Christian dating a divorcee
Meanwhile, Paula, who rose to international renown, said she knows followers will feel disappointed by the announcement given that evangelical Christians hold marriage as a sacred institution and a cornerstone of a godly life, according to TBO.
"I wish there was a magic formula that gave you guarantees in life," she said.
Some have left the church when the couple's theology "stopped lining up biblically," said former staff member Larry De La Rosa. Critics say their message of prosperity were at the expense of humility and family values. That message is desecrating the church today," Clarke said, according to TBO.
Still, Randy predicts attendance at the 23,000-member church "will take a hit" and finances will also be affected.
Paula White Ministries brings in about ,000 to ,000 a week, said Randy.
The married duo pastoring one of the nation's biggest churches is planning for divorce.
Randy and Paula White of Without Walls International in Tampa, Fla., announced their decision to split at their Thursday evening service, shocking most congregants and bringing some to tears.
He already signed a one-year lease on a beachfront dwelling there but plans for the new church are on hold, according to TBO.