As The Greatest Showman movie starts to edge to a close, PT Barnum starts to realise that he’s been living for the wrong things! The song ‘From Now On’ captures his resolution that life is much more about family and friendships than having fame, fortune and stuff. But is there a deeper sense of ‘home and family’ that our soul is longing for? Jesus tells one of His most famous stories of all to give the answer.
‘This is me’, from The Greatest Showman’, became one of the soundtracks of 2018 – and it’s still hugely popular today. What is it about this song that resonates with so many of us, and how some stories Jesus’ told both encourage and challenge some of the messages it carries?
In Part 1 of this new teaching series exploring the ‘Songs of The Greatest Showman’ we take a look at the song “Never Enough”. Why does the pursuit of ‘more’ never really satisfy us, and how does Jesus shake up our thinking about through a powerful parable he told about a very successful, rich man?