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Paul Crouch, TBN Founder and Evangelist, Dies at 79
by Julie A. Smith : Nov 30, 2013 : The Elijah List

November 30, 2013

Paul Crouch, TBN Founder and Evangelist, Dies at 79

Paul Crouch srIt has been recently reported that TBN Founder and Evangelist, Dr. Paul F. Crouch passed away today at the age of 79. He had been dealing with on-going heart problems.

Trinity Broadcasting Network's website,, made this announcement: "Dr. Paul F. Crouch passed into the presence of the Lord on November 30, 2013. We are grateful for the life of this amazing servant of God. Please pray for the Crouch family during this time."

Crouch is survived by his wife Jan and their two sons, Matthew and Paul Jr.

TBN is reported as the world's largest Christian TV network and reaches every major continent via 84 satellite channels and over 18,000 television and cable affiliates around the world. TBN was founded by Crouch and his wife in 1973 and they celebrated 40 years of TBN ministry this year.

Let's be praying for the Crouch family in this difficult time.

You can visit Paul Crouch's bio page at: You can also visit Trinity Broadcasting Network's Facebook fan page and offer condolences at:

Julie A. Smith, Managing Editor
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