'I Can Only Imagine' Star Dennis Quaid Shares Why He Created Gospel Song 'On My Way to Heaven'

By M. Grace, March 22, 2018 22:03 PM

Dennis Quaid at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival(Wikimedia Commons)

Dennis Quaid celebrated the premiere of the Christian-themed movie "I Can Only Imagine" this week and he also released a Christian song he personally wrote and sang for the film's soundtrack.

According to Quaid, he said that he never heard the famous song of MercyMe's Bart Millard until he finished reading the script of the movie. The actor also added that it had lasting impact to him.

"It hit me so profoundly, in the heart, in a place where I just don't even have words," Quaid said.

Quaid also shared that his song "On My Way to Heaven" was written as a tribute to his mother for her 91st birthday. He said that he wrote for her because she has always been there and her faith is solid and unquestionable.

"So I wrote it for her, but I guess it's my story," he added.

The actor also revealed that he and his brother were baptized as Christians but he didn't really start searching God and reading the Bible until he turned 20's.

Quaid started writing his song a couple years ago but never played it in public and never finished it until he got the role of Bart's father in "I Can Only Imagine."

Related Article

Must Read

comments powered by Disqus

More from CCD

2018 Bible in China Seminar Held in Shanghai, Focusing on Migration and Community

From 14th to 16th November, the 2018 Bible in China (BIC) seminar kicked off its annual seminar to the theme of "Bible and A Shared Future for Humankind" with a focus on "Migration and Community".

The key to a busy schedule

How could we deal with a lot of work?

The greatest gift

What's the greatest gift you have ever received?

Bible Verses about Taking Care of Children

Here's how you take care of your children according to the Bible.

What is the Lord's Supper or Communion?

Why do Christians observe Communion?

Bible Verses To Use Against Impure Thoughts

Check out these Bible verses if you are being tempted by impure thoughts.

Bible Verses to Help Us Care For the Environment

"You shall not pollute the land in which you live."