James Merritt Biography
James Merritt is an American senior pastor and founder of Cross Pointe Church and the host of the Touching Lives broadcast ministry. Merritt got saved when he was 9 years old and joined the ministry in 1973. From 2000 to 2002, Merritt served as the president of the Southern Baptist Convention.
After he was chosen president, many people enrolled, and currently, over 15.8 million people have enrolled and there are more than 40000 places of worship in the United States.
James shares God’s amazing message through a groundbreaking message as his motivation stays to carry lost spirits to an individual experience with Jesus Christ. Merritt has served on various boards for the Sothern Baptist Convention including Chairman of the Executive Committee and the President of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Pastor’s Conference in Atlanta, Georgia.
Having tolerated the call to preach while he was 21 years old, James went to Stetson University where he got his college degree. He further studied for his Master of Divinity and Doctorate of Philosophy degrees from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky.
James Merritt Age
Merritt is 69 years old as of 2022. He was born on December 22, 1952, in Oakwood, the United States of America. James follows the Capricorn zodiac and celebrates his birthday every 22 of December. He is American by nationality and white by ethnicity.
James Merritt Family
Merritt has not shared any information about his parent, their identities, or their occupations. James has not shared if he has any siblings or not. Once he discloses this information, be assured to find it updated.
James Merritt’s Wife
Merritt is married to his wife Teresa Merritt. He has three sons and one of them is called Jonathan Merritt. The identities of his other sons are not shared. Once shared, we will update you.
James Merritt Height
Merritt stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 8 inches. He weighs approximately 56kgs. James has brown eyes and blonde hair.
James Merritt’s Net Worth
As a religious leader and a senior pastor in an American church, James has been able to accumulate a net worth of approximately $250, 000 dollars.