Morris Cerullo in a poster advertising for his "Mission to London" (Photo: LoopZilla)
Loan modification and debt cancellation are hot businesses right now. So hot that God himself apparently decided to get in on the action.
Here's a story of how one man built himself a surging evangelistic ministry, complete with "God's debt cancellation" program - yours for the unbelievably low payment of a mere few hundred bucks:
Emotional on-air pitches generate much of the money used to pay network salaries. In March, Morris Cerullo appeared on Inspiration's “camp meeting” with a message to fire up prospective donors.
“Is anybody ready for the greatest financial breakthrough you've ever experienced in your life?” he asked.
The elder Cerullo, a Pentecostal minister, at times appeared to speak in tongues. His gravelly voice periodically rising to a shout, he urged members of the audience to fill envelopes with $900 donations.
“When you sow for your financial anointing, the windows of heaven are going to open for you,” he said. “ … In the next nine months, you are going to experience more financial blessings than you've ever experienced in your life! 100 fold! Debt cancellation!”
Soon, these words appeared on the screen: “Call now with your $900 offering and receive God's debt cancellation.”