Steven Furtick, pastor of Elevation Church, and popular radio host Charlamagne Tha God, whose real name is Lenard McKelvey, returned to their roots in South Carolina for a very important video discussion on race and religion.
“I thought, ‘We came from the same town and went to the same school and we never even talked to each other,'” Furtick said of the “Breakfast Club” nationally-syndicated host. “I wondered what would happen if we talked.
The 30-minute interview, titled “Come Out of Corner,” shows the two men from the same neighborhood and different backgrounds visiting several locations, including old homes, schools and churches in their hometown, Moncks Corner.
Furtick posted the video on his Twitter account which shows the two focusing on their small town upbringing leading up to the establishment of their successful careers — one in mainstream media and the other as a megachurch leader.
The video opens up with Furtick and Charlamagne during Thanksgiving of last year, leaving Berkeley High School after a turkey giveaway. Their candid conversation commenced as they drove off in a GMC fully stocked with cameras.
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