The baptism of dancehall deejay Vybz Kartel would have a world influence mentioned a number of ministers and gospel recording artistes.
“It could reassure lots of people who had been dropping their religion and reaffirm them into God’s Kingdom,” mentioned gospel lyricist Chozenn.
“Vybz Kartel has a cult-like following, so although we see dancehall evolving and followers exploring the music of different acts like a Skillibeng or a Popcaan, there are nonetheless many that will comply with in his footsteps. Think about the quantity of individuals dat a guh come house to the Kingdom, if the truth is Kartel baptises.”
“God works mysteriously, and he has been doing this for a very long time with Kartel tugging on his coronary heart. I am not stunned with how the Lord strikes, however I’m in awe. I might give him one of many greatest hug and say, ‘Come my brother, let we go church’,” the Wul Dem Yah artiste mentioned.
Vybz Kartel, whose given identify is Adidja Palmer, is serving a life sentence for homicide, and Christians throughout have been praying for him to turn out to be a ‘baby of God’..
Highly effective affect
“This man has a strong affect in Jamaica, particularly with the younger individuals. He’s an clever younger man with an amazing thoughts regardless of what many might imagine, and with him coming into the Kingdom of God, it might solely imply good for the nation and the younger individuals and the world,” the Reverend Karen Bryan, pastor of the Acts of the Holy Spirit Ministries in Montego Bay, St James, mentioned.
Recording artiste Jahmiel baptised two weeks in the past, becoming a member of a band of secular artistes who’ve taken the step from sin to grace. The likes of Papa San, Lt Stitchie, Girl Noticed, now Minister Marion Corridor, Alaine, Miss Chin and Suspense have all affirmed their religion in God.
Stephen Blake, the self-proclaimed ‘Pastor of the Dancehall’ and a member of the Acts of the Holy Spirit Ministries Worldwide, shared related sentiments and mentioned that Christians have been praying for Kartel’s salvation.
“It could be an amazing victory for the Kingdom of God, whether it is true. This may have an effect on the dancehall in a large method, and a fair larger method than he has completed earlier than – like Saul to Paul within the Bible – possibly he might have the identical influence. One soul for God is price greater than any destructive that he might have contributed to society trigger good is extra highly effective than evil, so his good would outweigh any unhealthy in the long term,” Blake mentioned.
“Let’s pray fi the ‘Teacha’ as we’re able to work with him to make God’s work much more efficient by bringing the gospel on the freeway and the byways,” the pastor added.