Popular South Korean Minister, David Yonggi Cho has died. He was 85 years old. He died on 14 September, 2021. He was said to have died due to complications from a stroke.He was born 14 February 1936.
He is the co-founder of Yoido Full Gospel Church, the church with the World’s largest congregation. The Church is said to have over 830,000 members as of 2007.
Yonggi Cho was raised initially as a Buddhist, but converted to Christianity at the age of 17
He was a trained Bible Scholar. His Ministry concentrated on Evangelism and Church growth.
In 1979 he founded Church Growth International an organization dedicated to teaching Evangelism and Church growth to pastors all over the World. Yonggi Cho also founded several other Christian organizations including a newspaper and university.
He is a mentor to many pastors all over the World.
He retired in 2008 with Young Hoon Lee succeeding him as senior pastor.