Kansas City Preacher Apologizes After Denouncing Congregation In Viral Clip

A story we blogged yesterday has made it's way around the world and back.

Here's a follow-up report, words from the minister and the plea for forgiveness . . .

Funderburke apologized for his behavior in a Facebook video. In the clip, shared on Church at the Well’s account, he can be heard saying that the speech “does not reflect my heart or my sentiment toward God's people, yet, that's not discernible in the clip.” He went on to say as he referred to a script, “Therefore, I offer this sincere apology to you today. No context could erase the words I used. I apologize to all the people that have been hurt or angered or anyway damaged by my words.”

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'False prophet' pastor berates congregation for not buying him pricey new watch

Time for a new preacher! A Missouri pastor was caught on camera berating his "broke" congregation for failing to buy him an expensive Movado watch - sparking criticism that he wants to make a profit not be a prophet.

KS pastor BERATES congregation for not honoring him with new watch

Pastor Carlton Funderburke, of Kansas City, was caught calling his congregation 'poor, broke, busted, and disgusted' He called his members this after he had still not received an expensive Movado watch he asked them to buy him last year A Movado watch ranges from $395 to $3,295.

Kansas City pastor offers groveling apology after BERATING congregation for not buying him a NEW WATCH!

KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI: A pastor has issued an apology to his congregation after slamming them for not buying him a costly watch. As per reports, pastor Carlton Funderburke went on to humiliate the churchgoers by calling them "poor, broke, busted, and disgusted," after they did not give him a Movado watch, the cost of which goes from $395 to $3,295.

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