Preaching: ecstasy and agony

Preaching is both ecstasy and agony. It can happen over just two Sundays. Ecstasy One moment, I felt I was on Mount Everest. The anointing heightened all my faculties to another level. I knew I was connecting in an unusual, powerful way with the congregation. The thoughts were coherent and the words flowed with liberty […]

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Evangelical discomfort with prosperity

Evangelical Christians are okay with God’s spiritual blessings but are ill at ease with material blessing from God. One reason is an over-reaction to the excesses of the “prosperity gospel”.  We look with disdain on some American television evangelists who raise millions from naive believers by twisting Scriptures to say what they do not say, […]

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