Costi Hinn on God, Greed, and the Prosperity Gospel
by Mikel Del Rosario
Why Costi Hinn left the “Royal Family meets Mafia” lifestyle of the Prosperity Movement
On an episode of the Table Podcast called “Escaping the Prosperity Gospel,” I spoke with Costi Hinn about the prosperity gospel movement, focusing on what caused him to leave his uncle Benny’s Hinn’s organization. His spiritual journey out of the religious movement is fascinating.
One of the reasons I wanted to record this interview is because I read his book and loved it. It’s called God, Greed, and the (Prosperity) Gospel: How Truth Overwhelms a Life Built on Lies. Another reason I wanted to talk to Costi is that Christian apologists need to be aware of Prosperity Gospel themes (that can show up at any church) and how these reject the hermeneutics of historic Christianity…