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Old 03-13-2015, 06:34 PM
 
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what a joke
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Old 03-13-2015, 07:23 PM
 
Location: Coos Bay, Oregon
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Minister Creflo Dollar asks for $60 million in donations for a new jet - CNN.com



So Pastor Dollar, who is seeking major dollars (sorry, I couldn't help it), can't fly coach to spread the gospel? Even first clas flights wouldn't cost anywhere close to $60 million for all of this guy's travels. Note, that figure doesn't even get into fuel costs! And people wonder why I'm so fed up with many of these pastors aka pimps of the pulpit. Seriously, I'm disgusted. Somewhat surprisingly, though, Dollar is being very open about matters, which I don't normally see mega church pastors do in such instances.
This is why religions should be outlawed. They are the biggest scam in the history of the world.
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Old 03-15-2015, 05:32 PM
 
Location: Pittsburgh, not Paris. #MAGA.
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This is why religions should be outlawed. They are the biggest scam in the history of the world.
I have no problem with religion inherently, though I do have a huge problem with some of the religious people responsible for molding and interpreting doctrine.
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Old 03-15-2015, 05:50 PM
 
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I have no problem with religion inherently, though I do have a huge problem with some of the religious people responsible for molding and interpreting doctrine.

This.
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Old 03-15-2015, 11:18 PM
 
Location: Pittsburgh, not Paris. #MAGA.
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Given the inherent gullibility of a religious flock, I wouldn't be at all surprised if he gets every last cent.

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No Gulfstream can get from New York to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours - Gulfstream has never built a supersonic aircraft. Even the Concorde couldn't quite have made that run when you factor in takeoff/climb and descent/landing, even if it had been allowed to operate supersonically over CONUS.
I'm actually pleased to see how much negative feedback this is getting on Twitter, in the news, etc. Still, like you, I wouldn't be shocked if Dollar got every cent he's asking for as his followers have already enriched him to where he has a net worth of $27 million and already finance a multi-million dollar church operation. Not to mention they already paid for the current plane/fuel that the pastor uses to "spread the gospel."
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Old 03-16-2015, 12:01 AM
 
Location: OC, CA
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I can't believe American Greed hasn't done an episode on that scumbag.

Slick Willy can talk that's for sure.

He probably networks with Al
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Old 03-16-2015, 12:11 AM
 
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An epidemic of reposting on CD lately

Megachurch pastor seeks donations for pricey private jet
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Old 03-16-2015, 12:37 AM
 
Location: Pittsburgh, not Paris. #MAGA.
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An epidemic of reposting on CD lately

Megachurch pastor seeks donations for pricey private jet
Hey, my thread was here nearly a full day before you started yours
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Old 03-16-2015, 12:42 AM
 
Location: Pittsburgh, not Paris. #MAGA.
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I can't believe American Greed hasn't done an episode on that scumbag.

Slick Willy can talk that's for sure.

He probably networks with Al
He's certainly a prime fit for an episode. Him and just about every other mega church pastor!

And this guy is far above Al Sharpton. While Al is raking in the bucks through some shoddy dealings, he still hasn't been able to amass a $27 million fortune like this guy. And to the Rev. Al's credit (can't believe I'm somewhat sticking up for Al ), at least he has a legitimate job outside of shaking people down in media (MSNBC show, radio show, etc.).
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Old 03-16-2015, 12:48 AM
 
Location: Pittsburgh, not Paris. #MAGA.
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By the way, Creflo Dollar and every other preacher/minister who is earning a salary (no matter how small) are a huge reason why I admire the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Mormon bishops don't earn any pay for their service (it's all done on a volunteer-basis) and even missionaries self-fund their trips. And, yet, the Mormon Church is an extremely fast-growing religion. If Mormon bishops/elders can spread their message and grow their church without a salary (forget about a private jet) and through spending their own money, Creflo can do the same.
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