Benny Hinn is a public figure who claims to speak with and for God. The Bible teaches that it is necessary and prudent to examine the claims, teachings and practices of those who preach and teach. These research resources will help you do so.
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Financially Benny Hinn and his various businesses -- including Benny Hinn Ministries and World Healing Center Church, Inc. -- are not transparent. MinistryWatch recommends people withhold their donations. And the IRS also has questions.
Benny Hinn is notorious for his faulty theology, which has included his suggestion that there are nine persons in the Trinity, the assertion that Adam could fly, and his on-again, off-again position on word-faith teachings:.
To understand today’s Benny Hinn, it is helpful to know something of his background and calling. The family emigrated to Canada in July, 1968, when Toufik, who became Benny, was fifteen. He attended a junior high school and the next year took grade ten at Georges Vanier Secondary School. Hinn has often described how he was isolated at school by a chronic stutter and was teased mercilessly by the other children. The stutter is an important component of the Hinn …
Benny Hinn's theology is based largely on that of the Word-Faith movement, with a heavy emphasis on the so-called "Prosperity Gospel." His teachings, behavior and practices have made him controversial among Christians and non-Christians alike.
That most followers of Benny Hinn prefer experience over doctrine is no surprise, considering the fact that Hinn himself does the same thing. Take, for example, his experiences at the graves at Aimee Semple McPherson and Kathryn Kuhlman:
Controversial evangelist Benny Hinn and his organization have succeeded in getting YouTube to remove many videos critical of his teachings and practices.
Prosperity Teaching -- also known as positive confession, health and wealth, or the name it and claim it doctrine -- in essence is a faith-based scam.