Creflo Dollar Says There is No Such Thing as the Prosperity Gospel
Carrie DedrickReligious persecution, missions, Christianity around the world
- 2015 Apr 20
Creflo Dollar, the televangelist who was recently criticized for asking supporters to fund the purchase of a $65 million private jet, has said that there is no such thing as the prosperity gospel.
Speaking on the show “Your World with Creflo,” the evangelist said that money belongs to God, not man.
“There is no such thing as the prosperity gospel. It’s the gospel of grace...The money in my pocket is not mine, it’s God’s,” Dollar said.
“He is the source behind everything we have that is good. He loves to be trusted. He loves to be the one that you lean on. He loves to be the one you rely on. And he wants to be the one you lean on and rely on first.”
As previously reported, Dollar asked 200,000 supporters to donate $300 each to buy a $65 million private jet for use in ministry. The evangelist went under fire for the campaign, which was later canceled.
Publication date: April 20, 2015