When the Dove Awards air Sunday night on gmc (formerly the Gospel Music Channel), viewers will see Steven Curtis Chapman and his wife, Mary Beth, receive the Uplift Award for their work with their orphan care charity, Show Hope.
The couple, who came backstage with the guys from Third Day and Casting Crowns’ Mark Hall (we won’t tell you why, lest to ruin all the surprises), might be the most loving pair in marital history.
Steven Curtis always had his wife’s hand or slipped in a compliment while discussing his new album, “Re-Creation,” due Aug. 9.
The Chapman familysuffered a devastating loss in 2008 when one of their children, Maria, 5, was accidentally run over in their driveway by their son, Will Franklin.
Steven Curtis said that when he wrote the lyric, “to stand at a grave and know it’s not the end,” it was “like oxygen. All of a sudden these songs became more real.”
A quick question was tossed to Third Day frontman Mac Powell — what are the