Pastor Charles Stanley death ; The famous American pastor , write, an avid photographer and founder of In Touch Ministries, Pastor Charles Frazier Stanley has passed on today the 18th April 2023.
Charles Stanley was an American Baptist pastor and writer. He was pastor emeritus of First Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia, after serving as senior pastor for 49 years. He founded and was president of In Touch Ministries, which widely broadcasted his sermons through television and radio. He also served two one-year terms as president of the Southern Baptist Convention, from 1984 to 1986.
Late Pastor Charles Stanley was born on September 25, 1932, in Dry Fork, an unincorporated community of Pittsylvania County, Virginia. His father, also named Charles, died nine months later. Stanley’s family moved frequently throughout his childhood. At the age of 12, he became a born-again Christian, and at age 14 he began his life’s work in Christian ministry.
He studied at University of Richmond and earned a Bachelor of Arts, then he studied at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth and earned a Master of Divinity. He has also earned a Master of Theology and an unaccredited Doctor of Theology degree from Luther Rice Seminary in Florida (now located in Lithonia, Georgia).
Charles Stanley got married to Anna Johnson Stanley in 1955 and they couples got divorced in 2000.
He has two children named Becky Stanley Brodersen (occasionally mentioned in his sermons)and Andy Stanley ( who is the pastor of North Point Community Church in nearby Alpharetta, Georgia).
Pastor Charles Stanley served as the Senior Pastor of First Baptist Church, Atlanta from 1971 to 2020 and the President of the Southern Baptist Convention from 1984 to 1986.
Today, we are sad to announce the passing on to Glory of the famous American preacher and write , Pastor Charles Stanley.
Bringing to the notice of the general public of the death of Pastor Charles Stanley, Pastor Jesse Duplantis took to twitter to write:
Today we honor the life of Dr. Charles Stanley who has transitioned into his heavenly home. His anointed, faith-filled messages have touched countless lives all for the glory of God. Join us in prayer as we ask for his family & congregation to be comforted during this time.
May the soul of Pastor Charles Stanley rest in perfect peace. Amen.
Celebrating the life well spent and mourning the death of Charles Stanley, the lead pastor of Lakewood Church, Pastor Joel Osteen took to Facebook to write:
Dr. Charles Stanley has been a hero of the faith to our family and myself. His steadfast character, solid biblical teaching, and godly example to pastors and spiritual leaders is incalculable. His legacy will continue through his family and all of us who have been impacted by his life and ministry.
What caused the death of Pastor Charles Stanley’s death?
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A man after God’s own heart was he. For 35 years I’ve followed his awesome teaching. Heaven has gained a sold out to Christ servant. He will be missed.