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Kanye West to bring Sunday Service to Joel Osteen’s Houston church

Kanye will take the pulpit at the megachurch this Sunday.

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Kanye West is bringing his Sunday Service to what may be his biggest audience yet. TMZ reported that on Sunday (Nov. 17), Ye and his traveling choir will take their Jesus Is King gospel performance to Joel Osteen’s Houston megachurch.

According to the news outlet, Kanye and his choir will perform during the Sunday evening service, after taking the pulpit and speaking with Osteen on Sunday morning.

Kanye and the famed pastor have reportedly developed a close friendship. Back in October, Osteen invited the Jesus Is King rapper to his church. Now, Kanye will appear for Osteen’s 11 a.m. (PST) service this Sunday in Houston, as well as walk to the pulpit and have a conversation with the pastor for about half an hour.

Osteen is reportedly interested in Kanye’s life transformation and how his newfound Christianity had gotten him through adversity. The Houston Lakewood Church will draw a 45,000-person congregation, as well as 10 million television viewers. The service will also be broadcast live on SiriusXM.

The news follows Kanye’s recently released “Follow God” music video. Featuring Kanye’s dad, Ray West, and directed by Jake Schreier, the clip finds the father-son duo driving through the snow on Kanye’s sprawling Wyoming property.

“My dad came to visit me at one of our ranches in Cody, Wyoming,” Kanye wrote on the final scene of the video. “He talked about his love for fishing, and how he would like to come here in the summers.”

“It took me 42 years to realize that my dad was my best friend,” the note continued.

Kanye also wrote on the video that he told his father that the property was 4,000 acres. “A black man?” Ray responded.

In other Kanye news, the rapper announced last week that he’s still planing on running for president in 2024.

“When I run for president in 2024, we would’ve created so many jobs that I’m not gonna run, I’m gonna walk,” he told the crowd at the Fast Company Innovation Festival on Thursday (Nov. 7).

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