Earlier this week Shirley Caesar addressed Kim Burrell’s anti-gay sermon and many believed that Shirley was supporting some of things Kim said. Shirley did an exclusive interview with Bishop George Bloomer and makes it very clear that Kim is on her own with this one.
“I know who I am. I would never say anything to harm anybody. There’s no way I’m going to say something ugly about anybody. I don’t have time to. I’m in the fourth quarter of my life, and I’m doing everything I can to be the best humanitarian and best person that I can be.”
“What I was saying was, why now? Why break up your life now to be bothered with something like that. That was then, this is now. Let’s go forward now with our lives. To every community…let’s go on with our lives. Time is too short. The Bible says that ‘By this the shall all men know we’re his disciples, if you love one another.’ [Jesus] did not say whether they were a part of the LGBT or the NAACP. He just says love me”