"The reason why I'm Broken, the reason why I cry, is how long must I wait to be with you?"
FROM "HOMESICK" BY BART MILLARD OF MERCYME
We've all felt that ache, a longing for that place. In so many ways we're homesick.
It's a familiar feeling for MercyMe frontman Bart Millard, the writer behind the hit songs "I Can Only Imagine" and "Homesick." He endured his share of painful losses - some of which he speaks about in these pages. As a result, he finds his heart divided between here and Heaven. Just like us.
But as these reflections will remind you, we will someday never have to feel homesick again. Until then, we have God's presence, His promises and His peace to comfort us.
About Bart Millard:
BART MILLARD was honored as Songwriter of the Year by the Gospel Music Association for "I Can Only Imagine," penned after Bart's father died of cancer. This song, which was MercyMe's #1 hit in 2001, rocketed up the charts and stayed there to make theirs the year's best-selling debut in the Christian music industry. Their latest release, Undone, includes the #1 song "Homesick."