Still, the gospel star has used his career to pay homage to his late wife, and previously told The Christian Post that she inspired his 10th studio album, ."The greatest gift my wife gave me was a statement before she passed," Sapp told CP in a previous interview.
"She knew that there was nothing else that they could do, she literally said to me, 'Honey, if you want me to be happy in my transition, promise me after I transition that you will live.'"In his 2015 Instagram post about love, Sapp said he prayed that others would get to experience the love that he once had with his wife."I'm beginning to wonder in our pursuits for relationship happiness — do we really understand what 'I love you' really means?
They needed their dad and they needed their dad's undivided attention," Sapp told Rolling Out.
"So I made a decision to make that sacrifice to be their everything because I knew that if I was their everything that once I got them to a place where they were mature enough to be able to move on with their lives and to succeed in every area, I would have time to be able to find life and find love again. The single life in this world is very different."He went on to add, "I'll find a boo one day."Sapp and his wife were the head pastors at Lighthouse Full Life Center Church before she died.
Sapp, the 50-year-old gospel singer and senior pastor of Lighthouse Full Life Center Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan, got candid with Rolling Out concerning his dating life this week.
After his wife, Ma Linda Sapp, died from colon cancer in 2010, he admits that his focus has been on raising their children.
I said it once before and lost a lot in the process, but the gains with her far out weighed what I thought were losses," he wrote.
In a 2015 Instagram post, Sapp said he's often seen people misuse the phrase "I love you.""Many use it as a manipulative tool to get what they think they want.
They’re definitely falling in love and I wouldn’t be surprised if they ended up getting married,” the source added. “If she seriously wants to be with him and plans to become the First Lady of his church, the last thing she needs to be doing is tweeting risqué photos of herself,” the source concluded.
Bishop Marvin Sapp is opening up about some of his struggles with dating after his wife died seven years ago.
If we were going to ask anyone about dating in the church, it would be Bishop Marvin Sapp.
The spiritual leader with two churches, who travels the world ministering to people, stopped by our office to give some advice to those looking for love.