The prosperity gospel is one of the greatest threats to the true gospel in the world today. In this episode, we describe the underlying heresies associated with the prosperity gospel, also known as the word of faith movement. We unpack some of the dangers of the prosperity movement, spend some ti...
Salvation, Healing, Miracles, and the Sovereignty of God - Pastor John Samson
Justin Peters and John Samson discuss the sovereignty of God and how His almighty power relates to salvation, physical healing, miracles, and more. Though this is a longer video, it is well worth the time and will encourage believers who want to strengthen their faith in the Sovereign Lord and Sa...
Prosperity in the Atonement - Defend and Confirm Podcast
Is health provided for in the atonement? In this latest episode, Russell and Katherine tackle this question as they examine the predominant passages Word of Faith preachers use to argue that physical healing is promised for all believers in this life. Be sure to give this one a listen and share.
The Roots of Prosperity Theology (Part 1) - Defend and Confirm Podcast
Where does the prosperity gospel come from? Why should we care? In this series we look at the historical roots of the Word of Faith movement and explain how understanding the history of this American phenomena can help us better understand it today.
In this series, we recommend three "book you sh...
The Roots of Prosperity Theology (Part 3) - Defend and Confirm Podcast
How did Pentecostalism, Methodism, the Gilded Age, and Scientific advancement combine to create the roots of the prosperity gospel? In this episode, we finish our overview of the history of the Word of Faith movement and get ready to present the biblical argument against this theology.
Interview with John Samson: Former Word of Faith Preacher & TBN Host
Justin Peters interviews former Word of Faith preacher, John Samson, to discuss his time in the movement and how God brought him to the solid ground of His Word. A proper understanding of God's sovereignty turned John's theology upside down and led him to repent of misrepresenting the Lord.
Health and Prosperity: The Context of 3 John 2 - AG Roundtable
3 John 2 is a verse that launched Oral Roberts’ prosperity gospel ministry, and today is commonly taken out of context to support the teaching that it is always God's will that we are healthy and prosperous.
Debunking Robert Morris' "Blessed Life" (Part 1) - Chris Rosebrough
Chris Rosebrough reviews the extremely popular teachings of Robert Morris on tithing. At the root of the issue is confusion over the Biblical covenants and a wrong definition of the tithe. The Lord has given instructions to Christians regarding money, but we are no longer under the command to tit...
Debunking Robert Morris' "Blessed Life" (Part 2) - Chris Rosebrough
Chris Rosebrough reviews the extremely popular teachings of Robert Morris on tithing. At the root of the issue is confusion over the Biblical covenants and a wrong definition of the tithe. The Lord has given instructions to Christians regarding money, but we are no longer under the command to tithe.
Conversation with Costi Hinn on “Defining Deception” - Chris Rosebrough
Costi Hinn, nephew of Benny Hinn, grew up in the lavish world of prosperity preachers and worked alongside his uncle on several global crusade tours before God brought him to the knowledge of the truth. Chris Rosebrough interviews Costi about his journey out of the Word of Faith movement and abou...
Is Christianity Christ + the American dream? American Gospel examines how the prosperity gospel (the Word of Faith movement) has distorted the gospel message, and how this theology is being exported abroad.
Greed, Heresy, & the Prosperity Gospel - The White Horse Inn - #1522
In his second letter, Peter warns believers that “there will be false teachers among you, who will secretly introduce destructive heresies. Because of them the way of truth will be blasphemed, and in their greed they will exploit you.” According Costi Hinn, author of God, Greed and the (Prosperit...
The American Gospel films are now available to watch as individual chapters, which are ideal for small group study. We encourage you to also watch the extended roundtable discussions which provide answers to common objections, as well as biblical context for scriptures used to support gospel dist...
Joel Osteen - A Case Study in American Religion - The White Horse Inn - #876
Why is Joel Osteen so popular? Is he a faithful representative of the Christian Faith, or is his message more about self-help and personal motivation? On this edition of the White Horse Inn, the hosts will examine the theology of this bestselling author as they continue their series "Christless C...
In the Old Testament (Deut. 28) God promises to bless Israel for their obedience. This discussion explains how we cannot take a corporate promise to Israel and turn it into an individual promise for our lives, or a "life verse."