Spammer for god or his own pocket?

By , May 24, 2005 10:19 pm

Just got the following email from someone who seems to be spamming for God or at least trying to line his own pockets by spamming in the name of God… My comments are in Bold

From: Omitted
Subject: Following up to see if I can assist you in your Ministry
Date: May 24, 2005 7:06:29 AM CDT
To: Omitted

Hello Again,

This is Bob Omitted with Omitted.

I was searching through, and found you at the website.

Which one? Don’t think you did as my email address isn’t on a church site that I am aware of. Could you be using a spammer’s list?

I previously introduced myself to you and offered my services
to your Church or Ministry.

Good try but I don’t think so. Bet you learned that line in spammer skool.

I am in the business of helping Ministries move to the Internet,
or go further than they already are now in their web presence.

Sounds like you are in the business of moving money from others pockets to your own. But I’m sure there is a market there. Just a spammer for god…

My specialty is helping Ministries to send email to their
readership, members and web mailing list members. Many Churches &
Ministries call this a Monthly Newsletter.

If the folks are actually subscribed that is what it’s called. Most other folks call it SPAM.

I have automated mailing systems that I use to mail.

Spam software?

I use my own servers and software and have the expertise to help
you to launch or further your Internet Based Ministry Presence.

I offer reasonable fees so I can assist as many of you that want
to reach your members, readers and even the lost.

$$$ in the bank eh? Note the “even the lost”. Now if they are subscribed to the newsletter they wouldn’t be lost would they. So you must be sending this stuff to folks other than ones on the list. Like me…

I offer these services:

– Automated Email Sending (CanSpam compliant)
– Website Building and Programming
– Website Hosting and Search Engine Optimization
– Almost anything Internet Related

I work with another Ministry that sends out a daily devotion
every Mon. – Fri. They have grown from 3,000 to 34,000 readers in
2 years using my system.

Thanks for reading and if I can offer my services to you,
Please call me or email me and I will call you back.

If we are working together now and I am resending this to you,
please forgive me. If you have a question or are waiting for a
reply, this can serve as a reminder!

Thanks and God Bless,
Bob Omitted
xxx-xxx-xxxx – Office
xxx-xxx-xxxx – Cell

P.S. I also offer my services to Businesses and Individuals

Spam for whoever pays, eh?

If you do not wish to hear from me again, simply click once on the link below.

Didn’t want to hear from you the first time and see no reason to have to click a link to never hear from you again so am adding this and any further missives from you to my blog so I can help you further your “SPAM ministry”.

One Response to “Spammer for god or his own pocket?”

  1. Steve says:

    Brother, your cynicism is WRONG! CLEAN out your heathen pockets, and SEND this son of the Lord ALL of your money, for he IS doing the Lord’s work, the work of the Lamb–for don’t lambs produce fleece? And is he not SEARCHING for FLEECE? Yea, verily! So, let us ALL search out this brother and send him PACKETS, BILLIONS AND BILLIONS (sorry Carl) of PACKETS, as the Lord would have us do, for did he not say,”It is better to give, than to receive”? And certainly this is true, especially with DDoS.

    So it is written–Book of IvP 6, Chapter 35, Section 3A, subverse IIb

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