Kanye West spreads gospel through Sunday Service at Baton Rouge church

Kanye West spreads gospel through Sunday Service at Baton Rouge church
03 Nov, 2019
Art and culture
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03 Nov, 2019
Art and culture
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After a last-minute announcement on Friday, thousands of people gathered to worship with Kanye West in Baton Rouge, Louisilouiana. With no stage, lights, or fancy audio equipment, Jonathan Stockstill, the pastor of Bethany Church, introduced the rapper to the crowd.

 

West, standing between wooden crosses, opened with “Closed on Sunday,” with his daughter North sitting on top of his shoulders.

“You my Chick-Fil-A,” West rapped. “Hold the selfies. Put the `gram away. Get your family. Y`all hold hands and pray. … Raise our sons. Train them in the faith, through temptations. Make sure they are wide awake. Follow Jesus. Listen and obey.”

 

Curvine Brewington, a musician and pastor at Crossroads Church in Lafayette, Louisana, attended the event and took to Instagram to point out the spiritual change he saw first hand in West.

 

“If you have ever doubted the legitimacy or spiritual impact of this #sundayservice project, simply look at this incredible shot taken during the altar call,” sharing a photo that showcased a large crowd with their hands in the air.

 

 

Thousands lifted their hands in worship, Christ`s name was lifted, and powerful prayers were said, Brewington shared. “Tonight, worship was lifted, the name of Christ was exalted, the Word of God was preached, a multitude prayed together, the Gospel was clearly proclaimed, and an opportunity to respond was given,” Brewington wrote. “In a crowd of 6,000 people from all walks of life, all ages, and all races, I personally witnessed over 1,000 individuals accept Jesus as their Lord & Savior!”

 

He added that while many are doubting the rapper in his newfound faith, “the Spirit of the Living God was indeed present.”

“I danced, wept, stood in awe of God`s redemptive work, & can honestly say that tonight I witnessed a new wave of REVIVAL first hand,” Brewington concluded. “Such an honor to witness what God is doing firsthand.”

 

 

Brewington`s wife also added a photo to Instagram, writing, “This man met JESUS and He changed everything, and now he is telling everyone!”

 

Locals to Baton Rouge were excited to have West in town, gathering together to worship God with the newly minted gospel singer. “I am excited that he`s here,” Sierra Scoggins, an elementary school teacher in Baton Rouge said according to The Advocate. “It is really good for the Baton Rouge community to be here and lift up Jesus` name.”

 

 

Frank Manguno, a salesman from the area, told The Advocate that he only recently became a fan after West`s transformation. “I was interested because he said he was going go completely Christian,” Manguno said. “I was, like, Well, this is crazy. Let me see about this.”

 

Originally posted on Faithwire

 

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