Last updated 7/19/2007 at Noon
The other night, I rented a video. I don’t remember the name of the movie, but one scene in particular struck me. The main character, who was having Job-like experiences, losing everyone and everything in his life, ended up in church.
The preacher was dynamic and the crowd loved every word. The problem was that he was preaching a message of prosperity. He was telling the folks they had nothing to worry about because God was about to intervene in their lives and make them prosper. The audience was made up of poor folks who struggled for their daily bread. They loved the message. The promi...