Dr. Adrian Rogers...

Discussion in 'Odds & Ends' started by Jonas, Nov 15, 2005.

  1. Jonas

    Jonas Semi-Pro

    Feb 18, 2004
    Dr. Adrian Rogers passed away earlier today after a long battle with cancer.
    He was the long time Pastor or Bellvue Baptist Church in Memphis Tenn. (the largest baptist church in America) and is the founder of "Love Worth Finding Ministries"
    He was an awesome Man of God and a great human being who devoted his life to ministy and helping others. I'll miss hearing his smooth voice and encouraging words and really admired his humble spirit.

    I know there's gotta be a few people here on TW who have herd Dr. Rogers over the past 40 years.
    He's in a better place now and my thoughts and prayers are with his family.
  2. andfor

    andfor Hall of Fame

    Mar 16, 2004
    Jonas, I am from Memphis. I am not a member of Bellevue but am familiar with the Bellevue Baptist and what Dr. Rogers has done here in the community. I drive past Bellevue everyday to and from work and the tennis courts! Your right, Dr. Rogers was an awesome man of God and his ministry will live on spreading the word of God long past when we are gone. Nice to see your mention of him. My family's prayers are going out to Dr. Roger's family.
  3. Jonas

    Jonas Semi-Pro

    Feb 18, 2004
    Thanks for the link andfor,
    I have visited Bellvue many times over the years and always came away feeling encouraged and uplifted. What a great man, he will missed.
  4. scotus

    scotus Legend

    Jul 5, 2005
    Thanks for sharing the news with us.

    He is one of the few TV preachers that I respect, and I consider him one of the best preachers of the century.

    Sad to hear he is gone, but he lived a life worth living. I guess I'll have to wait till I meet him in heaven.
  5. Grant Morgan

    Grant Morgan Rookie

    Jul 15, 2004
    I go to there quite often. I live just behind the church. It really is a awesome place. Dr Rogers was a great speaker and quite funny. He will be missed.
  6. johnathan smith

    johnathan smith Rookie

    Feb 18, 2004
    Thanks for posting. Dr. Rogers has been a great inspiration in my life and to the lives of my family members. I was born in memphis and attended Sunday School there untill age 4 (when we moved to FLA), even to this day you can walk through my parents den/living room and have a pretty good shot at catching Dr. Rogers giving a message on the TV. What he has done for the Memphis Tenn area and for the cause of Christ in general has been phenominal. His ministry will carry on while sadly on this earth he will not.
    Dr. Rogers is a big shot in the Christian community, but had a humbleness and meekness about him that was undeniable.
    Thoughts a prayers are with the Rogers family
  7. Mike Cottrill

    Mike Cottrill Hall of Fame

    Sep 3, 2004
    He is missed

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