German Pentecostal evangelist, Reinhard Bonnke, is dead, his family has confirmed.
He was aged 79.
The family made the announcement via his official Facebook page.
“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,” read the statement.
Born in 1940, the late son of army logistics officer touched many lives through his gospel missions especially Africa where he served as both evangelist and a missionary in Africa since 1967.