Ten Prophecies re the Church in 2017

Last weeks Ten ‘Prophecies’ for Society/Culture in 2017 have already had a partial fulfilment.  Israel, Trump and the SNP ruling out a second Indy Ref in 2017.  But how will the Church of Jesus Christ fare in this coming year?  Only the Lord knows.  However I like to think ahead and watch trends. So here goes  1) The C of S and C of E  in the … Continue reading Ten Prophecies re the Church in 2017

Creflo Dollar and the Corporate Charismatics

  Its been six months since I wrote about Creflo Dollar not being welcome in Scotland – an article which is still being read by hundreds every week.  https://theweeflea.com/2016/04/12/why-creflo-dollar-is-not-welcome-in-scotland/ There have been many questions asked since this event so its time to get a longer term view. What happened? What was the effect? Am I still opposed? If so why? What happened? He came, he … Continue reading Creflo Dollar and the Corporate Charismatics

Heresy in the Highlands

The following post recently appeared on a friend’s Facebook page. You know it’s a ‘sign of the times’ when even the Highlands and Islands have churches that promote Joel Osteen. What a desperate state of affairs. Why is this trend happening? I’m not a prophet, or the son of a prophet, but I think years of harsh Presbyterianism has left the highlands and Islands spiritually … Continue reading Heresy in the Highlands

Creflo Dollar, The Independent Methodists, the Gospel of Power, Health and Wealth, and Revival of the Church in Britain Today

    Life is a learning experience – the more I learn the more I realize what I do not know! The Creflo Dollar ‘experience’ has taught me a great deal, not least as I set that in contrast to where I have just been this past couple of days – speaking at the Independent Methodist ministers and church leaders conference in the beautiful Lake … Continue reading Creflo Dollar, The Independent Methodists, the Gospel of Power, Health and Wealth, and Revival of the Church in Britain Today

An Open Letter to Creflo Dollar

  (an update – the Scotsman carried this story on the 4th of May -You can read it HERE  ) Dear Creflo, Forgive me for calling you by your first name but since we both profess to be Christian brothers I think it is appropriate. We have other things in common – we were both born in 1962 and we are both pastors in the Christian … Continue reading An Open Letter to Creflo Dollar

Why I believe in the Gospel of Prosperity

Why I Believe in the Gospel of Prosperity “Dear friend, I pray that you may enjoy good health and that all may go well with you, even as your soul is getting along well.” (3 John 2). We all want to enjoy good health and we all want to prosper, so what is wrong with the prosperity gospel? Surely the good news of Jesus Christ, … Continue reading Why I believe in the Gospel of Prosperity

The Destiny/Dollar Fall Out Continues

Destiny have come out with the following statement: “Andrew Owen the Senior pastor of Destiny Churches international says that we are very much looking forward to welcoming Dr. Creflo Dollar to Scotland in the next few months. Scotland has a tradition of warmly welcoming visitors from many diverse backgrounds and welcomes all and any to come and listen to Dr Dollar when the church meets … Continue reading The Destiny/Dollar Fall Out Continues

Creflo Dollar and Scotland – The Reaction

  The reaction to my comments on Creflo Dollar  Why Creflo Dollar is not Welcome in Scotland has been astonishing. Especially from a number of Christians who are hurt/annoyed/angry/disappointed/shocked/horrified….. Rather than deal with the many responses which vary from the ‘How dare you criticise the anointed prophet of the Lord’ to the ‘I’m not sure if its very nice or correct to speak publicly in this … Continue reading Creflo Dollar and Scotland – The Reaction

Why Creflo Dollar is not Welcome in Scotland

  The latest follow up to this is now published Here The National carried the following report in its Saturday edition.   There have been some Christians who are unhappy with my comments (whats new?!).  But their criticisms at first sight appear reasonable and therefore I would like to do them the courtesy of answering: Why speak so strongly against a Christian brother in the secular press? … Continue reading Why Creflo Dollar is not Welcome in Scotland

Confessions of a Rich Pastor

Forbes recently came up with a list of the top ten richest pastors in the world. It includes such TV evangelists as Bishop TD Jakes (estimated worth £93 million), Bishop David Oyedepo (£93 million), Benny Hinn, Kenneth Copeland, Matthew Ahimolowo of KICC, Joseph Prince, and the wonderfully implausibly named Creflo Dollar It is deeply sad that five of the top 10 are from Nigeria, where … Continue reading Confessions of a Rich Pastor