The Prosperity Gospel / Word of Faith Movement

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  • Hillsong Post-Mortem: What Went Wrong? - Chris Rosebrough

    A recent documentary series has been shining a light on the deep rooted issues of the Hillsong megachurch empire. Evangelicals are beginning to distance themselves from Hillsong, but it shouldn't have taken this long. The theological problems that gave rise to the movement are still entrenched wi...

  • Flee From Furtick - Justin Peters

    Steven Furtick is extremely popular among professing believers in Amercia and around the world. His theology has become increasingly Word of Faith and heretical over the years. Justin Peters summarizes the key issues and calls the people of God to flee Furtick and Elevation Church.
    Original video...

  • The Ugly Truth About the Prosperity Gospel - Anchored North

    In high school, Costi Hinn began to doubt everything he knew about faith, healings, and Benny Hinn Ministries. Though he enjoyed a lavish lifestyle, it wasn’t enough to keep him from asking questions that caused rifts in the family.

    Why won't our family heal those in our lives who are sick? Why...

  • Todd White’s Heart Condition Proves He’s A Deceiver - Chris Rosebrough

    God is once again granting Todd White an opportunity for repentance by allowing him to be afflicted with a severe heart condition. Todd recently informed his followers of the news, yet he sadly doesn’t see how this exposes his false teachings. Todd teaches that it’s always God’s will to heal and ...

  • Word of Faith - Chapter 2: Christ Alone

    The Word of Faith movement (the prosperity gospel) appeals to man's natural sinful desires by promising health, wealth, and happiness to those who come to Christ. This message of "Jesus +" is attractive, but it leaves a person unprepared for the suffering that the true gospel promises.

  • David Crank's Denial of Reality - Chris Rosebrough

    Word of Faith preacher, David Crank, teaches his audience to deny reality. The teaching goes like this: If you are old and declining, don't admit it, but make a positive confession that you are young and healthy and attractive. This is obviously absent from the pages of Scripture but that doesn't...

  • Prosperity Heresy - Defend and Confirm Podcast

    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 2) - Defend and Confirm Podcast

    How is the prosperity gospel is uniquely American? Check out part 2 of our series on the history of the word of faith movement, and if you haven't already seen it, go watch part 1!

    In this series, we recommend three "book you should read":

    1. The Word-Faith Controversy: Understanding the Health...

  • 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.

    In this s...

  • 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.

    Orig...

  • 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.

  • Is it Always God's Will to Heal Now? - Freedom: Episode 5 - Costi Hinn

    In episode 5, Costi Hinn walks us through four truths about healing and God's will so that you can guard yourself from harmful faith-healing teaching.

  • 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...

  • American Gospel: Christ Alone

    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...

  • American Gospel - Chapter & Verse

    3 seasons

    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...

  • Does God Will Suffering or Prosperity? - AG Roundtable (Preview)

    Are we entitled to health and wealth? What evidence of that do we find in the New Testament?

  • Do They Have a Theology of Suffering? - AG Roundtable

    Does Bethel Church in Redding, California teach Word of Faith theology? Do prosperity teachers have a theology of suffering?

  • Reaching Those in Deception - AG Roundtable