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  • 'Held at gunpoint': Scandal rocks biggest Christian network

    02/10/2015 10:18:27 AM PST · by Morgana · 44 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 2.5.2015 | Bob Unruh
    The former chief financial officer of Trinity Broadcasting, the nation’s largest Christian broadcasting network, has filed a lawsuit against her former company and its top bosses for allegedly threatening her with a loaded gun when she objected to “unlawful distributions” of $100 million to themselves and others. The lawsuit was filed Jan. 29 by Brittany Koper, the granddaughter of TBN founder Paul Crouch Sr., who died last year, and her husband, Michael Koper, against Trinity Christian Center, International Christian Broadcasting, Matthew Crouch, Janice Crouch and John Casoria. Brittany Koper was TBN’s CFO and treasurer until she was fired in 2011,...
  • "The Bible....in the Beginning"(1966) on TBN in just a few minutes

    04/27/2014 6:56:41 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 5 replies
    TBN ^ | 1966 | John Huston
  • TBN Drops "Love Worth Finding Ministries with Adrian Rogers" Broadcast Beginning January 19, 2014

    01/13/2014 1:11:38 PM PST · by Maudeen · 17 replies
    TBN Broadcast Love Worth Finding Website ^ | January 14, 2014 | Maudeen
    This on the LWF site: Friends of LWF, We were recently notified that after January 19, TBN will no longer air the Love Worth Finding Television Program. Call us at 1-800-274-5683 for help in finding a station in your area. http://www.lwf.org/site/PageServer?pagename=tbn
  • Televangelist Paul Crouch dies

    COSTA MESA, Calif. — Paul Crouch, the televangelist who built what's been called the world's largest Christian broadcasting network, has died. He was 79. Crouch died at his home in California on Saturday after a decade-long fight with degenerative heart disease, his grandson, Brandon Crouch, told The Associated Press. "He was an incredible businessman, entrepreneur, visionary; he built something that impacted the world," he said. Trinity Broadcast Network had reported that Crouch fell ill and was taken to a hospital in October while visiting the network's facility in Colleyville, Texas. He later returned to California for continued treatment of "heart...
  • Trinity network: Televangelist Paul Crouch dies

    11/30/2013 4:55:45 PM PST · by markomalley · 27 replies
    AP ^ | 11/30/2013
    Paul Crouch, who built what has been called the world's largest Christian broadcasting network, has died. He was 79. Trinity Broadcasting Network reported Saturday that Crouch died after a decade-long fight with degenerative heart disease. A message was left for Crouch's grandson Brandon, who wrote about Crouch's death on his Twitter page.
  • TBN Founder Paul Crouch Dies at Age 79 After Chronic Heart Problems

    11/30/2013 1:46:42 PM PST · by fwdude · 236 replies
    The Christian Post ^ | November 30, 2013 | Jennifer Riley
    Paul Franklin Crouch, co-founder of Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN), is dead at age 79, reported his grandson Brandon Crouch on Saturday. "Today, my grandfather, #PaulCrouchSr went home to be with Jesus in heaven. Thank you for your prayers…" Brandon Crouch tweeted. TBN's official Facebook page later released the announcement about Crouch's death: "Dr Paul F Crouch passed into the presence of the Lord on November 30, 2013. We are grateful for the life of this amazing servant of God. Please pray for the Crouch family during this time. #paulcrouch #tbn"
  • Is Trinity Broadcasting Network Doing God’s Will?

    11/18/2012 12:31:13 PM PST · by CHRISTIAN DIARIST · 105 replies
    The Christian Diarist ^ | November 18, 2012 | JP
    I’m conflicted about Trinity Broadcast Network, which wrapped up its Fall Praise-A-Thon today. There is no denying that “America’s most-watched faith and family friendly network,” as TBN advertises itself, provides a service to the Christian faithful. I, for one, appreciate the platform it provides for such pastors as Ken Copeland, Charles Stanley, John Hagee, Ed Young Sr., David Jeremiah and Joel Osteen. I also enjoy the praise and worship music it presents from such Christian artists as Chris Tomlin, Paul Baloche, Michael W. Smith, Israel Houghton, Martha Munizzi and Cindy Cruse Ratcliff. Yet, my soul is troubled by news reports...
  • Puppeteer Who Wanted to Cook and Eat Children Exposed in Vast International Child Porn Ring

