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I Can Only Imagine Movie in Theater 3/16

 

I CAN ONLY IMAGINE is the exciting new Christian film coming to theaters on March 16, 2018!
I’ve had the honor and privilege to watch some sneak peek clips of this film based on the song known most by the artist, Bart Millard, and Christian band, Mercy Me, and I can certainly say it has grabbed my interest! A very compelling storyline that should hit home with a lot of people. It will speak to many who may be searching for healing in broken relationships with their parent or loved one, as well as impacting them through the power of this incredible inspired song and how it came to be. I’m looking forward to seeing the film in its entirety this week coming and will have to share in another post my full thoughts on the film.
About 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.
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I was happily surprised to see some fun visitors in the film including everyone’s favorite from War Room – Priscilla Shirer! Can’t wait to see what kind of role they gave her.
The whole concept of God helping to explode the Christian music and Christian film industry simply thrills me! I have prayed for so long for more family friendly and faith-based films to be created and for Christian music to be inspired that speaks straight to the hearts of those who listen. I believe this film has the opportunity to do just that on both accounts!!
Now, if you add the fact that Dennis Quaid is in the I Can Only Imagine movie as a major role in the film, you’ll see it has huge impact on my excitement to see it! I can’t wait to see his experience and acting expertise portrayed in a Christian film like this! My husband and I have always loved his acting and many of the films he has been in have been used to share with our children as some of our favorites. This would be a super addition to our family collection I’m sure. I’ll be happily anticipating the film’s release this Friday, March 16th!
I did get to watch a clip of behind the scenes footage where they interviewed Dennis Quaid about his role. Without giving away any big spoilers, I will express that he seemed to thoroughly enjoy sharing about his part in the movie and the transformation that gets to occur in his character.  If you want to find out what kind of awesome impact this film can have on you and your family or friends – be sure to pick up tickets and support the release of this film this weekend in a theater near you!
Get more juicy details and connect with the makers of the film and song on their social channels!

Giveaway Time! 

This Giveaway Has ended. The winner is Kristi. Thanks to all our participants for entering!

Prize: Enter to win two Fandango tickets to see “I Can Only Imagine” in theaters! (one winner)
Location: Open to USA lower 48 states.
Age: Must be 18 Years or older to enter.
Date: Starts March 13th and ends on March 15th at midnight EST.
Don’t miss your chance to win! Comment on this post to be entered into the giveaway and answer this question: “What are some of your favorite Christian films so far?”
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Harvest America: Proclaim the Gospel LIVE Across the Nation with Greg Laurie

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You’re Invited!

ONE DAY EVENT – Sunday, Oct 5th at 6pm

LIVE Broadcast with Pastor Greg Laurie

at Calvary Chapel

in Rockford, IL!

Harvest America presents:

Proclaim the Gospel LIVE Across the Nation with Greg Laurie

Harvest America is an annual live nationwide event, streamed to thousands of host locations across the country—including churches, theaters, and living rooms.

Featuring top Christian artists and a clear gospel message by Greg Laurie, the goal of Harvest America is to impact a nation desperately in need of hope. This year the event will feature top music artists, Mercy Me and Phil Wickham!!


Be part of this incredible experience by attending Calvary Chapel in Rockford, IL  on October 5th, or view at another broadcast location nearest you. This event will be broadcast nationwide at many different locations.

Wouldn’t it be terrific to be blessed over and over by hearing from more great speakers like Greg Laurie with the iDisciple App?  You can learn more about it HERE. There’s so much to enjoy and be inspired with through this app. It’s worth the time to check it out.

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Don’t miss the Harvest America LIVE Broadcast Event  with Greg Laurie at:

Calvary Chapel Rockford

7281 Olde Creek Rd

Rockford, IL 61114-6619

We hope you will tune in at a broadcast event near you to hear Pastor Greg Laurie on October 5th at 6pm and experience this exciting Harvest America Event with us! If you live anywhere within driving distance of Calvary Chapel in Rockford, IL  – please don’t hesitate to go and join them! They would love to have you as their guests. Have fun and be blessed!

What do you think? Doesn’t it sound amazing? Will you be attending a Greg Laurie Harvest America broadcast event this weekend? Let me know in the comments! Be sure to mention what state you’re in. Come back to this post and share with me about your experiences during the event after it’s done too. Can’t wait to hear from you!

Be sure to follow on Twitter and interact before, during, or after the event:

@harvest_org

@familychristian

@iDiscipleApp

Rebecca at Love2EncourageYou

Disclosure: Love2EncourageYou received compensation by way of a gift card from Family Christian Stores for sharing this post. However, I only share items that are of interest or value to my family and my readers.