Posted by Warm Southern Breeze on Thursday, August 20, 2015
In 9 Sins the Church Is Okay With, Frank Powell asks “Are we changing the Bible to fit our culture or are we changing our culture to fit the Bible?”
“What if the big sins, you know the ones you try hardest to avoid, aren’t the greatest threat to your joy and the church’s mission?
“Maybe it’s the sins lying underneath, the ones considered normal or acceptable, the ones going undetected, that are affecting the church the most.”
His questions are, of course, spot on.
In fact, one could hardly argue with the evidence which consists of vast, tax-free empires built upon the backs of the faithful by the likes of:
Joel Osteen (USA) Net Worth $40 Million;
Robert Tilton (USA) Net Worth $830 Million;
Benny Hinn (USA) Net Worth $42 Million;
Joyce Meyer (USA) Net Worth $8 Million;
Kenneth Copeland (USA) Net Worth UNKNOWN (has claimed he’s a billionaire, no such public records exist documenting his claim);
Creflo Dollar (USA) Net Worth $27 Million;
Eddie Long (USA) Net Worth $5 Million;
Randy & Paula White (USA) Net Worth $2 Million;
Joseph Prince (Singapore) Net Worth $5 Million;
Chris Okotie (Nigeria) Net Worth $10 Million;
Matthew Ashimolowo of Nigeria Net Worth $10 Million;
T.B. Joshua (Nigeria) Net Worth $15 Million;
T. D. Jakes (USA) Net Worth $18 Million;
Paul (late) & Jan Crouch (USA) Net Worth (estimated TBN $1 Billion+);
Chris Oyakhilome (Nigeria) Net Worth $50 Million;
David Oyedepo (Nigeria) Net worth: $150 Million.
Obviously, their “prosperity gospel” message is working quite well for them.
For others, no so much.
And that’d probably cover Avarice, Hubris, and Boasting – or, if you prefer, Greed, Extravagance, and Pride.
But there again, our nation’s laws actually encourage greed through religion by not taxing churches. In fact, John Oliver recently pointed out that “U.S. tax law allows television preachers to get away with Read the rest of this entry »
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Posted by Warm Southern Breeze on Thursday, March 6, 2014
It certainly seems that there’s no shortage of opinion on FaceBook.
Recently, I had seen this posted on a friend’s page, and remarked upon it. Whether or not Eminem said it, I am uncertain. However, the sentiment expressed was what caught my attention.
Since we’re now in Read the rest of this entry »
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Posted by Warm Southern Breeze on Tuesday, February 22, 2011
Helpful hint for Benny Hinn:
KEEP YOUR PENIS IN YOUR PANTS!
NOT your twice-divorced neighbor’s wife’s pants!
Benny said, “I forcefully, categorically, and absolutely renounce the lies that have been spread about me and want to set the record straight with you. There is nothing inappropriate or morally improper about my friendship with Paula White. There has been no immorality whatsoever!”
Hey, Benny... answer this question for us, bro. Were your penis AND your hands, or any other part of your body anywhere else other than on your person?
Hell no, man! We got the pics, bro! Your hand was in hers! So the only question that remains is, “What other body parts were in or on her body parts?”
C’mon, bro Benny… man up. Were you sexual with her?
It’s time for some brutal honesty here, man.
Are you a …See the pics of Benny & his paramour, and read the twisted money & contract stories!…
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Posted by Warm Southern Breeze on Sunday, September 12, 2010
“Do you believe in God?,” she looked at me and inquired innocently.
“Yes I do,” I replied, looking into her eyes.
“So do I,” she responded boldly. …Continue…
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Posted by Warm Southern Breeze on Sunday, March 14, 2010
This entry is about… SEX!
SEX, SEX, SEX!
It is about sexual intercourse, banging, doing the horizontal bop, shagging, and all the various euphemisms employed to describe the act of coitus.
Last week I enjoyed nice visit with a friend of mine after a after having seen him at confession. We are both Catholic. After we had individually made our confessions to the priest, we continued …Continue…
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