Paula White-Cain

(1966-?)

Her mother left her father and the separation and his subsequent suicide drove her, her brother, and mother into poverty. 1984 in Maryland she converted to Christianity at the Damascus Church of God. She later claimed to have received a vision from God shortly after her conversion. 

She delivered the invocation at his inauguration, on January 20, 2017. November 2019, Trump appointed her special advisor to the Faith and Opportunity Initiative at the Office of Public Liaison. 2014-May 2019, she was senior pastor of New Destiny Christian Center, in Apopka, Florida, a non-denominational, multicultural megachurch.

She is an author, televangelist as well as a proponent of prosperity theology. She recorded the first broadcast of Paula White Today in 2001. By 2006, her show appeared on nine television networks, including Trinity Broadcast NetworkDaystar, and Black Entertainment Television. White considers T.D. Jakes her spiritual father. 

In 2021, White participated in the "Prayer Rally for Peace on the Korean Peninsula," hosted by the Unification Church’s Universal Peace Federation. During the event, she called Hak Ja Han Moon, the widow of Unification Church founder Sun Myung Moon, “a jewel from God”. She has been married three times. At the close of 2014, musician Jonathan Cain of the rock band Journey finalized his divorce from his second wife and became engaged to White, who had been dating him during his marriage. On April 27, 2015, the couple married.

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