A supply advised People journal: “Yes, it’s true. Things are still up in the air about logistics, but it looks like it’s going to work out. Joel asked him and he jumped at the chance…
“Kanye has been eager to do one thing in the course of the quarantine and he feels prefer it’ll be a good option to be a blessing to different folks.”
Osteen’s non-denominational church regularly livestream’s services to millions of followers, and this weekend the Lakewood website has confirmed broadcasts for 7pm on Saturday (11.04.20) and 8.30am and 11am on Sunday (12.04.20).
A message on the church’s website reads: “This is a nice OPPORTUNITY to deliver the message of hope to our neighbors, pals, and household.
“We want to encourage you to invite, share and re-post with as many people as possible.
“People are needing the hope we have now in Jesus greater than ever earlier than. (sic)”
Late last year, it was reported the pair had struck up a friendship, with Kanye keen to work with Joel in the future.
An insider said at the time: “[Kanye] may be very thinking about going and spending extra time with Joel.
“They are friends. They message each other a lot. They have deep conversations…
“He needs to find out how different church buildings do issues. He needs to spend time with different Christian leaders. He’s open for suggestions and steerage. This is all crucial to Ye.”
Meanwhile, Joel has been open about his friendship with the ‘Jesus Is King’ hitmaker.
He explained: “It simply felt proper to me as a result of … I’m a believer in folks, and I discovered him to be very real and simply a implausible particular person.”