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Statement of Bill Keller, Host of Live Prayer With Bill Keller, Regarding CAIR-CBS Religious Discrimination

Contact: Nancy Manno, WDC Media, 609-703-8111, nancy@wdcmedia.com


MEDIA ADVISORY, Aug. 25 /Christian Newswire/ -- The following is a statement released by Bill Keller, host of Live Prayer With Bill Keller, regarding CAIR-CBS religious discrimination:


First and foremost, it is never my intent to offend anyone with my remarks.  I have, however, over the past five years of airing "Live Prayer With Bill Keller" stood for the truth based on the worldview that the Bible is the infallible and inerrant word of God.  And based on that, those who follow other gods are on a sure path to hell.  Yet the Bible tells us that God wishes that none should perish and we are commanded to preach the truth of the gospel to all the world.


An example of my commitment to spreading the gospel is my online Liveprayer.com. Through LivePrayer.com, we have seen over 190,000 people make decisions to come to faith in Christ over the past eight years." Liveprayer.com answers over 40,000 emails for prayer each day, having answered some 60 million in the past eight years.  Nearly three million praise reports have been archived by people who took the time to write back about how God met their prayer requests.


I do not hold any ill will toward Muslims.  I want them to know the truth and find true salvation.  And the truth is that Islam is a false religion that follows a false god that will lead them to eternal condemnation.  Since the very beginning of the Islamic faith some six hundred years after the death of Jesus Christ, Muslims have had a rich history of attacking anyone who disagrees with them.  And this is just another one such historically redundant attack.  This religious terrorism is conducted by an organization found to have deep rooted ties to terrorist groups, the Council on American Islamic Relations, or CAIR, to infringe on my First Amendment right of religious expression, and CBS Viacom is an accomplice.


CAIR, who is currently listed as an unindicted co-conspirator in a Dallas trial involving a terrorist fund raising operation, is viewed by much of the mainstream media as a Muslim version of the American Civil Liberties Union instead of the face of the radical Islamic movement that it has been proven to be since its inception here in the United States.   CAIR believes that free speech ends when someone tells the truth about Islam.  CAIR believes they have silenced my free speech, but to the contrary, Liveprayer is excited that our new morning program in the Tampa market that we have been working on for 6 months will debut on a competing network Monday, September 3rd.  We are also close to finalizing plans to have the late night program on nationwide this October.


About Bill Keller


The media has called him the "Dr. Phil of prayer" and the next big thing in mass media religion. Meet Bill Keller the host of "Live Prayer with Bill Keller," the nations only "live" call-in faith and values based program airing exclusively on secular TV that deals head-on with issues ranging from divorce, homosexuality, abortion, sexual abuse, pornography, drug addiction, radical Islam, race relations, spousal abuse, false prophets and more . . . from a conservative, biblical world view. "LivePrayer" is unscripted, and unedited, giving it a fresh and totally spontaneous approach to problem solving. The program can be seen Monday through Friday from 1:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m. in Tampa, Florida on CBS Affiliate CW 44, and online 24/7 through streaming on LivePrayer.com. "Live Prayer" is slated to go nationwide on the "i" network (formally Pax TV) this Fall.


About Live Prayer


In 1999 Keller launched LivePrayer.com, which has become the most successful online faith outreach in history. Since its inception LivePrayer.com has responded personally to more than 60 million online requests for prayer. And Keller's "Live Prayer" devotional is received daily by more than two million e-mail subscribers. For information on where to watch "Live Prayer" in your area, visit www.liveprayer.com.