Remembering a Christian Friend of Israel

The Fellowship  |  January 9, 2023

Pastor Jack Hayford with Pat Boon and Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein, 1991
(Photo: IFCJ)

Today, The Fellowship remembers a man of faith, as well as a friend of the Jewish state and the Jewish people, Pastor Jack Hayford — seen above with Rabbi Eckstein and Pat Boone. Our friends at Charisma tell us more about Pastor Jack, who passed away at the age of 88:

Pastor Jack W. Hayford, founding pastor of The Church on the Way in Van Nuys, California, died Jan. 8, 2023, at age 88. He served as chancellor of The King’s University in Southlake, Texas, which he founded in 1997, and was president of the International Church of the Foursquare Gospel from 2004-2009. He also wrote over 50 books and composed more than 500 hymns and choruses, including the internationally known and widely recorded “Majesty.” But he was probably best-known as “Pastor Jack…”

“Thousands of pastors found encouragement, inspiration and lifelong ministry principles through his Pastor’s Schools and conferences. His books, songs and teachings will continue to inspire and mentor generations to come.”

May his memory be a blessing.

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