    08/07/2012 10:52:51 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 17 replies
    Christian News ^ | August 06, 2012 | Heather Clark
    A puppeteer is facing conspiracy and child pornography charges as part of a vast international child porn ring that has been unraveling over the past two years. Ronald Brown, 57, of Largo, Florida, is accused of plotting to murder, cook and eat small children, especially a particular young boy at his church. According to Pastor Randy Morris of Gulf Cost Church, Brown served as a volunteer in the congregation’s puppet ministry. He also often transported children to and from Sunday services with the church van. “We’re incredibly shocked and saddened by the news,” stated Morris. “It’s a very sobering thought...
  • Family Battle Offers Look Inside Lavish TV Ministry

    05/08/2012 5:52:21 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 27 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 5/4/12 | Erik Eckholm
    NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. — For 39 years, the Trinity Broadcasting Network has urged viewers to give generously and reap the Lord’s bounty in return. The prosperity gospel preached by Paul and Janice Crouch, who built a single station into the world’s largest Christian television network, has worked out well for them. Mr. and Mrs. Crouch have his-and-her mansions one street apart in a gated community here, provided by the network using viewer donations and tax-free earnings. But Mrs. Crouch, 74, rarely sleeps in the $5.6 million house with tennis court and pool. She mostly lives in a large company house...
  • Family Feud Reveals Luxuries At Largest Christian TV Network [Televangelist Crooks Galore!]

    05/05/2012 4:49:14 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 64 replies
    MSNBC ^ | May 05, 2012 | Erik Eckholm
    Family Feud Reveals Luxuries At Largest Christian TV Network Granddaughter attacks founders, who accuse her of embezzlement The Trinity Broadcasting Network, which also runs the Holy Land Experience theme park in Orlando, Fla., is at the center of a family battle. By Erik Eckholm NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. — For 39 years, the Trinity Broadcasting Network has urged viewers to give generously and reap the Lord’s bounty in return. The prosperity gospel preached by Paul and Janice Crouch, who built a single station into the world’s largest Christian television network, has worked out well for them. Mr. and Mrs. Crouch have...
  • TBN: Televangelists Feuded Over Millions, Motor Home For Dogs [$50m Jet, $100,000 Dog Motor Home]

    03/22/2012 10:15:55 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 39 replies · 1+ views
    LATimes ^ | March 22, 2012
    TBN: Televangelists Feuded Over Millions, Motor Home For Dogs March 22, 2012 The Trinity Broadcasting Network, the Orange County-based televangelist ministry that bills itself as the world’s largest Christian network, is embroiled in a legal battle involving allegations of massive financial fraud and lavish spending, including the purchase of a $100,000 motor home for family dogs. Brittany Koper, a former high-ranking TBN official and the granddaughter of its co-founder, Paul Crouch Sr., was fired by the network in September after discovering “illegal financial schemes” amounting to tens of millions of dollars, according to a lawsuit filed last month in Orange...
  • Baptist Press: The prosperity gospel – 'pagan teaching with a Christian face,'

    10/07/2011 1:35:27 AM PDT · by Cronos · 30 replies
    Baptist Press ^ | 22 Sep 2011 | Michael Foust
    A dangerous "egocentric gospel" that omits Jesus, neglects the cross, and instead promises health and wealth is being promoted by some of America's most well-known preachers today, and their teachings are readily available on cable TV and in local bookstores. That's the conclusion of two seminary professors whose new book, "Health, Wealth & Happiness" (Kregel), critiques what is often called the prosperity or "health & wealth" gospel -- the claim by some of America's most well-known preachers that God desires all Christians to be materially wealthy and physically healthy. The prosperity gospel is dangerous, the professors say, because it contains...
  • Jack Van Impe off TBN after criticizing two pastors (Uses term "Chrislam")

    06/22/2011 5:11:48 AM PDT · by FrdmLvr · 55 replies
    Detroit — Michigan televangelist Jack Van Impe ended his decades-long relationship with Trinity Broadcast Network late last week after becoming embroiled in a controversy with pastors Rick Warren and Robert H. Schuller. Van Impe, known for his sermons...
  • Van Impe leaves TBN over ‘Chrislam’ remarks

