Dr. Thomas R. Horn

Tom Horn, Christian Media Giant and CEO of SkyWatch TV, Dies After Health Struggle


Christian media giant Thomas R. Horn died today after battling severe cardiovascular issues. The founder, host and CEO of SkyWatch TV and founder of Whispering Ponies Ranch and Defender Publishing, Horn was a longtime television and radio personality, bestselling author of dozens of books and publisher of many others.

SkyWatch TV posted the following statement on X:

Per a statement from SkyWatch, Horn “launched two news services where coverage of latest-breaking news and information on cutting-edge stories covering religion, prophecy, discovery, and the supernatural through in-depth investigative reports led to his network of writers being referenced and interviewed by the biggest names in broadcasting.” He appeared on “The Jim Bakker Show,” “Sid Roth’s It’s Supernatural!”, Daystar TV’s “Celebration,” “The 700 Club” and many more.

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Horn’s 2019 book, “The Wormwood Prophecyshed light on end-times prophecy, explaining the symbolism behind the apostle John’s use of the term “wormwood” in the book of Revelation. The book’s premise came from a supernatural experience, Horn told Charisma’s Stephen Strang in a 2019 podcast.

Horn was hospitalized Oct. 12 when physicians discovered he was in the process of an active heart attack while he was entering the hospital for an angiogram and other tests related to recent health concerns. Although he made more than one miraculous improvement, he remained in ICU until his death. On Oct. 17, bestselling author Jonathan Cahn prayed a special Hebrew blessing over Horn before appearing on SkyWatch TV in conjunction with the current crisis in Israel.

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Sharon K. Gilbert, co-host and science reporter at SkyWatch TV, posted her condolences on X following Horn’s death:

Horn leaves behind his wife, Nita; his son, Joe; his daughters, Donna and Ally; and several grandchildren.

Editor’s Note: This post will be updated with further details as they become available. {eoa}

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