Pastor Jack Hayford, a well-known Christian leader, passed away on January 8, 2023 at his home in the San Fernando Valley in Los Angeles. He was 88 years old. The King’s University shared the news on Facebook, stating that Hayford passed away in his sleep. Tributes have been pouring in for Hayford, with people describing him as a kind-hearted man whose absence will be deeply felt by those who knew and loved him.
Pastor Jack Hayford’s Life and Legacy
Pastor Jack Hayford passed away on January 8, 2023 at the age of 88 years old. His death was confirmed by Jack Hayford Ministries. His friend, Pastor Robert Morris, shared a tribute in which he referred to Hayford as his mentor and spiritual father. Hayford was married to Anna for almost 60 years before her death in 2017. He later married Valarie in 2018. Hayford was a Foursquare pastor and was highly regarded by many in the ministry. He was known for his passion for Spirit-filled worship, intercessory prayer, and biblical preaching that revealed Jesus. His books, songs, and teachings will continue to inspire and mentor future generations.
How did Pastor Jack Hayford die ? What was his cause of death
Pastor Jack Hayford died peacefully in his sleep, with his family stating that the cause of death was natural. Hayford was born on June 25, 1934 and had previously experienced two miraculous healings in his life. The first was from a disease that was expected to kill him, and the second was from polio. These experiences sparked a passion for God in Hayford and convinced him of the Holy Spirit’s presence in the contemporary church.
Who was Pastor Jack Hayford?
Pastor Jack Hayford was a well-known and influential figure in the Christian community. He was the founder of The Church on the Way in Van Nuys, California and The King’s University in Southlake, Texas, where he served as chancellor. He was also the president of the International Church of the Foursquare Gospel from 2004 to 2009. Hayford was a prolific writer and composer, producing over 500 hymns and choruses, including the popular “Majesty,” and authoring more than 50 books. He was best known as “Pastor Jack” after spending over 30 years working for The Church on the Way.
Tributes to pours Pastor Jack Hayford on social media
James Goll wrote:
Pastor Jack Hayford of the Four Square Gospel movement, an internationally recognized Bible teacher, graduated to his heavenly abode today at the age of 88. He was widely revered in the body of Christ as a true spiritual father and his life impacted many of today’s church leaders. He was a man of spotless integrity and was known for his mentorship and humility. We were also a writer of worship music, most noteworthy, “Worship His Majesty.”
AskDrBrown posted wrote:
Pastor Jack Hayford has gone to be with the Lord at the age of 88. What an example he set for decades, bringing honor to the name of Jesus and respect to the Pentecostal-Charismatic movement. He will be missed.
Stacy Segawa Knapp wrote:
Pastor Jack Hayford went to heaven early this morning. What a life and legacy and impact on this world, but being a beloved pastor to many people around the world including me is the most meaningful. I have numerous amounts of thoughts and feelings, so I don’t have much to say other than that. May comfort and peace abound for his wife, Valarie, and their family.
Scott Reece wrote:
Immediately after church today, I received word that Pastor Jack Hayford had gone to be with the Lord this morning. Many of us have our Pastor Jack stories. I have so many memories of this man of God whom I never had the chance to sit under, but impacted my life in significant ways.
Pastor Jack Hayford was a well-respected and influential figure in the Christian community, known for his passion for Spirit-filled worship, intercessory prayer, and biblical preaching that revealed Jesus. He dedicated his life to spreading the message of Jesus and serving others through his ministry, The Church on the Way and The King’s University and Seminary.
He was also the president of the International Church of the Foursquare Gospel and a prolific writer and composer, producing many hymns and choruses and authoring numerous books. His sudden passing has come as a shock to those who knew him and his absence will be deeply felt. However, his legacy and impact on the world will continue to be remembered and celebrated. The cause of death was natural and he passed away peacefully in his sleep. Tributes have been pouring in for Hayford, with people describing him as a kind-hearted man whose absence will be deeply felt by those who knew and loved him.