The renowned German evangelist, Reinhard Bonnke has been announced dead by his wife, Anni Bonnke earlier today, December 7. Bonke passed at the age of 79.
“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, Reinhard Bonnke. He passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on December 7, 2019.” Anni said in a statement shared via Bonnke’s verified Facebook page after his death.
“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.”
Bonnke was known for evangelising about Jesus Christ in many parts of Nigeria and Africa.