Senate Investigates Televangelists

“Acting on tips about preachers who ride in Rolls Royces and have purportedly paid $30,000 for a conference table, the top Republican on the Senate Finance Committee said Tuesday he’s investigating the finances of six well-known TV ministers. Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa said those under scrutiny include faith healer Benny Hinn, Georgia megachurch pastor Creflo Dollar and one of the nation’s best known female preachers, Joyce Meyer. … Most of those under investigation preach a variation of the ‘prosperity gospel,’ the teaching that God will shower faithful followers with material riches.”

USA Today: “Sen. Grassley probes televangelists’ finances

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