By his own admission, he was a troubled youth with a juvenile delinquency record. At the age of 12, his mother turned him over to the state juvenile system. The thing that saved him from being a complete criminal was his voice, he has a beautiful voice. In 1971, he was cast as the title role in the Broadway run of Jesus Christ Superstar at the Mark Hellinger Theatre. In 1978, he recorded a Disco LP called “Smile” for CBS and was paid $300,000 dollars. His autobiography From Darkness To Light makes substantial allegations of abuse and mistreatment as a youth, including claims that he was subjected to frequent beatings. He built his career as a TBN personality based mostly upon his involvement with Jesus Christ Superstar, and Black Sabbath. He has hosted a Christian talk show monthly and has had his own weekly TV show (Standing On The Rock on TBN. He is on the road almost every weekend going from church to church. He sings, testifies, and tells stories. He is not a teacher but an edifier. Unity of the body of Christ is his heart’s cry and faith is what he encourages people in. His vocal range is broad and he can sing almost any music. His voice is highly anointed. He leads people into worship of Jesus Christ the King. He would gain notoriety as a Christian evangelist and singer, as well as controversy over his involvement with the heavy metal band Black Sabbath. Jeff Fenholt was born in 1951, in Columbus, Ohio.
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