Defamation lawsuit filed by Hank Hanegraaff thrown out of court

A defamation lawsuit filed by Hank Hanegraaff against Christian apologist Bill Alnor has been thrown out of court.

Crosland sells building to California ministry

Crosland Inc. has sold an 8,078-square-foot building at Blakeney Professional Center to Christian Research Institute Inc. for $1.2 million. The California-based ministry will move to Building 9 at the center, which is at the intersection of Rea and Ardrey Kell roads. The building will also house CRI President Hank Hanegraaff‘s nationally syndicated “The Bible Answer […]

Evangelist Sues Critic Over Charge

Hank Hanegraaff of O.C. says a report that he was being investigated on suspicion of fraud is false. Bill Alnor says the suit seeks to silence him. A best-selling Christian author and radio evangelist known as the “Bible Answer Man” has filed a defamation lawsuit against a longtime critic who had accused him of being […]

Christian Research Institute’s home to be Charlotte

Christian Research Institute, home to the nationally syndicated “The Bible Answer Man” radio show, is relocating to Charlotte. The institute, led by radio show host and author Hank Hanegraaff, is moving its headquarters from Rancho Santa Margarita in Orange County, Calif., to Blakeney Park Drive off Rea Road near the Union County line. Some 20 […]

Christian author says he was defamed

SANTA ANA — The Bible Answer Man has a question. What’s the difference between a fact and, well, something else? That’s at the heart of a defamation lawsuit filed by Hank Hanegraaff, a Christian author and radio personality known as the “Bible Answer Man.” Hanegraaff has filed a lawsuit in Orange County Superior Court against […]

Evangelist Says Offerings Lost in Mail

O.C.’s ‘Bible Answer Man’ appeals for more funds. Claim is disputed by post office, business. A nationally known evangelist based in Orange County has issued an urgent fundraising letter, saying that a “bizarre error” by postal workers caused donations to be thrown away over several months. But those blamed for the alleged error have challenged […]

Golf course has big names

Golf course has big names Local bankers, business types and a couple of pro athletes are behind The Club at Longview, a new gated community off Rea Road in Union County. Former Hornets star Dell Curry, former Panthers quarterback Steve Beuerlein and nine other founders are behind the Jack Nicklaus-designed course. Bill Elmore and Frank […]

Audit’s Lesson Was ‘Painful’ for Evangelist

Hank Hanegraaff and auditors won’t say how much was repaid to the Christian Research Institute or by whom. Critics allege whitewash. After complaints from former employees, a Southern California evangelist who calls himself a theological watchdog for Christians worldwide has been chastised for his ministry’s financial practices. Officials with the national Evangelical Council for Financial […]

Casting Stones

Questions About Radio’s ‘Bible Answer Man’ Are Coming From Within Orange County’s “Bible Answer Man”–whose radio show, heard on 125 stations nationwide, has long been a thorn in the flesh of televangelists–is facing a new battle, criticism from within his nonprofit organization. Relatives of the late Walter Martin, founder of the Rancho Santa Margarita-based Christian […]
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