Local “X Factor” contestant to perform in area churches

Staff Report

September 20, 2013

Former “X Factor” contestant and minister Freddie Combs will be ministering in song at Full Gospel Association Tabernacle in State Road this weekend.

Combs will minister Saturday, Sept. 21 at 7 p.m. He will then minsiter at Forbush Friends Meeting in East Bend Sunday, Sept. 22 at 6 p.m.

Freddie, a Yadkin County native, appeared on Fox’s “X Factor” last fall and stunned the judges with his stirring performance of “Wind Beneath My Wings,” which he dedicated to his wife of 16 years.

Freddie’s story of healing and deliverance from sickness and obesity has offered encouragement and hope to many.

From his highest weight of 920 pounds, he has lost almost 475, crediting Jesus Christ with the miracle he received.