    06/22/2011 4:11:39 AM PDT · by Cronos · 12 replies
    beliefnet.com ^ | 21 Jun 2011 | Adelle M Banks
    ) Jack Van Impe, a popular End Times broadcaster, has ended his decades-long run on Trinity Broadcasting Network after a dispute over naming ministers that he accuses of mixing Christian and Muslim beliefs. Earlier this month, Van Impe named California megachurch founders Rick Warren and Robert H. Schuller as proponents of “Chrislam,” which he defined as “a uniting of Christianity with Islam.” TBN pulled the episode before a repeat broadcast could air.Michigan-based Jack Van Impe Ministries said its board of directors decided unanimously Thursday (June 17) to no longer work with TBN.“We would not be able to minister effectively if...
  • Van Impe Ministry Abandons TBN in Clash Over Islam

    06/21/2011 4:51:34 PM PDT · by epow · 28 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 6/21/11 | Bob Unruh
    A Christian ministry's decision to expose as "false teachers" several celebrity ministers it believes are corrupting biblical teachings has prompted a rift, with Jack Van Impe Ministries dropping plans to work in the future with Trinity Broadcasting Network, where it has broadcast for more than two decades. "I Will Not Be Silenced! I will not allow anyone to tell me what I can and cannot preach," Van Impe said in a statement when TBN would not allow his program to air. "When I see heretical teaching leading to apostasy, I will speak out," he said. "The Bible says 'All scripture...

    06/13/2011 7:45:31 PM PDT · by TaraP · 72 replies
    http://www.jvim.com/update/display.php?ITEM=11137 ^ | June 11th, 2011 | Jack Van Impe
    We have received numerous emails and telephone calls from our viewers who were upset when they tuned into TBN on Wednesday night expecting to see our program dealing with churches that have lost their way and four well known leaders that are promoting Chrislam – a uniting of Christianity with Islam. (You can view that program on our Web page by clicking the “TV Program” button on the menu.) On Wednesday afternoon we received a call from Matt Crouch of TBN informing us that they would not run that program, despite having aired it Monday evening. The reason he gave...
  • Patriotic Independence Day TV Programs: Set your DVR's

    07/02/2009 8:27:54 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 1 replies · 566+ views
    Self | July 2, 2009 | Self
    There is some great patriotic programming on TBN over the next several days. Yes, it's primarily Christian in nature, but it's all incredibly patriotic, Independence Day related, and some incredible history lessons as well. Hey, what's on ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN, etc? Enjoy! TBN.org TBN TV schedule July 2nd (East coast): Note: Primary schedule is west coast, but you can change time zones. Some great programs (Eastern Time). Check schedule for additional broadcasts. 11:30 AM - A Nation Adrift * http://tbn.org/index.php/2/4/p/324.html 1:30 PM - Medal of Honor * http://tbn.org/index.php/2/4/p/535.html 5:00 PM - America's Godly Heritage * http://tbn.org/index.php/2/4/p/307.html 6:00 PM -...
  • Is BO throwing the election?? (Vanity)

    08/23/2008 7:34:45 PM PDT · by Rca2000 · 95 replies · 272+ views
    8-23-08 | RCA2000
    I guess Kim Clement was on to something, after all. For those who do not know the name--he is a guest on the TBN Christian network from time to time. He claims to get "prophetic visions" from the Lord. In 2000--he said W would be elected, and in 04--said he would be re-elected. I know...many will say they do not believe any of that...or it was a coincidence or such...maybe, maybe not. Nonetheless--he WAS right then. Well...in January of this year...he made ANOTHER "prediction"--and that was that "this election is NOT going to go down as everyone is expecting it...
  • Join the Celebration Website Tonight (5-7-08) (REIGNDOWN)

    05/07/2008 1:07:54 AM PDT · by Terriergal · 2 replies · 45+ views
    ReignDown USA ^ | 5-7-08 | ReignDown USA
    5.7.08 Join the Celebration Webcast Tonight Tonight from 6:30-8:00 PM Arizona time, we'll be having a time of celebration at Community Church of Joy in Glendale, AZ. This will be an exciting time to discuss the 4.26.08 experience, hear stories of what God has begun in the hearts of many across the nation, and begin to pray, "What next, Lord?" If you're in Arizona, please join us at CCOJ, Loop 101 & 75th Avenue! Otherwise you can join us via live webcast by clicking here. Interact with us! We will be answering your questions during the celebration, so please feel...
  • John McCain Talks About POW Imprisonment and Faith - Video

