Paula White is a very well known Pastor, televangelist, and preacher. She is the senior Pastor of “Without Walls International Church” in Tampa, Florida. It’s also well known that “Pastor Paula”, went through a very painful, and contreversial divorce back in 2007, from her then husband Randy White. Despite all that has happened in the last 3 years Paula, continues to preach the word of God all over the world. No devil in hell, will ever stop this blonde ‘diva’ who is on fire for the Lord.
Paula White’s Childhood
Paula, was born in Tupelo, Mississsippi to well-to-do-parents Donald, and Janelle Furr. Her parents were sucessful entrepreneurs who owned toy stores .” Every morning my daddy would take me to breakfast. He would draw smiley faces on my pancakes, and we would go off to the country club and play golf or gin rummy.” Paula recalls. But all was not rosey for the little rich girl, from Tupelo, Mississsippi. Paula’s entrepreneur father, was a gambler, and a drunk. Her parents had a host of marital problems, which eventually led to the seperation of the couple. One day in 1971 Paula’s father arrived at the families home drunk, and irrational. The couple fought over who would have Paula, it became violent , and her father hit her mother in the head, hoping she would release Paula. He then told his wife he would kill himself if he couldn’t have Paula. Her father , then spent the night in jail, and was released the next day. Upon his release he made good on his threat and committed suicide, crashing his car into a tree. Paula’s life came crashing down that day. For years after her fathers death, Paula, started a quest searching for love. The once privleged child was plunged , into poverty. For many years, Paula stayed with care-givers who sexually abused her from the ages of 6-13.
Saved by the grace of God
Plagued by being sexually abused, and facing abandonment issues, Paula became promiscuous as a teenager. She was pretty, and popular. She experimented with sex, and eventually developed eating disorders , to keep her weight down. One night Paula found what she was searching for since the day her father died. One day while at a friends house , a man told Paula that he could see her pain, he then lead her to the Lord. From that day on Paula became consumed by the love of Jesus Christ. She could not get enough of reading her Bible, and going to church. Today Paula, Whites show “Paula Today” is televised all around the world.