Preacher of the gospel of Christ and evangelist, Reinhard Bonnke, has passed away at age 79. His death was confirmed through his Facebook page where a brief post announcing his demise was shared earlier on today. His wife Anni Bonnke went on to share this announcement;
“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.”
Bonnke had earlier undergone a right femur bone surgery and shared the update of his health status on Facebook while requesting for prayers from his Facebook followers and prayer partners on the 12th of November.
He had preached the gospel for 60 years and had won millions of souls for Christ. In 2017, Bonnke held a farewell crusade in Nigeria which had about 1.7million people in attendance. Afterwards, Due to his health challenges, handed over the baton of leadership of Christ for all Nations, an evangelistic ministry he founded to Evangelist Daniel Kolenda.