The Cosmopolitan Church of Prayer in Chicago is hosting lesbian bishop and traveling false prophetess Yvette Flunder for a “gospel music” recording October 26th. If there’s one thing that’s good about the appearances of Yvette Flunder it is that she is helping to identify these closet homosexual churches. That helps people who are sincere about their walk with the Lord to avoid these houses of ill repute like a plague.
The church’s pastor, Charles G. Hayes aka “Father Hayes” has been a fixture in the gospel music industry since the early sixties.
A Chicago pastor told GCM Watch, “Cosmopolitan is a church that has been around for years. The pastor is Charles Hayes, who has lived with a[nother] man for decades openly. Also, although its not necessarily taught, his church is based upon his choir and the choir is literally full of homosexuals, who in my estimation of things have no motivation or reason to want to repent. His church attracts (during musical events) some of the more prominent ‘christian’ homosexuals from the city, and the older ‘homosexual’ pastors in the city with similar congregations really respect him. His messages are very typical sometime borderline witchcraft.”
That’s exactly what all the church and choir profiles point to. A religious organization based on sensationalist gospel music devoid of any true connection with Christ or his Word. “The Cosmopolitan Church of Prayer Choir has recorded thirty albums and five single 45s over the past 40 years. Out of the thirty albums, one went GOLD (over 50,000 copies sold), and the others made the No. 1 spot on the charts around the world.”
As with much of what passes for “anointing” these days, we would do well to be reminded that “the gifts and calling of God are without repentance” (Romans 11:29). What that means is that what God has given humanity in the form of talent and ability is irrevocable i.e. it cannot be changed. It also means that although God is the giver of the gifts, it requires no relationship with God, neither is it an indicator of relationship with God.
What’s the danger? People who live on gifts and a “form of godliness” but never submit themselves to the Giver now, will be locked out of the possibility of relationship with him eternally. We’re not left in the dark about the consequences of that either.
“Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but only he who does the will of my Father who is in heaven. Many will say to me on that day, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name, and in your name drive out demons and perform many miracles?’ Then I will tell them plainly, ‘I never knew you. Away from me, you evildoers!’ Matthew 7:21-23 NIV
You can add “sangin’ in your name” to that list too.
Is this something Jesus worked out?
The church is mostly known for its gospel song “Jesus can work it out”. You can see Hayes and his choir demonstrating the latest churchified club moves as they sing their signature song. Sorry its so long. Watch as much as you can stomach.