OPINION (CP) – Celebrity preachers made national headlines a few months ago for their expensive sneakers, now a new Instagram account is calling attention to their pricey watches with some pushing retail value of nearly $40,000. “He wearing the youth pastor’s salary,” quipped Tyler Miller on the Instagram account called ProphetsnWatches about the $37,995 solid gold Rolex Daytona Carl Lentz, lead pastor at New York City’s Hillsong Church, wore during a recent appearance on “The Breakfast Club” morning radio show. Approximately 30 celebrity preachers are already featured on the account wearing timepieces ranging


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from less than a hundred dollars to tens of thousands. Megachurch Pastor T.D. Jakes, who recently announced the launch of his Jakes Divinity School, is featured on the platform wearing a $13,000 Cartier Santos 100 XL 18k yellow gold watch. “One of the few preachers I’ve featured I actually listen to [on] the Reg, My boy T.D. out here rocking the illest of vintage Cartier’s. The Santos 100 XL had a surprisingly hard time selling when it was released but has become heavily sought in the vintage market, especially since the new De Santos was released last year. I’m glad to see T.D. has an eye for something like this!” the ProphetsnWatches operator noted Monday. READ MORE

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