‘He Is My Brother’: Kirk Franklin Defends Appearance on Kanye West’s Profanity-Laced ‘Gospel Album’

West Franklin HorizontalGrammy Award-winning gospel artist Kirk Franklin is defending his appearance on blasphemous rapper Kanye West’s seventh studio release, which is self-described as a “gospel album with a whole lot of cursing.”

As previously reported, a photo recently surfaced online showing Franklin, known for his songs “Now Behold the Lamb” and “Stomp,” with the profanity-laden West, alongside other secular artists such as Kid Cudi, Puff Daddy, 2 Chainz and French Montana. West, who also goes by the name Yeezus and was featured on the cover of Rolling Stones wearing a crown of thorns, confirmed Franklin’s contribution to the project, which is tentatively entitled “The Life of Pedro.”

“When I was sitting in the studio with Kirk—Kirk Franklin—and we’re just going through it, I said, ‘This is a gospel album with a whole lot of cursing on it, but it’s still a gospel album,’” he stated in an interview with Big Boy Radio. “It’s the gospel according to Ye. It’s not exactly what happened in the Bible, but it’s this story idea of Mary Magdalene becoming Mary.”

West, who is married to Playboy cover model Kim Kardashian, the step-daughter of Bruce Jenner, is known for songs such as the lofty “I Am a God,” “Drunk and Hot Girls,” “Hold My Liquor” and “Jesus Walks.”

“I just talked to Jesus/He said, ‘What up Yeezus?’/ I said, “[Expletive], I’m chilling/Trying to stack these millions,” West raps in his song “I Am a God.” “I know He the Most High/But I am a close high/… I am a god.”

As previously reported, in 2013, West also raised eyebrows when he brought a man dressed as Jesus on stage during a show in Seattle.

“White Jesus, is that you?” he asked on stage. “Oh [expletive]!”

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On Sunday, after concerns had been raised about Franklin’s appearance on West’s new album, he posted a photo of himself with West on Instagram along with a defense of his decision to work with the profane rapper.

“Kanye is not me. I am not him. He is my brother I am proud to do life with,” he wrote. “No sprints, but marathons; like most of us are on.”

Franklin then chastised those who believe that West is “not good enough” or “Christian enough” to be accepted by the Church.

“That is a dangerous message I believe we send to the world when our posture is they have to meet certain requirements before they are worthy to kiss the ring. It says people are not redeemable, forgivable or candidates for grace,” he stated. “That my friend is religious.”

The gospel artist vowed to stand by West, who he again asserted is his brother.

“I will not turn my back on my brother,” Franklin wrote. “I will love him, prayerfully grow with him however long he’ll have me, and however long the race takes. To a lot of my Christian family, I’m sorry he’s not good enough, Christian enough, or running at your pace—and as I read some of your comments, neither am I. That won’t stop me from running. Pray we win.”

Reaction to Franklin’s post was mixed as some stated that Franklin was only showing unconditional love to the rapper.

“Kirk, great job man! Some folk are so heavenly bound till they are no earthly good,” wrote one commenter named Aaron. “When will we truly comprehend God’s unconditional love and allow that love to work in us and through us to change the world.”

“Who are we to pass judgments? Who said Kirk himself don’t sin? Even the prisoners are better than some of you,” wrote another named Makasethu, who excoriated those who disagreed. “You guys are sick. Just get yourselves passports and go Heaven and leave us (sinners) of this earth alone.”

Others remarked that there is a difference between witnessing to a fellow musician and collaborating on a blasphemous album.

“Confusion at its best,” opined another named Tyrone. “Nobody said you can’t be his friend. Nobody said you can’t pray for the guy and show love to him. … But to appear on an album full of cussing and ungodly rhetoric in the hopes of winning someone is the equivalent of a pastor trying preach on a porn video.”

“If you believe that he is a brother, then why wouldn’t you evangelize him and share the gospel? And the gospel is what Kanye needs—along with God’s grace, mercy, love and salvation!” wrote a fourth commenter. “May God bless you with wisdom in how to love him like Christ, but not deny him what he truly needs: the law to convict him of his sins, and grace/love to cover the sins he has committed.”


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  • Dio Jones

    This is Apostasy…

    Always be a light that is shininginthedark.

  • Josey

    “I just talked to Jesus/He said, ‘What up Yeezus?’/ I said, “[Expletive], I’m chilling/Trying to stack these millions,” West raps in his song “I Am a God.” “I know He the Most High/But I am a close high/… I am a god.”

