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Ask Chuck: Poverty Gospel vs Prosperity Gospel

Dear Chuck, I have been reading about Reverend Paula White, who has been called President Trump’s “spiritual advisor”, and she is apparently in the “prosperity gospel” camp. How do I explain to my friends the error in her theology? Not a Fan of the Prosperity Gospel   Dear Not a Fan, I too read the […]

What Does the Bible Say About Being Rich?

What Does the Bible Say About Being Rich?

There are two extreme financial teachings in Christian camps today: the Prosperity Gospel and the Poverty Gospel. I believe both are wrong. Those who believe that riches are a sign of God’s blessing advance what is commonly referred to as the Prosperity Gospel. This teaches that you can command God to prosper you financially, that […]

Does God Want You to be Rich?

Dear Chuck, I find the conflicting messages among well known preachers and financial experts confusing when it comes to whether I should expect to do well financially if I am in God’s will and following His plan. You turn on the television, and many of the most popular preachers insist that good times are ahead […]

Government giving gets Robin Hood all wrong

By Chuck Bentley—WashingtonTimes.com—Monday, December 24, 2012 Killing incentive to give will hurt the poor, not the rich. A fundamental misunderstanding of the Robin Hood legend in the current discussion of tax policy undergirds a mistaken idea, too rarely evaluated—that hurting the “rich” helps the “poor.” Right now, this is played out in proposals to reduce […]