Popular German Evangelist and African revivalist Reinhard Bonnke has passed away at the age of 79. The news of his demise was announced in a statement issued by his wife, Anni Bonnke, and was shared on Bonnke’s official Facebook page.
Bonnke who was known for his gospel missions throughout Africa died peacefully in the early hours of Saturday, December 7, 2019, and was surrounded by his family at the time of his death, according to the statement.
He leaves behind his wife and three children – Suelze, Gabrielle and Kai-Uwe Bonnke
The statement reads:
Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ. 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. He preached Jesus.
Great and marvelous are Your works, Lord God Almighty! Just and true are Your ways, O King of the saints! Who shall not fear You, O Lord, and glorify Your name? For You alone are holy. For all nations shall come and worship before You, For Your judgments have been manifested. Revelation 15:3-4
Anni Bonnke and Family
We kindly ask, in lieu of flowers, to please make a donation to Christ for all Nations – Africa Crusade.