Donnie McClurkin gives his take on the Preachers of LA

The second season of “Preachers Of L.A.” is set to debut this week. Are you a fan of the show?

“I was very purposely silent last season, because four of the five of them I know. I am a pastor, I am a preacher, I am a Christian, I am a man who loves integrity and I was brought up and raised in a great home that taught me that what goes on in the home is not public knowledge. And it’s not good to air out … this depiction of people who we deem to be spiritual leaders and people who are supposed to be credible, and people who are supposed to be the strength in the community. We all have natural lives, every one of us, but there are certain things even in our natural lives that we don’t want our employees to see, we don’t want our friends to see. There are things that we keep hidden until we work them out. We would love the luxury of being absolutely transparent, but it will hurt the people who are looking up to us. Everyone’s entitled to it, but reality TV goes a little too far. And it goes too far especially when it deals with Christianity. With pastors carrying guns to mission work. Then my question is, “Why are you going? I thought you said that you had God? Isn’t God your protection?” And I think it’s more harm than good. Because if you have 1 million people viewing, that gives a bad depiction to 1 million people of the preachers who sacrificed every day and every week for the people. 99% of the preachers are not like that. Flossing their stuff and driving around in their Bentleys and Rolls Royce Phantoms, and living high on the hog. There’s no sin in that, but the Bible said all things are lawful, but it’s not always expedient. The servant lives better than the people he has called to serve. And that gives the wrong depiction

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  • Shahidah  On August 26, 2014 at 5:46 pm

    I’ve seen only the commercials and it made my jaws drop. Looks very bottom barrel like all reality shows. Why do they still have a congregation? Because silly people lobe foolishness and the whole keeping it real mentality. Very sad

  • elogam  On August 27, 2014 at 6:12 pm

    Would never stoop to watch such a TV show, and these “pastors” should know better. I don’t care if they live large; they just don’t need to flaunt it like they’re rock stars or something like that.

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