Monday, July 07, 2008

Believer Bitter Over 'Prosperity' Preachings

A rarity - CNN reporting a story about someone hurt by the Word Faith Movement.

The message flickered into Cindy Fleenor's living room each night: Be faithful in how you live and how you give, the television preachers said, and God will shower you with material riches.

And so the 53-year-old accountant from the Tampa, Florida, area pledged $500 a year to Joyce Meyer, the evangelist whose frank talk about recovering from childhood sexual abuse was so inspirational. She wrote checks to flamboyant faith healer Benny Hinn and a local preacher-made-good, Paula White.
Click Here for the rest of the story. Unfortunately, Brian McLaren is quoted.

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