The words of the Apostle Paul in I Timothy 1:15 no doubtresonated with John Newton. As a person who had grown up inthe church under the tutelage of a very godly mother and wholater became a faithless rebel, Newton may have felt he was"the worst." But if his story teaches us anything, it is tonever give up on anyone no matter how far they seem to befrom the Kingdom. As Newton's most famous hymn says,"Amazing Grace, how sweet the sound that saved a wretch likeme." This documentary, featuring interviews with Newtonscholars Brian H. Edwards, Jonathan Aitken and Tony Baker,thoroughly explores Newton's life from his turbulent youthto his involvement in the 18th century African slave trade,his dramatic conversion aboard a sinking ship and on throughhis remarkable ministry as an evangelistic preacher, hymnwriter and abolitionist. This fast-paced and insightfuldocumentary serves as an excellent teaching tool and willinspire viewers to take hold of God's amazing grace.