Dating a pastor
I'm just a servant of the church."Nurouay said she watched the episode with her parents who were "proud of me"."My dad was proud that I stood my ground.
I even showed him the comments on social media after the show and we laughed about it," she said.
As he leaned in, eyes closed, lips parted, I moved closer, but just as I felt the warmth of his face, he jerked away."What if people see us? His unease had nothing to do with him — and everything to do with me.
By night, I look like an average 27-year-old woman with my fitted jeans, hobo handbag, and sweeping blonde hair; but by day, I am a full-time pastor of a 3,000-member congregation.
Harris was lead pastor of Covenant Life Church, the founding church of Sovereign Grace Ministries, in Gaithersburg, Maryland from 2004 until 2015, when he stepped down to become a student at Regent College, Vancouver.Speaking to Sowetan yesterday, 23-year-old Nurouay pointed out that she had prepared herself for such criticism."I knew I was going to be judged for being a pastor's kid looking for love on television.But the Bible does not forbid dating or looking for love."She confessed that she had always wanted to be on television and this was part of the "adventure"."I'm not shocked that there were comments about my virginity but I'm the pastor's child, not the pastor himself.Celebs like Boity Thulo took to Twitter saying: "Wonder why she isn't searching at the church? "Blogger Lelo Boyana agreed that Nurouay's best bet would have been the church.Even political analyst Pierre de Vos poked fun at her insistence to pray every time before eating."If they hit it off, there will be a lot of praying at the wedding," he joked.