Charles Stanley Biography
Charles Stanley is the senior pastor of the First Baptist Church located in Atlanta, Georgia, the United States. He is the founder and current president of In Touch Ministries after his service as the president of the Southern Baptist Convention between the years 1984-1986.
He graduated from the University of Richmond, later obtaining a master’s degree in Divinity from the Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas. Later on, he went the extra mile getting his Th.M. and Th.D. degrees in theology from Luther Rice Seminary, Florida, United States.
At 12, Charles became a born again young Christian. Moreover, at the age of 14, he began his life mission in Christian Ministry. He first joined the First Baptist Church of Atlanta in 1969 serving as a senior pastor in 1971.
A year later, Stanley launched a half-hour religious telecast program, The Chapel Hour. The Christian Telecast Network debuted this show in 1978. Moreover, in 1982, Stanley established yet another service, In Touch Ministries, its radio broadcast becoming syndicate.
Charles Stanley Age
Charles is 88 years old as of September 2020. He was born on September 25, 1932, in Dry Fork, Pittsylvania County, Virginia, the United States. His birth name is Charles Frazier Stanley.
Charles Stanley Wife
Stanley was happily married to Anna J. Stanley for more than 40 years before she died on November 10, 2014.
Charles Stanley Children|Kids
From his marriage to Anna Stanley, Charles is blessed with two kids; Becky Stanley, and Andy Stanley. Becky has severally been alluded by her dad in sermons. Moreover, Andy, his son, serves as the pastor at North Point Community Church in Alpharetta, Georgia.
Charles divorced his wife, Anna Johnson in 2000, after a controversy due to several years of separation. The issue became worse when reports spread that Stanley announced he would resign as a pastor if he divorced. However, when the divorce happened, his congregation overwhelmingly voted him in as their pastor.
Dr. Charles F. Stanley Net Worth
Charles is currently estimated at a Net Worth of $1.5 Million.