Biblical sale: Christian theme park puts items on the block

Published 10:23 am Friday, July 22, 2016

ORLANDO, Fla. — In the market for a throne, a Roman gladiator’s helmet or a near life-size Nativity scene?

Then the Holy Land Experience in Orlando has a sale for you.

The massive estate sale by the Christian theme park started Thursday and lasts through Saturday.

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The Holy Land Experience is selling scores of items, many of them Biblically themed, amid declining revenue and contributions.

IRS documents show that in 2014, the most recent year filings are available, The Holy Land Experience had anywhere from $1.9 million to $2.5 million in contributions. By contrast, it had $42 million in contributions in 2010.

The theme park had a $1.3 million deficit in 2014.

The Holy Land Experience is part of Trinity Broadcasting Network, whose co-founder, televangelist Jan Crouch, died in May.