Walk on the Water

Album: The Lost Get Found (2009)
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  • This is the second single from Christian pop-rock artist Britt Nicole's sophomore album, The Lost Get Found. Nicole told New Release Tuesday the story behind the song: "It was the last song I wrote for the record. We were literally finishing the song the day before the final recording, so it almost didn't make it on the album. We had ten songs already finished, and I wanted to write one more song that reflected what is was like growing up with a single mom who raised me and my brother on her own. She was so busy working she never got to pursue any of her own personal dreams. My mom has always had a dream to open a home for girls, so I wrote this song for my mom and people like her to reach for their dreams and to remind them not to let doubt get in the way or think that it's too late to be used by God. I've often encouraged my mom to pursue her dreams, and now she has opened up our family home in North Carolina, where she allows young girls to live in our home while helping them pursue their dreams."

    Nicole added: "This song is all about having a strong faith. Without faith it is impossible to please God. Sometimes we have a tendency to think we can try to know everything. God tells us in the Bible that with faith, we can do anything in Christ. The theme of most of the songs on the album is about reaching out in faith - whether in evangelism or in your chosen profession or about not being afraid to step out in faith - and be used by God in a ministry. I spent the first two weeks of the year in Africa on a missions trip. One of the lessons I've learned from this experience is that we shouldn't wait to fix ourselves before we step out in faith. We need to fully trust God."

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  • Dakatsom from OhioThank you for the backstory. I love the song, and now I love it even more because of the inspiration.
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