A young boy fighting cancer writes letters to God, touching lives in his neighborhood and community and inspiring hope among everyone he encounters. An unsuspecting substitute postman with ... See full summary »
A washed-up former child star, forced to do community service at a local megachurch, pretends to be a Christian to land the part of Jesus in their annual Passion Play, only to discover that the most important role of his life is far from Hollywood.
15 years ago, Ben Walker left his girlfriend, his hometown, and his ministry calling for a business opportunity. Now he has a high-paying career and a trophy fiancée. One day he's visited ... See full summary »
10-year-old Bart Millard lives with his mother and abusive father Arthur in Texas. One day his mother drops him off at a Christian camp where he meets Shannon. Upon his return from camp, Bart finds his mother has left and movers are removing her belongings. He angrily confronts his father, who denies that his abusiveness was the reason she left. Years later, in high school, Bart and Shannon are dating. Bart plays football to please his father, but is injured, breaking both ankles and ending his career. The only elective with openings is music class, so he reluctantly signs up..
The release date of I Can Only Imagine was 3/16. John 3:16 is one of the most widely quoted verses from the Bible, and has been called the most famous Bible verse. See more »
When Bart meets Amy Grant for the first time he calls her "Miss Bart" instead of Miss Grant. See more »
What is the name of your band again?
It is "Mercy Me". Because when I told my Memaw that we were starting a band, she was like "Mercy me, get a real job!" And I was like: "Oh, Memaw."
And the guys were like "Did she really say that?" and I was like "Yeah, we have to name the band Mercy Me". So we called it.
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"I Can Only Imagine" was a funny, interesting, inspiring, and powerful true-story about the most popular Christian song of all time. It was lighthearted and funny when I needed an emotional break, but the message was strong. If you don't go because it is faith-based, you are missing out. If you grew up in the Amy Grant/Michael W. Smith era like I did...it will be a little nostalgic. Watching the band struggle in the early years reminded me of every kid I knew as a camp counselor at Camp Electric in Nashville. It made me smile. Dennis Quaid was impactful as the abusive father. It had something for everyone. I'll be going back next week with friends.
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