Category: Ed Young

Texas mega-church minister asks members for bank account routing numbers

An SBC mega-church televangelist from Texas named Ed Young Jr. asked members of his church for their bank account and routing numbers so 10 percent (tithe) could be automatically withdrawn from their bank accounts.

Young has been the focus of a media investigation this past year for his lavish lifestyle.

• Bible: … the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil.
Does the Bible really instruct Christians to tithe?

Fellowship Church jet travels to exotic destinations

Ed Young, Fellowship Church Fellowship Church in Grapevine has thousands of members on five campuses. Pastor Ed Young says his church and travels have allowed him to minister to more than a quarter of a million people.

But Young is somewhat less eager to talk about the News 8 investigation into the leasing by Fellowship Church of an $8 million Dassault Falcon 50 private jet, which Young keeps in a hanger at Fort Worth Alliance Airport.