As many of you know, Lecrae is a good buddy of mine. 🙂
Some of you may also recall the Jack Hibbs-Charlie Kirk conversation at Calvary Chapel-Chino Hills in which Kirk said Lecrae “should never be allowed to perform at another church after he supported Rafael Warnock” in the January 5, 2021 Georgia Senate runoff. Kirk added, “Lecrae to be loved and accepted by the Democrat power establishment instead of standing-up for truth.” The white middle class audience at Calvary Chapel cheered. (Does Lecrae want to be “loved and accepted” by Democrats? I have no idea. But it certainly seems like Charlie Kirk wants to be “loved and accepted” by Donald Trump).
Lecrae recently responded to Kirk
(Thanks to Carol Kuruvilla’s Huffington Post piece for bringing this video to my attention. Here is a taste of her piece:
Christian hip-hop artist Lecrae dismissed a right-wing activist’s suggestion to ban him from church performances for supporting Sen. Raphael Warnock (D-Ga.), a pastor with progressive views on abortion rights.
After Charlie Kirk, founder of the conservative student organization Turning Point USA, said last month that Lecrae “should never be allowed” to perform at churches because of his support for Warnock, Lecrae replied that the conservative firebrand couldn’t “cancel God’s plans.”
“Even on a spiritual level, it’s like bro, who are you?” Lecrae, a Grammy-award winning musician with a significant following in evangelical Christian circles, said on Friday’s episode of the “Higher Learning” podcast.
“If God wants to use me, he’s gonna use me. What are you talking about? You can’t stop the hand of God.”
Read the rest here.