From tenuous birth to failed missionary and blazing preacher, this detailed documentary offers a well-researched look at the life of "the sweet bard of Methodism." Archival letters, manuscripts, and interviews with leading experts introduce you to the writer of more than 700 hymns, including "O for a Thousand Tongues" and "Hark, the Herald Angels Sing." Filmed on location. Approx. 101 minutes.