And it’s not just Africa

Our team August 2019

Conrad Mbewe hits a home run in this article that diagnoses the disease in the church in Africa called “the prosperity gospel”, “the health and wealth gospel”, or “name it and claim it”. Whatever you call it, its not what Jesus taught and it has given millions a false hope by a false gospel. Unfortunately, this gospel has invaded the U.S. also. Not only overtly as typified by TV preachers and others, but also under the guise of Christian niceness, comfort an

Conrad writes,

“It is a well-known fact that state governments in Africa are deciding that enough is enough and are moving in to arrest the rot taking place, largely in Charismatic churches. The stench cannot be ignored any more. This has already begun to happen in Kenya under President Uhuru Kenyatta. South Africa and Zambia are also preparing legislation. It will not be long before other African nations join in.

Why are national governments beginning to do this? Because their citizens have been sexually raped and financially defrauded by so-called men of the cloth with impunity. Rightly, they can no longer look the other way. Sadly, this predicament is a result of the church doing little to nothing to address the trend.church in Africa. That why TLI goes.

“It is a well-known fact that state governments in Africa are deciding that enough is enough and are moving in to arrest the rot taking place, largely in Charismatic churches. The stench cannot be ignored any more. This has already begun to happen in Kenya under President Uhuru Kenyatta. South Africa and Zambia are also preparing legislation. It will not be long before other African nations join in.

Why are national governments beginning to do this? Because their citizens have been sexually raped and financially defrauded by so-called men of the cloth with impunity. Rightly, they can no longer look the other way. Sadly, this predicament is a result of the church doing little to nothing to address the trend.”

The rest us here:

https://africa.thegospelcoalition.org/article/stop-pastoral-self-appointments/

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