    God’s name should be held in high esteem, He is God, Creator of all, what a disgrace. And West you are not God and sound like satan who wanted to be God and we see what happened to satan with his pride. Pride goes before a fall! The prosperity heretics preach that nonsense that they are gods and even at times have the audience repeat it. There is only one God and none beside Him, God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirit, they are one. Jesus shows us what the Father looks like and what He is as Jesus told Philip when Philip asked Jesus to show us the Father and Jesus said, Philip have I been with you so long and you still do not recognize me, I and the Father are one. And you can love ppl and show them Christ’s love w/out partaking of their sins. Jesus sat with sinners because the sick are in need of a physician but he didn’t sin and partake of their sins, He taught them the way, the truth and told them to go and sin no more, He taught them that He is the Way, Truth and the Light and that no man comes to the Father except through Him.
    Psalm 1:1-6 Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful. 2 But his delight is in the law of the LORD; and in his law doth he meditate day and night. 3 And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that bringeth forth his fruit in his season; his leaf also shall not wither; and whatsoever he doeth shall prosper. 4 The ungodly are not so: but are like the chaff which the wind driveth away. 5 Therefore the ungodly shall not stand in the judgment, nor sinners in the congregation of the righteous. 6 For the LORD knoweth the way of the righteous: but the way of the ungodly shall perish.

    • Quinn

      “My whole life in the hand of God/So y’all better quit playin’ with God” This line is also from “I am a God”.

      You can’t take quotes out of context like this. Have you ever even listened to Kanye West? His music centers around his Christianity and how Jesus has saved him. In his song Jesus Walks he sings

      “(Jesus walk)/God show me the way because the Devil’s trying to break me down/(Jesus walk with me)/The only thing that I pray is that my feet don’t fail me now/(Jesus walk)/And I don’t think there’s nothin’ I can do now to right my wrongs/(Jesus walk with me)/I wanna talk to God but I’m afraid cause we ain’t spoke in so long”

      • Coach

        Quinn, go read the Bible please. You, Kanye, and Kirk seem to have one thing in common. You don’t know God and need to be saved.
        Please consider what the Bible says before defending these ministers of Satan.

        • Quinn

          I’ve been a pastor for 20 years. I think I know the Bible.

          • http://www.dontneednostinkinwebsite.com/ Midlandr

            Hmmm, you joined Disqus today, you have just six comments and one upvote. Hard to believe you.

          • Quinn

            I joined after reading the article. I was so disgusted with the hate in the comments. Isn’t this a religion of love, not a religion judging people on their past and judging people based on the language they use?

          • http://www.dontneednostinkinwebsite.com/ Midlandr

            It is called discernment Mr. Quinn. If West is indeed a Christian brother, then he really should withdraw from public life and contemplate his faith, to pray, study scripture and especially seek discipleship and fellowship in a bible teaching church.

          • Quinn

            That’s absurd! Must every Christian withdraw from public life? So now no Christian man can be famous?

            Also, Kanye goes to Vous Church in downtown Miami. He goes to a bible teaching church.

          • http://www.dontneednostinkinwebsite.com/ Midlandr

            No, but IF West is a Christian (and I still see no evidence in his behavior), the maybe he should. It isn’t ridiculous at all.

          • Coach

            Have you seen the warning in 1 Timothy 3 about being so puffed up with pride, you fall into the same condemnation as the devil.
            What about the warnings in Matthew 7 about those ho will say Lord, Lord only for Jesus to cast them into the lake of fire.
            What about in Jude and all the other places in the Bible that warn against apostasy. If I could drop a coin into hell, my chances of hitting a pastor would be pretty high, Jesus warned that false teachers will be judged.

            I’m saddened to hear you defend this trash and claim to be a pastor, because if you were a recent convert, I could maybe see the lack of understanding, though highly unlikely, but your position can’t save you, it can only assure a greater condemnation.

            If I’m over speaking, forgive me, but I highly doubt that you’re truly born again and think you’re self-deceived.

            Read the testimony of L.R. Shelton Sr., he pastored for 25 years before he was saved at a time when false teaching wasn’t nearly as rampant.

            You’re a pastor, where?

