Christian Zionist known for hosting the religious television program The Hal Lindsey Report. He is also the author of best-selling books like The Late, Great Planet Earth.
He was a Sunday School teacher at Melodyland Christian Center and earned a Doctorate of Theology from California School of Theology.
He has courted controversy for his incorrect predictions, including his belief that the world would end in the year 2000, as predicted in his book Planet Earth – 2000 A.D..
He married a woman named JoLyn.
He and Kathryn Kuhlman are both well-known television evangelists.