Now, we bring up this issue with Kierra “KiKi” Sheard, because she is the daughter of Bishop Drew Sheard and First Lady Karen Clark Sheard, also the granddaughter of the late Dr. Mattie Moss Clark who was such a dynamic woman in the gospel music industry. Dr. Mattie Moss Clark was not just a singer, but she also was a magnificent choir director. Then, after the late Bishop John Seth Bailey died, Dr. Moss supposedly took over Bailey Temple Church of God in Christ where she was also the minister of music until she departed in 1994.
Strange thing, especially in the black church, it seems as though everyone wants to be chief, meaning everyone who has a history of someone being a popular person in ministry, has to have a flock within one family doing the same thing. We feel God shakes his head when he see it, because there are so many other things to do in ministry, instead of always wanting to be seen in the pulpit or carry on the tradition within a family.
One thing, we cannot understand when we were sent this video from one of our readers, revealing Ki Ki Sheard supposedly preaching in the pulpit, we asked among our fellow journalists, ‘how can one be called into ministry when they have not separated themselves from the world?’ Many in the Clark/Sheard family among many others in the black church and gospel music industry have to repent for following the ways of the world while claiming to be holiness people. God is not pleased with it and we strongly feel in our spirits, so much work could be done outside of just giving God’s Word behind a pulpit. For the longest, we have known Dorinda Clark Sheard was an evangelist, then soon, Karen Clark Sheard popped up preaching as though she had a call from God. Then, we thought, she is among a lot of first ladies in the black church who are not just satisfied being a first lady and also a gospel artist…Read full article.