Tag: Prosperity Gospel

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…

Ignorance Plus Tithing Can Equal Home Foreclosure

SCRIPTURE TELLS US that God is no longer winking at our ignorance (Acts 17:30). And ignorance comes with a high price. Just ask Evander Holyfield. He “tithed” $20 million to his church and his mansion ended up in foreclosure. During an ESPN expose on the relationship between professional athletes and prosperity gospel preachers Holyfield was asked…

Tithes, Scandal and Prosperity Gospel Preachers

MEGA CHURCH PREACHERS Joyce Meyer, Paula White, Benny Hinn, Bishop Eddie Long, Creflo Dollar and Kenneth Copeland were/are under a congressional investigation for alleged misuse of church funds ( YOUR tithes and offerings). One thing that each of these preachers have in common is that they teach tithing and/or the Prosperity Gospel to one extent or the…

God Didn’t Show Up and Show Out – Now What?

LET’S FACE IT. Wall Street big wigs aren’t the only ones responsible for the sub-prime lending scandal and the home foreclosure crisis. The Prosperity Gospel played a role too. During the height of the real estate boom, the Prosperity Gospel was also in an upswing. Some preachers were encouraging their congregations to “step out on…