Go Back  The Hull Truth - Boating and Fishing Forum > BOATING FORUMS > Dockside Chat
Reload this Page >

another Church and (Patriots) thread

Notices

another Church and (Patriots) thread

Old 12-12-2007, 03:42 AM
  #1  
Senior MemberCaptains Club Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jun 2001
Location: CT
Posts: 18,361
Default another Church and (Patriots) thread

> >>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.
LI Sound Grunt is offline  

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread