Why do only the prosperous preach prosperity?

I think the writers of the bible understood, better than we sometimes do, that there are too many factors involved in someone’s poverty or prosperity to simply chalk it up to effort or the lack of it. There are a million moves, strategies, investments, accidents, strokes of luck, strokes of…

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from Jesus to Joel Osteen

Joel Osteen says some good things. He does some good things too. I’m not into the argument that we should copy the way Jesus taught or that the church needs to return to its most primitive state. Matters of style are secondary. They are important because the medium is the…

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