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The Preacher

Discussion in 'The Lighter Side' started by CHEF-LOU, Mar 21, 2004.

  1. CHEF-LOU

    CHEF-LOU

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    > > There was a preacher whose wife was expecting a baby. The preacher
    went
    to
    > > the congregation and asked for a raise.
    > > After much consideration and discussion, they passed a rule that
    whenever
    > > the preacher's family expanded, so would his paycheck.
    > >
    > > After six children, this started to get expensive and the
    congregation
    > > decided to hold another meeting to discuss the preacher's salary.
    There
    > > was much yelling and bickering about how much the clergyman's
    additional
    > > children were costing the church.
    > >
    > > Finally, the preacher got up and spoke to the crowd. "Having
    children is
    > > an act of God!" Silence fell upon the congregation. No one dared to
    > > challenge the thought.
    > >
    > > In the back of the room a little old lady stood up and in her frail
    voice
    > > said: "Snow and rain are also acts of God, but when we get too much,
    we
    > > wear rubbers!"