TOP TEN GOSPEL COMEDIANS
TOP TEN GOSPEL COMEDIANS
Over the years, some people have gone their way out of the norm to be different. Be it in whatever speck of life. However, a quick look of some of these people who have made a difference with their gifts; today, we start with comedy. Doctors say when you smile regularly, there is a tendency that you live long and don’t age quickly; Laughter is even much better to forget all your pains and just laugh it all away. Comedy is one thing we human beings desire in life to relieve stress, to relax and also to distract you from life even if it’s for a while. Here is a compilation of the best top ten Gospel Comedians you will want to listen to. You can thank me later for showing you one of the ways to a healthy long life.
Bayegun Oluwatobi Adesanya popularly known as Woli Arole is a Nigerian Gospel comedian. He has creatively registered himself as the Nigeria’s funniest prophet on stage. “There’s a way or pattern my mom use to pray, which is the Christ Apostolic Church pattern. So I did a joke in that pattern and uploaded it on Instagram and the response was massive. I did a couple more and my followers and likes increased tremendously. I thank God that he gave me the inspiration to keep going till date. That CAC praying pattern has really helped my comedy career. People I didn’t even know started knowing me, liking my videos and following me. Some even shared it on different social media platforms across. The viewership came in millions and that was the birth of the Woli Arole brand.”…Woli Arole
“…a Christian cannot be driving in this Lagos, they’ll just be allowing to curse…”Woli Arole.
To watch these videos, click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bmC3FSzB_ok
Akintunde Warnock (born October 23, 1971), better known as Akintunde or Ak, is a comedian, writer, director and actor from the United States.
Warnock first realized that he wanted to be a comedian whilst he was a pupil at Raymont Junior Academy in Savannah, Georgia. He was a fat child who was bullied and he enjoyed the laughter of his classmates when he mocked his tormentors.
After working as a barber he began a full-time career as a stand-up comedian in 1995. He travelled the United States performing all over the country, on BET’s Comicview, and in the Turner South series That Comedy Show. He wrote material for the television show it’s Showtime at the Apollo, and comedians Monique and Chris Tucker,
He became a Christian in 1999 and adapted Atlanta Bishop Eddie Long’s book I Don’t Want Delilah, I Need You into a movie screenplay.
He made a documentary on black comedians called No Joke, which he co-produced with comedian J. Anthony Brown from the Tom Joyner Morning Show. The documentary features life on the road with black comedians such as Steve Harvey, Renaldo Ray and Paul Mooney.
“Now, ladies understand this…if you allow a man to drive a car when don’t own the car, now you’re in the category of a rental car”…Akintunde Warnock.
See some of his videos here: https://youtu.be/9BSuLkV1aw8
Ayo Ajewole Ayobami Kunle popularly known as Woli Agba (born November 20) is a Yoruba-Nigerian Christian comedian. He is a Nigeria-based philanthropist who derives joy in making people happy with his comic acts despite the fact that he didn’t do anything relating to theater acts during his school days.
According to the information we gathered, Ayo Ajewole made it known that he has no more of other skills compared to making people’s 24/7 struggles eased by being entertained with his comic comedy skits. Wherefore Comedy happens to have upper hand in his “skill’s graph”.
Woli Agba happens to have won a lot of Awards and commendations from fans and award distributors.
He won awards like; “Best Yoruba Gospel Comedy Skit of the Year” and lot’s more
Apart from that, he was officially signed by “steeling homes limited” as their ambassador and advertiser.
Watch hilarious videos here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v4jEzUVyYrE
Mark Alan Lowry (born June 24, 1958) is a Christian singer, comedian, and songwriter. He is known for co-writing the song “Mary, Did You Know?” and being a member of the Gaither Vocal Band from 1988 to 2001, and 2009 to 2013, along with Michael English, David Phelps and Bill Gaither. Lowry has recorded twelve albums, both music and comedy. In 1984, Lowry wrote the lyrics to the song “Mary, Did You Know?” when asked to write a script for a church Christmas play. He wrote a series of questions that he would like to ask Mary, the mother of Jesus. These questions were used in between the scenes of the play. Over the next decade, Lowry tried to find music that would complete the song. Eventually, musician and songwriter Buddy Greene wrote the music to the song. The Christmas play script then became the song.
He wrote other songs: Yes I Know, I Believe in a Hill called Mount Calvary, The Old Rugged Cross, You are My all in all, Sinner saved by Grace and so many more.
See his videos at: https://youtu.be/cQbYhNMA07c?t=11
Martin Sherard “Marty, Simpson (born January 10, 1972) is an American comedian, actor, performer, and motivational speaker from Columbia, South Carolina (U.S.A.) Marty was featured in World Magazine in the summer of 2011. (Vol. 26, No. 15). He is a notable performer in the genre of Christian Comedy.
Before being a stand-up comedian, Marty coached at Ben Lippen School in Columbia, South Carolina, where he served as N.F.L. veteran, Samkon Gado’s head coach.
Marty’s comedy career break came in February 2009 when Black Entertainment Television hosted an open call audition for a new television series called “A Time to Laugh.” Marty was the only Caucasian Comedian chosen for the show. The show taped in March 2009. Marty was featured as one of 30 stand-up comedians to perform and was also in 6 comedy sketches which will air as parts of other episodes.
