A CBG is a beautiful illustration of God’s love for us.

The cigar box is reclaimed, repurposed and recycled.
  In most cases, if not rescued, it would be destined for some landfill. 
It has served its purpose and is no longer useful to the world.

In Christian terms, it is redeemed.
 
It has been made new and can make beautiful music.

Basically, that’s my story.
  I was on the pile, ready to be tossed away.  God got a hold of me and I have been made new. 
Through Him, I can make beautiful music.

I am currently working on a guitar, “Redeemed”.
  It is my best effort yet. 
I plan to use it to share God’s good news through story and song.

Thanks for letting me ramble.

In Christ,
 
Alan

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I too have used CBG's for ministry. They can get people interested and talking and allow you to share the gospel.

Nice!  They do draw attention!  ;)

I finished my git.  It's a Padron 5000 box with the top flipped to the back of the guitar.

Looks good and sounds great!

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