News by email Donate

Suggestions

Top Stories

Most Read

Popular Videos

Paula-White-Trump-main_article_image.png
Youtube
World News

Trump appoints prosperity gospel preacher Paula White to White House

by Cara Bentley

Paula White-Cain was the senior pastor of New Destiny Christian Center in Orlando and is also an author and TV evangelist; she is now married to Jonathan Cain from the soft rock band Journey.

The prosperity gospel teaches that giving money to church may lead to greater health, blessings or wealth returned.

She has suggested people donate January's salary to her ministries, saying: "When you honour this principle, it provides the foundation and structure for God's blessings and promises in your life. It unlocks deep dimensions of spiritual truths that literally transform your life. When you apply this, everything comes in divine alignment for his plan and promises for you. When you don't honor it, whether through ignorance or direct disobedience, there are consequences."

Her appointment comes just after Trump disappointed many Christians by withdrawing troops from Syria, where America was supporting the Kurds.

She has been appointed to the Office of National Liason within the White House, which is responsible for communicating and engaging interest groups with the President's administration.

She will advise the administration's Faith and Opportunity Initiative, which the President established last year. It aims to give religious groups more of a voice in issues such as religious liberty and poverty.

White spoke at President Trump's inauguration day in 2017 and has defended him multiple times on TV.

She is already considered one of his spiritual advisors, having been friends for over a decade.

 

Stay up to date with the latest news stories from a Christian perspective. Sign up to our daily newsletter and receive more stories like this straight to your inbox every morning.

Continue the conversation on our Facebook page

A Monthly Gift Of £5 Makes A World Of Difference

In a world of fake news there’s never been a greater need for quality Christian journalism. Premier’s mission is to provide the Church with the most up to date and relevant news, told from a Christian perspective. But we can’t do it without you.

Unlike many websites we haven't put up a paywall — we want to keep our journalism free at the point of need and as open as we can. Premier’s news output takes a lot of time, money and hard work to produce. No one in the UK is sharing news like we are across radio, magazines and online so please help us to continue that today.

For a monthly gift of £5 or more we’d also be able to send you a free copy of the brand new Premier Bible, a wonderful Anglicised version of the NLT packed with exclusive bonus content, reading plan and resources to help you get the most out of scripture.

Your monthly support will make a world of difference. Thank you.

Set up a monthly gift

Related Articles

Sign up to our newsletter to stay informed with news from a Christian perspective.

Connect

Donate

Donate