"At some point I have to take a look at my relationship now, which has a shift in this step."Loretta was not ready to accept the possibility of never marrying her close friend, and was emotional when dealing with the matter at hand."All I know is a yes, I haven't thought about the no," Loretta said. A.," Bishop Jones was not only joined by Loretta, but by senior pastor Bishop Gibson from the Riverside Calif., Life Church Of God In Christ, and his wife Lavette.
The party of four had a heated discussion about the status of Bishop Jones' relationship with Loretta, which continued on the aftershow.
While Bishop Jones and Loretta have been friends for over 16 years, share a business and dog, the Gibsons believe they are not setting a proper example for believers by remaining unmarried. A." aftershow, Gibson explained why he was making such a big deal about Bishop Jones' marital status."I question his relationship because it's public," Bishop Gibson said on the aftershow.
"If it were private I wouldn't be that concerned."His wife Lavette agreed, saying it was important to show a level of maturity as a spiritual leader.
"Nobody asks if she would want to live with me in a marital environment."When the question was asked of Loretta on the show, all parties involved seemed shocked by her response."To be honest, my perspective of marriage has changed from the time I met him until where we are now," Loretta said on the "Preachers of L. "I'm happy with the way things are now, but if he proposed to me I would accept."Bishop Jones insisted he had no idea that Loretta felt that way about wanting to marry him after almost two decades of close friendship.