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Comedian Flip Wilson told a story about a preacher and his church. A preacher was trying to get his people to be more enthusiastic about their church. The preacher said in his sermon: "If this church is going to get anywhere, it has to learn to crawl." The people said, "Let it crawl, Rev., let it crawl" Then he said, "And after it learns to crawl, it has to learn to walk." And the people said, "Let it walk, Rev., let it walk" The preacher got excited and said, "After this church learns to walk, it has to learn to run" The people shouted back, "Let it run, Rev., let it run" Then he said, "And if this church is going to run, it’s going to take money" And the people said, "Let it crawl, Rev., let it crawl."

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