Megachurches are nothing new. Nor is profligate spending by those in charge.
And the preaching of the “prosperity gospel,” which blends the spiritual with the material, is not unique to U.S. churches.
In Singapore, a church sp...37 million to boost the pop singing career of the pastor’s wife. I’m not sure how the music industry works in Singapore, but $37 million sounds like a lot for promotion.
Pastor Kong Hee, who heads City Harvest Church, and five other church leaders were convicted Wednesday of diverting millions to advance the career of Ho Yeow Sun, a co-founder of the church not criminally charged in the case.
Ho is one of the top musical performers in the Asian island city-state.