born Nov. 3, 1930, Augusta, Georgia
died September 5, 2007, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Pastor of Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
college drop out
Arthur Murray dance instructor
After helping Anne Lewis earn her MRS degree, Kennedy (sic) returned to earn multiple degrees, including a doctorate in religious education from New York University
Defining the Assaults on the Traditional FamilyEdit
Reverend Kennedy (sic) preached on the many abominations in American daily life, warning his faithful to avoid:
- global warming
Spreading God's WordEdit
"The Bible says, 'Be fruitful and multiply and have dominion over the earth,'" Kennedy said in a 1996 interview with The Los Angeles Times. "God should be in every sphere of life: economics, business, education, government, art and science."
author of more than 50 books
founded two schools — Knox Theological Seminary and Westminster Academy (his "Center for Reclaiming America for Christ" was closed in early 2007)
founding board member of the Moral Majority
founded Center for Christian Statesmanship, which organized Capitol Hill Bible studies and other events encouraging top government officials "to embrace God's providential purpose for this nation"
Broadcasting God's WordEdit
founded Coral Ridge Ministries (weekly audience of 3.5 million)
host of "The Coral Ridge Hour,"
- seen on more than 400 stations
- broadcast to more than 150 countries on the Armed Forces Network
host of the radio program, "Truths That Transform"
National Religious Broadcasters hall of fame