Let’s be clear, there are some pretty strong opinions about Oxygen’s latest reality show, Preachers of LA. You either absolutely love the show or loathe it. It’s become a highly buzzed about topic in both the mainstream (secular) and Christian world. This week, the entire cast (Bishop Noel Jones, Minister Deitrick Haddon, Bishop Clarence McClendon, Pastor Jay Haizlip, Pastor Wayne Chaney and Bishop Ron Gibson) visited the Arsenio How, chatting with the late night talk show host about some of the heat that they’ve received. Specifically, they addressed the ‘hater’s (or critics of the show), comments made by Bishop T.D. Jakes and a certain cast member being spotted at a Hollywood club. Check out a few excerpts.
How they feel about ‘haters’ of the show:
Bishop Noel JoneS: The real point is, if you don’t have any haters, you’re not that gifted.
Comments made by other Christians and Pastors about certain cast members being involved in the show:
As the questions that have been asked about my friends making comments, as it related to our being on the reality show…and I simply said, I didn’t get on the reality show to make enemies out of my friends…I think that each person is entitled to their opinion and each person has to operate in their space according to the conceptualization they have, as it relates to other people…and I am not going to play ping pong with the opinions of my friends…
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