Like Simon, I Was Ready to Laugh at This Pastor. But Then He Opened His Mouth…

Where is the one who is wise? …Has not God made foolish the wisdom of the world? – 1 Corinthians 1:20

When Patrick George walked onto the Britain’s Got Talent stage alone, host Simon Cowell dismissed his claim to be a “gospel choir” with typical derision. But when the English pastor launched into his song, all the judges were taken aback by the performance. With the audience cheering, David Walliams wants to go to church and even Simon is ready to “praise the Lord!” See the surprise in the video below.


Michael Harrell is a former staff member and current volunteer at St. Luke's Lutheran Church in Federal Way, Washington, where he still teaches the faith to ninth grade confirmation students. A writer and poet, he maintains a blog on apologetics and philosophy and loves the Seattle Mariners for some reason no one can fathom. You can follow him on Twitter.