Winans sang in the 1970s with his brothers Ronald, Carvin (his twin) and Michael (the group also included others) as The Testimonial Singers.
Their first performance was at a high school talent show.
Before he began his amazing professional career as a solo artist, he recorded with the acclaimed gospel group Commissioned.“It’s funny that the bishop didn’t mention his desire first of seeking a Godly woman.” The fact that he even said women and not WIFE also raised eyebrows, at least for some.Commenting on that, one user said: “He SHOULD HAVE said that he wants a very smart, mentally challenging, very attractive WIFE! When a man says he likes extremely attractive WOMEN, that means he’s still ‘playing the field!The dominant message of “Never Would Have Made It”—that without his relationship with Christ he would not have made it as far as he has—was reaffirmed and buttressed by his wife’s death. Sapp lost his wife, he recognizes how Christ has been instrumental in helping him to overcome this calamity.His committed personal relationship with Jesus is aiding him in experiencing the joys of life after his wife’s death. Sapp is learning how to live life as single father of three children.