Who Is Pastor Doug Batchelor?


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Pastor Doug Batchelor is a Christian author and motivational speaker. He is also the president of Amazing Facts and has a show that is available on cable networks and over 100 radio stations in the United States. His shows are also available in other parts of the world via satellite.

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Pastor Doug Batchelor became president of Amazing Facts in 1994. He expanded the organization's offerings to include a radio call in show "Bible Answers Live". His focus is on outreach and providing individuals biblical facts that can help them make the decision to commit to Christ. He also hopes to provide tools to others so that they can bring people to know Christ.

Before becoming president of Amazing Facts, Pastor Doug Batchelor was considered a troubled youth, and ran away from home at the age of 15 years old. He was constantly getting in fights at school, and had suicidal fantasies during his upbringing. Batchelor also had a history of drug use and spending time in jail before living in a cave in Palm Springs. He eventually found a Bible left in the cave and began reading it. This lead him to commit to Christ and turn his focus to spreading the gospel to as many people as possible.

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