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End-times televangelist Van Impe dies

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 1/20/20, 12:34 pm

Televangelist Jack Van Impe has died, his ministry confirmed on Saturday without giving further details. He was 88 years old.

Who was Van Impe? For more than 30 years, he and his wife, Rexella, hosted the television program Jack Van Impe Presents, in which he analyzed current events in the context of the Bible’s end-times prophecies. The program aired on the Trinity Broadcasting Network until 2011, when Van Impe severed ties over a disagreement about his criticism of prominent Christian leaders. He earned the nickname “The Walking Bible” for his extensive memory of Scripture verses.

Dig deeper: From the WORLD archives, read about the death of end-times preacher Harold Camping in 2013.

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Rachel Lynn Aldrich

Rachel is an assistant editor for WORLD Digital. She is a Patrick Henry College and World Journalism Institute graduate. Rachel resides with her husband in Wheaton, Ill.

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