The new reality show ‘Preachers of L.A.‘ has sparked a ton of debate amongst the religious community online and off.
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Bishop T.D. Jakes addressed the show in a recent sermon and basically condemned the show, adding that his own displays of wealth did NOT come from the congregation, but from his own hard work.
Now, I know you been watching that junk on TV. I want to tell you right now, not one dime of what you’re sowing right now will buy my suit. I want you to know my car is paid for. I want you to know I got my house on my own. I want you to know I’m not bling-blinging. I am not shake and bake. I had money when I came to Dallas and I plan to have some when I leave.
You did not buy what I got. I had it when I came here. You know I had it when I came here. The devil is a lie! I have sold enough books and produced enough movies. I don’t need your offering to pay for this little slimy suit. So I rebuke that spirit in the name of Jesus Christ.
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Super hip-hop couple Clifford “T.I.” Harris and his wife Tameka “Tiny” Cottle grace the cover of Ebony Magazine’s annual BLACK LOVE edition.
It’s the first time that the couple have covered the magazine together. T.I. on his commitment to Tiny:
Once I made my mind up that I was going to be committed to this relationship, I started being married then and there.
Since I’ve been married, it’s the same relationship, we’re the same people. We treat each other the same way, and we’re just as happy now as we were before.
Ebony’s Black love issue will also feature newlyweds Meagan Good and her new hubby DeVon Franklin as well as Bishop T.D. Jakes with wife, Serita.
The couples chat about love, marriage and how they each make their relationships work.
In order to play fair, Ebony is honoring each of the three couples with their own covers! It’s reportedly the first time each of the other two couples have landed an Ebony cover as well.
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