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  • Joyce Meyer Takes a Jab at the Prosperity Gospel, Denounces Her Past Beliefs In It

    01/20/2019 4:31:33 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 30 replies
    FaithWire ^ | 01/20/2019 | By Lindsay Elizabeth
    January 14, 2019 Evangelist Joyce Meyer recently admitted that in the past, her views on the “prosperity Gospel” were “out of balance.”Meyer, who has received much criticism for her preaching on the prosperity Gospel, shared with her Instagram followers the dangers in taking such theology too close to heart.How do you balance having problems and having enough faith? Watch Joyce explain above…it could help set you free! #JoyceTeaching #balance #freedom #GoodWordA post shared by Joyce Meyer (@joycemeyer) on Jan 7, 2019 at 5:30pm PST “I’m glad for what I learned about prosperity, but it got out of balance,” the...
  • Joyce Meyer Defends Tattoos, Says She Might Get One to Make Religious People Mad

    03/30/2018 9:25:33 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 183 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 03/30/2018 | Jeannie Law
    During a recent conference, Christian speaker Joyce Meyer made a biblical case for getting tattoos and admitted she has been thinking of getting one herself just to shut the mouths of religious people. The video clip posted by Joyce Meyer Ministries on March 14 kicks off with Meyer explaining the difference between being holy and religious. "Holiness is not legalism," Meyer declared. She went on to explain that religious people have made a mess of holiness by putting a bunch of rules and regulations on people. She listed drinking, dancing, wearing makeup and more among those rules. Meyer quoted Isaiah...
  • What's the deal with Joyce Meyer?

    03/06/2014 6:06:04 AM PST · by Ex-Episcopalian · 132 replies
    I would like to know what FReepers think of Joyce Meyer, the prolific speaker, author and teacher. I write book reviews for my church, and I worked on a review of "God Is Not Mad At You". A friend at church told me that Meyer's theology is very controversial, so I asked my pastor about it. He said that he would not want to promote a book by Meyer because of some things she has said, for example, Jesus went to hell to pay for our sins, was forgiven by God, and was the first born-again man. I know that...
  • IF John Hagee & Perry Stone Accept Messianic Rabbis As Biblical, What About Female Messianic Rabbis?

    05/22/2013 6:45:28 AM PDT · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 28 replies
    5/22/2013 | Laissez-Faire Capitalist
    1.) IF John Hagee, Perry Stone, and/or anyone else on TCT, TBN, INSP, WCT, etc, accept women as being able to occupy the positions of apostles, and/or prophets, and/or evengelists, and/or pastors and/or teachers (with such examples such as Paula White and Joyce Meyer (whom I believe operate as a pastor and teacher respectively)), and... 2.) IF they believe that women can occupy these positions within the sphere of the New Testament/New Covenant, and... 3.) IF they believe that the office of Rabbi (Messianic or otherwise) has been carried over into the New Testament/New Covenant, (with such examples as Kurt...
  • Curious About Freeper's Views Of Joyce Meyer

    12/21/2001 11:34:36 AM PST · by onedoug · 692 replies · 802+ views
    onedoug ^ | 12 DEC 2001 | onedoug
    "You got me plum-hypnotized," Elmer Gantry says to Sister Sharon Falconer in that film/novel.Is that the case with me over Joyce Meyer?She seems pretty good at down-home preachin'. And while not a classic beauty, she yet ministers out a fair amount sex appeal, along with the word.(I think, ultimately, it's those Texas/Missouri eyes.)I post this to philosophy since, as I know she has a fair amount of, at least internet detractors, it yet seems that her ability to project the Word, is as anchored in the integrity of faith as any other TV preacher I can recall....Except perhaps the late ...
  • 'Gospel of wealth' facing scrutiny (tv evangelists)

