Jennifer Lynn Knapp born April 12, is an American-Australian  folk rock , and formerly contemporary Christian musician. The Way I Am , was also nominated for a Grammy. In total, the three albums have sold approximately 1 million copies. After taking a seven-year hiatus, Knapp announced in September that she was returning to music. The album debuted at No.
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Beeching's God-fearing lyrics are sung by millions in America's Bible Belt. Here, the singer and religious commentator discusses her sexuality for the first time and reflects on the political ramifications of coming out as a lesbian. There is no quicker, more effective way to destroy someone than to isolate them. Guards at Guantanamo Bay know this. Psychiatrists know this. Vicky Beeching, 35, British star of the American Christian rock scene, one of the most successful artists in US mega-churches and now one of the most sought-after religious commentators in Britain, knows this too.
The author and musician says that in Undivided , she discloses for the first time some dark chapters in her life. I kept silent about my experience, which happened at the age of 18, for that very reason," she added. Still, Beeching said that she continues having thoughts about becoming a priest, but is unable to do so because the CofE defines marriage solely as a union between one man and one woman. I cannot agree with that, so until that teaching changes, I am blocked from priesthood," she adds.
Jennifer Knapp, a former Christian artist who came out as a lesbian in , said she sometimes feels tired of the labels people place on her, arguing that "love is universal" in the wake of her latest album release. As a songwriter, that's all that's ever really mattered to me — being able to write about what it's like to be alive, to love, to fail, to succeed, to be spiritual, to doubt The singer gained fame in the Christian music industry in the late s, but left the scene in In , she came back with a new album, and declared that she is gay. Recommended 8 Christians arrested in Hindu mob's brutal crackdown on house churches: report GOP presidential candidate Bill Weld on his pitch to social conservatives How to address America's 'year experiment on the black family': scholar Trump admin proposes lowering refugee resettlement ceiling to 18,; Christian groups outraged 10 fears for the American Church What we can learn from the 'underdogs' of the Bible Why the conspiracy theorists scare me.