Ur Video: The Prosperity Gospel

This caught my eye while browsing my blog/news subscriptions today and so I thought I’d share it:

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Click on the link in this article if you want to truly see some of the issues we face as a Church (the global Church) – this is the stuff we are fighting against, the false teachings that Jesus warns us against. Sometimes we get a little to close for comfort on these things – there almost always a hint of truth, which makes it hard for some good intentioned people to understand the real truth.

Christianity Today International, Out of Ur’s publisher, and The Lausanne Movement, a worldwide movement of evangelical Christian leaders, present The Global Conversation: a year-long series of essays, short films, and photo essays about issues facing the church worldwide. These videos highlight topics to be addressed at the Third Lausanne Congress on World Evangelization being held in Cape Town, South Africa, in October 2010.

In November the Global Conversation focuses on the prosperity gospel—the teaching that true Christian faith results in material wealth and physical well-being. While it has its roots in America, it has found fertile soil on other continents as well. To accompany the lead article in Christianity Today by Ghanaian scholar Kwabena Asamoah-Gyadu, director Nathan Clarke went to Ghana to explore the forms the prosperity gospel takes in that West African nation.

The Prosperity Gospel from The Global Conversation on Vimeo.

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