The Christian Broadcasting Network said on Friday. That Pat Robertson, who transformed a small Virginia tv channel into a worldwide evangelical broadcasting station. Is resigning after such a half-century of hosting the “700 Club” on daily programming.
In a release, Pat Robertson, 91, stated that he presented the network’s flagship program. Again for the final time on Friday, and also that his son Gordon Robertson will carry over through the daily show beginning on Monday.
“After, I believe, 54 years of presenting the program. I will no longer be only the presenter of the ‘700 Club,'”. Robertson announced the program on Friday. But he promised to return if he had a “revelation” he wants to share.
700 Club Talk Show
Following purchasing a failing UHF tv network in Portsmouth, Virginia, Robertson’s Christian Television Network originally aired on Oct. 1, 1961. The “700 Club” first aired in 1966.
CBN, which is now located in Virginia Beach. Claims that its TV and video preaching, internet outreach, and praying centers cover more than 100 nations. And regions in multiple languages. The “700 Club” discussion program is shown in almost every network area in the United States.
Pat Robertson also created the Christian Coalition, which galvanized American conservatives into a politically conservative force. During the time he campaigned for the presidency in 1988.
Pat Robertson’s Journey as 700 Club’ host
Robertson got into a lot of trouble as the host of “The 700 Club” because of his on-air declarations. In 2005, he advocated for Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez’s death. And urged inhabitants of a small Pennsylvania community not to be in shock if a calamity hit. Because they elected out school administrators who supported educating “intelligent design.”
Robertson, on the other hand, has advocated for the abolition of mandatory jail terms for possession of marijuana offenses. He then states on “The 700 Club” that marijuana should indeed be legal. And given the same treatment as alcohol since the state’s war against drugs has failed.
Gordon Robertson, Robertson’s son, took over as CEO of CBN in December 2007. Robertson stays the channel’s chairman and continues to host “The 700 Club.”
Robertson will keep appearing on The 700 Club on a monthly engaging edition and “sometimes when circumstances demands,” according to the network.
“His influence and the inspiration of his devotional life continues to guide The 700 Club in the coming years,” Gordon Robertson stated. He is indeed a man of great dedication and everyone gets inspired by him.