He explained that church was a very large part of his life growing up, as he spent several days a week there and played piano for worship services but struggled to see Christ modelled in the actions of congregation members.
“What I found odd though, the people that went to church treated me bad exactly when I would go on the other side of the tracks,” he told the Christian Post.
He recalled how the treatment he received left him wanting to “separate” himself from his church family.
Foxx says his grandmother was influential in teaching him the Bible and encouraging him to seek authentic faith in Jesus that promotes unity and inclusivity.
The star now hosts his own church services at his home where he champions the message that God’s love and mercy is available to all.