US preacher asks followers to help buy fourth private jet

US preacher asks followers to help buy fourth private jet
 

A US televangelist has asked his followers to help fund his fourth private jet - because Jesus "wouldn't be riding a donkey".
Jesse Duplantis said God had told him to buy a Falcoln 7X for $54m (£41m).
He added he was hesitant about the purchase at first, but said God had told him: "I didn't ask you to pay for it. I asked you to believe for it."
Although preachers owning private jets is not unusual, this particular appeal has caused controversy.
Twitter users responded to the request with disbelief, with many quoting Bible verses warning against greed and "false... read more

 
30 May 2018 in World News, Views: 64
Source: BBC
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