Tag: Poverty

Blessings of the Prosperity Gospel

IN THIS EPISODE of The Tithing Hoax podcast I discuss whether there is anything good or positive about the Prosperity Gospel. Prosperity Gospel critics say it’s heresy and a false doctrine.  Much of the criticism is justified and valid. In the last 2 podcast episodes, I revealed the “sins” of the Prosperity Gospel.  However, when…

Is Poverty a Curse?

THERE ARE PREACHERS, especially within the Prosperity Gospel movement, who claim that poverty is a curse.  When they say poverty is as a curse it is often mentioned in conjunction with the Tithe Doctrine.  The Tithe Doctrine is a false doctrine that says Christians must pay God 10 percent of their income.  According to some…

The Prosperity Gospel: A Gospel that Exploits the Poor

THE PROSPERITY GOSPEL is a doctrine that America exports around the world, especially to places such as Africa. Africa is a continent that is rich with all the natural resources humankind needs for survival. Yet, despite its wealth of natural resources, many of the people in Africa are living in poverty. So the Prosperity Gospel is…