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WATCH: ‘Jesus Pimpin’ Pastor Convicts His Congregation for Not Tithing to Him

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A minister has gone viral after a video was posted of him condemning his congregation for not getting him an extravagant gift.

The Rev. Carlton Funderburke of the Church at the Well in Kansas City was recorded letting his churchgoers know how disturbed he was that they had not gotten him a Movado watch, which generally costs a few hundred bucks.

The video shared on TikTok shows Funderburke depicting his assembly on Aug. 7 as “poor, broke, busted and disgusted.”

He asked them, “I’m not worth your McDonald’s money? I’m not worth your Red Lobster money? I’m not worth your St. John Knits? Y’all can’t afford it no how. I ain’t worth y’all Louis Vuitton? I ain’t worth your Prada? I’m not worth your Gucci?”

The video has gathered over 590,000 views.

“You can buy a Movado watch in Sam’s. And y’all know I asked for one last year, here it is the whole way in August, I still ain’t got it,” he said.

Funderburke posted a video saying ‘sorry’ for his remarks, saying they don’t mirror his view on individuals nor what is in his heart.

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“No context could erase the words I used. I apologize to all who have been hurt, angered, or in any way damaged by my words,” he said.

Other church pioneers have ended up at the convergence of religion and abundance as of late.

In 2017, an Alexandria minister and his wife were sentenced for taking advantage of their companions and congregation at Victorious Life Church out of millions of dollars. The couple guaranteed the people who put resources into their different endeavors, a microloan activity and business zeroed in on the Nigerian oil industry, that they would bring in their cash back or even make money, all while helping economies in non-industrial nations. All things being equal, the minister and his wife utilized the cash to snare new financial backers, make installments on their $1.75 million home and pay for individual costs, including golf match-ups and expensive furnishings, examiners said.

Last year, a handyman accomplishing support work at Joel Osteen’s megachurch in Houston found money and checks reserved in a washroom wall, perhaps assisting with settling a $600,000 robbery seven years sooner. The handyman, Justin Cauley, scored a $20,000 compensation for his find.

Furthermore, last month, a minister in Brooklyn was live-streaming his Sunday lesson when three individuals in veils and outfitted with firearms came in and denied him and his significant other more than $1 million in gems.

The acquisition of evangelists has become a sufficient public interest that there are social media accounts devoted to criticizing the wardrobes of strict pioneers. In 2019, Ben Kirby developed inquisitive about the ways of life of rich and well-known ministers while watching religious melodies on YouTube and seeing that the lead vocalist of a megachurch’s band was wearing $800 shoes, The Post recently revealed. He then, at that point, considered how the congregation’s minister could bear the cost of another new designer outfit consistently.

That drove him to begin the Instagram account PreachersNSneakers, which he uses to compare photographs of religious leaders and the garments they’re wearing — sticker prices included. In a section from last month, there’s a photograph of a grinning minister wearing what gives off an impression of being Lanvin tennis shoes, made to seem as though they’ve been splattered in about six shades of paint. On the right, an image of the shoes on Saks Fifth Avenue’s site and the amount they were going for: $1,420.