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Mac Brunson

Mac Brunson About Senior pastor of the First Baptist Church, a megachurch in Jacksonville, Florida. Other Informations He earned his Master of Divinity degree in 1985 from the Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas. He has been a vocal supporter of the Institute of Creation Research, a Christian institute in Dallas that specializes …

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Simon Kimbangu

Simon Kimbangu About Religious leader who was known for being the founder of Kimbanguism, a sectarian branch of Christianity based in Africa with over 5 million followers. Other Informations He converted into a Baptist in 1915, and worked as a catechist for many years until 1921. He was arrested and convicted in 1921 after being …

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James Aloysius Hickey

James Aloysius Hickey About American Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church who was the Archbishop of Washington, D.C. from 1980 to 2000. Other Informations He graduated as valedictorian from Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit in 1942. He was a vocal opponent against then President Ronald Reagan’s policies in El Salvador and believed that military …

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H.B. Charles Jr.

H.B. Charles Jr. About Baptist pastor who has authored several books on faith, including Power in the Pulpit (2012) and It Happens After Prayer (2013). He has led prayer out of the Mt. Sinai Missionary Baptist Church in California and the Shiloh Metropolitan Baptist Church in Florida.  Other Informations He began his pastorate at Mt. Sinai as …

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Janne M. Sjodahl

Janne M. Sjodahl About Swedish convert to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who wrote influential commentary texts on the Mormon scripture. Other Informations He was excommunicated from the Baptist church on charges of adultery. He was the first Mormon to propose the events described in the Book of Mormon took place in …

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Rich Wilkerson

Rich Wilkerson About Pastor renowned as the head of the Vous Church and founder of the annual Vous religious conference. He has hosted the show Top 3 on JUCE TV and appeared frequently on TBN Network. He also starred in the Oxygen reality series Rich in Faith which premiered in December 2015. Other Informations After …

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Paul David Tripp

Paul David Tripp About Pastor and author who is best recognized for his books, lectures, and video series’ on Christian living. He is also known for having launched his own ministry called the Paul Tripp Ministry in Philadelphia.  Other Informations He attended Columbia Bible College where he majored in the Bible and Christian Education. He …

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Juraj Dobrila

Juraj Dobrila About Catholic bishop who was passionate about preserving Croatian culture and language in the face of foreign rule. Other Informations He became a priest in 1837, and studied theology in Vienna from 1839 to 1842. He was on the First Vatican Council in 1870. He was born to his family in Istria. He …

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L'Okhna Suttantaprija ind

L'Okhna Suttantaprija ind About Cambodian monk and poet who is known for helping to preserve Khmer literature. Other Informations He first became a monk at age 15. His best known original work is the Katilok series. He fathered five children: Son, San, Ly, Lone and Yueon with wife Lok Yay Tuet. He was given the …

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Robert Jeffress

Robert Jeffress About Pastor of the First Baptist Church, a megachurch in Dallas, Texas. Other Informations He obtained a BA from Baylor University in Waco, Texas in the mid 70’s. He has hosted the religious television program, Pathway to Victory, which airs on more than 1,200 stations across the country. He has two daughters with …

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Samuel Evans Rowe

Samuel Evans Rowe About Methodist minister who served as a missionary in South Africa during the 19th Century. Other Informations He was born in Somerset, England to a father who was also a Methodist minister. He carried out his missionary work in Pietermaritzburg, where he founded a school for South African girls. He had six …

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Jose Inocencio Alas

Jose Inocencio Alas About Catholic priest and advocate of peasant rights who was prominent in El Salvador during the 1970s and 1980s. Other Informations He began working as a priest in El Salvador in 1961. He founded the Foundation for Self Sufficiency in Central America in 1996. He was raised in a family of 10 …