Paul Crouch was a "television apostle" because his ministry and the ministry of TBN have helped Christians and churches around the world grow and minister to the people of the nations. I remember Paul Crouch's description of the plan for TBN's development in the early days. "Paul said, 'I'll tell you what, if I do nothing on that channel-if I run out of programming, and I don't have anything but a sign that says, 'Jesus is Lord,' and John 3:16 put on it-I'll show it 24 hours a day before I'll put something from the world on it. Hallelujah.'" TBN has indeed fulfilled that goal and Paul Crouch's legacy of Christian television pioneering goes on, now airing evangelical television programs that proclaim the Lordship of Jesus and the love of God 24 hours, every day! In loving memory of Paul Crouch, today we declare John 3:16: "For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life." And, as always, we declare in Paul's honor, 'Jesus Is Lord!'
- Kenneth Copeland
"Everyone at the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association extend our condolences to the family of Paul Crouch, Sr., who, along with his wife, Jan, founded the Trinity Broadcast Network in 1973.... He and the TBN family have been longtime friends and supporters of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and Samaritan's Purse."
"I was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Paul Crouch, who was a friend for decades. Paul was a pioneer in Christian television; the channels and studios that Paul built around the world are an incredible achievement and will live on as a permanent legacy."
- Pat Robertson, Christian Broadcasting Network
"Paul truly was a pioneer with a powerful vision for delivering the Gospel in a manner that reached millions around the world. He understood the power of the Gospel. His ministry and broadcast operations touched the lives of many in this country and abroad including all of us at the ACLJ. Paul will be deeply missed."
- Jay Sekulow, American Center for Law and Justice
"Paul Crouch was a giant amongst men whose trail blazed television ministry for the 21st century. His brilliant faith and business acumen brought Christ to many who wouldn't have been otherwise exposed. His legacy lives on through his family, TBN partners everywhere, and the many people that he gave an opportunity. I am numbered amongst those beneficiaries."
- Bishop T.D. Jakes
"Paul was a true man of God and through TBN led millions to Jesus.... I'll miss my friend, but there is joy in heaven where millions of people are thanking him for sharing Jesus with them."
- Evangelist Arthur Blessitt
"'Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints' (Psalm 116:15). Certainly this is true for Dr. Paul Crouch, a man who helped open doors for me and many other ministers, as founder of the Trinity Broadcasting Network. Today my heart is sad, yet I am thankful to God for nearly four decades of a special, life-changing bond with this giant in the faith."
- Pastor Benny Hinn
"Dr. Paul Crouch and his lovely wife Jan saw something in this young Pentecostal preacher decades ago that perhaps I didn't even realize myself. I will always be grateful that they found a place for Breakthrough and for me on their vast network.... Without Dr. Crouch's faith in me, this ministry simply would not have the national and worldwide influence it has today, and for that I will always be grateful to him and to Jan." - Pastor Rod Parsley
"My dad loved Paul Crouch and Paul loved my dad. So it is like losing a family member. I can imagine my dad and Paul now sitting at Jesus' feet together."
- BeBe Winans, Gospel Music Recording Artist
"Paul Crouch ... has passed into eternal joy. Condolences to family and praise to God for this man of faith."
- Author Max Lucado
"We celebrate Dr. Paul Crouch's good and faithful work on earth. May we all leave such a legacy for the Kingdom."
- Pastor Creflo Dollar
"Just watched the TBN Tribute for Paul Crouch. I am so humbled to be a part of the JCTV Network family."
- Seshmi Robertson
"A fine man, Dr. Paul Crouch, has just passed away. All Christians are grateful for his wonderful life and work."
- Donald Trump
"I mourn the loss of a great general in my generation."
- Worship Leader Israel Houghton
"I believe every Christian has been positively impacted directly or indirectly by Paul Crouch."
- Pastor Phil Munsey
"Paul and Jan Crouch co-founded TBN and gave us the greatest network on the earth with over two billion viewers."
- Pastor, recording Artist, Donnie McClurkin
"Please join with West Angeles Church as we offer prayer of comfort to the Crouch family and the passing of such a light in Christendom."
- Bishop Charles Blake
"The gift my dear friend gave to the world cannot be measured in human terms."
- Pastor Jerry Barnard
"Thank you Dr. Paul Crouch for your endless effort to bring the world the gospel through TBN. You will be missed."
- Pastor Rich Wilkerson Jr.
"Imagine the celebration in heaven! All the people there who were touched by the ministry of TBN are welcoming Paul Crouch home."
- Dr. David Martin
"Dr. Crouch was one of the greatest Christian television pioneers. God bless his legacy."
- Pastor Myles Munroe
"There are some kingdom dividends we can only collect in dying. Paul Crouch of TBN will certainly be rewarded."
- Bishop I.V. Hilliard