        • Peter Leh

          “You don’t know God and need to be saved”

          whoa… all this time i have been praying in jesus name only to find god’s name is coach. 🙂

          • Coach

            The old “who am I to judge”, Jesus said you’ll know them by there fruits, not everyone who professes faith in Jesus Christ will enter His kingdom, Jesus said few there be that find it.
            Don’t accuse me of trying to b God, I’m only giving a warning message based on His Word.
            Peter, having Christian symbolism on’t save you, only the Lord Jesus Christ, you can’t call yourself a Christian and deny Him by how you live, nor shake hands in support of those who blaspheme Him.
            Many like Jesus, they just hate what He says, so they tell the story of a life which says “we’re Christians, despite what the Bible says we are”.

            Peter, repent and trust in Jesus Christ.

          • Peter Leh

            “Peter, repent and trust in Jesus Christ.”

            OH yes…. I love the religious bullies!

            Let us Pray:

            Our coach who art on the internet,
            Blasphemy be thy name….
            Thy Kingdom Come
            Thy Control over others be done
            To make them fit thy definition of a christian.
            Give us this day Thy Daily legalism
            And put out all who disagree with you.
            For thine is Man’s Kingdom, Man’s Power, and the Pharisee’s Glory
            Until we crucify that bastard Jesus again.

            Amen!

      • Josey

        what I’ve seen and heard coming out of West is not Christlike and is about greed so I don’t care what he says, his actions speak louder than words.

        • Quinn

          You care what he says when you think he says something bad. He made mistakes in his past but he grew past them. That’s what Kirk Franklin is saying. We are all sinners, we are all striving for god. Don’t judge lest ye be judged.

          • http://www.dontneednostinkinwebsite.com/ Midlandr

            Hmmm, not according to Psalm 14: 1-3; 53 1-3 or Romans 3:10-12. We are indeed all sinners, however in our spiritual death (unbelievers), NONE seek God.

          • Quinn

            Kanye is a believer! Listen to Jesus Walks, or Ultralight Beam. Kanye is a devout Christian it’s just not how he’s portrayed in the media.

          • http://www.dontneednostinkinwebsite.com/ Midlandr

            His actions speak louder than his words. I care not for the genre.

          • Quinn

            Well let me tell you my story.

            I grew up in the south side of Chicago. South Lawndale. It’s one of the most dangerous neighborhoods in Chicago. I lost brothers to gangs, drugs, and violence. But what led me to Christ was hip hop. Artists like 2pac, and Dr. Dre, and Rakim, wrote about their struggle with God and the world around them.

            Kanye is doing that today. I hope he can lead some young men to Christ who were in a similar situation.

            Who cares about his actions? Did God refuse to choose Paul as a preacher of the gospel because of his past as Saul?

          • http://www.dontneednostinkinwebsite.com/ Midlandr

            No, but Paul didn’t continue to act like Saul did he. I am sorry you had to grow up in the fecal pile known as Chicago.

  • Peter Leh

    Folks, we all know you can’t eat, work or stand next to a “sinner” or the pharisees will get you. 🙂

    Stay clean folks… don;t get dirty.

    • Laurence Charles Ringo

      You have a problem with Almighty God commanding His People to…”Be Holy as He is Holy”…,Mr.Leh? Explain your aversion to God’s Standards,sir…

      • Peter Leh

        “You have a problem with Almighty God commanding His People”
        Do I? Doubtful. I have a problem with his people controlling others and playing god.

        “Explain your aversion to God’s Standards,sir…”

        Apparently I have a problem with your standard, Ringo. But we can agree to disagree, right?

  • Peter Leh

    frankly I think KW has a mental illness.

    • Quinn

      “Name one genius that wasn’t crazy” -Kanye

      • Peter Leh

        lol that is true. well i hope he finds peace nonetheless.

  • Peter Leh

    “Some folk are so heavenly bound till they are no earthly good”

    ZING…..

  • Gabriel Haynes

    The Bible clearly says (paraphrased) “in the last days there will no shortage of wolves in sheeps clothing saying they are of God but are walking in the anti-Christ spirit”. We need to pray for Kirk. Someone close to him needs to shake him awake spiritually or God will do it if we pray that. I’m as serious as I can be when I say ” God, please have mercy on Kirks soul.” This makes me sick

    I have noticed on different videos of Kirk ,on YouTube, his spiritual walk and talk going in a very dangerous direction. He pulls the “only God can judge me” and “who are ya’ll to judge Kanye and me” – well Mr Franklin – the bible clearly says , when Paul wrote Timothy, that when you see someone who eschews Christ and a leader of the church doing wrong and ill against the Lord God to call him out on his transgressions, so that he sees the error of his ways. Who are we to judge? We are upstanding Bible believing, truth walking & talking, Christians, Kirk . You know- what you used to be.

