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By Curtis F
Earlier this month, it was announced that the ministry of Atlanta-based pastor Creflo Dollar would continue its fundraising to purchase a $65 million private jet, which they said was “necessary in order to fulfill the mission of [their] ministry,” after initially ceasing their campaign due to public outcry. While some may view it as sickening for a “man of God” to participate in such wasteful spending, the truth of what churches could really be accomplishing is downright offensive.
COULD CHURCHES END HOMELESSNESS?
Creflo Dollar isn’t the bulk of the problem when it comes to money in religion, but he’s thankfully brought it to the public’s attention. Steve Siebold over at The Huffington Post said it best when he spoke of Dollar’s (no, we’re not making up the name) attempt to raise money for a luxury jet:
Negativland’s new album, IT’S ALL IN YOUR HEAD, finds the group
tackling their biggest subject ever: why humans believe in God.
Millennia-in-development, this ambitious and densely-crafted double CD
is packaged inside an actual Holy Bible which has been appropriately
repurposed into a “found” art object.