I don't even know how you could deal with people like this. God wants you to have a house you can't afford? God wants you to buy a flashy car? The parishioners have NO ATTACHMENT TO REALITY. How do you get by in a largely secular society when this is your starting point?
"Hi, I'd like to get the limit on my credit raised."
"We'll, you're already in massive debt and have no job. We're going to deny your request."
"But ... God told me you would give me an extension on my credit line."