The crumbling, old church building needed remodeling, so the
an impassioned appeal, looking directly at the richest man
in town. At the end of the message, the rich man stood up and
announced, "Pastor, I will contribute $1,000."
Just then, plaster fell from the ceiling and struck the rich
man on the
shoulder. He promptly stood again and shouted, "Pastor, I
will increase my
donation to $5,000."
Before he could sit back down, plaster fell on him again,
and again he virtually screamed, "Pastor, I will double my
He sat down, and an larger chunk of plaster fell hitting him
on the head.
He stood once more and hollered, "Pastor, I will give
This prompted a deacon to shout, "Hit him again, Lord! Hit