NQC 3!!!

Southern Raised and a really adorable little fan!!!

Well, I told you this would be a fun post and I hope you will think so when it is all done!:):)…haha…….The adorable little boy in the above pic was  listening to us with his parents when we jammed in the lobby.  His parents brought him by our booth later and we got a pic with him!  He was precious!!……not to mention very classy outfit!!!

Southern Raised and a sweet young fan that just won a guitar!:)

……………. I love meeting the young people that come by…….

Southern Raised and a precious young lady that heard us in the lobby and listened for a long time

We really have a heart for young people and the opportunity to speak or reach out to them thrills us!!!  God can and will use young lives to reach a world for Him.  Young people, do not ever feel that you cannot do anything great for God!  Look into how many of the great and favorite hymns of old were written by young people in their teens!!!..Isaac Watts, beloved writer of classics, is an excellent example of this!  I found the following story online and thought it was incredible!!!

“A young boy complained to his father that most of the church hymns were boring to him—too far behind the times, tiresome tunes and meaningless words. His father put an end to his son’s complaints by saying, “If you think you can write better hymns, then why don’t you?” The boy went to his room and wrote his first hymn, “When I Survey the Wondrous Cross.” The year was 1690, the teenager was Isaac Watts”     …that is an amazing thought that teens and younger can be used if open and willing vessels!

Jamming in the lobby at the Expo Center

In this post, I am going to highlight some exciting things that happened while jamming in the lobby!

Emmy jamming

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Visiting with Kevin Williams of the Gaither Vocal Band

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Southern Raised and Kevin Williams of the Gaither Vocal Band

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Signing an autograph on a ball cap

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Sarah……………..Banjo girl:)

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Emmy………….little fiddle girl

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Matt ………………….guitar man

Kevin Williams introduced us to the legendary Mr. Ben Speerl!!  What an honor to meet him!!!  Here are pics of us meeting him!

Lindsay meeting Mr. Ben Speer

Mr. Speer listened to us some while jamming and he said he almost came over and sang with us in the a cappella ” I’ll Have a New Body”……  So we sang together with Mr. Ben Speer!!! That was an amazing honor!!!!  He is a legend in Gospel music!!!……How special!!!

Southern Raised singing with the legendary Mr. Ben Speer

Here are more pics of us visiting with Mr. Speer and Kevin Williams…………………………………………………….

Kevin Williams and Ben Speer

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Southern Raised singing for Ben Speer

The above pic is Southern Raised singing a Dottie Rambo classic ” I Go to the Rock” for Mr. Speer!

Mr. Don Heston, Mrs. Martha Faller and Mr. Ben Faller

The above pic is of 3 very special people.  These individuals have reached out, ministered and blessed us more than we could ever really express in a blog.  They were the BEST PR people ever at the NQC!!!  While  we jammed, they would pass out brochures and flyers to the folks that gathered and listened!!!…  What precious people!!  We love each of you and thank you for your help at NQC!!!  Would not have been the same without the 3 of you!!!

Well…………….I have just about 1 more post from NQC and then I shall be on to blogging the rest of our tour out east!!! ……….and it was an incredible trip…………..sooooo…..do not miss it!:)……Gooooood scenery and fun photos!!!  I hope you enjoyed this post of our time jamming at the 2012 NQC!!!!…….Still Picking for My Lord, Lindsay

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