Steven Curtis Chapman has offered hope and inspiration to millions for decades through his music the message packed into his lyrics. Now you can read about the experiences that have shaped him, his faith, and his music in a life filled with many highs and lows.
Journey with Christian music sensation Steven Curtis Chapman as he opens up about his childhood and challenging family dynamic. The struggles he faced led to music and early days on the road. Learn about the great adventure he took to the top of the charts, his relationship with his wife Mary Beth, and the expansion of their family through births and adoptions.
Plus, readers will walk with Steven down the difficult road of loss after the tragic death of his five-year-old daughter Maria. Experience the path that led him back to the stage after doubting if he could ever sing again.
His honest and straight forward approach to telling his life story offers no simple solutions to life's toughest questions. Through his story of brokenness, is a story of a man who continues to trust God even when the road ahead looks bleak. Fans lives will be touched by this backstage look at the down-to-earth superstar they've come to love.
Includes black-and-white photos throughout.
- Prologue: The Wild Mouse
- Carnegie Hall Y'all
- Unresolved Chords
- A Transformed Family
- A Little Tribute to George
- The Call
- Red Lobster and a Blue Speedo
- Fifty Dollars and a Green Ford Pinto
- The Cool Kids and a Country Boy
- Divorce Is Not an Option
- More to This Life
- It's an Honor Just to Be Nominated
- Tears for Cheers
- His Strength Is Perfect
- A Road Called Adoption
- Tuesday's Child
- Two Trips to Prison
- God Follower
- The Tattoo
- With Hope
- Never Say Never
- Does God Really Have a Big, Big House?
- The Ladybug That Lost Its Dots
- The Accident
- The Land of the Living
- Waiting and Watching for Beauty to Rise
- Maria's Big House of Hope
- Step by Step
- New Beginnings
- A Glorious Unfolding