Category: Bill Keller

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.

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 pull off perhaps the biggest coup of his evangelistic career. His late-night talk show, Live Prayer With Bill Keller, will debut on a national network, giving him entree to more than 90-million homes around the country. National exposure won’t come cheap. Broadcasting his program weeknights

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 his TV crew and pastoral team, took a leather-bound Bible out of his briefcase and hurriedly ate a banana. Then he changed into a dark blue suit, sat down in a chair on the corner of the set and prayed quietly — eyes closed, hands

A Pit Stop for Prayers

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