Yesterday, I reported on a Reddit user who posted a receipt they got while serving a party of twenty people. Parties of nine or more, there is an automatic 18% tip tacked onto the bill. One person took the bill, crossed out the tip, and wrote, "I give God 10%, why do you get 18," before identifying themselves as a pastor.
And now, to today's headlines -- the person in question is one Chelsea Welch, a waitress at a St. Louis-area Applebee's, and the cheapshit pastor is one Alois Bell from the Truth In The World Deliverance Ministries Church. All this came up in a news article.
Welch has been sacked from Applebee's.
Bell is complaining that Welch "ruined her reputation." No, asshole, you did that when you decided to use God as an excuse to admonish someone for a tip. Maaaaaaybe this wouldn't have happened if you just crossed out the tip and didn't mention God and your position of authority, hmm? Bell told The Smoking Gun, "It was a lapse in my character and judgment. My heart is really broken. I've brought embarrassment to my church and ministry." So, realizing you now have a bad reputation for getting on your religious high horse, you decide the way to fix that is to get the waitress you slammed fired. Good plan.
We Christian like to say Jesus loves us all. There are days when I think that must be quite a struggle for him.