27
Feb
2013

RHOA’s Porsha Stewart Gears Up for Singing Career + Marvin Sapp Defends Working With Kandi Burruss

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One of the freshest faces of the Real Housewives of Atlanta is gearing up to launch a singing career. Porsha D. Stewart (the wife of former NFL’er Kordell Stewart) has made it known that she has pipes. The thing is, RHOA fans have yet to hear her blow.

This week, we caught a candid of her in the studio, tweeting:

At studio! Ya girl doing it all. You ready?!

I guess we hafta stay tuned to see what type of vocal talent the Georgia native is working with. And in other RHOA news, gospel singer/pastor Marvin Sapp is not pleased with the backlash that he’s received, for joining forces with Kandi Burruss.

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If you watch the show, you know that Kandi released a Gospel track called ‘Stay Prayed Up‘. The track has done well on the iTune charts, but religious folk find it a bit hypocritical. This week, Sapp posted a message he received on Facebook, from a fan voicing his concern about the collaboration:

Mr Sapp, I was a big fan of yours however as a Christian I’m a bit confused about your motivation to record the record prayed up. I intentionally watched you on the HOA and was taken back by your conversation with Kandi at the studio. You continued to tell her not to try to explain herself, and that she didn’t have to apologize etc. I’m just wondering is this the watered down version of the word you are teaching in your church? The bible says “my people perish because of a lack of knowledge.” It also says “GOD would rather that we be hot or cold.” Not trying to come off as judgmental but this is the type of thing that makes the church look no different than the world. So fed up with this new concept of stooping to the worlds standards to reach souls Jesus hung out in places with sinners to reach them but HE never comprised GIS standards nor GOD’s word. Kandi is motivated by money just wondering what’s your motivation?

Sapp responded with quite a lengthy message (quoting scripture and all):

Usually I don’t respond to people about things like this however I must this time. The problem with many in the church is 1.) that we major in minors and 2.) ignorant (not well studied) of scripture. Lets deal with the first, This woman who was an ex R&B singer that sells sex toys and live with her man decided on a show that reaches 10 million viewers per showing (believers and unbelievers) to sing about,,,, Not sex toys, drugs or living with a man but PRAYER!!!!!! and the saints are upset. The lyric says, “I stay prayed up, that gets me by, that how I made it through my darkest time, see I’m a sinner and thats no lie, but thank God my prayers are heard because he knows I try” Wow!!!!! nothing elicit or comprising about the lyric…. So lets look at how Jesus dealt with the sinner….. From my study of scripture the only people he checked was the church (religious people of that day) however the sinner he consistently showed COMPASSION!!!!!!! Examples…… Woman caught in the ACT of adultery Also the Woman at the well……. Never exposed them publicly, dealt with them privately. We as believer major in minors…… So caught up in the messenger that we are missing the message “Staying Prayed UP”. Now I close with this…Everyone that God used in scripture was flawed and or had struggles…. Let me call the roll….. Moses was a murderer, Rahab was a harlet (whore), David was a murder/adulter and still considered a man after Gods own heart, Peter was a cutting cusser however was in the inner circle of Jesus, Paul was a murderer and made many blaspheme against God however wrote 2/3 of the NT, He spoke through a Donkey and if we decide to be quite rocks will cry out… We say we are christians which means being Christ-like but question peoples motives that model his behavior….The bible speaks about witnessing and that you need to be wise to win souls and Paul says I became all things to all men that I might win some…. Compromise was never done here nor do I condone her life style or life choices and keeping 100 you don’t know the off camera conversation we had. Again big picture 10 million people at 1 time were challenged to PRAY in difficult times WOW!!!! Thats Awesome and Ministy….. PS Didn’t spell check because I’m late to a meeting…. Be Blessed

Amen…..Saints and sinners, do you agree with Sapp’s response? Or do you agree with the fans letter? 

 

3 Comments to “RHOA’s Porsha Stewart Gears Up for Singing Career + Marvin Sapp Defends Working With Kandi Burruss”

  1. Chanele9boots says:

    Preach Marvin Sapp!! BRAVO!!

  2. Miss AG says:

    Heck yea I agree with him. Can u imagine if every “saint” stay away from sinners? Is she a “saint” and does she acquaint herself with sinners? If that ans is no, she’s a sinner

  3. sandy says:

    Im so so Happy Marvin told it as it is… Some of the worst sinners are in church and use church as a front when explaining why they see things the way the do. If I look at some of the ppl. i know who’s into church the treat ppl. as idiots and punish ppl when “They ” feel they are wrong or doing something wrong and HATE TO BE WRONG. So ppl in church tend to always critizise what they feel regardless of right or wrong. And Ive seen some church ppl at clubs sitting at the bar and even one who had an affair in church . Every ppl deserves chances to change , repent or tell their story on how they try to stay serving god without negative church folks claiming that they are wrong . Everyones a sinner whether in church or not or has been at one point just like we are all going to die one day .. Some things are out of our hands …GET IT…

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