Renowned Evangelist, Reinhard Bonnke Dies at 79

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SWITZERLAND, Popular Preacher, Reinhard Bonke, a man who spent almost his entire life in ministry on the African soil, passes away on the 7th of December, 2019.

His official page on face has a post confirming the news.

It reads:

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

It is with sorrow that the Bonnke Family would like to announce the passing of our beloved husband, father, and grandfather, Evangelist Reinhard Bonnke. He passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, on December 7, 2019. For the past 60 years he has preached the glorious Gospel of Jesus throughout the entire world. We want to thank you on behalf of him and our family, for your kind love and unwavering support, which enabled him to preach the matchless message of salvation to countless people.

He preached Jesus…

“Great and marvelous are Your works,
Lord God Almighty!
Just and true are Your ways,
O King of the saints!
Who shall not fear You, O Lord, and glorify Your name?
For You alone are holy.
For all nations shall come and worship before You,
For Your judgments have been manifested.”
Revelation 15:3-4

In Christ,
Anni Bonnke and Family

Today’s Echo gathers that Reinhard Bonnke was born in April 1940. He is principally known for his gospel missions throughout Africa. Bonnke had been an evangelist and missionary in Africa since 1967. He oversaw 75 million recorded conversions to Christianity.

There have been reactions to his death in Nigeria and other African countries with many mourning his loss.

“Wow! A God’s general is gone,” said one of the people who spoke to our correspondent.

Another person told Today’s Echo he has known Reinhard Bonnke all his life.

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