A priest dies and is waiting in line at the Pearly Gates. Ahead of him is a guy who's dressed in sunglasses, a loud shirt, leather jacket and jeans.
Saint Peter addresses this cool guy: "Who are you, so that I may know whether or not to admit you to the Kingdom of Heaven?"
The guy replies: "I'm Pinang Pilot, retired XYZ Airlines pilot from Penang."
Saint Peter consults his list. He smiles and says to the pilot: "Take this silken robe and golden staff and enter the Kingdom."
The pilot goes into Heaven with his robe and staff.
Next it's the priest's turn. He stands erect and booms out (perhaps a wee proudly): "I am Father Anthony Rajah, pastor of Saint Anne's in Bukit Mertajam for the last 43 years."
Saint Peter consults his list. He says to the priest: "Take this cotton robe and wooden staff and enter the Kingdom."
"Just a ding dong minute," says the good father, "that man was a pilot and he gets a silken robe and golden staff, and I get only cotton and wood. How can this be?"
"Up here ... we go by results," says Saint Peter, "when you preached, people slept; when he flew, people prayed.”