List of famous televangelists, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top televangelists in the world? This includes the most prominent televangelists, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable televangelists is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic televangelists were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned televangelists.
This list is made up of many different people, including Billy Graham and Harold Camping.From reputable, prominent, and well known televangelists to the lesser known televangelists of today, these are some of the best professionals in the televangelist field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous televangelists ever?" and "What are the names of famous televangelists?" then you're in the right place.
William Franklin "Billy" Graham Jr., KBE is an American evangelical Christian evangelist, ordained as a Southern Baptist minister, who rose to celebrity status in 1949 reaching a core constituency of middle-class, moderately conservative Protestants. He held large indoor and outdoor rallies; sermons were broadcast on radio and television, some still being re-broadcast today. Graham was a spiritual adviser to several American presidents; he was particularly close to Dwight D. Eisenhower, Lyndon Johnson and Richard Nixon. He insisted on integration for his revivals and crusades in 1953 and invited Martin Luther King, Jr. to preach jointly at a revival in New York City in 1957. Graham bailed ...more
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Marion Gordon "Pat" Robertson is an American media mogul, executive chairman, and a former Southern Baptist minister, who generally supports conservative Christian ideals. He presently serves as chancellor and CEO of Regent University and chairman of the Christian Broadcasting Network. Robertson has a career as the founder of several major organizations and corporations as well as a university: The Christian Broadcasting Network, the International Family Entertainment Inc., Regent University, the American Center for Law & Justice, the Founders Inn and Conference Center, the Christian Coalition, an L-1011 Flying Hospital, Operation Blessing International Relief and Development Corporation, ...moresee more on Pat Robertson
Joel Scott Osteen is an American preacher, televangelist, author, and the Senior Pastor of Lakewood Church, the largest Protestant church in the United States, in Houston, Texas. His televised sermons are seen by over 7 million viewers weekly and over 20 million monthly in over 100 countries. Osteen has written five New York Times Bestselling books. He has been widely nicknamed "The Smiling Preacher". In 2004, his first book, Your Best Life Now, was released by Time Warner and debuted at the top of the The New York Times Best Seller list. The book remained a The New York Times Best Seller for more than 200 weeks. ...moresee more on Joel Osteen
Harold Egbert Camping was an American Christian radio broadcaster, author and evangelist. Beginning in 1958, he served as president of Family Radio, a California-based radio station group that broadcasts to more than 150 markets in the United States. In October 2011, he retired from active broadcasting following a stroke, but still maintained a role at Family Radio until his death. Camping is notable for issuing multiple failed predictions of dates for the End Times, which temporarily gained him a global following and millions of dollars of donations. Camping predicted that Jesus Christ would return to Earth on May 21, 2011, whereupon the saved would be taken up to heaven in the rapture, and ...moresee more on Harold Camping