“I still bounce things off my kids, who have a piece of their mama in them. I could hear her voice tell me,” Sapp’s “churchy but funky” style is found throughout “I Win,” including on “Keep It Moving,” a song inspired by his wife.
“She told us that on a day-to-day basis to keep us encouraged,” he says.
“It’s not the type of show that has a whole lot of tension,” he says.
In a 2015 Instagram post, Sapp said he’s often seen people misuse the phrase “I love you.” “Many use it as a manipulative tool to get what they think they want.
“I don’t believe the church is ready for that,” says Sapp, a pastor at Lighthouse FLC church in Grand Rapids, Mich.
“A man of God dating publicly — some things should remain private.” Sapp also has been busy spreading awareness of strokes, the No.
3 killer of African-Americans and the third leading cause of death in Missouri and Illinois, according to the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association.
He’s headlining Friday’s Most Powerful Voices Concert, which will provide free health screenings.