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Fa La La La La...Here We Go Again

09.30.09 | Cecil Van Houten | Comments[28]

To quote Vince Guaraldi and the Peanuts gang, "Christmastime is Here"...well, almost.  I put an article up last week about Christmas music and had over two dozen email responses so I thought it might be good to carry the topic over to a blog ...

The Value of What You Do

09.18.09 | Cecil Van Houten | Comments[2]

I was working on scheduling music for the network this morning - a task that takes hours each week to accomplish - and when I was finished I thought to myself, "Good, that's done for another week."  I looked down at the screen ...

Have You Noticed?

09.08.09 | Cecil Van Houten | Comments[4]

Have you noticed how many trees, mostly maples it seems, are starting to turn color already?  Connie and I were driving around the southern tier over the long weekend and were surprised at how many leaves shone in bright shades of orange and ...

The Most Interesting Month of My Life - Part II

08.18.09 | Cecil Van Houten | Comments[23]

The columnist Robert Novak died yesterday of brain cancer at the age of 78.  Last night I was watching the rebroadcast of an interview Brian Lamb did with him on C-SPAN a couple of years ago and only then realized that the cancer that killed ...

The Most Interesting Month of My Life - Part I

08.14.09 | Cecil Van Houten | Comments[20]

One month ago today I went to my doctor for an appointment I had scheduled several months earlier.  I hadn't been feeling well for awhile before that day - very fatigued, little appetite, stressed out - so my goal that day was to ask my doctor ...

Kingdombound 2009!

08.03.09 | Comments[0]

Hey everyone! Here are some pictures recently from Kingdombound! Click here for recent pictures from KBWe are boradcasting live video as well..Click here for KB Live video!Leave comments below! We love to hear form ...

Failure Isn't Final

07.08.09 | Mary Giovinazzo | Comments[1]

          The only time failure is final is when we don't keep ...

Christian Music, Phil Stacey, Christy Nockels

07.02.09 | Cecil Van Houten | Comments[6]

A few random notes and a couple of upcoming things...a listener posed a question on the last blogpost about Family Life Today and Money Matters, specifically, why are they no longer heard on FLN.  Money Matters was dropped by it's producer and ...

Odds 'n Ends

06.18.09 | Cecil Van Houten | Comments[3]

One program announcement and two cool things I came across this week - thought you might be interested.  One is a new record from a great, underrated artist by the name of Mike Farris.  Not familiar with him?  I'm not surprised if ...

Your Thoughts on Christian Music Today

06.17.09 | Cecil Van Houten | Comments[17]

First, thanks for all the great comments on the post from a couple of weeks ago on "What's Missing in Christian Music Today?". As usual, it's taken me longer to follow up than I would prefer but... Some interesting insights from the posters and ...

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