Written and composed by lead singer Bart Millard , it was originally recorded for the band's independent album The Worship Project before being included on their major-label debut album Almost There. The song was the last to be written for The Worship Project ; in writing it, Millard drew upon his thoughts about his father's death. Lyrically, it imagines what it would be like to be in front of God in heaven; it opens with just a piano before building to include guitar and drums. After being released on October 12, , as the second single from Almost There , "I Can Only Imagine" became a major success on Christian radio; it spent two weeks at No. It became an unexpected mainstream hit in , peaking at No. The song returned to the charts after its story was adapted into a film of the same name , peaking at No.
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Relive the funniest moments that happened before the opening credits of " The Office. Watch the video. Title: I Can Only Imagine A high-school basketball coach volunteers to coach a troubled teen in long-distance running. 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
It's the song that brings ultimate hope to so many Amazingly, the song was written in mere minutes by MercyMe lead singer Bart Millard. In reality, those lyrics took a In reality, those lyrics took a lifetime to craft. Although he found faith at a young age, life wasn't easy for Bart.
Michael Finley as Bart Millard , the lead singer who wrote the song about his relationship with his father Dennis Quaid. It is the fifth highest-grossing music biopic  and sixth highest-grossing Christian film  of all-time in the United States. Some critics praised it as inspiring and noted it as an improvement compared to other faith-based films, while others called it flat and by-the-numbers. One day, Bart's mother drops him off at a Christian camp, where Bart meets Shannon.