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.
Joel Osteen Joel Osteen
American

Joyce Meyer Joyce Meyer
American

John Knox John Knox
Scottish

Frank Reich Frank Reich
American

John Piper John Piper
American

David WilkersonDavid Wilkerson
American

Steven FurtickSteven Furtick
American

Charles StanleyCharles Stanley
American
Paula WhitePaula White
American

Franklin GrahamFranklin Graham
American
Joseph PrinceJoseph Prince
Singaporean

Demond WilsonDemond Wilson
American

Fred PhelpsFred Phelps
American
Robert JeffressRobert Jeffress
American

Barry MinkowBarry Minkow
American
Francis ChanFrancis Chan
American

Andy StanleyAndy Stanley
American

Carlton PearsonCarlton Pearson
American
Victoria OsteenVictoria Osteen
American
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John HageeJohn Hagee
American
John C. MaxwellJohn C. Maxwell
American

David JeremiahDavid Jeremiah
American

Ted HaggardTed Haggard
American

Louie GiglioLouie Giglio
American
Saints Cyril and MethodiusSaints Cyril and Methodius
Greek

Jesse DuplantisJesse Duplantis
American

John OsteenJohn Osteen
American

Eddie LongEddie Long
American

Greg LaurieGreg Laurie
American
Shirley CaesarShirley Caesar
American

Paul WasherPaul Washer
American
Jeremiah WrightJeremiah Wright
American

Craig GroeschelCraig Groeschel
American

Harold CampingHarold Camping
American
Mark DriscollMark Driscoll
American

Alistair BeggAlistair Begg
American
Rob BellRob Bell
American

Martin of ToursMartin of Tours
French, Hungarian

Bill GothardBill Gothard
American

David Yonggi ChoDavid Yonggi Cho
South Korean

Adrian RogersAdrian Rogers
American
Jay BakkerJay Bakker
American

Mike MurdockMike Murdock
American

Joachim GauckJoachim Gauck
German

Fred ShuttlesworthFred Shuttlesworth
American
Tullian TchividjianTullian Tchividjian
American
John OrtbergJohn Ortberg
American

Juanita BynumJuanita Bynum
American

Denis MukwegeDenis Mukwege
Congolese

Jacques MarquetteJacques Marquette
French
Horst KasnerHorst Kasner
German

Becky FischerBecky Fischer
American
Erwin McManusErwin McManus
American

Robert H. SchullerRobert H. Schuller
American

Kong HeeKong Hee
Singaporean
Brian McLarenBrian McLaren
American

Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.
American
Walter RauschenbuschWalter Rauschenbusch
American

Harry Emerson FosdickHarry Emerson Fosdick
American

Scott LivelyScott Lively
American
N. F. S. GrundtvigN. F. S. Grundtvig
Danish

John JonesJohn Jones
Welsh
Antoine Court de GébelinAntoine Court de Gébelin
French

Friedrich NaumannFriedrich Naumann
German

Edward TaylorEdward Taylor
British, American

John ChilembweJohn Chilembwe
Malawian
Kaj MunkKaj Munk
Danish

Richard FoxeRichard Foxe
British

Thomas HelwysThomas Helwys
British

Kristijonas DonelaitisKristijonas Donelaitis
Lithuanian, Prussian

Washington GladdenWashington Gladden
American
Ján KollárJán Kollár
Slovak

J. F. OberlinJ. F. Oberlin
French
John BachmanJohn Bachman
American

Robert HallRobert Hall
British

Matthew SimpsonMatthew Simpson
American
Reuben Archer TorreyReuben Archer Torrey
American

Andrew MurrayAndrew Murray
British, South African
Matthías JochumssonMatthías Jochumsson
Icelander

John HarvardJohn Harvard
British
Gregory A. BoydGregory A. Boyd
American

James LawsonJames Lawson
American

Anton PraetoriusAnton Praetorius
German
Gary ChapmanGary Chapman
American

John FlynnJohn Flynn
Australian
Alexander HendersonAlexander Henderson
Scottish