Mike Murdock is modern Christian songwriter and singer, pastor and televangelist in Wisdom Center ministry. He is based in Haltom City in Texas. He is host of television program Wisdom Keys with Mike Murdock.
Mike Murdock was born on April 18, 1946, in Lake Charles, Louisiana. His birth name is Michael Dean Murdock. He and his sister Deborah Murdock-Johnson was raised by his parents Willie and J.E. Murdock. Deborah works for Mike’s ministry.
Mike graduated at LaGrange High School in his born town at 1964. After that he was student at Southwestern Assemblies of God University in Waxahachie, Texas. He attended this university only three semesters and he left it in 1966.
In 1989, Mike got honorary doctorate from International Seminary in Florida.
Mike is televangelist, songwriter, pastor and modern Christian singer.
Mike established Mike Murdock Evangelistic Association in 1973, and he began fundraising and preaching through the country.
He got national attention in 1989 as pastor at The PTL Club. Happening which gained him popularity was when he asked his viewers to come out and Jim Bakker and Tammy Faye who claimed that they help in fixing marriages.
In 1999, Fort Worth Star – Telegram reported that Mike apparently refused requests for interviews and he refused to give answer on questions concerned the involvement of money and fraudulent case.
In 2003, just couple years later, the same Fort Worth Star – Telegram begin with series which showed involvement of Mike in raising and donating money to chosen family members from his association board. In March at same year, Associated Press has reported that Mike donated little money and that the most of it, about 60%, was spent away.
In 2004, Fort Worth Star – Telegram has stated that Mike started a church. Later in the same year when he got rights from International Faith Centre from Haltom City, Texas, he change the name of the place to The Wisdom Center.
In 2012, when Mike decided to sell up his residence it was reported cost of it. Worth of his property was $1.5 million.
As a televangelist, Mike have his television program named Wisdom Keys with Mike Murdock. He also appeared on several television networks, such as CBN, INSP, TBN, WORD, Bet and Daystar Television Network.
Mike preaches with Benny Hinn and David Curullo.
Mike also wrote several books: The Leadership Secrets of Jesus, Secrets of the Jesus – The Richest Man Who Ever Lived, The Uncommon Leader, Jesus Was Rich, The Winning Wisdom, The Law of Recognition.
According to unofficial information, Mike have 76 registred songs with the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers.
Linda Lormand and Mike married in 1966. In 1979, this couple adopted child named Jason, and in the same year they divorced. Court gave custody of Jason to Linda.
Full name: Ichael Dean Murdock
Nick name: Mike
Date of birth: April 18, 1946
Birth place: Lake Charles, Louisiana
Residence: Haltom City, Texas
Occupation: songwriter, pastor, evangelist, author
Education: LaGrange High School, Southwestern Assemblies of God University on Waxachie, Texas
Personal Life and Family
Father name: J.E. Murdock
Mother name: Willie Murdock
Sister name: Deborah Murdock-Johnson
Marital status: Divorced
Ex wife‘s name: Linda Lormand
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Children: 1 (Jason)
Personal Look and Measurements
Height: 5 ft 9 in (179 cm)
Weight: 158.7 lbs (72 kg)
Body measurements: Unknown
Chest size: Unknown
Hair Color: Black
Eye color: Dark Brown
Waist size: Unknown
Hip size: Unknown
Net Worth and Salary
Net worth: $6 millions
His salary is $200.000 per year.
Mike is contemporary pastor so he have accounts on all popular social networks, such as Facebook and Twitter.
His Facebook page have almost 74K likes. Link of his official page is: https://www.facebook.com/OfficialDrMikeMurdock/.
On Twitter Mike have 277K followers. Link of his profile is: https://twitter.com/drmikemurdock?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor.
The Wisdom Center have web site. Link is: http://www.thewisdomcenter.tv/.
He mostly advertises his books.
Interesting Facts about Mike Murdock
Mike is person with interesting personality as someone who is christian, but he is also songwriter, singer and contemporary pastor.
Mike was born on April 18, 1946, in Lake Charles, Louisiana. His birth name is Michael Dean Murdock. He is singer, songwriter, televangelist and Contemporary Christian. Now he is based in Haltom City in Texas.
He was raised in Lake Charles with his sister Deborah Murdock-Johnson. Names of his parents are Willie and J.E. Murdock. He attended LaGrange High School. After graduation he attended Southwestern Assemblies of God University only for three semesters. International Seminary in Florida give him honorary doctorate in 1989.
He have 76 registered songs with the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers. He wrote numerous books. Mike also have his television program named Wisdom Keys with Mike Murdock.
Mike established his association named Mike Murdock Evangelistic Association in 1973. In 2004 this association purchased the International Faith Center in Haltom City. Mike changed name of it to The Wisdom Center.
Mike was married with Linda Lormand from 1966 to 1979. In 1979, they adopted one child named Jason.