Iowa Senator and Senate Finance Committee member Charles Grassley (R) has opened an investigation on six televangelists for possible financial misconduct. They are:
My prayer in all of this is that God would reveal the truth, and the Church uphold the instructions of the apostle Paul, who told Timothy,
Now there is great gain in godliness with contentment, for we brought nothing into the world, an dwe cannot take anything out of the world. But if we have food and clothing, with these we will be content. But those who desire to be rich fall into temptation, into a snare, into many senseless and harmful desires that plunge people into ruin and destruction. For the love of money is the root of all kinds of evils. It is through this craving that some have wandered away from the faith and pierced themselves with many pangs…
As for the rich in this present age, charge them not to be haughty, nor to set their hopes on the uncertainty of riches, but on God, who richly provides us with everything to enjoy. They are to do good, to be rich in good works, to be generous and ready to share, thus storing up treasure for themselves as a good foundation for the future, so that they may take hold of that which is truly life (1 Tim. 6:6-10, 17-19).