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Paula White and the Prosperity Gospel Isn’t New, and It’s Hurting Christians Now

Paula White and the Prosperity Gospel Isn’t New, and It’s Hurting Christians Now

Michael Agapito

Last week, prosperity gospel preacher Paula White officially joined the Trump administration as the head of the White House’s “Faith and Opportunity Initiative.” White, who acts as Trump’s spiritual advisor and claims to represent the interests of “evangelical” Christians, is a known proponent of what is known as “prosperity theology” — the belief…

Beyond Varsity: An Interview with Owen Lee on Pastoring an Asian American Church

Beyond Varsity: An Interview with Owen Lee on Pastoring an Asian American Church

Hannah Chao and Owen Lee

If you had told then-seminary student Owen Lee that he would one day be the senior pastor of a majority Korean American church, he would have been incredulous. The Asian American church had too many flaws. His ideal would be to pastor a multiethnic church — that was the big leagues. But now, Lee is the joyful senior…