sexual purity

Joshua Harris and the Sexual Prosperity Gospel

“Prosperity theology” says that God matches faith with financial blessing and physical well-being. Common in Pentecostal and charismatic circles and at the heart of popular ministries such as Joel Osteen’s and Kenneth Copeland’s, the teaching has made many pastors and circuit speakers quite rich.

It also implies that if you are poor or face health setbacks — well, that’s ultimately on you, friendo.