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Alabama pastor’s conference opens second session featuring Kanye West

The Birmingham-based Scott Dawson Evangelistic Association on Wednesday announced that famed musical artist Kanye West and the Sunday Service Choir — along with West’s pastor, Adam Tyson– will be present for two separate sessions at the organization’s annual “Strength to Stand Conference” in Pigeon Forge, TN, on Sunday, January 19.

The first session, scheduled for 10:00 a.m. EST that day, sold out, leading the conference to add a second session featuring West and his gospel group at 3:00 p.m. EST.

Beginning in January of last year, the West-led group has performed every Sunday, as well as Friday, September 27, when his album “Jesus Is King” was announced for release.

Tickets to the second session are now available for purchase online and will not be sold onsite at the conference.

Dawson is a well-known Alabama evangelist who finished third in the Yellowhammer State’s 2018 Republican gubernatorial primary.

In a statement, he outlined, “The first session sold out quickly and we saw demand to add a second service. We are so thankful that Kanye West and his team are willing to do this.”

“We are honored to have Kanye West and the Sunday Service Choir along with his pastor, Adam Tyson join us for the Strength to Stand Conference this month,” Dawson added. “As a major influencer on the global stage, Kanye West is excited to share what the Lord is doing in his life and we are excited to partner with him to tell the world about Jesus.”

West has made waves internationally for his turn to religion, seemingly trading in a life often in public turmoil for one of public testimony.

Sean Ross is the editor of Yellowhammer News. You can follow him on Twitter @sean_yhn

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