Be happy

The health and wealth gospel

When she came to church it was a big event. She wore her nicest dress and a grand Sunday hat. But then she wouldn’t appear again for months. Every time I visited her she would assure me that she wasn’t backsliding. “Don’t worry—when I’m not at church on Sunday I’m watching Joel Osteen on TV.”

Then, to curb my disappointment, she said, “You remind me of him. I bet you’ll have a church like his one day.”


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