Kanye worshiping the King or just whistling at wind?

Tuesday, July 23, 2019
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Billy Davis, Steve Jordahl (OneNewsNow.com)

Kanye West worship serviceIt’s too early to tell if mega-star rapper Kayne West is serious about worshipping the King of Kings but a Christian apologist says it wouldn’t surprise him.

Kayne has been flirting with faith ever since “Jesus Walks” appeared on his debut album in 2004, and more recently he is raising eyebrows by leading invitation-only worship services appropriately named “Sunday Service” that includes a choir, celebrities, and a nondisclosure form.

“The obvious explanation for Sunday Service is that it’s album promotion,” suggests a New Yorker story that brutally summarizes Kanye is really just worshiping himself.

Christian apologist Alex McFarland, who regularly speaks to teens through his Truth for a New Generation ministry, says it’s too early to know for sure if Kanye is serious but the Gospel message has a way of winnowing everyone, even a mega-celebrity rapper worth $250 million. 

“This is why,” McFarland says, “when someone like Kanye or Snoop wants to embrace Christianity --- which I applaud, and I hope they have, and I hope they do --- but the question is, will they unflinchingly stand for the Word of God when the Progressive Left Thought Police come calling.”

The answer to that particular question is, “Probably so.”

McFarland

Kanye, after all, fought back last year when the Left criticized him --- “bullied” was the word he used --- for publicly supporting Donald Trump and wearing a MAGA hat on the set of “Saturday Night Live.”

McFarland says don't write off Kanye West because, after all, it wasn’t so long ago that the Jesus Movement was born from the “free love” and drugs of the hippie culture.

It took a while for the American church to warm up to drums and guitars in church but McFarland says the Jesus Movement has proven it was the real deal, and the preacher-speaker says it's time for another one.

“The Jesus Movement swept the entire nation. I think it could properly be called the Third Great Awakening,” he says. “About every 45 to 50 years you really do see an incredible movement of the Holy Spirit somewhere.”

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