Co-Founder Of TBN, Jan Crouch, Is Now Passed. What Will Her Legacy Be?

A little over a week ago major Christian news networks like the Christian Post started reporting the death of Jan Crouch, the wife of Paul Crouch and co-founder of TBN. While I do not approve of the TBN theology, philosophy, or routine tax evasion, I do want to recognize that Jan Crouch was a Christian and real believer in Christ. At age 78 she had a stroke and unfortunately went on to be with our creator.

While I remember her most for her many extravagant hair cuts, I believe most will have a different memory. For those who follow the TBN preaching and the Word of Faith preachers they will be mourning the death of Mrs. Crouch. For those on the other end of the isle it is more likely that she will be remembered for extravagant spending and a lavish life style supported by donations from Christian viewers around the world.



About Jan Crouch

Born: Janice Wendell Bethany
Died: May 31, 2016 (aged 78)
Married: Paul Crouch, 1957 – 2013 (Paul passed in 2013 having been married to Jan for 56 years!!)
Christian Denomination: Pentecostal
Children: Paul Crouch, Jr. & Matthew Crouch
Parents: Reverend and Mrs. Edgar W. Bethany
Filmography: She was a producer, known for Praise the Lord (1973), First to Know(1990) and The Glory of America (1996).

Honor & Awards

  • 1990: Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Oral Roberts University
  • Golden Angel Award – Excellence in Media

Further Reading About Jan Crouch (and Paul)

Jan Crouch Obituary

TBN Co-Founder Jan Crouch Goes on to Glory After Massive Stroke

Televangelist Paul Crouch Leaves a Dirty Legacy; Evangelical Christians Look the Other Way

 Charity Navigator Assessment Rating For Trinity Broadcasting Network

Family Battle Offers Look Inside Lavish TV Ministry

Private jets, 13 mansions and a $100,000 mobile home just for the dogs: Televangelists ‘defrauded tens of million of dollars from Christian network’

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