Canada's Miracle Channel - Tongue Speaking Preacher And Founder Resigns Over Extra-Marital Affair
CALGARY - The founder of Canada's first national Christian television network has resigned after admitting to an "extra-marital relationship."
Rev. Dick Dewert started the network in Lethbridge in 1995 with his wife, Joan, who has also resigned to "stand with her husband," a news release issued from the Miracle Channel said.
The Miracle Channel is carried by cable providers and is renowned for lengthy fund raising specials where a variety of preachers speak in tongues and pour 'holy' oil over the prayer requests of contributors.