Are y’all ready for the shade, saints?
Oxygen’s new hit docu-series, Preachers of L.A., may be winning rave reviews from viewers for its entertainment value, but there’s a certain MegaChurch leader who thinks that show can go straight to…the opposite of heaven.
Yes, Bishop T.D. Jakes had some choice words for the show during his sermon at The Potter’s House in Dallas, TX this past Sunday. According to Jakes, the show is “junk” and he rebukes it in the name of Jesus Christ.
“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.”
He also explained to his congregation, “I do not need you to buy my car. I got this.”
Jakes went on:
“The people who have been here a while can go through my track record and prove when I said something, I did it. When we went after something, we bought it. When we wanted the land, we paid for it. When we wanted the school, we built it. When we went after this church we burned the mortgage on this church.You don’t do that kind of business being shake and bake and slimy and—shut up.
So let the work I’ve done speak for me. You are sowing into good ground. And the 300 families that are employed in this ministry eat from this ministry, work in this ministry, and help us to produce the excellence that we do. The natives all over Kenya drink water because of this ministry. And the hospital in Nairobi survives because of this ministry.”