The song that propelled MercyMe to the top of the Christian music world and to wide crossover popularity consisted mostly of a series of questions. Lead vocalist Bart Millard reflected on what it would be like to meet Jesus face to face in heaven. “Surrounded by your glory, what will my heart feel?” he asked.
They’ve come a long way since the humble beginnings in Texas in 1994. In 2009, Billboard magazine named MercyMe the Christian songs artist of the decade for the 2000s. Their song “Word of God Speak” was named the Christian song of the decade and they also were named the Christian Adult Contemporary Songs Artist of the Decade. They had 22 number one songs as of the end of 2009, and six of their songs ranked in the top 50 songs of the decade.
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