A Preacher was explaining that he must move on to a larger congregation that will pay him more.
There is a hush within the congregation.
No one wanted him to leave.
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 every year, and his wife with a Honda mini-van to transport their children!”.
The congregation sighs in relief 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 also establish a foundation to guarantee the college education of all his children!”.
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 him”!