9 Out Of 10 Millennials Believe Chris Tomlin Wrote Amazing Grace

9 Out Of 10 Millennials Believe Chris Tomlin Wrote Amazing Grace

In a recent Pew Survey of 5,396 millenials, it was discovered that 92% believe that popular worship leader and song appropriator, Chris Tomlin wrote the world’s most popular hymn, ‘Amazing Grace’.’ The song was originally published in 1779, and written by Anglican priest John Newton. Tomlin was born in 1972. He released a version of Amazing Grace with a chorus added (My Chains Are Gone) in 2006. This version has become one of the most popular praise and worship songs played in American churches.

Most Millennials grew up with Tomlin’s music, and have memorized Amazing Grace - My Chains Are Gone, singing it multiple times at youth camps and conferences. Upon reading of Pew’s findings, Unverified Source went to the streets to interview young adults. Becca, a freshman at the University of Boston quickly responded “Chris Tomlin” when asked who wrote Amazing Grace. She went on to say, “That is my favorite. It gets me through so many difficult times. I just, like, connect with it. You know?”

Our correspondent went on to ask Becca if she knew the history of the song. She replied she did not. When she was told that the author had been a human slave trafficker, Becca was visibly shocked and said, “Wait… Chris Tomlin was a human trafficker? How did I not know that? I have been to several of his conferences and never knew that. I just can't even..."

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