Televangelists: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

  • Published: 17 August 2015
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  • Liam Taggart
    Liam Taggart  29 minutes back

    That’s why the human race is doomed.Too many dumb suckers

    • Twilight FanFic Audio
      Twilight FanFic Audio  1 hours back

      Sheila Zalinsky did a TY video on the motivations of these types of televangelists.

      • Twilight FanFic Audio
        Twilight FanFic Audio  2 hours back

        These televangelist are GUILTY. These are the people the Lord will say I never knew you Matthew 7:21-23. It is wickedness. Thanks for exposing it. There are many Christians that do expose these people. That is the good news. Now for the bad news. The second part of your video was very mocking towards people of true faith. What does the Bible say about mocking? Isaiah 57:4, Galatians 6:7. Jesus was mocked during his persecutions. The church expects this treatment because the Lord told us if they did it to me they will do it to you. But really, thank you for exposing the thief and the greed and the liar. My feelings as far as IRS is concerned is they should not even exist. We should still be on the gold standard. I appreciate your social experiments.

        • Subin Sasidharan
          Subin Sasidharan  2 hours back

          And this happening in a first world country... and they call us third world country....

          • Ashley Hyne
            Ashley Hyne  3 hours back

            I just wondered who this Brummy was until I realised he was a Cambridge graduate. Great Uni to go to if you want to be well connected.

            • C Preston
              C Preston  4 hours back

              Absolute con artists and bullshit merchants. Tax those thieves.

              • King Henry VIII Tudor
                King Henry VIII Tudor  5 hours back

                Televengelists: Give us money and you go to heaven
                Martin Luther: Am I a joke to you?

                • TreasureHuntr713
                  TreasureHuntr713  8 hours back

                  Dr. House: *iS iT luPuSsSs?*

                  • rachel diederich
                    rachel diederich  9 hours back

                    My ex-boyfriend was naughty but not really. He would call Mike Murdock's number. He would ask the person on the other end. How can you sleep? Taking money from people for a con-artist. Making very little money while he is getting millions.

                    • bat in the attic
                      bat in the attic  10 hours back

                      We really need to start using corrupt people as fertiliser. Some of them are really, really overt too. It's not like they're even trying to pass as well intentioned. We could, basically, completely knock out the idea that the carbon footprint of livestock farming is necessary for the manure needed to feed the plants that the people that care, about such things, eat. Just use our corrupt people!

                      • 柳岑焉
                        柳岑焉  10 hours back


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                          These guys get away with it because you fools by that bull crap and you give and you give them the money meanwhile you can't even pay your own rental your mortgage if you look stupid... I deserve to be conned by these fools...

                          • larry burbridge
                            larry burbridge  22 hours back

                            a friend of mine's Dad was a cop in Tulsa OK. They used to pick up Oral Roberts for DUI almost every week, but were told  to let him go by the local politicians because he carried a lot of water in that cow town.

                            • John Colage
                              John Colage  22 hours back

                              J JESUS CHRIST IS A BAPTIZED JEHOVAH'S WITNESS

                              Even a Christian cannot brush aside the worship of Jehovah as God. In Revelation 1:5 the Son of God called himself "'Jesus Christ, 'The Faithful Witness.'" When on earth as a man he was a Jew, an Israelite, to whose nation the words of Isaiah 43:10 were written: "'You are my witnesses, ' is the utterance of Jehovah, 'even my servant whom I have chosen." Jesus demonstrated that he was a faithful and true witness of Jehovah God. His genuine disciples today must be the same kind of witnesses, Jehovah's.

                              Those, not baptized into the same religion as Christ Jesus have placed themselves in Satan's camp.---John 6:67, 68.

                              To stay with Jesus Christ is to stay with those whom he pleased to use. Outside the true congregation, what alternative

                              • John Colage
                                John Colage  22 hours back

                                organization is there? Only Satan's organization consisting of his "wild beast" and his Babylonian world empire of false religion.---Rev. 13:1, 14, 15; 17:3-6.

                            • Miguel Ubieto
                              Miguel Ubieto  1 days back

                              *laughs in atheism*

                              • Henry Coy
                                Henry Coy  1 days back

                                Only in America.....and the reasons are obvious!

                                • PicklePhD
                                  PicklePhD  1 days back

                                  I'm not religious, I am an atheist and have been for years. I obviously see through their bullshit because of that, but how to Devout Christians who fall for this crap not see through their lies? If God were to exist then surely these Televangelists are the devil or some kind of Demon... They are literally sapping money from other people out of pure Greed and then shoving it in their faces by bragging about it.

                                  They are breaking 3 of the 7 deadly sins sometimes 4 maybe even 5 - Sloth, Greed, Pride and if you confront one, Wrath, some of them even commit Lust.

                                  so aren't these people who take from the poor to line their own filthy pockets the perfect example of a Demon or Devil leading Christians astray?

                                  • Alex Pacheco
                                    Alex Pacheco  1 days back

                                    Ain't that the truth??

