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Roe Messner

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Ronald Roe Messner is an American building contractor who has built more than 1,700 churches, including several megachurches. Having divorced his first wife, he married televangelist Tammy Faye Bakker in 1993 after her divorce from husband and PTL Club founder Jim Bakker.… Read More

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  • Today In History Sports Radio Espn 1420
    Google News - Jul 20, 2011
  • Tammy Faye Bakker, 65, Emotive Tv Evangelist, Dies
    NYTimes - Jul 23, 2007
  • Tammy Faye Bakker, 65, Emotive Tv Evangelist, Dies
    NYTimes - Jul 22, 2007
  • The Punk Christian Son Of A Preacher Man
    NYTimes - Jan 23, 2005

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CHILDHOOD

1935 Birth Born in 1935.

FORTIES

1978 43 Years Old Roe Messner rocketed to fame with the construction of Heritage USA in 1978 at the behest of Jim Bakker.

FIFTIES

1987 52 Years Old In 1987, he and his first wife, Ruth Ann, wrote Building For The Master: By Design (ISBN 0-940609-00-2). … Read More
1990 55 Years Old Messner himself filed for personal and corporate bankruptcy in 1990, saying he owed nearly $30 million to more than 300 creditors. … Read More
1993 58 Years Old 1 More Event
Having divorced his first wife, he married televangelist Tammy Faye Bakker in 1993 after her divorce from husband and PTL Club founder Jim Bakker. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

1996 61 Years Old In 1996, Roe Messner was sentenced to 27 months in federal prison for bankruptcy fraud charges and served his time from 1996 to 1999.
2003 68 Years Old In 2003 he published another book on church building entitled Church Growth by Design: A Complete Guide for Planning and Building Churches to God's Glory ISBN 0-9745015-0-6. … Read More
2007 72 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2007 Messner and Tammy Faye moved to the Kansas City, Missouri, gated community suburb of Loch Lloyd, Missouri. … Read More
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