First Baptist Meets Lenny Kravitz… Literally!

On June 25, the youth choir from FBC Lewisville, Texas was in New Orleans doing an open-air performance of Lenny Kravitz’s song “Fly Away.” Guess who happened to be nearby, heard them singing, and came over and joined them? You guessed it. Lenny Kravitz himself. The whole thing was caught on video and posted to YouTube (see above). The Dallas Morning News has a report on the encounter.

This never happened on any of the church choir tours I went on in high school. But then again we weren’t singing Lenny Kravitz songs!

7 Responses to First Baptist Meets Lenny Kravitz… Literally!

  1. Matt Svoboda July 9, 2010 at 11:29 am #

    You didnt sing Lenny Kraivtz songs??? What on earth did you do?

  2. Denny Burk July 9, 2010 at 11:43 am #

    Okay, four guys from our choir did actually sing one Lenny Kravitz song, but we never took it on tour. Two of those four now teach at Boyce College.

  3. RD July 9, 2010 at 2:47 pm #

    I still can’t get used to seeing Lenny without the dreds!!

  4. russ July 9, 2010 at 4:40 pm #

    That is TOTALLY awesome.

  5. Josh July 9, 2010 at 6:15 pm #

    This is not going to help me as I try to not do a Youth Choir…especially they being so close. 🙂

  6. Tony (Jenn) July 9, 2010 at 9:40 pm #

    I found my self sitting on the couch cheering for the video!

  7. Ryan July 11, 2010 at 3:43 pm #

    Cool. Comments from the kids were a little over the top, though…

    “It was probably one of the most incredible things that’s ever happened to me,” said Michael Smeaton, choir member and lead guitar player.

    “We just really believe that God was glorified in the whole thing. It came from nowhere,” Reed said. “It was just icing on the cake after a great week of ministry.”

    Guess it was icing on the cake for Lenny fresh from the bar, too. ; )

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