TODAYS CHRISTIAN LEADERS
I have sinned against you, my Lord.– Jimmy Swaggart
If I do not return to the pulpit this weekend, millions of people will go to hell.– Jimmy Swaggart
The minister of the Gospel is really the yardstick by which the nation measures its morals.– Jimmy Swaggart
I'm on T.V. raising money so I can afford to be on T.V. to raise money. - Jimmy Swaggart, Associated Press
In 1990 Americans gave, donated, coerced into giving over 48 Billion to T.V. evangelicals, churches, religious cults - non-taxable. Associated Press
I started out by believing God for a newer car than the one I was driving. I started out believing God for a nicer apartment than I had. Then I moved up.– Jim Baker
Why should I apologize because God throws in crystal chandeliers, mahogany floors, and the best construction in the world?.– Jim Baker
I feel like God has forgiven me of so much, that I will forgive everyone who has hurt us.– Jim Baker
Most of you are so young you don’t know who I am, and that’s good.– Jim Baker
Jim Baker and Tammy Faye
"I'm Saved!" - Tammy Faye
“God told me to build the tower,” Oral Roberts.
"I am the Prophet," Warren Jeffs.
Had 75 wives but is now in jail for the rest of his life...
Don’t think for yourself. Just listen to me and follow me” (translation: support me with money). – All TV evangelists
Jerry Farwell sued because of being depicted in a cartoon screwing his mother. It is well known that this is the right of a free press to do this. He felt it didn't apply to him. He pushed the suit all the way to the Supreme Court. He lost all the way up to the Supreme Court. And then he lost a final time at the Supreme Court.
Paul and Jan Crouch
Spent hundered of thousands of dollars on her hair.
Sun Myung Moon
"Romantic love leads to sexual promiscuity," Sun Myung Moon.
"Do you like my crown?"
30,000 couples filled the grounds...
21,000 couples get married at Olympic Stadium.
He heals everyone in the stadium ...
Embelished Bible stories to the point of ridiculousness ... but was evangisist to 4 Presidents.
Ran for President
He, a Jew, wanted Jews to become idol worshiping Christians, and be conned by the greatest con Constantine.
In January, Vice President Dan Quayle spoke at a training conference of the religious right activists in Fort Lauderdate, whose theme was "Rclaiming America. Before the event began he stood at attention as the crowd of more than two thousand rose, faced a flag with a cross on it, and with hands on hearts, recited in unison,"I pledge allegiance to the Christian flag, and to the Saviour, for whose Kingdom it stands, on Saviour, curcified, risen, and coming again, with life and liberty for all who believe." - New Yorker, July 18, 1994