Friday, March 9, 2018

I Can Only Imagine

I Can Only Imagine by Mercy Me is one of my all-time favorite songs. 
The first time I remember hearing it was at the funeral 
for the two children of my dear friend Susan.
I have loved it ever since and think of Josh and Jennifer 
each and every single time I hear it. 

When I heard that they were coming out with a movie about 
the making of the song I was so very excited! 
The movie stars Michael Finley, Madeline Carroll, Trace Adkins, Priscilla Shirer, 
Cloris Leachman, and Dennis Quaid and hits theaters 3/16/18 and I can not wait!

Here's a synopsis of the movie: 
It’s the song that brings ultimate hope to so many … often in the midst of life’s most challenging moments. Amazingly, the song was written in mere minutes by MercyMe lead singer Bart Millard. In reality, those lyrics took a lifetime to craft. 
Although he found faith at a young age, life wasn’t easy for Bart. He leaned into an active imagination and his love of music as escapes from a troubled home life. As he grew older, Bart turned to football in hopes of somehow connecting with his abusive father. But a career-ending injury—combined with the vision of a teacher who saw unlimited potential—set Bart on a musical pathway. 
Chasing a dream while running from broken relationships with father and Shannon, his childhood sweetheart, Bart hits the road on an old, decrepit tour bus with his new band MercyMe—named for his grandmother’s favorite expression. With the guidance of a grizzled music-industry insider, the band begins a journey none of them could ever have imagined.

You can find out more about the movie at the I Can Only Imagine website HERE
 You can find a full list of theaters, show times, and tickets HERE