List of famous pastors with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

‘Pastor’ in Latin means, ‘shepherd’, so in layman’s terms, a pastor is one who takes care of his or her ‘flock’ or looks after a particular congregation apart from carrying out other services of the church. They are also the ordained leaders and speakers of large Christian congregations and churches. Although the terms ‘pastors’ and ‘preachers’ are used interchangeably, there is vast difference between the two. While preachers convey sermons and other discourses to a large audience, they are not directly involved in managing and caring for the people they preach to. However, the role of a pastor includes that of a preacher and he/she is also involved in caring for the people of the church. The title of a pastor is usually given to an individual who has obtained a degree in religious studies or theology and is thus, an official role in the church, unlike preachers, who are known more for their oratory qualities. Apart from carrying out pastoral duties and looking after their role in the church, pastors are also involved with executing community-related functions. While pastors may be preachers, not all preachers become pastors. Here is a list of famous pastors. Go through their biographies, which include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

Jay BakkerJay Bakker
(American)
Charles StanleyCharles Stanley
(American)

Steven FurtickSteven Furtick
(American)
Fred PhelpsFred Phelps
(American)
Francis ChanFrancis Chan
(American)

Ted HaggardTed Haggard
(American)
Andy StanleyAndy Stanley
(American)
John C. MaxwellJohn C. Maxwell
(American)

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John HageeJohn Hagee
(American)
Franklin GrahamFranklin Graham
(American)
Adrian RogersAdrian Rogers
(American)

Martin NiemöllerMartin Niemöller
(German)
Victoria OsteenVictoria Osteen
(American)
Eddie LongEddie Long
(American)

Barry MinkowBarry Minkow
(American)
Martin of ToursMartin of Tours
(French,Hungarian)
Albertus MagnusAlbertus Magnus
(German)

Mark DriscollMark Driscoll
(American)
John OsteenJohn Osteen
(American)
David JeremiahDavid Jeremiah
(American)

Jeremiah WrightJeremiah Wright
(American)
Louie GiglioLouie Giglio
(American)
Alistair BeggAlistair Begg
(American)

Jesse DuplantisJesse Duplantis
(American)
Paul WasherPaul Washer
(American)
David Yonggi ChoDavid Yonggi Cho
(South Korean)

Craig GroeschelCraig Groeschel
(American)
Fred ShuttlesworthFred Shuttlesworth
(American)
Joachim GauckJoachim Gauck
(German)

Tullian TchividjianTullian Tchividjian
(American)
Harold CampingHarold Camping
(American)
Greg LaurieGreg Laurie
(American)

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Bill GothardBill Gothard
(American)
Jacques MarquetteJacques Marquette
(French)
Juanita BynumJuanita Bynum
(American)

Erwin McManusErwin McManus
(American)
Kong HeeKong Hee
(Singaporean)
John OrtbergJohn Ortberg
(American)

Robert H. SchullerRobert H. Schuller
(American)
Brian McLarenBrian McLaren
(American)
Horst KasnerHorst Kasner
(German)

N. F. S. GrundtvigN. F. S. Grundtvig
(Danish)
Scott LivelyScott Lively
(American)
Becky FischerBecky Fischer
(American)

Andrew MurrayAndrew Murray
(British,South African)
Anton PraetoriusAnton Praetorius
(German)
John HarvardJohn Harvard
(British)

James LawsonJames Lawson
(American)
Reuben Archer TorreyReuben Archer Torrey
(American)
Gregory A. BoydGregory A. Boyd
(American)

Tim KellerTim Keller
(American)
Bishop Noel JonesBishop Noel Jones
(Jamaican)
Charles R. SwindollCharles R. Swindoll
(American)

Anthony CampoloAnthony Campolo
(American)