*After all these years of preaching the gospel and sharing the word with the world, TBN is in a little trouble.

Amid the latest drama surrounding the Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN), should mainstream ministries seek reform or pull their programming?

Brittany Koper, the granddaughter of TBN founders Paul and Jan Crouch and its chief financial officer until September 2011, has accused network directors of illegally distributing “charitable assets” worth more than $50 million for their personal use, says ChristianityToday.com. In response, TBN has filed half a dozen lawsuits nationwide accusing Koper and her husband of engaging in a smear campaign to divert attention from their own financial sins.

The filings recently prompted a California federal judge to threaten to brand the network a “vexatious litigant” because its lawsuits seemed designed to “overwhelm the courts … so as to avoid a rational decision on the merits.”