Saints & Scammers: The Tammy Faye and Jim Bakker Story w/ Sarah Marshall

Scam Goddess #122 January 24, 2022

Praise the Lord, Con-gregation! This week, host of You’re Wrong About podcast, Sarah Marshall joins the show to discuss the scams of televangelists Jim Bakker and Tammy Faye Bakker.  Plus, money found in the wall at Joel Osteen’s megachurch has people questioning if fraud was involved. Stay Schemin’!

CW: Mention of sexual assault @ 45:30

Research By Kaelyn Brandt. 

SOURCES:

https://religionandpolitics.org/2014/10/28/a-theme-park-a-scandal-and-the-faded-ruins-of-a-televangelism-empire/

https://www.biography.com/news/tammy-faye-jim-bakker-relationship-scandals

https://abcnews.go.com/US/scandals-brought-bakkers-uss-famous-televangelists/story?id=60389342

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/plumber-finds-cash-checks-loose-toilet-wall-joel-osteens-lakewood-chur-rcna7512

https://www.nbcnews.com/nbc-out/out-pop-culture/televangelist-tammy-faye-bakker-became-unlikely-ally-aids-crisis-rcna2059

https://www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-1987-03-30-mn-594-story.html

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