  • Scott Shannon

    Its one thing to support a brother and his walk with Christ and another to partake and support him in his sin. We are supposed to correct and rebuke sin, not say its OK with our association. Franklin can throw out all the Christian clichés he wants, but that wont justify him in publically partaking in sin. As a public minister he is held to a higher standard.

    • Quinn

      What sin? You mean preaching the word of Christ? Last time I checked that wasn’t a sin. Kirk Franklin and Kanye are sharing the word together.

      • Nicki

        Quinn you are delusional please let me know what church you pastor at so we can all stay far away from it

  • Chrissy Vee

    “Grammy Award winning” gospel singer… hm. I have never understood this. Fame and fortune can lead a person astray from the truth. Worship services have become concerts. Just who is getting the glory? I believe this man has veered off the narrow path.
    As far a Kanye… may the Lord have mercy.

    • Peter Leh

      it is call “business”. they are musicians. it is what they do to make a living. Same as any pastor, btw. 🙂

      • Chrissy Vee

        Yes, these people and many pastors have turned God’s gospel into a “business”.

  • Quinn

    “(Jesus walk)/God show me the way because the Devil’s trying to break me down/(Jesus walk with me)/The only thing that I pray is that my feet don’t fail me now/(Jesus walk)/And I don’t think there’s nothin’ I can do now to right my wrongs/(Jesus walk with me)/I wanna talk to God but I’m afraid cause we ain’t spoke in so long”-Kanye West

    Kanye West is a Christian man. He has spent his entire career as a rapper fighting for God. His recent project The Life of Pablo (not the wrong title you cited) is a gospel album. It uses samples from “Father I Stretch My Hands to Thee” and other old gospel songs. The Album begins with a little girl saying “We don’t want no devils in the house, God. We want the lord”

    You people are awful. You are not Christians you judge with no knowledge of who Kanye is as a person. He has been preaching to more people than you will ever meet, yet you call him satan. The song “I Am a God” is commentary on how modern people act about God. He even says in the song, “My whole life in the hand of God/So y’all better quit playin’ with God” A line the article conveniently left out.

    Kirk Franklin preaches on Kanye’s new album “Father, this prayer is for everyone that feels they’re not good enough. This prayer’s for everybody that feels like they’re too messed up. For everyone that feels they’ve said “I’m sorry” too many times. You can never go too far when you can’t come back home again. That’s why I need Faith, more, safe, war”

    Also who cares about language? Does the Bible forbid cursing? Just because you don’t like something doesn’t mean it is against the word.

    Kirk Franklin is striving for God. He’s making music with Kanye thats going to reach people that’s going to talk people, and yet you condemn him because you don’t like Kanye or you don’t like rap.

    I’m going to end this with a lesson I learned from Kanye West, “I’m tryna keep my faith/But I’m looking for more/Somewhere I can feel safe/And end my holy war/I’m tryna keep my faith” We’re all just trying to keep our faith, and Kanye and Kirk are bringing the message of Christ to the public. You can accept it, or you can hate on it because you don’t like Kanye. But you are hating on someone who is fighting for the same message as you.

  • Nidalap

    We DO tend to be judged by the company we keep. It’s what that whole “Birds of a feather flock together” thing is about…

    • Peter Leh

      that is what the pharisees said of jesus. Perhaps we can embrace the “greater is he that is in you” and not be afraid to get dirty by coming aside theses dirty sinners as Jesus did and not worry about the christian critics who are afraid?

      • http://www.dontneednostinkinwebsite.com/ Midlandr

        I agree, however Jesus was bearing the witness to the lost, He didn’t collaborate with them or call them His brother. An unbeliever is not your brother.

        • Peter Leh

          a brother is your brother until jesus separates the goats from the sheep. That is when it is final…. until then keep fighting for them just as jesus is willing to move heaven and earth for you. 🙂

          “no them, there’s only us.”

          • http://www.dontneednostinkinwebsite.com/ Midlandr

            No, a lost soul, is not my brother, brother.

          • Peter Leh

            sorry to hear that…. christ died for that brother.

            what a sad reproach for christ’s sacrifice.

          • Limit

            No one is a child of God until they receive Christ (John 1:12-13, Galatians 3:26), a believer cannot call an unbeliever their brother in Christ for they do not have the same Father.

