Pastor at Shadow Mountain Community Church, a megachurch in California, who is also a Christian author and popular televangelist.
He earned an honorary Doctor of Divinity in 1981 from Cedarville College, as well as a Master's degree at Dallas Theological Seminary.
He underwent stem cell transplant therapy in 1999 after being diagnosed with lymphoma.
Married Donna Thompson, his college sweetheart, while attending Cedarville College.
He is widely known as a famous televangelist in the vein of Pat Robertson.