Christian Science and “prosperity gospel teachings” are poles apart!

Evan Mehlenbacher’s lecture “Living in abundance” is a great talk to watch for anyone who has ever confused the God-centred Christian Science approach to healing problems with “supply” to the “me-centred” attitudes of the “prosperity gospels”.  The video is an hour-long Christian Science lecture on facing down all kinds of problems, including financial problems, through a prayerful understanding of God’s all-loving nature, and it is all good stuff!  If you only have a few minutes to spare, however, and are curious to understand why Christian Science isn’t a prosperity gospel approach to problem-solving, scroll forward to 38 minutes into the lecture.

Thanks for a great talk, Evan!


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Author:Tony Lobl

I write and speak on spirituality from my perspective as a Christian Science practitioner. I am also an Associate Editor for the Christian Science periodicals. I studied at the University of Surrey earning a BSc Hons Degree in Modern Mathematics before the impact of spirituality on health caught my attention and re-shaped my career.

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One Comment on “Christian Science and “prosperity gospel teachings” are poles apart!”

  1. May 12, 2010 at 4:18 pm #

    Thank you! You are welcome.

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