People: Jun. 22, 1987

Jim and Tammy Bakker's surprise return to Heritage USA last week had all the markings of a media resurrection. Ending their Palm Springs, Calif., exile, televangelism's best-known couple flew to their house in the exclusive Tega Cay, S.C., 30 minutes from PTL headquarters, and held a nighttime press conference. Asked about their chances of ever returning to the financially troubled ministry, Bakker told reporters, "It will take a miracle. But we believe in miracles." Then Tammy fulfilled a promise she made two weeks ago and kissed the ground. Next day the Bakkers made a brief appearance at Heritage USA, emerging from...