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Televangelist Paula White Included In Federal Probe

Discussion in 'News & Current Events (Articles Required)' started by Sphere, Nov 12, 2007.

  1. Sphere

    Sphere Well-Known Member

    In Relationship
    A senate investigation launched Tuesday is targeting a well-known televangelist who recently moved to San Antonio. Paula White's one of several TV preachers accused of taking church money and spending it on their own lavish lifestyles. White and her ex-husband ran a TV church out of Florida.

    Now, she's at the Family Praise Center on San Antonio's Northwest side, and she just bought a $680,000 home outside Boerne. That is one thing the senate committee wants to know about, along with White's own financial records and that of the TV church in Florida.

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  2. Avatar

    Avatar Well-Known Member Supporter

    Did she diddle a youngster too?
  3. Ave Maria

    Ave Maria Ave Maria Gratia Plena

    United States
    Wow. The corruption among our supposed "men and women of God" is absolutely ridiculous. This is one reason why I almost never watch televangelists on tv. Probably at least half of them are corrupt.
  4. WarEagle

    WarEagle Well-Known Member

    They're not "men and women of God". If you look at the list of people being investigated, every one of them teaches heresy and at least one of them (Paula White) has made her sin, as well as her refusal to repent, very public.
  5. BlackAndy

    BlackAndy Everyone is entitled to my opinion.

    And the government is investigating why? Taxes. They feel cheated that they weren't included in these criminals profits. Damn them all.
  6. Ave Maria

    Ave Maria Ave Maria Gratia Plena

    United States
    Ummm, I put "men and women of God" in quotes for a reason. :doh:
  7. hiplove79

    hiplove79 Regular Member

    I was thinking the very same thing.
  8. ondaball

    ondaball Guest

    That sure must be the $6bn thought on many folks' minds right now & I see that, since I began a thread that linked all 5/6 under investigation - http://foru.ms/t6398183-televangelists-face-intense-federal-probe.html - @ least 2/3 threads @ individuals have begun

    As OP here does mention all of 'em, this reply, with its links to related stories, is apt:-

    Televangelists Respond to Investigations


    November 12, 2007

    CBNNews.com - Some of the televangelists being investigated by the U.S. Senate for their lavish lifestyles and use of tax-exempt donations are speaking out about the allegations against them.

    Watch for more on ministires and money from Kenneth Behr, president of the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability.

    Bishop Eddie Long defended his Georgia church Sunday in a sermon, calling the government's demands, "an attack on our religious freedom and privacy rights."

    The Rev. Creflo Dollar justified his income and Rolls Royce by claiming his lifestyle does not come out of the church's bank account.

    Televangelists Face Intense Federal Probe

    Six Major Ministries Under Investigation

    Statement from Sen. Chuck Grassley

    Letter to Randy and Paula White

    Letter to Pastor Bendictus Hinn

    Letter to David and Joyce Meyer

    Letter to Bishop Eddie L. Long

    Letter to Creflo and Taffi Dollar

    Letter to Kenneth and Gloria Copeland

    "We want to be as responsible as we possibly can so that there's never a question to our partners and members concerning what's happening with the money," he said.

    The Senate finance committee has requested in-depth financial records from a total of six-well known ministries. Those being investigated also include Benny Hinn, Kenneth Copeland, Joyce Meyer and Randy and Paula White.


    Right back with url's to all their websites, as put on that original thread, to check their individual replies

    See posts 1/2 @ http://foru.ms/t6398183-televangelis...ral-probe.html

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