The Overlooked Spiritual Issue That's 'At Least as Dangerous as Pornography'

The co-founder of Christian website Desiring God believes that an obsession with "material prosperity" is "at least as dangerous as porn" in our modern era.
The co-founder of Christian website Desiring God believes that an obsession with "material prosperity" is "at least as dangerous as porn" in our modern era. (ErikaWittlieb/Pixabay/Public Domain)

The co-founder of Christian website Desiring God believes that an obsession with "material prosperity" is "at least as dangerous as porn" in our modern era.

Jon Bloom wrote in an op-ed published last month that he believes materialism should "frighten" Christians to a degree, considering what the Bible says about it.

Bloom appealed to Jesus' claim that it is "easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich person to enter the kingdom of God." And, he noted that Paul also said, "The love of money is a root of all kinds of evils.

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