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Zorro

(15,860 posts)
Tue May 29, 2018, 02:45 PM May 2018

LOUISIANA TELEVANGELIST SEEKS DONATIONS FOR $54 MILLION PRIVATE JET

A Louisiana televangelist asked followers to donate money for a $54 million private jet that will “go anywhere in the world in one stop.”

Jesse Duplantis, 68, a Christian minister based in Destrehan, Louisiana, about 25 miles east of New Orleans, made the appeal in a video posted last week on his ministry’s website, reported the Times Picayune on Monday.

"I really believe that if the Lord Jesus Christ was physically on the Earth today, he wouldn't be riding a donkey," Duplantis said in the video. "He'd be in an airplane flying all over the world."

He claimed his Jesse Duplantis Ministry had paid cash for three private jets and had been "just burning them up for the Lord Jesus Christ."

http://www.newsweek.com/louisiana-televangelist-seeks-donations-54-million-private-jet-946943

SMH...

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LOUISIANA TELEVANGELIST SEEKS DONATIONS FOR $54 MILLION PRIVATE JET (Original Post) Zorro May 2018 OP
Tax em'! Dawson Leery May 2018 #1
Meh... If the suckers in his flock are dumb enough to give it to him Blue_Tires May 2018 #2
Jesus, Jesus,Jesus Soxfan58 May 2018 #3
If God wanted him to fly and spread his message, he would have given him wings. n/t woodsprite May 2018 #4
Just go to hell if you donate to this charlatan world wide wally May 2018 #5
Tax 'em! The bible business is booming and luxury items like a procon May 2018 #6
There are no words. lindysalsagal May 2018 #7
I really need to start a religious blog.... Xolodno May 2018 #8

Soxfan58

(3,479 posts)
3. Jesus, Jesus,Jesus
Tue May 29, 2018, 02:50 PM
May 2018

Your followers are gullible assholes giving their last dime to bigger assholes. I know they don't listen to you anyway.

procon

(15,805 posts)
6. Tax 'em! The bible business is booming and luxury items like a
Tue May 29, 2018, 02:52 PM
May 2018

private jet should be subject to taxes just like any other company purchase.

lindysalsagal

(20,982 posts)
7. There are no words.
Tue May 29, 2018, 02:53 PM
May 2018

I don't allow the "most religions are innocuous and provide charity-blah blah blah" anymore. This is one reason why.

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