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Santa begins to make his descent
The reindeer watch in astonishment as the boss gets stuck!!!
They have a good ole laugh!!!
pastor concluded that his church was getting into serious financial
troubles. While checking the church storeroom, he discovered several
cartons of new bibles that had never been opened and distributed.
his Sunday sermon, he asked for three volunteers from the congregation who
would be willing to sell the bibles door-to-door for $10 each to raise the
desperately needed money for the church. Jack, Paul and Louie all raised
their hands to volunteer for
minister knew that Jack and Paul earned their living as salesmen and were
likely capable of selling some bibles. But he had serious doubts about
Louie who was a local farmer, who had always kept to himself because he
was embarrassed by his speech impediment. Poor Louis stuttered badly.
But, not wanting to discourage Louis, the minister decided to let him try
anyway. He sent the three of them away with the back seat of their
cars stacked with bibles. He asked them to meet with him and report the
results of their door-to-door selling efforts the following Sunday.
Eager to find out how successful they were, the minister immediately asked Jack, "Well, Jack, how did you make out selling our bibles last week?"
Proudly handing the reverend an envelope, Jack replied, "Using my sales prowess, I was able to sell 20 bibles, and here's the $200 I collected on behalf of the church."
job, Jack!" The minister said, vigorously shaking his hand. "You
are indeed a fine salesman and the Church is indebted to you."
" Paul, smiling and sticking out his chest, confidently replied, "I am a professional salesman. I sold 28 bibles on behalf of the church, and here's $280 I collected."
minister responded, "That's absolutely splendid, Paul. You are truly
a professional salesman and the church is also indebted to you."
Louie silently offered the minister a large envelope. The minister opened it and counted the contents.
is this?" the minister exclaimed. "Louie, there's $3200 in here!
Are you suggesting that you sold 320 bibles for the church, door to door,
in just one week?" Louie just nodded.
this does seem unlikely," the minister agreed. "I think you'd
better explain how you managed to accomplish this, Louie." Louie
re-re-really do-do-don't kn-kn-know f-f-f-for sh-sh-sh-sure," he
stammered. Impatiently, Paul interrupted.
crying out loud, Louie, just tell us what you said to them when they
answered the door!"
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