    03/08/2008 4:40:14 PM PST · by blogsforthompson.com · 99 replies · 1,056+ views
    Blogs for John McCain ^ | March 8, 2008 | brianinmo
    Here is video of John McCain talking on Trinity Broadcasting Network about his faith and some of his experiences while a POW in Vietnam. The video was added to YouTube in March 2007, but I'm not sure when the interview actually took place. Very moving and inspirational. . .
  • Writers' Strike Hits TBN Hard

    12/20/2007 7:01:54 AM PST · by Alex Murphy · 6 replies · 93+ views
    The Holy Observer ^ | December 17, 2007
    COSTA MESA, CA – With the Writers Guild of America about to begin the sixth week of its strike, the nation’s television networks are scrambling to fill gaps in their programming schedules. But the Christian television industry has suffered through a concurrent strike of the Christian Writers Guild, which has staunched the flow of original programming and has cost the industry’s flagship network an estimated $18 million. The strike began on November 7, two days after the WGA strike hit Hollywood. But whereas the Hollywood writers are picketing for a contract that includes a share of revenue generated from Internet...
  • Cable Company Goes TBN 24/7 for Delinquent Customers

    07/09/2007 11:13:56 AM PDT · by topcat54 · 19 replies · 1,235+ views
    Team Tominthebox News Networkź ^ | 09 July, 2007 | Tom Slawson
    Knoxville, TN- Cable Pro of Knoxville has for years had to put man hours and money into the problem of cable company clients who were delinquent in their payments. The practice has traditionally been that cable customers who persisted in not paying their bills would, after three notices, have their cable service cut off until their account was settled. While this practice has been successful in rooting out non-paying customers, it still costs the company an estimated $60,000 per year in lost time, and man hours. But recently Cable Pro president, Larry Maezell experimented with a new idea that has...
  • Philanthropic Donations Come From Your Heart, but Where Do They End Up? (Televangelist Scams)

    03/24/2007 11:51:46 AM PDT · by blackbeardsghost · 90 replies · 1,707+ views
    ABC News ^ | 03-23-07 | GLENN RUPPEL and JOHN STOSSEL
    The popular Kenneth Copeland of Kenneth Copeland Ministries lives in a large mansion in Texas. He recently asked his audience to help him spread the gospel by giving him $20 million to buy a new jet. Copeland promised that the plane "will never, ever be used as long as it is in our care, for anything other than what is becoming to you, Lord Jesus."
  • Is the 'prosperity gospel' prospering?

    10/03/2006 1:16:30 PM PDT · by cowboyfan88 · 10 replies · 426+ views
    Is the 'prosperity gospel' prospering? Most Christian leaders condemn the "prosperity gospel," the idea that God will reward the faithful with health and wealth. Yet observers say it is enjoying new popularity in this economically tenuous time, when many people are not prospering. What's come to be known as the prosperity gospel began as a staple of fire-and-brimstone preaching in early 20th-century revival meetings. It surged in popularity with television preachers in the 1980s, until scandals revealed that some preachers used money donated for ministry to support their own lavish lifestyles.
  • 'Entertaining Lucifer' - Critics say TBN is too nice to Muslims

    09/14/2006 6:59:47 PM PDT · by Alex Murphy · 7 replies · 311+ views
    Orange County Weekly ^ | September 14, 2006 | GUSTAVO ARELLANO
    For the past couple of years, Paul Crouch has turned his well-tanned face to the heavens, seeking out the face of his God. And he has seen . . . nothing. God has not smiled on the pater familias of Costa Mesa-based Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN). Two years ago, the Los Angeles Times revealed that Crouch paid a former employee $425,000 to stay quiet about an alleged 1996 homosexual tryst in Lake Arrowhead. Rick Warren’s Saddleback Church continues to gnaw away at TBN’s long-held position as Orange County’s most powerful evangelical organization. Crouch and TBN have had to fend off...
  • TBN says 'Islam' criticism unjustified [Zola Levitt]

    09/04/2006 8:59:14 AM PDT · by Alex Murphy · 13 replies · 313+ views
    WorldNet Daily ^ | September 3, 2006
    TBN says 'Islam' criticism unjustified Dispute arose over now-canceled 'Zola Levitt Presents' -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Trinity Broadcasting Network is defending itself from critics whose television show was not continued, saying the facts around the end of "Zola Levitt Presents" do not support claims it allows Islam sensitivities to influence its decisions. Officials with Zola Levitt Ministries last weekend announced in the September issue of the Levitt Letter, a newsletter to constituents, that TBN had cancelled the program because it was "modifying its programming to be suitable for broadcast in Arab nations." TBN said on Friday that was simply inaccurate. The facts, the...
  • TBN Share A Thon

