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Pentecostal Theology in Africa: prosperity

The prosperity gospel is a hot topic. We’ve written on it and I’ve added to that in some comments over at The Gospel Coalition. David Ogungbile’s chapter on it in African Pentecostal Theology describes it: Thus, prosperity gospel preachers maintain the underlining factor of possessing the spirit of prosperity in […]

A short observation about wisdom in Tanzania

Arthur’s previously argued that much of the talk of prosperity in Tanzania coheres more with the Bible’s wisdom tradition than it does with western ideas of the ‘prosperity gospel’. We’ve become convinced that prosperity teaching in Tanzania meets a very real need in Tanzanians’ lives and recently as I was […]

University ministry, self-help and life skills

At TAFES finalists’ day, graduating students have a chance to ready themselves for their futures, with sessions like ‘Finding balance after campus life’ and ‘Career and work skills development’. The session I went to was ‘Discovering and utilising your potential’, and the bulk of it was devoted to specific life […]