Many church leaders catch a lot of flack for their somewhat extravagant lifestyles, but Bishop Clarence McClendon recently defended his need for what seems like an entourage.

“I don’t have an entourage. I have trained ministers that travel with me,” he said during a press event

According to Clarence, it’s not just ministers with whom he surrounds himself. He also has bodyguards who he finds necessary, considering the death threats he’s received.


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