Brian Johnson’s new book When God Becomes Real (Feb. 5) journeys readers through the darkest times of his life as he battled a long jaunt with depression and anxiety head-on. Opening with a panic-filled breakdown that struck while catching lizards with his son, the tell-all draws back to the origins of his relationship with God and the fear that riddled him throughout parts of his youth. The husband and father of four shares about the vitalness praise and worship served in ushering in the presence of God to fight the panic. When God Becomes Real marks the first release for the newly formed Bethel Book Publishing.
Having penned well-known Bethel Music hits such as “One Thing Remains,” “We Will Not Be Shaken” and “No Longer Slaves,” When God Becomes Real offers glimpses of the formation of the songwriting and collaborators which have since stemmed into Bethel Music. Johnson spearheaded the creation of Bethel Music in 2007 which has led to multiple no. 1 albums, including many with his wife Jenn Johnson. When God Becomes Real also shares the personal side of Johnson sharing about his upbringing, family and home life.
Johnson will take part in 2019’s “The Victory Tour” presented by Bethel Music with special guests with Tasha Cobbs-Leonard and Housefires. Tickets are currently on sale for the awaited trek of dates. Click here for full info.
Pre-order When God Becomes Real here.
About Brian Johnson:
Brian & Jenn Johnson are co-founders of Bethel Music, WorshipU and have been integral in the production of more than 15 albums that have influenced the culture of worship across the global church. Brian facilitates an atmosphere of faith in worship and has written anthems such as “Living Hope,””Have it All”, “We Will Not Be Shaken” and “One Thing Remains,” which was awarded No. 1 song for ASCAP Christian Music and No. 1 Radio Single in 2013. Johnson’s newest, chart-topping solo album, After All These Years, released in January 2017 alongside his wife Jenn. They are committed to raising healthy family, cultivating community and fostering unity among worship leaders from around the world. Together they are passionate about raising up worshippers who take hold of their true identity and pursue intimacy with God above all else. Brian and Jenn reside in Redding, California, with their four wonderful children.