The Preacher explains that as his family has grown over the years, so have his needs and he must move on to a larger congregation that will pay him more. There is a hush within the congregation, he was very well liked and no one wants him to go.
Joe Smith, who owns several car dealerships in the city, stands up and proclaims, “If the Preacher stays, I will provide him with a new Cadillac and his wife with a Honda mini-van to transport their children!” The congregation sighs in appreciation and applauds.
Sam Brown, a successful entrepreneur and investor, stands and says, “If the Preacher will stay on here, I’ll personally double his salary and establish a trust fund to guarantee the college education of his children!” This is followed by more sighs and loud applause.
Sadie Jones, age 88, stands and announces with a smile, “If the Preacher stays, I will give him sex.” There is total silence. The Preacher, blushing, asks her, “Mrs. Jones, whatever possessed you to say that?”
Sadie’s 90 year old husband, Jake, is now trying to hide, holding his forehead with the palm of his hand and shaking his head from side to side while his wife replies, “Well, I just asked my husband how we could help, and he said, ‘Screw the Preacher’.”…