Fields: This Week In Religion (Christian Edition)

(Buddy’s comment: When I was in college, one of the most popular TV shows on campus was the Rev. Ike Show.  We used to giggle as Rev. Ike flaunted the gaudy lifestyle he bought with money he squeezed out of his viewers.  Below is Sam’s take on the late-Rev Ike.)

SAM FIELDS
Guest Columnist

ONE OF JESUS’S ORIGINAL MONEY HUSTLERS MEETS HIS MAKER
 
rev ike

Never heard of Frederick J. Eikerenkoetter II?  How about Reverend Ike?
 
He was a black minister who realized that it was wrong for White ministers to financially exploit the Black community with promises of prosperity in the “here and salvation in the “hereafter.
 
That was a job for a Black man and he was that Black man. Continue reading