He said the obesity related deaths at his church were sky rocketing.
So Pastor Minor took dramatic action for a Southern preacher, banning fried chicken at church potlucks and setting up a walking track around the church perimeter.
He was inspired to begin his crusade against poor health and delicious foods after noticing the health of his congregation. “It was so bad, I was having a funeral every weekend,” he said.
In the world’s second most obese country (Mexico passed us this year), I appreciate this pastor taking a stand.
Although sweet Hattie Pearl didn’t take to the news too well.

What role, if any, should the church take on the physical health of it’s members?