          • Peter Leh

            “a believer cannot call an unbeliever their brother in Christ for they do not have the same Father.”

            agreed in the strictest sense.. So when Kirk says west is my brother it can mean many things outside the hard line definition.

          • http://www.dontneednostinkinwebsite.com/ Midlandr

            No, He did not, he died for those who believe, not all will enter heaven dude.

          • Peter Leh

            “No, He did not, he died for those who believe, not all will enter heaven dude.”

            which was you and me… before we were even saved. 🙂

          • concerned citizen

            Agreed, He did die for that person, as you and i. Unfortunately, there is no evidence of belief and corresponding life-changing action. This is a requirement to take part in the benefits of that sacrifice.

            Maybe deep down, Kanye is searching and seeking Christ out and that is what Kirk is clinging to. That does not make you a believer nor a Brother in Christ.

            A brother in humanity is not the same as a brother in Christ. This, i believe, is the line that is being blurred here. We are all brothers and sisters in humanity. Only, those who believe in Christ, from his birth from a virgin (which is integral to everything Christ is about by the way, not just a miracle to simply distinguish His birth from that of others), his sinless life and his death in our place, to the subsequent resurrection and ascension to the right hand of the Father. That is the belief that causes one to be born anew and be cosidered a brother or sister in Christ.

          • concerned citizen

            You are right to keep fighting for them. But He has laid out the ways to do that. Those ways do not include joining in the sinner’s sin. It can’t be argued with that this is exactly what is happening here. It is not right and only lends Kirk’s approval to what Kanye says and does.

          • Peter Leh

            “Those ways do not include joining in the sinner’s sin. It can’t be argued with that this is exactly what is happening here”

            what are we so afraid of here? Kirk does not see what he is doing as “joining in the sinner’s sin”. I have yet to see Kirk’s “sin” in making a rap album with West.

            “It is not right and only lends Kirk’s approval to what Kanye says and does.”

            I think Kirk has been very clear in his stance. So you have to agree with everything another person says lest that person thinks you approve what they say and do? Of course not. you don;t even agree with your spouse on everything. stopping being so dogmatic…. think.

            Reminds me of the lryic that asks when will we just let go and risk:

            “The sea knows where are the rocks

            And drowning is no sin

            You know where my heart is

            The same place that yours has been

            We know that we fear to win

            And so we end before we begin

            Before we begin

            If you go?

            If you go your way and I go mine

            Are we so?

            Are we so helpless against the tide?

            Baby every dog on the street

            Knows that we’re in love with defeat

            Are we ready to be swept off our feet

            And stop chasing

            Every breaking wave”

            What Kirk is doing is what other are afraid to do:

            Risk for another
            Get dirty
            Let those who “stink” get close to engage in spiritual ideas
            ETC

            the church does what the pharisees do:

            walk past those in need to stay clean and not get dirty
            Criticize those who do
            Wait for other to be worthy of them before they engage.

            just my conversation after being in and playing “church” for 34 plus years 🙂

          • concerned citizen

            I get where you are coming from. My point is that Kirk can witness to Kanye without appearing on an album with him and his blasphemy.

            Also, i never said anything about kirk’s sin, only Kanye’s and just because Kirk doesn’t see it doesn’t mean it’s not there.

            His witnessing doesn’t have to he public. He could do it behind the scenes and out of public view. Let the fruits of that witnessing be what the public sees.

          • Peter Leh

            “My point is that Kirk can witness to Kanye without appearing on an album with him and his blasphemy.”

            and i agree as well that my way does not have to be your way, the problem i see is when other insists that THEIR was is the only way and my way is sin. such circular logic.

            “Also, i never said anything about kirk’s sin, only Kanye’s and just because Kirk doesn’t see it doesn’t mean it’s not there.”
            ok good. i get you.

            I think Kirk sees Kayne’s sin…. that is why he is fighting for west, not participating in west “sin, and risking getting dirty to bring light, love., and friendship to someone christ loves very much.

            as you can see, given the rebukes of others here, kirk can do what they do but they can’t do what kirk does. 🙂

        • Quinn

          But Kanye is a believer! The song Ultralight Beam compares himself to Paul. He was a sinner (Saul) but was saved by Jesus.

      • Nidalap

        Two Corinthians 6:14-18

        14 Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? and what communion hath light with darkness?

