It started in the United States. Then it crossed the Atlantic to Nigeria. Now it’s migrated south to Zambia. I’m talking about spiritual junk food disguised as born-again Christianity. But as pastor Conrad Mbewe explains in this interview with Don Carson, this particular strand of Pentecostalism in Africa more closely resembles traditional African spiritualism than biblical gospel preaching.
Watch to learn from Mbewe about the changes in African evangelicalism from the late 1970s and early 1980s to today. Vague notions of spiritual deliverance offer no suitable substitute for doctrinal preaching, he argues.