It has been falsely reported that I once filed for bankruptcy and -- my personal favorite -- that I deny the Trinity!
" During her interview she also said in her defense "My life and my decisions have been nowhere near perfect, though nothing like what has been falsely conveyed in recent days." According to the book Holy Mavericks, a turning point in White's life was meeting Randy White, a third-generation preacher in the Church of God denomination, in 1981.
Without Walls International Church then purchased the property next to them at 3860 West Columbus Drive expanding their Tampa campus.
The property acquired was a Canada Dry warehouse which they remodeled, and was the main sanctuary for the church until September 2014.
The church struggled financially at first, and it could not afford to pay the Whites a salary for the first two years.
As a result, the couple lived on government assistance and the kindness of others.
She is the senior pastor of New Destiny Christian Center, in Apopka, Florida, a non-denominational, multi-cultural megachurch. She was the co-pastor of Without Walls International Church in Tampa, a church she co-founded with pastor and then-husband Randy White.
In 1984, while living 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: "When I was just eighteen years old, the Lord gave me a vision that every time I opened my mouth and declared the Word of the Lord, there was a manifestation of His Spirit where people were either healed, delivered, or saved.
Soon the church began to grow quickly through the various outreach programs.
From 1991 to 1998, the church changed locations three times until they secured the property located at 2511 North Grady Avenue in Tampa, and changed the name of the church to Without Walls International Church.