        15 And what concord hath Christ with Belial? or what part hath he that believeth with an infidel?

        16 And what agreement hath the temple of God with idols? for ye are the temple of the living God; as God hath said, I will dwell in them, and walk in them; and I will be their God, and they shall be my people.

        17 Wherefore come out from among them, and be ye separate, saith the Lord, and touch not the unclean thing; and I will receive you,

        18 And will be a Father unto you, and ye shall be my sons and daughters, saith the Lord Almighty.

        • Peter Leh

          “Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what
          fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? and what communion
          hath light with darkness?”

          to be the light?

          “And what concord hath Christ with Belial? or what part hath he that believeth with an infidel?”

          ‘but even you were once one of them’

          “And what agreement hath the temple of God with idols? for ye are the
          temple of the living God; as God hath said, I will dwell in them, and
          walk in them; and I will be their God, and they shall be my people”

          then with that indwelling you should be able to:

          “To walk out into the street

          With arms out

          Got a love you can’t defeat

          Neither down or out

          There’s nothing you have that I need

          I can breathe”
          www. u2. com/lyrics/189

          “Wherefore come out from among them, and be ye separate, saith the Lord, and touch not the unclean thing; and I will receive you”

          stay clean, Nidalap, stay very very clean. 🙂

          • Laurence Charles Ringo

            You seem to have a propensity for arguing AGAINST Scripture,Mr.Leh…Are you at war with Almighty God?

          • Peter Leh

            I seem to have a propensity for arguing against YOUR interpretation of scripture, Ringo.

            I am at war with the earthly kingdom, man’s kingdom.. ie the four walls that some are afraid to leave to engage and lost and dying world outside of throwing stoned and inciting with inflamed rhetoric.

      • concerned citizen

        That is totally not what that phrase of Scripture means Peter. The world is oppressive to the believer in Christ. It follows after the adversary of all followers of Christ. Jesus even warned that we would be hated because of Him and His teachings that we adhere to. That is why we are told that greater is He who is in us than he that is in the world. Not so that we can immerse ourselves in the sins of the world and those of the world and come out unscathed and clean.

        • Peter Leh

          “That is totally not what that phrase of Scripture means Peter.”

          well I do know if you ask 10 chrisitans what a verse means you tend to 13 different answers. But think about it… if you have the LIVING GOD INDWELLING IN YOU what are you afraid of?

          “Jesus even warned that we would be hated because of Him and His teachings that we adhere to”

          on a side note, i have seen christians use this verse as confirmation of their actions when in reality the hate coming at them was because the christian was acting like a jackass.

          It is not a self fulfilling prophesy. Very few people hate you as you love your brother, come along side, and not worry about the trench of the world getting on you. (except the pharisees)

          “Not so that we can immerse ourselves in the sins of the world and those of the world and come out unscathed and clean.”

          ok i’ll bite

          List the sin kirk is committing

  • D Sims

    2 Timothy 3:4-6
    treacherous, reckless, conceited, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God, holding to a form of godliness, although they have denied its power; Avoid such men as these.

    • Peter Leh

      like jesus did with zacchaeus?

      • D Sims

        We see the contrast between Zacchaeus and the Rich young ruler. One had a heart of pure motives, the other greed and self-righteousness . Jesus loved both, but one walked away and the other gave himself away. Jesus never chased after anyone that walked away.

        • Peter Leh

          Jesus had the unique opportunity to be god at the same time. We don’t. Jesus engaged. Kirk is engaged by the power of the HS. I dont know why he is “wasting his time with the likes of zacchaeus” but he is not afraid to get dirty.

          I’ll give him that

  • http://www.dontneednostinkinwebsite.com/ Midlandr

    Is Franklin stating that West is a Christian brother, a believer? If so, has he chastened West about his unChrist-like behavior? If no, is he saying West is his “black” brother? If so, are you sharing the truth with West?

  • mamabear111

    There is NO FORGIVENESS for Blasphemy

  • TexasPatriotsWife

    Say WHAT? A Whole Lot of Cursing? God have mercy on us all.

  • maxine

    In some distorted way, Kirk may believe he is helping West but he is not thinking it through. Who will be listening to and influenced by this music? Young people. At young ages they are so impressionable and can be led down the road to destruction. How does God feel about this?

    Mat 18:6 But whoso shall offend (cause to stumble) one of these little ones which believe in me, it were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and that he were drowned in the depth of the sea.

    It is a very serious warning that shouldn’t be ignored. I pray Kirk’s eyes may be opened.