    09/02/2006 9:11:58 AM PDT · by cowboyfan88 · 5 replies · 345+ views
    Berean Radio Network ^ | 9/2/06 | By Michael C. Gaudiosi
    IT’S SPRING AGAIN; TIME TO SOW YOUR SEED! Now, I am not talking about planting seeds in a literal outdoor garden, rather it’s time to sow a seed in the form of a financial donation to, what some would call, the one and only means of the Gospel being preached to the entire world, that is the great Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN for short). During the week of April 17th TBN held the first of two annual fundraisers they call…the Praise-A-Thon! I took some time to watch this weeklong circus; of course I did not spend every waking moment watching...
  • TBN cancels 2nd show for criticism of Islam [Zola Levitt Presents]

    08/29/2006 7:17:49 AM PDT · by Alex Murphy · 7 replies · 503+ views
    WorldNet Daily ^ | August 28, 2006
    "Zola Levitt Presents," a long-running, issue-oriented weekly TV program often critical of the jihadist ideology within Islam, has been canceled by the Trinity Broadcasting Network, producers says, because of efforts by TBN to cater to its growing audience in the Arab world. Though spokesmen for TBN were unavailable over the weekend for comment, the cancellation, effective today, would make it the second long-time program scrubbed by the largest Christian broadcaster because of sensitivities about Muslim content. In January of this year, Hal Lindsey's "The International Intelligence Briefing," notified TBN he would not be back because of what he considered to...
  • TBN cancels 2nd show for criticism of Islam

    08/28/2006 8:11:22 AM PDT · by Blogger · 90 replies · 2,140+ views
    MEDIA MATTERS TBN cancels 2nd show for criticism of Islam Producers of 'Zola Levitt Presents' claim Christian network caters to Arab nations -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Posted: August 28, 2006 1:00 a.m. Eastern © 2006 WorldNetDaily.com Zola Levitt "Zola Levitt Presents," a long-running, issue-oriented weekly TV program often critical of the jihadist ideology within Islam, has been canceled by the Trinity Broadcasting Network, producers says, because of efforts by TBN to cater to its growing audience in the Arab world. Though spokesmen for TBN were unavailable over the weekend for comment, the cancellation, effective today, would make it the second long-time program scrubbed...
  • The worst of times: Evangelicalism in critical condition

    08/08/2006 1:06:47 PM PDT · by Gamecock · 97 replies · 1,246+ views
    Pyromaniac ^ | 16 July 2005 | Phil Johnson
    he worst of times: Evangelicalism in critical condition With the wild popularity of so many evangelical fads like "Forty Days of Purpose"; the lucrative success of the Christian publishing and contemporary Christian music industries; the growing influence of the "emerging church" phenomenon; and a recent cover story by Time magazine featuring "The 25 Most Influential Evangelicals in America," lots of evangelicals might be tempted to think these are the best of times for their movement. My own assessment would be that evangelicalism's spiritual condition at the beginning of the twenty-first century is reminiscent of the medieval church just prior to...
  • Ann Coulter on TBN "Behind the Scenes"

    08/04/2006 11:10:51 AM PDT · by Liberty Valance · 24 replies · 933+ views
    Trinity Broadcasting Network ^ | 8-4-06 | Liberty Valance
    I was channel surfing and came across Ann Coulter on TBN "Behind the Scenes" at noon. Not being a regular TBN watcher I was intrigued at the thought of Ann being on the same station as Paul and Jan Crouch.;o) The show was excellent! I got to hear Ann's thoughts on Darwinism, Jesus, liberals and politics without the usual gasps, screaming or cross-talk you get with most of Coulter's appearances on TeeVee. *Alert* Ann said she follows responses about her and her books on Free Republic!!! I checked the TBN schedule and "Behind the Scenes" will air again tonite at...
  • EXCLUSIVE REPORT: Trinity Broadcasting Network Run by Atheists [SATIRE]

    07/07/2006 5:38:35 AM PDT · by Alex Murphy · 61 replies · 1,247+ views
    The Holy Observer ^ | May 15, 2003
    EXCLUSIVE REPORT: Trinity Broadcasting Network Run by Atheists Officials say goal was to make Christians look stupidSANTA ANA, CA - For everyone who has ever tuned into the Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN)—broadcast on satellite and cable systems across the country—and thought, "This can't be serious," it turns out you were right. Local and federal law enforcement officials have uncovered an elaborate scheme engineered by an atheist group and aimed at embarrassing the Christian religion; a scheme that has been going on for nearly 30 years. Among other startling discoveries, officials have learned that TBN—which has claimed from the beginning to...

