Reinhard Bonnke

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Full Name Reinhard Bonnke
Age 80 Years Old
Nick Name Reinhard Bonnke
Gender Male
Famous As Missionary
Birth Date April 19th, 1940
Birth Place Konigsberg, East Prussia

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Reinhard Bonnke was a German-American Pentecostal who is famous for his gospel missions throughout Africa. He had been an evangelist and missionary in Africa since 1967. Recently, he died on 7th December 2019. Evangelist Reinhard Bonnke, who drew huge crowds in Africa over decades of preaching, has died aged 79. "He passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family," his wife Anni Bonnke said in a statement. The family lives in the United States but Bonnke was best-known for his work with the Christ For All Nations organization throughout Africa. The Pentecostal preacher oversaw more than 79 million conversions to Christianity, his organization claims. "It's no exaggeration to say that his work transformed the continent," it said in a statement. 

Famous For

  • Being a German-American Pentecostal evangelist and missionary.
  • For his recurring dreams like "Africa Shall Be Saved", "Christ For All Nations" and "farewell gospel crusade".

Reinhard Bonnke: Cause of Death, Death Date

On 7th December 2019, Reinhard Bonnke died in Orlando, Florida, the USA. His wife Annie confirms his death in a statement: "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 07th, 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 enable him to preach the matchless message of salvation to countless people". The cause of his death has not been revealed yet but it will be updated soon once his cause of death is revealed. Back to his death, he announced on his official facebook page on 12th November 2019 that he had undergone femur surgery and needed time to learn how to walk again. He also wrote: "My spirit is rejoicing, especially when I think of you. I have been able to pray for you and your many needs and am asking you to pray for me now. I will read every reply and thank you in anticipation and the Name of Jesus".

Reinhard Bonnke: Bio, Early Life, Age, Parents, Education, Nationality

Reinhard Bonnke was born on 19th April 1940 in Konigsberg, East Prussia, Germany. His nationality was German-American and he belonged to White ethnicity. He was born to a Christian family. His religion was Christian and his birth sign was Aries. Information about the name of his parents and his siblings is under review. He left for missionary work in Africa at the age of 10 and said that he had the experience of Baptism in the Holy Spirit. After the war service, his father had become a pastor which help him to devoted to Christ nearly. He studied at The Bible College of Wales in Swansea. After graduation, he pastored in Germany for seven years. 

Reinhard Bonnke: Career

  • Bonnke began his ministry in Africa, with which he was principally identified, preaching in Lesotho in 1967. 
  • He subsequently held evangelical meetings across the continent. 
  • He claims to have had a recurring dream featuring a picture of the map of Africa being spread with red and heard the voice of God crying "Africa Shall Be Saved". 
  • This led him to adopt large-scale evangelism, rather than the traditional small scale missionary approach. 
  • He rented a stadium in Gaborone and preached with little cooperation from local churches. 
  • Beginning with only 100 people, the stadium meetings grew.
  • In the year 1974, he founded the mission organization 'Christ For All Nations'. 
  • Originally based in Johannesburg, South Africa, the headquarters were relocated to Frankfurt, Germany in the year 1986. 
  • This was done primarily to distance the organization from South Africa's apartheid policy at the time. 
  • Today CfaN has 9 offices across 5 continents.
  • He began his ministry holding tent meetings that accommodated large crowds.
  • According to an account published by the Christian Broadcasting Network in 1984, he commissioned the construction of what was claimed to be the world’s largest mobile structure, a tent capable of seating 34,000.
  • After that, he announced his 'farewell gospel crusade' to be held in Lagos, Nigeria in November 2017. 
  • Lagos is also the location of a gospel crusade held in 2000 which is the organization's largest to date, drawing an attendance of 6 million people.
  • In the year 2019, he will headline the G12 Africa Conference in Pretoria, South Africa.

Reinhard Bonnke: Marital Status, Wife, Child

Reinhard Bonnke is a married person. He was married to Anni Suelze in the year 1964. They are also the proud parents of three children and eight grandchildren. Their three children's names are Kai-Uwe Bonnke, Gabrielle Bonnke, and Susie Bonnke. Before his death, the duo was living a happy life without any disturbances but after his death, the duo got separated. His sexual orientation was straight and he was not gay. 

Reinhard Bonnke: Net Worth, Salary, Earnings

Bonnke was earning a cool amount of money from his career. According to sources, his estimated net worth is believed to have $5 million at the time of his death. But his exact salary is under review but there is no doubt in the mind of his followers that he was earning a considerable amount of salary from his work. He had been impressive at his work. With his hard work and strong presentation, he had definitely won the heart of all the audiences and his colleagues. 

Reinhard Bonnke: Height, Weight, Body Stats

Reinhard Bonnke was a very charming person with a glowing face. He has a perfect height matching with his body weight. His eyes colors were hazel and he had a dark brown hair color. His other body information such as height, weight, chest size, biceps size and more is yet to be disclosed but it will be added once we get details about it.