"To echo something Rebekah said, get a suit or something that will aid with job interviews. Won't last indefinitely but it's a good investment and if you take care of a suit, even of middling quality, it will last."
"A leatherman is always a good investment, and i would go with the Kick model. All the functionality you could ever want.
Although it wont get you all the way, $100 will go a fair ways on a well-fitted suit jacket. Custom tailoring is recommended,…"
"If you look around you should be able to get a Mosin-Nagant (Russian military bolt action rifle) for about 100. They're beautiful, rugged, and dirt cheap. The ammo is a bit more but that's a problem for another day. As a bonus you could…"
"Hmm just to throw out something I haven't seen suggested yet.
What about knock some of the price off a painting or something? There's some pretty manly paintings you could get either something original or a reprint of a famous piece and…"
"My problem in these situations is that the stuff I really want is almost always more expensive than the size of the gift. I mean, $100 is nice, but it can also be limiting.
So I let gifts accrue, until I can afford *with gift money* the…"
"Are you imply that we shouldn't be judging them by their words? which is the only thing we have to judge them by. If it looks like a bunch of "men" bitching about women what evidence do we have to think that it is anything else?"
"If the congregation doesn't think that pastors have their own problems, then that's an issue with the congregation, not the pastor.
From what I gather, much loneliness for pastors comes from the problems created by being both close friend…"