    12/28/2007 7:37:39 AM PST · by NYer · 286 replies · 1,247+ views
    AP ^ | December 27, 2007 | ERIC GORSKI
    The message flickered into Cindy Fleenor's living room each night: Be faithful in how you live and how you give, the television preachers said, and God will shower you with material riches.And so the 53-year-old accountant from the Tampa, Fla., area pledged $500 a year to Joyce Meyer, the evangelist whose frank talk about recovering from childhood sexual abuse was so inspirational. She wrote checks to flamboyant faith healer Benny Hinn and a local preacher-made-good, Paula White.Only the blessings didn't come. Fleenor ended up borrowing money from friends and payday loan companies just to buy groceries. At first she believed...
  • Senate Committee Investigating Six Major Ministries

    It's about time these people were investigated: Sen. Grassley probes "possible misuse of donations" to Benny Hinn, Joyce Meyer, and others. Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, the ranking member of the Senate Finance Committee, is investigating several major church-based ministries known for their leaders' lavish lifestyles and prosperity teachings. "Recent articles and news reports regarding possible misuse of donations made to religious organizations have caused some concern for the Finance Committee," Grassley wrote to the ministries in letters asking for detailed financial records. None of the ministries targetedthose led by Kenneth Copeland, Creflo Dollar, Benny Hinn, Eddie Long, Joyce Meyer, and...
  • 'Post-Dispatch' Runs Lengthy Apology After Local Ministry Complains Of Errors

    06/20/2005 3:00:14 PM PDT · by Pikamax · 4 replies · 802+ views
    Editor and Publisher ^ | 06/20/05 | Joe Strupp
    'Post-Dispatch' Runs Lengthy Apology After Local Ministry Complains Of Errors By Joe Strupp Published: June 20, 2005 5:00 PM ET NEW YORK The St. Louis Post-Dispatch ran a lengthy apology to readers Sunday after a local religious ministry complained that two articles written by a staff writer contained numerous errors. The paper also says it is taking "corrective action." Post-Dispatch Managing Editor Arnie Robbins, who refused to name the reporter, said the staffer had not been fired, and declined to comment on any other disciplinary action. A review of the paper's archives by E&P reveals, however, that the reporter was...
  • Meyer received millions, records show (TV Preacher Joyce Meyer)

    05/02/2005 6:18:32 PM PDT · by pissant · 257 replies · 4,347+ views
    STL Today ^ | 4/30/05 | carolyn tuft
    TV evangelist Joyce Meyer and her family have received millions in salary and benefits from her worldwide ministry in recent years, according to newly released records. The documents, obtained by the Post-Dispatch under Missouri's Open Records laws, provide the first public look at how the worldwide broadcasting and publishing empire has compensated Meyer and her family. They paint a picture of a minister and her family who have reaped large financial rewards from the ministry they created and control. Over 20 years, Joyce Meyer Ministries of Fenton has grown to a $90 million-a-year empire with TV and radio programs that...
  • Joyce Meyer ministry is selling posh homes

    04/26/2005 7:38:39 PM PDT · by Graybeard58 · 25 replies · 1,721+ views
    St. Louis Post-Dispatch ^ | 04/17/2005 | Carolyn Tuft
    The homes where two of televangelist Joyce Meyer's grown children have been living free of charge are up for sale: The price for both together - $2.55 million. The homes are two of the five homes that Joyce Meyer Ministries bought for Meyer and her four married children and their families. The two for sale are situated on either side of the house where Joyce Meyer and her husband, Dave, live. The Meyer family members have been living in the homes, but the ministry pays the bills - property taxes, utilities and landscaping and renovations made to family members' personal...
  • From Fenton to fame

    11/16/2003 7:07:04 PM PST · by AlbertWang · 1 replies · 111+ views
    St Louis Post ^ | November 16, 2003 | Carolyn Tuft and Bill Smith
    Joyce Meyer says God has made her rich. Everything she has came from Him: the $10 million corporate jet, her husband's $107,000 silver-gray Mercedes sedan, her $2 million home and houses worth another $2 million for her four children -- all blessings, she says, straight from the hand of God. It's been an amazing run, nothing short of a miracle, says Meyer, a one-time bookkeeper who heads one of the world's largest television ministries. Her Life in the Word organization expects to take in $95 million this year. Just look around, she told reporters last month from behind her desk...