Kenneth Copeland, Paula and Randy White, Benny Hinn, Joyce Meyer, Creflo Dollar and Eddie Long. All of these “prosperity preachers” were asked by Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley to submit financial data relating to their ministries.

Guess which ones effectively ignored the senator’s request.

If you picked Creflo Dollar and Eddie Long, you’re right.

As Grassley calls attention to the lavish spending of some mega-church ministers, Long and Dollar may have reason to feel smug, says Andre C. Willis, assistant professor of religion at Yale Divinity School.

They are emboldened by the silence of other black preachers — and the African American community in general, he writes on

Click here to read his commentary.

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