Our guest on our Focus on the Family Broadcast “A Legacy of Music and Trusting the Lord” is Christian singer Larnelle Harris, whose music career has spanned five decades and earned him five Grammy Awards and 11 Dove Awards.
His life of faith and music all started with his piano teacher, Ms. Georgie, who encouraged him to believe in his voice and to use it for God’s glory. She once told Larnelle, “You can do this. You’re good. It’s out there. And you can get it.”
Along the way, Larnelle’s journey with God survived many ups and downs, like when Larnelle was a child and his dad got arrested and spent time in prison. Thanks to the faithful prayer of Larnelle’s mother, his dad came out with new hope and greater purpose. Larnelle believes that the majority of his good fortune is due to his mom and father’s ability to turn negative situations into positive ones through prayer.
That same faith strengthened his own belief in God and turned him into – literally – a powerful voice for the Lord.
Stan Morris shared the Gospel of Jesus Christ with Larnelle and this influenced his commitment to faith. He didn’t accept Jesus that first time, but after he graduated from college, an unusual experience sparked…