Saturday, December 7, 2019

Breaking: Popular Evangelist, Reinhard Bonnke Dies at 79

Popular evangelist, Reinhard Bonnke had died at the age of 79. He passed away peacefully sourrounded by his family members on Saturday, 7th December 2019.

Bonnke was known for his evangelism accros African continent.

Reinhard Bonnke was in Nigeria on many occasions for his gospel missions.

In 2005, Bonnke was in Kogi State for evangelism, from were he proceeded to other states.

The news of his death was announced on his Facebook page this afternoon, Saturday, 7th December, 2019.

He died Saturday peacefully, surrounded by his family members.

“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,” part of the statement read.

Bonnke visited Kano, Northwest Nigeria in 1991 where Muslims protested against his comments on Islam he made in Kaduna.