NAM’s annual Endowment Fund Dinner raises funds that enhance NAM’s financial stability, ensuring the continuity of services NAM provides to thousands in the community.
The 2019 Endowment Fund Dinner will be held on Monday, February 4 at 6 p.m. at the Marriott Springwoods Village, located at 1200 Lake Plaza Drive in Spring, Texas.
The dinner will feature guest speaker Bart Millard, best known as the front man of award-winning Christian group, MercyMe, and the inspiration behind the film, “I Can Only Imagine.” The iconic song “I Can Only Imagine,” written solely by Millard, made history in 2014 as it surpassed 2 million digital downloads, making it the first song in Christian music to go platinum and double platinum in the digital domain. In 2009, Billboard named MercyMe’s “Word of God Speak,” co-written by Millard, the No. 1 Song of the Decade in both Christian Songs and Christian AC Songs categories.
MercyMe has received numerous nominations and awards, including:
– AMA contemporary Inspirational Artist (2004, 2010)
– Dove Pop/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year (2002, 2004)
– Dove Artist of the Year (2004)
– Dove Group of the Year (2004)
– Dove Pop/Contemporary Album of the Year (2005)
– Dove Special Event Album of the Year (2005)
– People’s Choice Award Nomination for film “I Can Only Imagine” (2018)