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*Uh oh, Riva Tims’ backers and fans aren’t gonna like this news.

The Christian Post reports that New Destiny Christian Center announced Thursday morning that Paula White is the new senior pastor of the Florida megachurch the late Zachery Tims founded 15 years ago with his ex-wife, Riva Tims, who is also suing the Florida megachurch.

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After weeks of speculation that White, who currently leads Without Walls International Church in Tampa, would be taking over leadership duties for the Apopka church, NDCC administrators confirmed the rumors in a press release.

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“We celebrate the continuation of a vision, a vision launched back in 1996 with the founding of New Destiny Christian Center as a non-denominational church with a multi-cultural mission,” read the statement attributed to Board of Directors member Elder Marguerite Esannason, according to the Orlando Sentinel.

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