Public Figure Profiles

Tammy Faye Bakker Messner

Tamara Faye Messner (née LaValley, formerly Bakker ; March 7, 1942 – July 20, 2007) was an American evangelist, singer, author, talk show host, and television personality. She gained notice for her work with The PTL Club, a televangelist program she co-founded with her husband Jim Bakker in 1974. They had hosted their own puppet show series for local programming in the early 1960s; Messner also had a career as a recording artist. In 1978, she and Bakker built Heritage USA, a Christian theme park.Messner garnered significant publicity when Jim Bakker was indicted, convicted, and imprisoned on numerous counts of fraud and conspiracy in 1989, resulting in the dissolution of The PTL Club. She divorced Bakker in 1992 and married Roe Messner. She was diagnosed with colon cancer in 1996, from which she suffered intermittently for over a decade before dying of the disease in 2007.During her career Messner was noted for her eccentric and glamorous persona, as well as for moral views that diverged from those of many mainstream evangelists, particularly her advocacy for LGBT persons and reaching out to HIV/AIDS patients at the height of the AIDS epidemic. She released three autobiographies during her lifetime, I Gotta Be Me in 1978, Tammy: Telling it My Way in 1996 and I Will Survive and You Will Too! in 2003.

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Some of their strengths

Tammy Faye Bakker Messner has many admirable traits.

Based on spiritual traditions from around the world, they are someone who can be described as Creative, Intuitive, Kind, Imaginative, Passionate, Adventurous, and Energetic.

Soulful and Understanding

According to Mysticism’s Astrology tradition, Tammy Faye Bakker Messner is someone who is a soulful, understanding, and conscious person, who combines smarts with a deep talent for creativity and imagination. A person who seems to identify with family, heritage and ancestry.

Helpful and Supportive

Based on Daoism’s Ba-Zi or ‘Chinese Zodiac’ tradition, people who know Tammy Faye Bakker Messner well know them as someone who can be accepting, supportive, and productive, like a garden.

Ambitious and Forceful

According to Hinduism’s Jyotisha or ‘Vedic Astrology’ tradition, many would also describe Tammy Faye Bakker Messner as someone who is ambitious, hard-working, determined, and intelligent.

A person who has a knack for identifying opportunities, has amazing concentration and focus, who can work independently, who likes starting new things, and who is somewhat of an intellectual.

Stable and Creative

Based on the Mayan Tzolk’in or ‘Mayan Astrology’ tradition, Tammy Faye Bakker Messner is someone who thrives in volatile situations, and who tends to be a source of stability and comfort for others who are experiencing challenging times .

They are also someone who is calm, comforting, and stable, and who loves stability and being a good friend and loyal partner.

Creative and Imaginative

According to Judaism’s Kabbalah tradition, Tammy Faye Bakker Messner tends to be someone who is sensitive, imaginative, creative, and somewhat of a dreamer. Who is intuitive and compassionate, and who has a friendly, easygoing, calming and relaxing effect on people and for whom friends and family mean the world.

Some of Tammy Faye Bakker Messner's challenges

While Tammy Faye Bakker Messner has many strengths, nobody is perfect. They also have some challenging traits they need to manage.

For example, Tammy Faye Bakker Messner can be Selfish, Indecisive, Unrealistic, Complicated, Brusque, Impulsive, and Careless.

Indecisive and Unrealistic

One of Tammy Faye Bakker Messner's key challenges is that they are someone who can come across as indecisive and unrealistic.

Tammy Faye Bakker Messner must also exercise caution as they can be excessive and unrealistic.

Relentless and Inflexible

Tammy Faye Bakker Messner is someone who can be relentless, obsessive, and inflexible, who can be confrontational with work colleagues, can have difficulty communicating feelings and be somewhat reclusive, and who can be self-destructive, overindulgent, and extravagant.

Lethargic and Unrealistic

Finally, Tammy Faye Bakker Messner also can be too soft, lazy and lethargic, and who can have difficulty finding others who share a similarly dreamy outlook on life.

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