John Macarthur Biography
John Macarthur born John Fullerton MacaArthur Jr Jr. is an American pastor and author known for his internationally syndicated Christian teaching radio program Grace to You. He is the current president of The Master’s University in Santa Clarita, California, and The Master’s Seminary in Los Angeles California. Also, he is the pastor-teacher of Grace Community Church in Sun Valley, California since 1969.
He has also been acknowledged by Christianity Today as one of the most influential preachers of his time and was a frequent guest on Larry King Live as a representative of an evangelical Christian Perspective.MacArthur was a founding signatory of the statement on Social Justice and the Gospel, or simply the “Dallas Statement”
John Macarthur Age
Macarthur was born on June 19, 1939, in Los Angeles, California, United State. He celebrates his birthday on the 19th of June of every year.
John Macarthur Family
He is the son of Jack MacArthur and Irene Dockendorf. Also, he’s the fifth cousin of U.S General Douglas MacArthur.
John Macarthur Education
Macarthur attended Bob Jones University before transferring to Los Angeles Pacific College. In 1963, he obtained his Master of Divinity from Biola University’s Talbot Theological Seminary, in La Mirada, California, graduating with honors.
John Macarthur Career
From 1964 to 1966, he served as an associate pastor at Calvary Bible Church in Burbank, California, and from 1966 to 1969 as a faculty representative for Talbot Theological Seminary. In 1969, he became the third pastor at the nondenominational Grace Community Church of Sun Valley, California.
In 1985, MacArthur became the president of The Master’s University, an accredited four-year liberal arts Christian college; and, in 1986, he founded The Master’s Seminary. MacArthur also received honorary doctorates from Talbot Theological Seminary and from Grace Graduate School (1976).
Nearly 43 years after beginning in the pulpit of Grace Community, MacArthur completed one of his own life goals, that of preaching through the entire New Testament, on June 5, 2011, at the end of his projected target window, stated the previous January, to finish “sometime in the summer”. In 2015, the MacArthur New Testament Commentary series was completed.
John Macarthur Wife
MacArthur is married to his wife, Patricia. Both met in John’s home as she was his sister’s friend and he started liking her, and later both got married.
John Macarthur Children
He was blessed with four children namely Melinda MacArthur, Mark MacArthur, Matt MacArthur, and Marcy MacArthur. Also, he has 14 grandchildren.
John Macarthur Height
Macarthur stands at an approximated height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.69M).
John Macarthur’s Salary
Macarthur for his service has earned an annual salaried income of $160,000.
John Macarthur’s Net Worth
His net worth is estimated to be more than $15 million. It is expected to figure out his net worth more in the upcoming year.
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