Pop star Demi Lovato recently opened up about attending church and her growing relationship with God since she nearly died from an overdose in July 2018.
The 27-year-old talked with Zane Lowe for Apple Music for her first sit-down interview since her hospitalization last year. During the discussion, she revealed that she was crying out for help before nearly losing her life on July 24, 2018, when she was found unconscious in her Los Angeles home following a drug overdose.
Lovato credited God for her recovery then and now says she’s attending church.
“I was not really a big church person, like even a month ago,” the singer shared in the 25-minute interview.
“I tried to seek God through other experiences, whether that’s through other relationships or substances. And it’s just like, I had to realize that the God that I’m seeking, the God that I love and the God that I want to be my God is available 24/7, always at an arm’s length and constantly with me. I need to focus on myself and my relationship with myself and my relationship with God.”
Lovato credited her manager, Scooter Braun, for helping her find a good church. The popular manager, who also represents Justin Bieber and Ariana Grande, invited her to a Bible study in the midst of a “rough night.”
“He was like, ‘Hey, do you wanna go to Bible study?’ And I was like, ‘Wait, aren’t you Jewish?’” Lovato jokingly explained. “So he took me there and I just heard God clearer than I had heard Him in a long time.”
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SOURCE: Christian Post, Jeannie Law