Internet pastor Bill Keller plans Christian alternative to “Ground Zero Mosque”

The proposed mosque near Ground Zero is about to get some competition.

Bill Keller, a televangelist from Florida, announced Monday that he is building a $1 million Christian center in lower Manhattan in response to the Cordoba Initiative’s plans for a 13-story mosque and community center there.

Starting Sept. 5, Keller will hold weekly services at the Embassy Suites hotel in Battery Park City. By January, he plans to open a permanent ‘9-11 Christian Center‘ with daily services near Ground Zero, featuring a 300-seat gathering space, a 9/11 prayer room, classrooms and offices.

IRS investigating televangelist Bill Keller

Bill Keller Keller, host of a live television program on the Internet, said the IRS investigation was triggered by his criticism of former GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his Mormon faith.

Televangelist Bill Keller Urges Osama bin Laden To Become a Christian

Osama bin Laden’s video urging Americans to convert to Islam has been answered by a Florida televangelist who invites bin Laden to become a Christian.

Florida televangelist Bill Keller loses show after Muslims complain

In a May 2 broadcast, the televangelist said Islam was a “1,400-year-old lie from the pits of hell” and called the Prophet Mohammed a “murdering pedophile.” He also called the Quran a “book of fables and a book of lies.”

Complaint filed with IRS after Tampa televangelist compares Romney to Satan

Florida evangelist Bill Keller says he was making a spiritual — not political — statement when he warned the 2.4 million subscribers to his Internet prayer ministry that “if you vote for Mitt Romney, you are voting for Satan!”

Florida televangelist is God’s man for the multimedia age

On any given show Bill Keller might discuss politics and current events, deliver pep talks, rail on popular culture, trash Scientologists and Mormons, and tussle with callers offended by his pull-no-punches interpretation of the Bible.

Bill Keller: Prayer for the down and out

A St. Petersburg televangelist does know the troubles they’ve seen: He spent three years in prison for fraud. ST. PETERSBURG — It’s a multimillion-dollar feat, seemingly impossible for a low-budget, late-night televangelist. But improbabilities make Bill Keller smile. At the stroke of midnight after Monday’s newscasts and late-night talk shows , Keller is set to […]

Bill Keller: TV preacher aims at the multitudes

Florida’s late-night televangelist Bill Keller preaches fire and brimstone. Now he plans to deliver his message to a national TV audience. Just after midnight on a Monday night, Bill Keller strolled into the UPN television station in Tampa, looking relaxed, if a bit sleep-deprived, in a jaunty red and black Michael Jordan jumpsuit. He greeted […]

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