Broadway Star Kristin Chenoweth Discovered Her Musical Gift In Church

Broadway Star Kristin Chenoweth

Broadway star Kristin Chenoweth, a star of stage and screen who has experienced a long and successful career, recalls where she first discovered her talents.

God endows everyone with different gifts, talents, skills, and interests. However, sometimes uncovering those special skills and talents can be difficult. But other times, He provides the perfect opportunity to use and refine those gifts.

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Broadway star Kristin Chenoweth sat down for an interview on The Today Show. And in it, she described how church led to her singing as a child growing up in Oklahoma.

"God was a huge part of my life and how I found my gift was through church music," Kristin said.

She explained how she first began as a member of the children's choir in her church. But Kristen wanted to do more. She wanted to be a member of the adult choir as a child. So, she auditioned for a solo and got the part.

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Kristin Chenoweth added that she enjoys singing for all faiths, which she says gives her the opportunity to spread the message of God's joy and love.

"I love to sing for all kinds of faiths because I believe that we worship a God who is loving," she said. "And if I can spread that joy, as much as I can, then I'm going to try because that was one of the things God told me when I was a little girl."

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Later in the interview, she mentioned that God also pushed her to talk publicly about an extremely personal part of her life because of what it may do for others.

"I remember, Savannah, even talking about my adoption and I'd just started talking about it recently," she said. "Because I got the impression on my heart: ‘This will help other people.'"

Near the end of the clip, Kristin talked about forgiving others and the power of God's grace.

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"I've started forgiving people that I feel have hurt me ’cause I'm the one that's hurting and that's God's grace," she said. "He says, ‘See my child, if you'd have done this the whole time, you wouldn't have carried that on your journey."

James 5:13 "Is any among you suffering? Let him pray. Is any cheerful? Let him sing praise."

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