Sinners thought Johnny was a saint, and saints thought Johnny was a sinner
Building on the success of his first spiritual biography about the salvation of legendary actor Steve McQueen, Pastor Greg Laurie is out with his second biographical offering.
This time, Laurie is telling the true-life story of legendary singer-songwriter Johnny Cash.
“Sinners thought Johnny was a saint, and saints thought Johnny was a sinner. The reality is, he was both,” Laurie wrote announcing the book’s release, Johnny Cash: The Redemption of an American Icon on his blog.
The California megachurch pastor told CBN News he looked up to the singer when he was young, just like he looked up to McQueen. But he’s quick to point out their differences. “McQueen was your basic non-believer, searching for “meaning in life,” (and) came to faith toward the end of his life,” he explained. “Johnny, in contrast, was […]