Costi Hinn, nephew of televangelist Benny Hinn, has announced he‚Äôs releasing a book critiquing the prosperity gospel. All proceeds from the book will be used to provide theological training for those who've been exploited by the controversial teaching.
‚ÄúIn just the first month since pre-orders began, 100 books were donated to The Central Africa Baptist College and Seminary to support pastors who are training for ministry,‚ÄĚ he said. ‚ÄúAfrica is one of the most plagued countries in the world when it comes to prosperity theology.‚ÄĚ
The pastor said that while his book will upheave people‚Äôs bad theology, it is also designed to help with the theological rebuilding process.
‚ÄúAfter the initial wrecking ball tears down exploitive and abusive theology, there will be a hopeful and upward trajectory,‚ÄĚ he said, adding that the book ‚Äúcontains numerous recommended resources for those who will need an ongoing ...