Frequent question: What happened to Pastor Chuck Smith?

What happened to Chuck Smith?

Smith died last year at 86, after a battle with lung cancer. His church started in 1965 as a tiny ministry that appealed to a counter-culture crowd, but quickly blossomed into an enormous brand with more than 1,000 chapels across the nation.

What’s wrong with Calvary Chapel?

Over the past decades, Calvary has been plagued with accusations ranging from unaccountable leadership to covered-up sexual abuse, raising questions similar to those faced by Roman Catholic hierarchy about what kind of role the church’s top leaders were playing behind the scenes.

Where is Chuck Smith buried?

Chuck Smith

Original Name Charles Ward Smith
Birth 25 Jun 1927 Ventura, Ventura County, California, USA
Death 3 Oct 2013 (aged 86) Newport Beach, Orange County, California, USA
Burial Fairhaven Memorial Park Santa Ana, Orange County, California, USA
Plot Eternal Gardens, Lot 126, Space B

Who is the leader of Calvary Chapel?

Kellen Criswell. Kellen Criswell M.A., currently serves as Director of Calvary Global Network and calvarychapel.com. He is the primary host of the CGN Mission & Methods Podcast. Previously, Kellen has served as a worship pastor, assistant pastor, senior pastor, church planter, missionary and Bible college instructor.

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