riva tims

Riva Tims

*A small group loyal to Riva Tims protested outside New Destiny Christian Center in Apopka, Florida Thursday evening over the apparent selection of Pastor Paula White to succeed Zachery Tims, who died in August. Riva co-founded the church with her husband in 1996, says the BCNN1.com.

Protestors carried signs with slogans such as “Come Support Pastor Riva! Use your voice!” as they tried to get the attention of those attending New Destiny’s Bible study group, which meets Thursday nights.

New Destiny plans to announce the church’s new leader Jan. 1. But Sunday the congregation was surveyed by church leaders about whether they wanted Paula White to take over. No other name was offered for approval. White is pastor of Without Walls International Church in Tampa.
Read more at BCNN1.com.