A Louisiana pastor praised Kanye West's last-minute "Sunday service," where "over 1,000" people raised their hands to commit their lives to Christ on Friday, calling it a "new wave of revival."
West opened his "Sunday service," which is not always held on Sunday, to the public a few months ago, traveling across the country to hold gospel services and perform songs from his new album, "Jesus is King."
Curvine Brewington, a pastor of Crossroads Church in Lafayette, attended Friday's service with his wife. The outdoor service was held at Bethany Church in Baton Rouge, La.
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"Tonight the worship was exalted, the name of Christ exalted, the word of God preached, a multitude of praying together, the gospel was clearly explained and an opportunity to answer was given," Brewington wrote on Friday. "In a crowd of 6,000, people from all walks of life, all ages, and all races, I saw over 1
Quoting part of Isaiah 43:19 and 1 Corinthians 1:27, the pastor also added: "Say what you want and think what you want …. But trust me when I tell you – The Spirit of the Living God was really present. I danced, cried, stood in awe of God's redemptive work, and can honestly say that tonight I witnessed a new wave of RETURNING first hand. "
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The "Jesus Walks" singer, along with 80 members of his iconic Sunday service choir, opened with "Closed On Sunday" from his album, "Jesus Is King" which just went up his ninth row in row # 1 on the Billboard 200 Chart, Hypebeast reported.
Along with other gospel songs, West also performed "Every Hour," "Selah," "Follow God," and "Jesus is Lord."
TeamKanyeDaily published a video of the new "rebirth Christian" artist who met a children with autism in the crowd after his mother asked if he would get a picture with him.
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While the service was free, the church held a $ 55 brunch fundraiser per plate as some online compared to the food served at the infamous Fyre Festival.