Charles Stanley, Baptist Pastor and Televangelist, Dies at 90

by The Christian Post

Charles Frazier Stanley, the popular televangelist preacher, author and founder of In Touch Ministries who once served as president of the Southern Baptist Convention, died at age 90 on Tuesday morning.

His death was confirmed in a statement Tuesday posted to Instagram by In Touch Ministries.

“Dr. Stanley lived a faithful life of obedience, dedicated to teaching others how to have an intimate relationship with Jesus Christ. Now he is receiving the joy of his soul — seeing his Savior face-to-face,” read the statement.

“Please join us in praying for the entire Stanley family. Updates regarding memorial arrangements will be posted here, at, and at”

Born Sept. 25, 1932, in Dry Fork, Pittsylvania County, Virginia, Stanley decided to pursue a spiritual life in part because of the loss of his father at an early age.

Stanley earned a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Richmond, a bachelor of divinity degree at Southwestern Theological Seminary, and a master of theology and doctor of theology at Luther Rice Seminary.

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