Some "Christians" are just wacky
Hank Hanegraff, president of the Christian Research Institute, said Copland and others who proclaim "name it and claim it" theology are proclaiming a "counterfeit" Christianity (7 ).
Evangelist Benny Hinn stayed in presidential suites costing upwards of 2,000 a night, and he and his staff flew on Concorde flights costing as much as $9,000 each (8 ). Benny Hinn's ministry raises more than 100 million annually (9 ).
The Kenneth Copeland Ministry (Eagle Mountain International Church) was not allowed a tax break on state taxes for a 3.6 million dollar Jet (1998 Cessna Bravo 550) that had been donated (10 ).
Joyce Meyer ministry is fast approaching 100 million a year an she said "Why would (God) want all of His people poverty?stricken while all of the people that aren't living for God have everything?" and also said "I think it's old religious thinking, and I believe the devil uses it to keep people from wanting to serve God."( 11 ). Joyce Meyer's grown children lived in two homes priced at 2.55 million free of charge. These home are the two of the five homes Joyce Meyer's ministries bought for Joyce pays the bills for these homes property taxes, utilities and landscaping and renovations made to family members' personal preferences(12 ).
In 2003 Joyce Meyer's church earned an estimated 95 million. She and her Husband David "personal monetary gifts and jewelry" from donors. Revs. Creflo and Taffi Dollar of World Changers Church International received two Rolls Royce's from the church( 13 ).
Creflo Dollar heads World Changers Ministries and it has an eighty million dollar budget. He owns at least two Mansions, a Rolls Royce, a gift from the church, and his church owns two private jets. Paula White owns a 3.5 million dollar condo in trump tower, and a half million dallor home in San Antonio Texas(14 ).