In Kenya, the Prosperity Gospel is a “heresy that attracts poor people,” Pastor Dr. Wang’ombe says, “but it doesn’t base its plan on any work ethic. Rather it tells people to pray and just wait for results. Worse, it exploits the poor by requiring them to ‘plant seeds,’ [which] really means, ‘give to enrich a few leaders.’ We need to give hope to oppressed people who need to see biblically sound values of God’s Kingdom in practice.”
“Teaching, no matter at which level, is a great responsibility,” she said. “I am deeply grateful to these groups for noticing, nurturing and celebrating strong teaching.”
In the article “Renewable Energy’s Dilemma” (CC Jan. 22), Candice Goodchild introduced the perspective of a grassroots group in Chatham-Kent, Ontario called Water Wells First. This group was formed to protect the sensitive aquifer in the area from vibration damage caused by the construction and operation of industrial wind turbines (IWT). I am a member of that group, and I would like to share my story with you.
Weekly visits become a highlight for students and seniors.
So began what has turned into, for Menning, a passion and ministry aimed at family members who leave or are forced out of polygamous families, as so many are – men, women and children who suddenly become strangers in a strange land.