AP Wire: “Kenny Bishop Makes Comeback as Gospel Singer”

The Associated Press wire recently put out a feature story on Kenny Bishop. [EDIT, 11/8/10: The link is broken and has been removed.] This story can be found online in Lexington, Kentucky’s Herald-Leader. Kenny Bishop was fairly open with the story’s writer (Roger Alford) about his journey as a prodigal – and what prompted him to come back home.

While visiting a Lexington nightclub, a young man walked over to him and started talking.

“He told me ‘you sang in my church the night that I accepted Christ,'” Bishop said. “And at that moment I realized where I was. It was like cold water in the face.”

Those piercing words, Bishop said, allowed him to see that he was in the prodigal’s pigpen and that he needed to return home.

The story contains several items of interest to Southern Gospel trivia buffs (such as Bishop’s current salary, of all things). It’s worth checking out.

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  1. I saw Kenny in a concert Saturday night (9/23) and it was a very sweet concert that really did focus on grace and mercy. Kenny was very articulate but down-to-earth and seemed very truthful about what he has gone through while not presenting all the gory details. He has a new fan here!

  2. I was there too.
    Diana said it all