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

Steven Curtis Chapman

Born: November 21, 1962

Occupation: Singer-songwriter

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Do everything you do to the glory of the One who made you

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God is telling an amazing, glorious, epic story. We have to decide if we will trust Him with it...

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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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Out of these ashes beauty will rise.

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Country music is just country. It's going to shift around a little bit, doing some different instrumentations, different production styles. But it will always come back to what you heard at the Opry. Nobody...

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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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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.

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Success breeds volume, and it's just amazing how many young writers, artists, and musicians there are in town.

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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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