Friday, November 20, 2009

An Interesting and Insightful Article in the Atlantic re Prosperity Gospel

I know the title of the article is a bit too much; but hold on. It is one of the most insightful articles I've read about the prevalence of the prosperity gospel within the Evangelical churches. I was deeply sadden by this article. It slayed my soul. HOW CAN WE REDUCE THE GOSPEL OF THE CROSS TO THE GOSPEL OF MATERIAL PROSPERITY? It is so sad! I love what Rick Warran said to the TIME magazine in response to the idea that God wants everyone to be wealthy: "baloney! It's creating a false idol. You don't measure your self-worth by your net-worth."

Click here to read it.