Skip to content ↓

Explore John Wigger

See all →

  • Jim and Tammy Bakker

    PTL: The Rise and Fall of Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker’s Evangelical Empire

    In 1974, Jim and Tammy Bakker founded a little television program they called The PTL Club. It began inauspiciously in a former furniture store, but by the mid-80s had exploded into a bona fide phenomenon and a ministry that reached around the globe. They traveled the world, dined with presidents, and gathered countless millions of…