Take a moment to listen to the National Public Radio report on African American megachurches and the "prosperity gospel." I think you will find it worth your time:
Time magazine's cover story last week asked the question, "Does God Want You to Be Rich?" (September 18, 2006, http://
The role of the church in validating our materialistic culture, as over against those prophetic churches that challenge congregants to be involved in changing communities, provides an extremely provocative contrast.
What do you think?