Embattled televangelist Jim Bakker just lately suffered a stroke and will likely be taking a sabbatical from “The Jim Bakker Present,” in response to his spouse Lori.
In a Fb put up Friday, Lori introduced that Bakker, 80, had a stroke and added, “For a few years now, Jim has been working continuous, working arduous to convey unbelievable prophets and visitors to our present, discovering and growing new merchandise to share … and bringing forth the message for the times that we live in. All of those initiatives, and the vigorous warfare that we now have skilled within the final a number of weeks, have taken an enormous toll on Jim’s well being.”
Bakker has been underneath assault for shilling a pretend coronavirus remedy on his program.
On March 6, New York state Legal professional Basic Letitia James ordered Bakker to stop deceptive New Yorkers by falsely promoting the product “Silver Answer” as a dependable therapy. 4 days later, the state of Missouri filed a lawsuit in opposition to Bakker and his manufacturing firm for promoting the bogus therapy.
In her announcement, Lori appeared to acknowledge the lawsuit by writing: “As a household and employees, we proceed to combat the great combat of religion and take a stand in opposition to the evil forces and hatred that has come in opposition to our ministry. In Jim’s phrases, this has been essentially the most vicious assault that he has ever skilled.”
Whereas Bakker rested, Lori claims he had a God-sighting noting: “He’s nonetheless dreaming and listening to from the Lord, and he already has a strong phrase to ship when he returns to the air.”