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WWJD: Swag-For-Clergy Edition
« on: July 28, 2017, 04:11:44 AM »
A Russian Bishop Accepted a Free Land Cruiser Because It’s ‘What Jesus Would Have Done’

An Orthodox bishop in Russia has come under scrutiny this week after accepting a gift of a luxurious new Toyota Land Cruiser four-wheel-drive vehicle — with his representative suggesting that Jesus would have done the same.

A representative of the Oryol archdiocese, located some 220 miles southwest of Moscow, argued that Bishop Nektary’s decision to keep the $106,500 gift was in fact Christlike, the Moscow Times reports, citing the Russian-language web site Open Russia.

“Jesus Christ Himself wore expensive clothes gifted to him, shall we say, by people who celebrated Him,” he later explained...

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Re: WWJD: Swag-For-Clergy Edition
« Reply #1 on: July 28, 2017, 05:05:37 AM »
Nice car.
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Re: WWJD: Swag-For-Clergy Edition
« Reply #2 on: July 28, 2017, 07:50:17 AM »
I don't remember that verse in the Bible...
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Re: WWJD: Swag-For-Clergy Edition
« Reply #3 on: July 28, 2017, 09:04:54 AM »
"He is pimping my ride for my burial..."
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Re: WWJD: Swag-For-Clergy Edition
« Reply #4 on: July 30, 2017, 10:04:01 AM »
In Russia, there are some terrible car accidents.   From a safety standpoint, this might be justified.
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