Marvin Sapp

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Bishop Marvin L. Sapp celebrates Dove Award nomination with his album You Shall Live for Best Contemporary Gospel Album.
Sapp previously won the 2011 Dove Award for Best Contemporary Gospel Song of the Year (“The Best in Me”).
“I am grateful that You Shall Live was named among the best contemporary gospel albums to be released during this year’s eligibility period. I have great respect for the work that the Gospel Music Association and the Dove Awards does to celebrate and elevate Christian and Gospel music artists,” says Sapp.  “My life’s ministry and message is just that: for anyone wondering ‘why’ after encountering setbacks and obstacles – with God, know that you will overcome, that you shall live,” he adds.
Take a listen to the title track “You Shall Live” below
Additionally, Sapp is preparing to host his third annual singles conference in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The conference, Intentional Lifestyle: Saved, Single, Satisfied or Searching, will be held September 2 – 5 at the Crown Plaza in Grand Rapids.
The conference will feature a lineup of dynamic speakers from around the country, including Elder Gary Sprewell(California); Evangelist Tiffany Morriar (Connecticut);Pastor Jonathan “YPJ” Miller (Indiana); Dana Chanel (New York) and Tony Gaskins (Florida).
Registration and more information about the conference can be found at The Intentional Lifestyle conference is designed to empower singles to live bold, purpose-filled lives and to trust God in all areas. Sapp says: “You can’t be anything to anyone until you are everything to yourself. This conference is about giving people the tools and the fundamentals needed to be the very best you, so that you are preparing yourself for what God has in store for you.”