How the prosperity gospel invaded and infected the African church

In the video below D.A. Carson interviews Conrad Mbewe about the tragic rise of the prosperity gospel in Africa. One of the reasons for the popularity of preachers like Benny Hinn, Keneth Copeland, and other prosperity teachers in Africa is because of the similarity between what they preach and the native pagan spirituality. Take time to read Mbewe’s article Nigerian Religious Junk.

(HT: Todd Pruitt)

Peter serves as a pastor-teacher, at home and abroad, resourcing gospel-centred communities.

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