The body of evangelist Billy Graham was escorted by a 10-car motorcade from Asheville on Saturday to his hometown of Charlotte, where his funeral and burial will be held next Friday. President Donald Trump is confirmed to attend the service, a family spokesman said.
Communities of faith must change or they will die. I’ve heard that for a long time, read the predictions of church closings while I was in seminary. Now, 30 years later, I’m seeing those predictions come to fruition all across the country.
What happened to Jim Bakker after the fall of PTL? The PTL empire preacher Jim Bakker built with wife Tammy Bakker crumbled 30 years ago, after financial and sex scandals. Now, televangelist Bakker is back, with a new message and a new sales pitch.
A Mecklenburg judge gave a father custody and full spiritual decision-making for his 4-year-old daughter. The next day, the mother secretly had the child baptized. The judge cited the mother with contempt of court, and Friday she goes to jail.