Apr
18
2013

Benny Heads to Trinidad and Tobago

Benny Hinn recently headed to Trinidad and Tobago for one of his crusades, where he asked those gathered to sow a seed of faith for $100 (or TT$600). Considering the economic status of Trinidad and Tobago, this represents a significant sacrifice for many in the crowd, but Hinn let them know what would happen in return:

You will produce a harvest for the rest of your life. There will be a miracle in your finances and that of your family…

Let’s put aside the transactional nature of this “deal with God” thinking, and look at this from a discipleship perspective:

How do/would YOU counsel members of YOUR congregation that are supporters of Benny Hinn and the like?

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About the Author: Matt Steen

Over the last fifteen years I have been a Church Planter, Youth Pastor, Executive Pastor, and now I serve churches through coaching (churchsimple.net), providing online giving services (egiveusa.com), and through keeping them informed (ministrybriefing.tv). I love Jesus, my wife, the Redskins and Capitals and am currently living in Waco, Texas where I am studying the finer points of BBQ.