    04/28/2006 9:01:49 PM PDT · by SirLinksalot · 99 replies · 3,368+ views
    Church Report ^ | 04/29/2006
    The Church Report is pleased to announce this year’s list of The 50 Most Influential Christians in America. Thanks to the readers of the magazine as well as the online readers for contributing over 150,000 nominations. Each of the people on this list is most deserving of this recognition. As with all types of lists, there are those who are not on the list – not because they weren’t deserving – but simply because we did not have enough space to publish a list of the 100 most influential. The staff of The Church Report did not choose this list;...
  • Award-winning Reagan documentary will air Feb. 20 on TBN

    02/14/2006 9:03:19 AM PST · by Interesting Times · 39 replies · 1,152+ views
    Press release ^ | Feb. 14, 2006 | AngelCom Media Group
    Contact: Bob Angelotti angelcom media group, inc 972-529-5130bob@angelcommedia.com In The Face of EvilAWARD-WINNING DOCUMENTARY ON RONALD REAGAN AND THE COLD WAR TO AIR ON NATIONAL TELEVISION DEBUT ON PRESIDENT’S DAY, FEBRUARY 20th February 8, 2006 —The critically-acclaimed, award-winning documentary, In the Face of Evil: Reagan’s War in Word and Deed will make its national television debut, in a special broadcast by the Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) on President’s Day, February 20, 2006 (10 p.m. EST / 7 p.m. PST).  In the Face of Evil details the history of the Cold War and Ronald Reagan’s forty-year campaign to bring an end...
  • Synergy (ECUSA-related)

    02/09/2006 4:22:46 PM PST · by sionnsar · 2 replies · 314+ views
    Midwest Conservative Journal ^ | 2/09/2005 | Christopher Johnson
    Daniel Stoddart sends this along.  Seems that Episcopal churches aren't the only ones draining members: Carlton Pearson, a high-profile pastor who lost 90 percent of his church’s 5,000 members after publicly teaching that everyone will eventually be saved, held the final service in his church building on New Year’s Eve.Higher Dimensions, founded by Pearson in 1981, was one of Tulsa, Oklahoma’s largest and most prosperous churches. Its high-energy, sharply dressed pastor appeared regularly on the Trinity Broadcasting Network and at national conferences, wrote several books, and hosted an annual Azusa Street conference that drew national figures such as T. D....
  • "TBN" Thanks But Nothanks

    01/18/2006 9:22:00 PM PST · by Tim Long · 74 replies · 1,953+ views
    Sorry I can't post the image, but here's a link to a nice cartoon: http://oneimage.org/Images/pages/01cartoon185.htm For those of you who haven't heard, Hal Lindsey recently left TBN after they censored him, calling his program too "anti-Islamic."
  • Special Report: The Rest of the Hal Lindsey Story (TBN exposed by Jack Kinsella)

    01/11/2006 7:45:55 AM PST · by underwiredsupport · 26 replies · 3,234+ views
    Omega Letter ^ | January 11, 2006 | Jack Kinsella
     Special Report: The Rest of the Story (TBN exposed by Jack Kinsella) http://www.omegaletter.com/articles.asp?ArticleID=5826 I continue to get emails from folks asking where Hal Lindsey's International Intelligence Briefing TV show has gone. Although the story has been fairly well covered by the Christian community, it has not yet been picked up by the mainstream. Hopefully all that will begin to change tonight when Hal makes an appearance on Fox News' "Hannity and Colmes' TV program, which airs at 9PM Eastern Standard Time. Interestingly, the invitation came through Alan Colmes, rather than Sean Hannity. Hal was a guest on Alan Colmes' radio...
  • TBN EXPOSED! Hal Lindsey Refuses to Compromise to Stay on Air!

