Paul E. Billheimer and his wife began a tent ministry in Anderson, Indiana, in 1936 that grew to include a Bible institute, a Christian high school, a Christian day school, and, in 1957, a Christian television station. His books include Don't Waste Your Sorrows, Love Covers, Destined to Overcome, and Destined for the Cross. He and his wife spent their later years working with Trinity Broadcasting Network. They were married for 63 years and raised three children. Paul Billheimer passed away in 1984.