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Three Things – Daryl Williams

April 30, 2017 0

3 Things 3 things in life that NEVER COME BACK ONCE THEIR GONE: Time, Words & Opportunity -Time Time is precious. It is promised to no one. Time can be gone in an instant and […]

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Common Miracles

April 2, 2017 0

My Dad had a passion for cars. New cars, old cars, big cars, small cars, just any kind of car. He worked as a mechanic for over almost 40 years for United Airlines, at the […]

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Song Formulas

February 3, 2017 0

Brock Speer once told me that his Father G.T. Speer, had a formula for songwriting that he used on several of his compositions. Songs like I NEVER SHALL FORGET THE DAY, & THE DEAREST FRIEND […]

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Chasing A Rabbit

September 13, 2016 0

Imagine for a moment that you have just finished the 1st chapter of a great, new book! It grabbed your attention right away. You are excited to go on and read chapter two. But when […]

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The Suicide Of Gospel Music

July 1, 2016 0

Psalms 50:1-6 4 He summons the heavens above, and the earth, that he may judge his people: 5 “Gather to me this consecrated people, who made a covenant with me by sacrifice.” Last night I learned about […]

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When Did He Write That?

May 3, 2016 0

Psalm 23 The Lord is my shepherd;
 I shall not want. He makes me to lie down in green pastures;
 He leads me beside the still waters. He restores my soul; 
He leads me in […]

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Top 10 Ways To Be The Worst Choir Member Ever

March 1, 2016 0

10.  NEVER STOP TALKING. Not before or after the service starts.  Not before or after rehearsal starts. Not in between songs.  Not when someone else is speaking or preaching.  Not when someone is praying.  Not […]

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Touch The Senses

February 1, 2016 0

To often, beginning songwriters fail to touch the senses of the listener. Instead, they will string together some words that don’t have much power in them. Here is an example. The Lord is good to […]

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Glory To God In The Highest

December 8, 2015 0

Glory To God In The HighestBack in 1992, I was living in Nashville and singing Tenor for the Speer Family. We performed about 225 concerts that year. When December rolled around, we took our annual […]