Cultural biases can blind us as we read the Bible. To reveal fully the meaning of Psalm 51, we need more African communalism and less Western individualism
Can you spot prosperity preaching? In chapter 1 of “Prosperity? Seeking the True Gospel” Kenneth Mbugua has written a helpful and enlightening chapter on how prosperity preachers misuse the Bible. The chapter lists some of the wide spread and common wrong teachings. Among them are: ‘his poverty our riches’; health and healing; our prayers and God’s promises; sowing and reaping; and ‘word of faith’ theology. Favourite Verses Abused by Prosperity Preaching The author begins by listing some of the most commonly misused Bible verses and shows how prosperity preachers fashion them to teach a particular principle or concept. He points...
Father’s Day generates mixed feelings linked to our earthly experience. This is why we need to reflect on the inexpressible love of our heavenly Father