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I can only imagine : a memoir /

by Millard, Bart [author.]; Noland, Robert [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Nashville, Tennessee : W Publishing Group, an imprint of Thomas Nelson, [2018]Description: xvi, 193 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations, portraits ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9780785216735; 0785216731.Subject(s): Millard, Bart | Millard, Bart -- Family | Musicians -- Biography | Heaven -- Christianity | Friendship -- Religious aspects -- Christianity | Families | Spirituality | Musicians -- Biography | Friendship -- Religious aspects -- Christianity | Autobiographies | Autobiographies | Biography | Autobiographies
Contents:
Author's note: MercyMe! A movie and memoir -- Introduction: How great is your love -- Dear younger me -- The hurt and the healer -- Hold fast -- New lease on life -- Life lessons from my movie dad -- In the blink of an eye -- Finish with he started -- Bring the rain -- Beautiful -- Everything impossible -- Small world, big God -- Keep singing -- Conclusion: Even if -- Appendix 1: Your identity in Christ -- Appendix 2: MercyMe career overview.
Summary: "The captivating story behind the bestselling single in the history of Christian music--and the man who wrote the song. MercyMe's crossover hit, "I Can Only Imagine," has touched millions of people around the world. But few know about the pain, redemption, and healing that inspired it. Now Bart Millard, award-winning recording artist and lead singer of MercyMe, shares how his dad's transformation from abusive father to man of God sparked a divine moment in music history. Go behind the scenes of Bart's life--and the movie based on it--to discover how God repaired a broken family, prepared Bart for ministry through music, and wrote the words on his heart that would change his life forever. I Can Only Imagine is a front-row seat to witnessing God's presence throughout Bart's life. Whether falling in love with his childhood sweetheart or mourning his father's death, founding MercyMe or flailing in the midst of its success, Bart continues to place his trust in God's plans--plans that continue to surprise and surpass what Bart could have ever imagined"--Page 4 cover.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

<p>"The Story That Inspired the Major Motion Picture."</p> <p>The captivating story behind the bestselling single in the history of Christian music--and the man who wrote it</p> <p>MercyMe's crossover hit, "I Can Only Imagine," has touched millions of people around the world. But few know about the pain, redemption, and healing that inspired it. Now Bart Millard, award-winning recording artist and lead singer of MercyMe, shares how his dad's transformation from abusive father to man of God sparked a divine moment in music history. </p> <p>Go behind the scenes of Bart's life--and the movie based on it--to discover how God repaired a broken family, prepared Bart for ministry through music, and wrote the words on his heart that would change his life forever. I Can Only Imagine is a front-row seat to witnessing God's presence throughout Bart's life. Whether falling in love with his childhood sweetheart or mourning his father's death, founding MercyMe or flailing in the midst of its success, Bart continues to place his trust in God's plans--plans that continue to surprise and surpass what Bart could have ever imagined. </p>

Media tie-in.

"Now a major motion picture"--Cover.

Discography: pages 182-183.

"The captivating story behind the bestselling single in the history of Christian music--and the man who wrote the song. MercyMe's crossover hit, "I Can Only Imagine," has touched millions of people around the world. But few know about the pain, redemption, and healing that inspired it. Now Bart Millard, award-winning recording artist and lead singer of MercyMe, shares how his dad's transformation from abusive father to man of God sparked a divine moment in music history. Go behind the scenes of Bart's life--and the movie based on it--to discover how God repaired a broken family, prepared Bart for ministry through music, and wrote the words on his heart that would change his life forever. I Can Only Imagine is a front-row seat to witnessing God's presence throughout Bart's life. Whether falling in love with his childhood sweetheart or mourning his father's death, founding MercyMe or flailing in the midst of its success, Bart continues to place his trust in God's plans--plans that continue to surprise and surpass what Bart could have ever imagined"--Page 4 cover.

Author's note: MercyMe! A movie and memoir -- Introduction: How great is your love -- Dear younger me -- The hurt and the healer -- Hold fast -- New lease on life -- Life lessons from my movie dad -- In the blink of an eye -- Finish with he started -- Bring the rain -- Beautiful -- Everything impossible -- Small world, big God -- Keep singing -- Conclusion: Even if -- Appendix 1: Your identity in Christ -- Appendix 2: MercyMe career overview.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Author's Note: MercyMe! A Movie and Memoir (p. xi)
  • Introduction: How Great Is Your Love (p. xiii)
  • 1 Dear Younger Me (p. 1)
  • 2 The Hurt and the Healer (p. 15)
  • 3 Hold Fast (p. 35)
  • 4 New Lease on Life (p. 49)
  • Life Lessons from My Movie Dad (p. 69)
  • 5 In the Blink of an Eye (p. 71)
  • 6 Finish What He Started (p. 81)
  • 7 Bring the Rain (p. 93)
  • 8 Beautiful (p. 115)
  • 9 Everything Impossible (p. 127)
  • Small World Big God (p. 141)
  • 10 Keep Singing (p. 143)
  • Conclusion: Even If (p. 155)
  • Appendix 1 Your Identity in Christ (p. 175)
  • Appendix 2 MercyMe Career Overview (p. 181)
  • Acknowledgments (p. 191)
  • About the Authors (p. 193)

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