Whitney Houston's Funeral Brought the World to Church

Whitney Houston's Funeral Brought the World to Church

The historic "homegoing" let the world in on the Black Baptist tradition

Kelley L. Carter

by Kelley L. Carter, February 18, 2012

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Whitney Houston's Funeral Brought the World to Church

first. I pray that you would lift up Mike and Gary and Pat and Bobbi Kristina. Lift up Cissy. Lift up Dionne. All of those that are touched. All of us that are hurting. Lift us up Father; we will not leave here bitter or upset. But let the church say amen. Let the church say amen. God has spoken. So let the church say amen,” he sang, trailing off.

Amen, Whitney.

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