    01/04/2006 9:42:35 AM PST · by underwiredsupport · 108 replies · 10,412+ views
    Oracle ^ | 1/04/2005 | Hal Lindsey
    TBN EXPOSED! Hal Lindsey Refuses to Compromise to Stay on Air!Here is the letter written by Hal Lindsey to Paul and Jan Crouch, of TBN....(way to go Hal!) Hal Lindsey Leaving TBN http://www.hallindseyoracle.com/articles.asp?ArticleID=12286 Refuses to Compromise to Stay on Air January 1, 2006 Dear Paul and Jan, Paul, Jr. relayed your message to me that you are both in agreement on the policy of nothing negative being said on TBN about Muslims. Hearing that you also warned John Haggee, Perry Stone, Jack VanImpe and others of this policy caused me to realize that your are not going to modify your...
  • First TBN drops Lindsey, now Lindsey drops TBN

    01/03/2006 10:57:08 AM PST · by ElisabethInCincy · 190 replies · 3,604+ views
    world net daily ^ | 01/03/06 | wnd
    First TBN drops Lindsey, now Lindsey drops TBN Best-selling author says Christian network tried to muzzle his views on radical Islam
  • Transcript to Hal Lindsey Broadcast, which led to TBN suspension!

    12/06/2005 9:12:01 AM PST · by underwiredsupport · 36 replies · 2,126+ views
    Oracle ^ | December 6, 2005 | Hal Lindsey
    Transcript to Hal Lindsey Broadcast, which led to TBN suspension!TBN Suspends Hal Lindsey's IIB Program, claiming it is PRO-ISRAEL and ANTI-MUSLIMHere is the transcript from the International Intelligence Briefing broadcast, that got Hal Lindsey banned from TBN.  It includes an amazing unedited interview with Benjamin Netanyahu.Read it for yourself: The Offending 'Anti-Muslim' TV Script Many have emailed me and requested to see the script for last week’s program that was rejected by the TBN Program Department as being too anti-Muslim and put “Arabs in a bad light.” (Incidentally, my best friend in this unfortunate situation has been an Arab –...
  • TBN Suspends Hal Lindsey Show

    12/05/2005 3:15:43 PM PST · by laney · 177 replies · 4,157+ views
    Contender Ministries ^ | Dec 5th, 2005 | Jennifer Rast
    The Trinity Broadcasting Network has suspended Hal Lindsey’s television program, “International Intelligence Briefing” for the month of December, and possibly permanently. According to Lindsey’s website, his show was suspended because, “Some at the network apparently feel that my message is too pro-Israel and too anti-Muslim.” A phone call and email to TBN have not received a response yet. If and when TBN responds, I’ll update this post. In the interest of full disclosure, I should say that I’m not in 100% agreement with all of Hal Lindsey’s statements, and I’m also not the biggest fan of TBN. While many of...
  • Ohio Televangelist Takes to Politics

    12/05/2005 1:39:46 PM PST · by pkajj · 42 replies · 959+ views
    Fort Wayne Journal Gazette ^ | December 3, 2005 | Andrew Welsh-Huggins
    Ohio Televangelist Takes to Politics By Andrew Welsh-Huggins Evangelist Rod Parsley wants to gather voters as he wins souls, a mixture that’s causing a stir in the state that put President Bush back in the White House. The televangelist opposed to gay marriage and critical of Islam hopes the effort he calls Reformation Ohio will convert 1 million people to Christianity, help the poor and register 400,000 new voters. “We just seek to be a voice in the public arena,” said Parsley, who has a TV ministry seen around the country and a 12,000-member church. “For some reason, it has...
  • TBN Suspends IIB (for being too pro-Israel)

    12/02/2005 5:47:26 AM PST · by Lemondropkid31 · 18 replies · 669+ views
    Hal Lindsey Oracle ^ | 11/30/ 05 | Hal Lindsey
    TBN Suspends IIB While on my recent thrilling tour to Israel, I received a distinct warning from the Lord. This warning came at just the time the Lord was making me fully aware of the exponential increase in outreach my International Intelligence Briefing program on TBN has experienced in just this year. Emails from all over the world continuously inform me of the people who regularly watch the IIB program. They share how many of their friends came to faith in Christ as a result of watching it. Several shared how they gather a group each week in their homes...
  • TBN Admits Concern About Offending Muslims (Revises Statements On Pre-Emption Of Hal Lindsey Show

