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another Church and (Patriots) thread

Old 12-12-2007, 03:42 AM
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> >>A man in Topeka , Kansas, decided to write a book
> >>about churches around the country. He started by
> >>flying to San Francisco and started working east from there.
> >>
> >>Going to a very large church, he began taking
> >>photographs and making notes. He spotted a golden
> >>telephone on the vestibule wall and was intrigued with
> >>a sign, which read, "Calls: $10,000 a minute."
> >>
> >>Seeking out the pastor he asked about the phone and
> >>the sign. The pastor answered that this golden phone
> >>is, in fact, a direct line to heaven and if he
> >>pays the price he can talk directly to God.
> >>
> >>The man thanked the pastor and continued on his way.
> >>As he continued to visit churches in Seattle, Dallas,
> >>St. Louis, Chicago, Milwaukee, and around the United
> >>States, he found more phones with the same sign and
> >>the same answer from each pastor.
> >>
> >>Finally, he arrived in Massachusetts. Upon entering a
> >>church in Boston, he saw the usual golden telephone.
> >>But THIS time, the sign read "Calls: .35 cents."
> >>
> >>Fascinated, he asked to talk to the pastor, "Reverend,
> >>I have been in cities all across the country and in
> >>each church I have found this golden telephone and
> >>have been told it is a direct line to Heaven and that
> >>I could talk to God, but in the other churches the
> >>cost was $10,000 a minute. Your sign reads only 35
> >>cents a call. Why? Why?"
> >>
> >>The pastor, smiling benignly, replied: "Son, you're in
> >>Boston, Massachusetts; home of the Boston Red Sox, the
> >>Patriots, Celtics, Bruins and Boston College." You're
> >>in God's Country, It's a local call.
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