CCM Classic Blog

Take the Time by Alan Scott

The year was 1971. Folk artist, Barry McGuire became a new believer in Jesus. Two years later he signed with CCM record label, Myrrh Records, making his first CCM album, “Seeds” with a little known back-up trio, 2nd Chapter of Acts. Being focused, he wasted no time w  read more

How May I Serve You by Alan Scott

You hear it from time to time. Usually it catches the ear at a highbrow restaurant, tuxedo department in Neiman Marcus or a Roll Royce dealership. But it doesn’t have to be. Thanksgiving afternoon finally arrived at our house. It was just four of us, my wife and   read more

Oh, Thanks a Lot ( A Thansgiving Thought) by Alan Scott

Oh, Thanks a Lot I slept in the guest bedroom of my grandparent’s house when visiting. Unfortunately, it was next to my grandmother’s kitchen. My mom and I would arrive for Thanksgiving the day before, way before the uncles, aunts and cousins would pull up at t  read more

Whe He Has Come by Oswald Chambers

When He has come, He will convict the world of sin… JOHN 16:8 (http://links.rbcministries.mkt6605.com/ctt?kn=8&ms=MzE2NjI1MzQS1&r=NjMyODM0NzMxMTQzS0&b=0&j=MTE2MjE0MTgwNAS2&mt=1&rt=0) Very few of us know anything about conviction o  read more

No Sequins here by Alan Scott

It’s funny how the lives of so many rock icons can form a false mental picture. It’s no wonder, of course. Interviews of people like Mick Jagger, Elton John or Lady Gaga reveal their wealth, some up to hundreds of millions of dollars. There’s an old rumor, dating bac  read more

Happy Birthday, Billy Graham!

Happy Birthday, Billy Graham! by Alan Scott Rev. Billy Graham turns 99 years old this week (November 7th). From time to time you can still catch a vintage Billy Graham crusade on a few Christian television networks. Personally, I like the replays shot in black and white from  read more

The Long Arms of CCM by Alan Scott

The Long Arms of CCM As CCM listeners, we all come from various backgrounds. Let’s face it, if we were interviewed during a focus group setting, we would realize we CCM lovers are a bag of mixed nuts. Our religious and denominational affiliations and history are varied. It&r  read more

Your CCM Memory by Alan Scott

Somewhere, somehow you were introduced to CCM through radio, church, a friend, family member or right here at CCM Classic. We’ve learned that CCM Classic is enjoyed by various ages and backgrounds. Really, it’s no surprise. Yet, your CCM story is unique. B  read more

A guest blog from CCM artist Cheri Keaggy: Lessons in Links and Retro Spotlight

Breathe, Cheri, Breathe. I can feel my neck and shoulders tensing up. There’s a sick feeling in my gut. It will take everything in me to muster the courage, but I must. Once and for all, I must learn how to post a clickable link into my blog. I’m the featured artist this week on CCM Cl  read more

Cheri Keaggy, Both Hands Foundation and Pure Religion

Cheri Keaggy, Both Hands Foundation and Pure Religion We thought we spotted a familiar face recently in a YouTube video about a home improvement project. After looking a little more closely - yep, there she was - at a minute and forty-two seconds in, wearing a bandana, overalls and a giant s  read more