    12/02/2005 8:40:53 AM PST · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 31 replies · 1,213+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | December 2, 2005 | Art Moore
    After insisting the pre-emption of Hal Lindsey's television show had nothing to do with content, a Trinity Broadcasting Network spokesman retracted his statement, admitting officials were concerned, at least secondarily, about offending Arabs and Muslims. As WorldNetDaily reported, John Casoria, general counsel for the network, responded yesterday to Lindsey's contention that the weekly program "International Intelligence Briefing" had been cancelled for December, and possibly permanently, because its message was deemed "too pro-Israel and too anti-Muslim." Casoria initially replied, "That is absolutely, 100 percent false." But now, after talking with network programming officials, he says a secondary reason for pre-empting the...
  • TBN Suspends IIB

    12/01/2005 7:49:25 AM PST · by jackv · 18 replies · 494+ views
    This warning proved to be accurate immediately after my return to the US. The International Intelligence Briefing has been removed from the air on TBN for the entire month of December (and perhaps never to be broadcast again?). Some at the network apparently feel that my message is too pro-Israel and too anti-Muslim. This is confusing to me because my message is the same as it has been for the entire twelve years of presenting the IIB program. It has not changed one iota. The program this week addressed the tremendous political upheaval in Israel – including the toppling of...
  • Hal Lindsey's 'anti-Muslim' show dropped! (Not pro muslim enough)

    12/01/2005 3:08:34 PM PST · by txgirl4Bush · 32 replies · 1,187+ views
    Worldnetdaily ^ | Dec 1, 2005 | Art Moore
    Author Hal Lindsey says his weekly television program has been dropped by the Trinity Broadcasting Network because its message is considered by some officials at the Christian network to be "too pro-Israel and too anti-Muslim."
  • Breaking the Filibuster: Marathon, Not Sprint - (ACLJ countering ACLU; CSPAN, TBN TONIGHT!)

    04/22/2005 3:38:25 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 10 replies · 782+ views
    I want you to know that this effort in Washington to bring an end to the unconstitutional use of the fiibuster to prevent judicial nominees from getting an up-or-down vote on the Senate floor is a marathon - not a sprint. I have been meeting with members of the Senate and their staff this week. I met late yesterday with Senators Coburn and Brownback as they were coming off the floor of the Senate. I conveyed to them that there is growing support for a rules change and that more than 30,000 ACLJ members and supporters have now signed on...
  • Ministrywatch.com Issues 3rd Donor Alert For TBN

    03/28/2005 8:09:37 AM PST · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 62 replies · 1,273+ views
    Lincoln Tribune ^ | 2005/3/21 | Editor
    MATTHEWS, N.C. - Wall Watchers, through its donor empowerment Website www.ministrywatch.com, has issued its third Donor Alert for Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN). Wall Watchers CEO Rusty Leonard explained, "The decision by TBN leadership to revert to stonewalling Ministrywatch.com's attempt to obtain crucial answers to important questions of governance and finances at the ministry just two months after TBN Vice President of Administration Paul Crouch Jr. agreed to answer these questions has caused MinistryWatch.com to again recommend that donors withhold contributions to TBN." Donor Alerts are issued, said Leonard, because, "MinistryWatch.com believes educated and knowledgeable donors are the best stewards of...
  • Televangelists Get Kudos Study: TV preachers don't talk about money all that much

    02/18/2005 6:56:52 AM PST · by ZGuy · 244+ views
    Christianity Today ^ | 2/17/05 | Rob Moll
    Televangelists devote less time to fundraising than commercial television does airing commercials. That is the latest finding of Stephen Winzenburg, a communications professor at Grand View College in Des Moines, Iowa. He just released his eighth independently funded survey of religious programs. On average, televangelists use 17 percent of their airtime fundraising and promoting their programs, while commercial television devotes 28 percent. Winzenburg has been studying television ministries for 25 years and takes televangelists to task for some practices (like refusing to reveal financial statements), but his studies have consistently found that fundraising is a different matter. "The criticism so...
  • Jesus found in frying pan

    02/02/2005 4:39:02 AM PST · by MadIvan · 73 replies · 1,886+ views
    Ananova ^ | February 2, 2005 | Staff
    A Texan family say they have found the image of Jesus in their frying pan.Juan Pastrano, wife Mary-Lou and son Juan Jnr made the discovery when they went to wash up after a fry-up at their home in Prairie Lea. Now they are keeping the pan in a sealed plastic bag while they decided what to do with it. Two months ago a woman who discovered an image of the Virgin Mary in her toasted cheese sandwich sold it for Ł14,000 to casino company GoldenPalace.com. . Jewellery maker Diana Duyser, 52, was shocked when the bidding went through the roof...