Celebs join thousands for funeral of famous evangelical leader

Celebs join thousands for funeral of famous evangelical leader

- Thousands thronged the funeral of famous German evangelist, Reinhard Bonnke, to pay last respects to the preacher

- TD Jakes, Paula White and Benny Hinn were some of the popular clerics that were at the event as the crowd sang his favourite hymn

- At the ceremony, clips of some of the important crusades, especially the one he had in Lagos in 2000, were screened

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The funeral of famous German evangelist, Reinhard Bonnke, who died on Saturday, December 7, 2019, drew thousands from around the world, especially from the US.

It should be noted that the cleric had preached in more than 50 countries and said he has converted 79 million people to Christianity, RNS reports.

Ministers of various churches have praised the late evangelist for his works. Renowned preachers like TD Jakes, Benny Hinn and Paula White also paid their tributes.

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The famous evangelist was said to have converted millions of people to Christianity and touched many lives through his crusades. Photo source: RNS

The famous evangelist was said to have converted millions of people to Christianity and touched many lives through his crusades. Photo source: RNS
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Despite the fact that the crowd was racially divided, they both sang the preacher’s favourite hymn with a unified voice.

During the funeral, clips of where the pentecostalist had been were shown on the big white screen.

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Towards the end of the preacher’s career, he held some of his revivals in the United States, a country he said must experience God’s true power.

Bonnke will be sincerely missed by those whose lives he impacted on with his evangelism in Africa, America and other parts of the world.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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