Your Gateway to Music and More from a Christian Perspective
Slow down as you approach the gate, and have your change ready....
Artist: Steven Curtis Chapman
Steven Curtis Chapman is without question one of the most successful artists in CCM history. His middle of the road, country/rock style appeals to various markets, cementing his status as perhaps the biggest selling male artist in Christian music.
His latest DVD, simply titled
Live, is part concert, part conversation, and part sermon illustration.
Do not look for a lot of DVD
The songs here hold up well,
concentrating primarily on the second half of Chapman’s illustrious career.
If you’re looking for a
Not to be missed is the story is the story and appearance of Steve Saint and Mikaye, a native of Ecuador. I won’t spoil the ending here, but it is amazing that these two people not only appear on the same stage, but have an undying love for each other.
Other notable tracks include “Speechless,” “Dive,” and “All About Love.” Chapman is still at the top of his game, and manages to defy criticism in that there is nothing to dislike about him even if he isn’t your cup of tea, his talents as a singer and songwriter cannot be denied, and his manner of speaking and living out his ideas seem to be done without guile.
Brian A. Smith