“my son is six years old and he’s a liar, its okay, we catch him every time he lies because whenever he lies, he’s so slow…”Marty Simpson
For his highlights, visit: https://youtu.be/Mnu4FkqjYXk?t=117
Anita Renfroe (born April 4, 1962) is an American Christian comedian from Atlanta, Georgia, the wife of a Baptist pastor and the mother of three children. She is a regular commentator on Good Morning America. She became famous after her comic rendition of everything that a mother would typically say to her children in the course of a day, set to the William Tell Overture and entitled Momisms, was posted on YouTube. She has been touring with the largest touring Christian women’s conference, Women of Faith, since 2006.
She also won an award; Georgia Author of the Year (Essay) – “Don’t Say I Didn’t Warn You: Kids, Carbs, and the Coming Hormonal Apocalypse”
“if you have one child, that’s basically a good ornament for your marriage…you just kind of show them off to show they got a family, with two kids, laundry doubles…”Anita
To check out her videos, go to: https://youtu.be/tmmVSfkN3zo?t=105
Brad Stine (born 1960) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, and author. Relatively unknown until 2003, Stine first gained exposure when he was identified as a conservative Christian on his debut album, Put a Helmet On!
Stine’s style has been described by Newsweek as “conservative” with a “rat-a-tat delivery” and by The New York Magazine as “Gods comic” However, unlike these and a lot of other comedians, Stine does not use profanity or sexual humor because of his conservative Christian faith. He has been described as “a clean Denis Leary” and his material targets “liberals, humanists, political correctness and judgmental Christians.” Stine has claimed that his conservatism has sometimes resulted in the loss of appearances. Stine himself claims that much of his more extreme material is facetious and satire, getting riled up for humorous effect in order to make a point.
After having performed at Promise Keepers events, Stine founded and started GodMen in 2006 which was similar to Promise Keepers but promoted “Spiritual Masculinity” Stine has since returned to the Promise Keepers. Stine has performed at many big name events and continues to be one of the top Christian comedians out there.
“…how come people with answer machines still leave instructions…leave your name, phone number and I’ll call you back(hehe)…I know what to do, just say not here, beep…”Brad Stine.
Watch his videos here: https://youtu.be/TPcdpdF18dw
Chonda Courtney Pierce is an American Christian comedian often billed as “The Queen of Clean.” She is the RIAA’s most-awarded female comic in history. She (born on the March 4 1960) and married to David W.
Pierce with two kids. Since this time Pierce has been a very popular Christian comedian who has written eight books and has two platinum albums. Pierce is also a member of the Christian Comedy association and a spokesperson for World Vision. She was a ‘STAND-UP’ comedian for 25years.
“never have your pastor over for Sunday dinner and potty-train your children in the same day…the pastors were having dessert and the meal has gone well so far and Zachary walks in with his deposit…”Chonda Pierce
Check for her comedy videos, songs and movies here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mCZxj2FyF3U
Bob Smiley (born June 28, 1977 in Ventura, California) was a broke college student who decided to try for $500 grand price in a comedy competition. He won and this started his new career in comedy and he is the author of the 2008 book, Follow the Roar. Smiley has served as an MC for Christian bands: Newsboys, Third Day and Mercy Me. This helped to boost his career and he now is one of the most recognized and in demand Christian Comedian around.
“When you call yourself a Christian comedian, there are two circles — what people find funny and what people consider Christian, Finding that overlap — it’s very small. It’s a fine line finding what is clean, funny but also Christian. I do get to talk about my faith during shows, but there are people who get mad either because there isn’t enough Christian or there is too much.” __BOB SMILEY
“I want MY KIDS TO READ the bible and you know…find out what your kids are reading before you do certain activities…I took my oldest son, Colter, on a camping hiking trip not realizing he had just gotten to the part where Abram had taken his son Isaac…I got out of the tent that morning, I was like morning Colter, do you want to go on a hike? And he was like what; no, I want to go home…”Bob Smiley.
See more inspiring and hilarious videos at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HjlOFITSh4I
Timothy Aaron “Tim” Hawkins (born March 30, 1968) is an American Christian comedian, songwriter, and singer, best known for parodying popular songs such as Carrie Underwood’s “Jesus, Take the Wheel”, Kansas’s “Dust in the Wind”, and “The Candy Man”, along with stand-up material based on topics such as marriage, homeschooling, and parenting. Hawkins has released five CDs and nine DVDs since 2002. Hawkins began to release his comedy on the Internet, with his videos gaining more than 200 million views on YouTube, GodTube, and Facebook as of early 2013
He is also a writer; some of his books are: Diary of a Jackwagon, Discovering Jesus, Life to the Max, Discipleship Training Series, Preach like a Train Driver, Messages That Move and many other exciting books.
“Anybody remembers jogging with a Walkman cassette player, remember those days…lets go for a run oh, okay… (Describes the idea)” Tim Hawkins from ‘clean humor from the family’ get more videos at https://www.youtube/j-YQc83aUYo