Pastor stiffs waiter: 'I give God 10%'

Published On: Jan 31 2013 11:09:12 AM EST

A self-proclaimed pastor stiffed a waiter on a big tip, writing on his receipt that he gives God "10 percent, why do you get 18?"

A photo of the receipt, posted to Reddit, has since gone viral and sparked religious debate online.

According to Yahoo!, the bill for $34.93 included an automatic 18 percent gratuity ($6.29) above a blank space for an additional tip.

Gateflan, the Reddit user who submitted the image, explained the receipt was part of a total bill of $200 for a party of more than 20 people, hence the automatic 18 percent gratuity.

The man signed "Pastor" on the receipt, crossed out the $6.29 tip added to the $34.93 tab and added a "0" for emphasis on the line for an additional tip, the International Business Times reported.

"I give God 10 percent why do you get 18," the man wrote.

"My mistake sir, I'm sure Jesus will pay for my rent and groceries," Gateflan wrote in his Reddit post.

Many Reddit users have condemned the pastor, and some even encouraged the waiter to somehow get revenge.


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