Grassley's Investigation: Is It Greener on the Other Side?

Excerpt:  The current ranking member of the Senate Finance Committee, Sen. Chuck Grassley, an Iowa Republican, is investigating several Christian ministries which are famous for their leaders’ high-on-the-hog lifestyles.Grassley is investigating these organizations to verify or disconfirm allegations or suspicions regarding misuses of monetary donations from patrons of these ministries.One thing all these targeted organizations have in common, is the adherence to a theological classification within Christianity, commonly referred to as “The Gospel of Prosperity.”

The idea is that as people give to the places where they get their spiritual meat and drink, they too will become materially blessed with great wealth. It’s merely a matter of giving, then waiting upon the Lord, they are exhorted.

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