Are there that many like that? i think of a pastor or evangelist could stay extra or much less on the common point of their congregation or of the folk they're attempting to attain. i be attentive to there have been some so-referred to as evangelists who've a approach or the different made a killing by way of preaching a type of prosperity gospel, yet that may not the norm. you will discover that type will use expressions like "seed faith" (which means in case you sow some hundred or some hundred funds by way of religion, God provide you plenty extra in return - and the assumption is to sow it interior the direction of the so-referred to as evangelist). for each stable element, there are fakes. There are docs, and there are quacks. There are committed firemen and then some firemen have set fires. There are committed policemen, and then some policemen are criminals. There are committed politicians, and then there are politicians who take bribes. There are evangelists and pastors, and then a number of those evangelists and pastors additionally are phonies. we gained't get remote from that. Edit: bear in mind, too, this occurs especially contained in usa the place many honestly everyone seems to be cited to worship wealth, and to have faith they "have it coming to them". Capitalism is so stable it spreads into components of religion. that is sickening, besides the shown fact that it occurs. yet I repeat, that isn't the final public. - in my view, i'm a pastor and that i offered my first abode on the age of 50 4. A minimum length and value, that is my 401-k plan! nevertheless belongs extra often than not to the financial employer. I force a 'ninety 9 Toyota Tercel. that is paid for. and that i evaluate myself to be prosperous, yet no longer particularly as much as lots of the folk in my congregation. maximum pastors and Christian workers i be attentive to in my view are particularly like me - possibly added alongside in figuring out to purchase their residences because of the fact they have been extra sturdy and all started in the previous.