There was a preacher whose wife was expecting a baby so he went to the congregation and asked for a raise.
After much consideration and discussion, they passed a rule that whenever the preacher's family expanded,
so would his paycheck.
After 6 children, this started to get expensive and the congregation decided to hold another meeting to discuss t
he preacher's salary. There was much yelling and bickering about how much the clergyman's additional children
were costing the church.
Finally, the Preacher got up and spoke to the crowd, 'Children are a gift from God,' he said. Silence fell
on the congregation.
but when we get too much, we wear raincoats.'
And the congregation said, 'Amen!!!!!!!!!!!!!