Does anyone know which televangelists or large churches actually own jet aircraft?
Jerry Falwell operates a Citation III N71LU, as part of his Liberty University.
I had heard that Kenneth Copeland has recently purchased a Citation X. He is asking his followers to join him in "Spreading the word around the world at Mach .92". He is asking for $2,000 donations to support his EliteCX team. http://www.elitecxteam.org/
Per Landings.com, Copeland's Citation X is SN 240 N1962J is registered to Eagle Mountain International Church of Newark, TX.
Eagle Mountain Church also owns the following aircraft:
Gulfstream II-SP, N104VV
Cessna 421B, N1223H
According to landings.com, Kenneth Copeland personally owns the following aircraft in care of Kenneth Copeland Industries of Newark, TX:
North American T-28B Trojan, N28VV
Beech Baron E-55, N413KG
Stearman B75N1, N450KG
Boeing Flown: 701,702,703;717;720;721,722;731,732,733,734,735,737,738,739;741,742,743,744,747SP;752,753;762,763;772,773.
CitationJet From United States of America, joined Mar 2003, 2627 posts, RR: 3
Reply 9, posted (9 years 11 months 4 weeks 2 hours ago) and read 26257 times:
According to Kenneth Copeland's website,
"As you know, Gloria and I have been believing God for a Cessna Citation X so that we can better fulfill the calling of Kenneth Copeland Ministries—to take the Word of God to the world—from the top to the bottom and all the way around."
And he is "Spreading the word around the world at Mach .92".
AirWillie6475 From United States of America, joined Jan 2005, 2448 posts, RR: 1
Reply 17, posted (9 years 11 months 3 weeks 6 days 16 hours ago) and read 25807 times:
Quoting Sushka (Reply 14): God told me that I need a 767-400. I am now accepting 4000 Dollar donations.
Actually this is what people that make a living off the church do. Don't get me wrong I'm not talking about priests I'm talking about people that are in the business of selling religion. It is surprisingly easy to get money from people in the name of god. After all giving money to the chuch one way to get rid of you sins. I know this because I have a friend that does this sort of work. He pays no taxes and gets to travel around not a bad gig. Not only does he bring money to the church but he also convinces rich believers to give him free stuff in the name of god. We've been to several cabins up in the ski resorts for free just because of him, I'm not complaining.
JayDavis From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 2000 posts, RR: 14
Reply 20, posted (9 years 11 months 3 weeks 6 days 16 hours ago) and read 25766 times:
Why is the B-747-SP called Star Triple Seven? Doesn't make sense to me.
I used to work for Korean Air and Benny Hinn and his flock of staff used to fly to Korea on us. They ONLY flew in F class and he wanted all the miles to be credited to his DL FQTV account.
The guy is a crook, big time !!
When I would go make sales calls to the travel agency, located on-site at his ministry headquarters, descretely located in Grapevine, Texas, without ANY signage WHATSOEVER on the building, I had to be escorted back to the travel agency by a security guard. Geesh !!