Many times, clergy approach their congregations as though
the majority are hurting financially. Advertisers don't believe this, since they target people's resources for home video games and entertainment centers, more cars per household, and phones for every member of the family.
Ministers have not made the shift that American culture
has - to realizing while there may be few extraordinarily wealthy members of their congregations, the vast majority of people sitting in their pews are among the most comfortable people on earth.
John and Sylvia Ronsvalle, Beyond the Stained Glass Windows