                                    • James Reynolds
                                      James Reynolds  1 days back

                                      There no proof in the bible says give money and get a healing or blessing.. It does say give to the poor . these preacher took from the poor.. People all will answer to God on judgment day. And if you found with sin.. Them heaven not the place you will end up at.. Jesus said sin will not enter in the kingdom of heaven

                                      • Rickey Robinson
                                        Rickey Robinson  1 days back

                                        you Should Be in jail you Dope Head !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

                                        • break dawn
                                          break dawn  1 days back

                                          You should go for a swim and never come back

                                      • Rickey Robinson
                                        Rickey Robinson  1 days back

                                        Donald Trump is all Ready won the 2020 Election you can’t stop a Dam thing your Done Dummy fuck you Dope Heads !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

                                        • George xeno
                                          George xeno  1 days back

                                          How is this dumbass related to the topic of the video? John might've helped some brainwashed people with this video. And Trump isn't going to win and there is a good chance that he will be impeached.

                                        • break dawn
                                          break dawn  1 days back

                                          Shut up and go listen to the box by Roddy Ricch

                                      • Roger Lindsay
                                        Roger Lindsay  1 days back

                                        money changers in the church God is anti this

                                        • Tim Wilde
                                          Tim Wilde  1 days back

                                          I wish the mainstream media would devote as much effort to those thousands and thousands of churches doing it right and just ignore the few nutjobs out there...or at least make sure to categorize the nutjobs as not being the normal for most churches.

                                          • Germany X
                                            Germany X  1 days back

                                            I should’ve become a preAcher instead of an atheist lol

                                            • Jimmy Ward
                                              Jimmy Ward  1 days back

                                              The book of bullsh!t.BIBLE

                                              • JOHHNY B GOOD
                                                JOHHNY B GOOD  2 days back

                                                Religious people instill the same garbage into their children

                                                • Tim Wilde
                                                  Tim Wilde  1 days back

                                                  only a small percentage of religious people "instill this garbage" into their children.....MOST religious people do it right but are seldom seen or heard!!

                                              • JJ W.
                                                JJ W.  2 days back

                                                PRRAZE O.L.o.P.E.

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                                                  I’d like to state that I’m a Christian, and I give this video two thumbs up! Gotta love televangelists ruining people’s view on Christianity all of these years! I’m surprised he didn’t call out Creflo Dollar for literally having “Dollar” as a last name!

                                                  • John Colage
                                                    John Colage  2 days back

                                                    Humanity's only salvation to live in Jehovah's Kingdom is to be baptized into the same religion as Christ Jesus. (John 6:67, 68) The Bible is a Jehovah's Witness Book.---Isaiah 43:10.

                                                  • imdahG
                                                    imdahG  2 days back

                                                    Why are so many Americans sucked into this half-ass form of Christianity? Gluttons to have their monies conned out of them. There is a special place in hell for those charlatans!

                                                    • ThewayICit
                                                      ThewayICit  2 days back

                                                      There are religious charlatans in every country, but what is it about America that these people continue to find so many willing victims?

                                                      • George Bell
                                                        George Bell  2 days back

                                                        Let's parade a white face around so people feel bad

                                                        • George Bell
                                                          George Bell  2 days back

                                                          Damn, I'm in the wrong business

                                                          • Mitchel Putman
                                                            Mitchel Putman  2 days back

                                                            If every church in America were banned , the IQ of the average American would go up by 100 points .

                                                            • geekymaddy
                                                              geekymaddy  2 days back

                                                              the website now.... omg

                                                              u want to know what i mean:

                                                            • legomypancakes
                                                              legomypancakes  2 days back

                                                              65 million could have fed so many people

                                                              • legomypancakes
                                                                legomypancakes  2 days back

                                                                We seen midgets grow lmao

                                                                • Paul LaNoue
                                                                  Paul LaNoue  2 days back

                                                                  Third grade should have a class called, “How to recognize a con man.”

                                                                  • Michael W. Lytle
                                                                    Michael W. Lytle  2 days back

                                                                    These pastor/huxters need to open their own book every so often. "What does it profit a man to gain the whole world, but lose his soul?"

                                                                    • Jennifer Brower
                                                                      Jennifer Brower  2 days back

                                                                      Trump's spiritual advisor is a televangelist named Paula White. Google her. She's a trip.

                                                                      • lachlan Bastin
                                                                        lachlan Bastin  2 days back

                                                                        seriously, what is up with these televangelists and private jets?

                                                                        • ianrwood21
                                                                          ianrwood21  3 days back

                                                                          This is just so shocking. How can some Americans believe this crap?

                                                                          • Jon
                                                                            Jon  3 days back

                                                                            Forget Mike Pence... Do an episode on Andrew Yang!

                                                                            • Jay K
                                                                              Jay K  3 days back

                                                                              Genuinely hope each and every one of those disgusting people get stabbed in the fucking throat. How dare they.

                                                                              • Luna Xarsenal
                                                                                Luna Xarsenal  3 days back

                                                                                Televangelist make my job as a local pastor much more difficult. Don’t worry everyone will one day face judgement and be held accountable to God. And according to Jesus, those who “preach” the word of God will be judged more harshly.

                                                                                • James B Hollingsworth
                                                                                  James B Hollingsworth  3 days back

                                                                                  The prosperity preachers are going to face the worst of God’s wrath come the day of judgement.

                                                                                  • Sekho Puro
                                                                                    Sekho Puro  3 days back


                                                                                    • Yacob the Hebrew
                                                                                      Yacob the Hebrew  3 days back

                                                                                      2020 ROFL Stop. I can't take it