Christian Selena Gomez Is Open About Her Religious Faith
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Often seen attending Hillsong Church in Los Angeles, which is also frequented by Hailey Baldwin and Justin Bieber, Christian singer-songwriter Selena Gomez has always been open about her religion.
Pictured at the “Harry Potter and The Order of the Phoenix” premiere at the Grauman’s Chinese Theatre on July 8, 2007, in Hollywood, California, Selena Gomez was raised Catholic and is now of the Pentecostal persuasion
“My family does have Quinceañeras, and we go to the communion church. We do everything that’s Catholic, but we don’t really have anything traditional except [that we] go to the park and have barbeques on Sundays after church,” Gomez said of her Hispanic heritage in an interview.
Is Selena Gomez religious?
Yes, she was raised Catholic by her parents and even had a purity ring as a 13-year-old. Selena is still a practicing Christian, though now of the Pentecostal persuasion.
At a Hillsong conference in 2017, she took the stage and gave her testimony of how she came to faith.
“Selena you are enough, not because you’ve tried hard, not because you have loved hard or put on your best face, not because you have been given a large platform and not because others are telling you that you are enough. You are enough because you are a child of God who has been pursuing you from the very beginning. You are enough because his grace has saved you and covers you. And every good thing you do will flow from this truth. What you give to others will always be an overflow of what He has given to you. Selena you don’t have to try so hard. You can rest,” she said in an open letter to herself in front of thousands of members of the contemporary Christian church.
She has also been open about her faith on Twitter and through her other social media channels.
“Sometimes we think we aren’t good enough. But then I realize when I think I’m alone I have God,” Selena Gomez tweeted in October 2014
“It’s hard because I don’t know if it’s necessarily that I believe in religion as much as I believe in faith and a relationship with God,” the popular actress/singer admitted on the “Zach Sang Show” during an interview in June 2017.
“I’ve never been the person that’s like, ‘this is what it should be,’” she added.
“I’ve just experienced things in my life where there are holes in things that nothing else can fill and I know that if I didn’t have the faith that I had it wouldn’t have gotten me through some of the hardest times in my life… That word freaks me out sometimes, you know.”
In December 2015, following her performance at Billboard’s 10th Annual Women in Music Luncheon, Sofia Solares’s lookalike was spotted at Z100’s Jingle Ball 2015 at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
Wearing a racy bodysuit with sheer panels, the then 23-year-old singer performed her hit singles — “Good For You,” “Love You Like a Love Song,” “Hands to Myself,” and “Kill ‘Em with Kindness.”
Later, she joined Zedd on stage for a performance of “I Want You To Know,” which featured in the video games Guitar Hero Live, Dance Dance Revolution A and NBA 2K16.
She upped the ante — trading her bodysuit for a more daring see-through lace dress and flaunting her gold underwear. She added to the daring vibe with a pair of Saint Laurent thigh-high boots.
Selena Gomez lets her dark hair loose at Z100’s iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2015 arrivals at Madison Square Garden on December 11, 2015 in New York City
Prior to her breathtaking performances, Selena hit the red carpet in a minimalist Victoria Beckham white sheath dress, which perfectly highlighted her curves.
The elegant strapless frock had strategically placed darts that created a flattering figure-hugging fit. It also had two-way back zip fastenings and a straight hem that fell a couple of inches below Selena’s knees.
Christian singer-songwriter Selena Gomez wears a white Victoria Beckham sheath dress on the red carpet
Justin Bieber’s ex-girlfriend decided to skip accessories, and simply paired the frock with black pumps to keep the look clean and chic.
Selena Gomez wears a white Victoria Beckham sheath dress on the red carpet
Her long black hair was worn down in loose, beachy mermaid waves with a center parting. Selena’s makeup — including smoky eyeshadow, peach blush, and pink lipstick — polished off her look.
Selena Gomez pairs a white sheath dress with a pair of black pumps
For her feet, Selena chose the Casadei pumps with blade heels, which are popular among celebrities.
Hers are crafted from glossy black patent leather and feature pointed toes and about 4.75-inch contoured metal heels, which lend a modern twist to the classic silhouette.
Selena Gomez’s feet in Casadei pumps
These Casadei pumps are available in a variety of colors and versions at Casadei and Farfetch.
Casadei Blade Metal-Heeled Pumps, $627 – $750
Credit: Ivan Nikolov / WENN / Nikki Nelson
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