Kanye West Started Sunday Service as a Way to Heal Himself, Says Kim Kardashian
Kanye West's Sunday Service has turned into something big, with festival appearances and pop-up shows in various cites, but it started out as more of a personal endeavor, says West's wife Kim Kardashian.
On Friday (Sept. 13), Mrs. West sat down with The View where she talked about the origin story of Yeezy's gospel sessions.
"Kanye started this, I think, just to heal himself," Kim revealed. "It was a real personal thing, and it was just friends and family, and he has had an amazing evolution of being born again and being saved by Christ. People always ask, 'Well, what are you worshiping?' Or, 'What is this?' It is a Christian service, like a musical ministry. They talk about Jesus and God."
Kim said Sunday Service is mostly a musical thing, with ordained pastors coming through from time to time, and not a full-fledged church, yet.
"For the most part, it's just a musical ministry," she said. "[Kanye] doesn't have his 501(c)(3) yet to make it an official church, but it is for God and it is a Christian church."
She added, "It started off healing for him and it's become something that he really wants to share for everybody else."
Kanye most recently took his show on the road, where he performed in his hometown of Chicago. Chance The Rapper also performed at the Windy City edition of Sunday Service.
West's newfound acceptance of Christianity is evident in the title of his upcoming album Jesus Is King, which is slated to drop on Sept. 27.
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