New Destiny Christian Center had been searching for his replacement since Tims' death in August 2011.Upon hearing of the controversy, White addressed the New Destiny Christian Center during a service she was leading. I’m not asking you to love me or respect me, because I’ll do the work to earn that.
Gaffey contrasts this to Jesus' words in the Gospel of St Matthew: "Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me." In a January 5, 2017 CNN interview, White responded to some of the criticism saying "I have been called a heretic, an apostate, an adulterer, a charlatan, and an addict.
White became chair of the evangelical advisory board in Donald Trump's administration.
Donald and Myra Furr's marriage began to fail when White was five years old.
White had divorced his first wife and was in the early stages of reviving his career as a preacher and evangelist.
They met while he was visiting the church where White volunteered as a janitor.