Hinn has posted a plea for $2 million in donations on his website.
The televangelist says he accumulated the deficit in the past few months because offerings at some international appearances did not cover expenses.
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Here’s how the prosperity scam is sold: God wants you to be rich (and/or healthy), but He can not bless you unless you first send money to whichever televangelist or teacher tells you about this scheme.
Such donations are often referred to as “seed-faith offerings” — which is why Benny Hinn is asking you to “sow the best seed you can, as quickly as you can.”
Our advice: If the prosperity gospel works as advertised, folks like Hinn should be sending you and me money so that God can bless him.
We’re not holding our breath. [See also: Hinn and money]