Rich in Faith’s Rich and DawnCheré Wilkerson Expecting a Son: Our Path to Parenthood Has Been ‘Full of Rejection After Rejection’

Rich in Faith stars Rich Wilkerson Jr. and his mother DawnCheré are going to have a baby after 8 years of trying.

The Wilkersons, who rose to inflection after Rich officiated a 2014 wedding of Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West, lead Vous Church in Miami. After a wedding, a Wilkersons starred in Rich in Faith, a existence uncover that chronicled their lives and ministry.

On a show, a integrate spoke about their enterprise to turn parents.

And now it’s happening. The Wilkersons tell PEOPLE that they’re anxious to be awaiting a son during prolonged last.

“After 8 years we’re so beholden to God for this baby boy,” DawnCheré tells PEOPLE. “We’re impressed by a adore and support of so many. It’s been value a wait!”

Adds Rich: “We couldn’t be some-more excited, God is faithful.”

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The Wilkersons pennyless a news from a pulpit of their church. “Eight years ago this month, we were told by doctors that it was going to be really severe for us to have children,” Rich, 33, told a crowd.

“We started a tour of perplexing to start a journey. It was full of roadblock after roadblock. It was full of rejecting after rejection.”

“But we are 18 weeks pregnant,” he continued, as a assemblage cheered. “We’re carrying a boy!”

Wilkerson stays tighten with West, who designed a cover of his book, Sandcastle Kings, in 2015. In further to his connectors to a Kardashian clan, he has turn friends with Justin Bieber, who has recently returned to a some-more devout focus.