He is the senior pastor of the City of Refuge Church in Gardena, California, which has about 17,000 members, and was formerly the Greater Bethany Community Church.
Jones was born in Spanish Town, Jamaica on January 31, 1950.
So I wasn’t in any mood for marriage [when I met Loretta],” he explains.
“And Loretta didn’t sign up in a relationship, in a friendship, with marriage in mind.” Bishop Jones adds that viewers falsely assume that Loretta has a desire to walk down the aisle.
Instead of focusing on his personal life, Bishop Jones shifts his attention to what’s important, his ministry.
Noel Jones (born January 31, 1950) is an American minister.
Castmember Pastor Jay Haizlip defends Bishop Jones’ reasoning for not wanting to walk down the aisle.
I read some of last night’s tweets and one stood out to me; “I’m with Bishop Ron’s wife on this one. Sure, as a single pastor, Noel is very wrong for dating Loretta for 16 years BUT, he couldn’t date Loretta for 17 years if she didn’t’ let him. They ask questions like: When you ask these types of questions, you take back your power. There are two things Loretta and you need to do if you are walking in her shoes: Step 1: Figure out your timeline. I’m happy with the way things are now, but if he proposed to me I would accept.” Noel’s was shocked at her answer.
“When you marry young — I was 20 years old, 20, 21, something like that — and of course my ex-wife is older than I am and so she was probably more mature.
I was forming and budding and becoming and we grew apart.
I attend his church because I’ve been in search of a church home.
I made a brief stop at his church and I will be continuing my journey.