The Texas-based nonprofit Trinity Foundation on July 1 put a service online that tracks the frequency of Christian leaders’ flights and distances traveled, then calculating the cost of travel, reports Christian News.
Barry Bowen, operator of the service, wrote in a July 1 statement that “the goal is to bring financial transparency to churches, ministries and Christian universities that use private planes.”
Thousands of dollars spent every day
The Trinity Foundation promotes itself as an organization that has “been tracking religious fraud and helping victims for over 30 years”. She has investigated the use of air transport by American televangelists for the past twenty years, and denounced the excesses that continue today. “By our calculations, there are days when more than $ 100,000 is spent on private jets and charter jets by televangelists, ministry officials and Christian university staff,” says the communications team. foundation.
Barry Bowen advises Christian institutions to use commercial airplanes, “saving their ministries millions of dollars every year.”
Pastor Plane posts his daily checks on Twitter and Instagram.