Christian List of Famous Evangelists

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This list of famous evangelists and preachers includes photos, bios, and other information, when available. Who are the top evangelists in the world? This includes the most prominent evangelists, living and dead, both from America and abroad. For famous children of pastors, we have a list for that too. This list of notable evangelists is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted based on the information you're looking for, such as where these great evangelists were born and what their nationality is. The popular evangelists, famous evangelist preachers, and televangelists on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned in the world of evangelism.

There are many American evangelists listed here (such as Billy Graham and Kirk Cameron) as well as radio evangelists, 7 Day evangelical preachers, television evangelists, and more than one famous Christian evangelist.

From reputable, prominent, and well known evangelists to the lesser known preachers of today who you might see on TV, these are some of the best of the best Christians in the evangelist field. Who are the most famous evangelists ever? What are the evangelists names you should know? Peruse the list below to find out!

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Joel Osteen is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Evangelists
age 55 Joel Scott Osteen is an American preacher, televangelist, author, and the Senior Pastor of Lakewood Church, the largest Protestant church in the United States, in Houston, Texas. His televised ...more

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Kirk Cameron is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Evangelists
age 48 Kirk Thomas Cameron is an American actor. He is known for his role as Mike Seaver on the television situation comedy Growing Pains, as well as several other television and film appearances as a ...more

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Billy Graham is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Evangelists
age 100 William Franklin "Billy" Graham Jr., KBE is an American evangelical Christian evangelist, ordained as a Southern Baptist minister, who rose to celebrity status in 1949 reaching a core ...more

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T. D. Jakes is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Evangelists
age 61 Bishop T.D. Jakes is a film producer and an actor.

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Nick Vujicic is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Evangelists
age 36 Nicholas James "Nick" Vujicic is an Australian Christian evangelist and motivational speaker born with tetra-amelia syndrome, a rare disorder characterised by the absence of all four ...more

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Ted Haggard is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Evangelists
age 62 Ted Arthur Haggard is an American evangelical pastor. Known as Pastor Ted to the congregation he served, he was the founder and former pastor of the New Life Church in Colorado Springs, ...more

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Franklin Graham is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Evangelists
age 66 Franklin Graham is an actor, author and an evangelist.

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Aimee Semple McPherson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Evangelists
Dec. at 54 (1890-1944) Aimee Semple McPherson, also known as Sister Aimee, was a Canadian-American Los Angeles–based evangelist and media celebrity in the 1920s and 1930s. She founded the Foursquare Church. McPherson ...more

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Ray Comfort is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Evangelists
age 69 Ray Comfort is a New Zealand-born Christian minister and evangelist. Comfort started Living Waters Publications and The Way of the Master in Bellflower, California, and has written a number of

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Rick Warren is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Evangelists
age 65 Richard Duane "Rick" Warren is an American evangelical Christian pastor and author. He is the founder and senior pastor of Saddleback Church, an evangelical megachurch in Lake Forest, ...more

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Ian Paisley is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Evangelists
Dec. at 88 (1926-2014) Ian Richard Kyle Paisley, Baron Bannside, PC was a unionist politician and Protestant religious leader from Northern Ireland. He became a Protestant evangelical minister in 1946 and would remain ...more

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Billy Sunday is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Evangelists
Dec. at 73 (1862-1935) William Ashley "Billy" Sunday was an American athlete who, after being a popular outfielder in baseball's National League during the 1880s, became the most celebrated and influential ...more

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Kent Hovind is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Evangelists
age 66 Kent E. Hovind is an American Young Earth creationist and conspiracy theorist. Hovind has spoken on creation science, aiming to convince listeners to reject scientific theories of evolution, ...more

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Dwight L. Moody is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Evangelists
Dec. at 62 (1837-1899) Dwight Lyman Moody, also known as D.L. Moody, was an American evangelist and publisher, who founded the Moody Church, Northfield School and Mount Hermon School in Massachusetts, the Moody Bible ...more

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Creflo A. Dollar, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Evangelists
age 57 Creflo Augustus Dollar, Jr. is an American televangelist, pastor, and the founder of the non-denominational World Changers Church International based in Fulton County, Georgia, Creflo Dollar ...more

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George Whitefield is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Evangelists
Dec. at 56 (1714-1770) George Whitefield, also known as George Whitfield, was an English Anglican cleric who helped spread the Great Awakening in Britain and, especially, in the American colonies. Born in Gloucester, ...more

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Oral Roberts is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Evangelists
Dec. at 91 (1918-2009) Granville Oral Roberts was an American Methodist-Pentecostal televangelist and a Christian charismatic. He founded the Oral Roberts Evangelistic Association and Oral Roberts University. As one ...more

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Arthur Blessitt is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Evangelists
age 78 Arthur Owen Blessitt is a traveling Christian preacher, most known for carrying a cross through every nation of the world.

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Paul Crouch is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Evangelists
Dec. at 79 (1934-2013) Paul Franklin Crouch was an American Christian broadcaster. Crouch, along with his wife Jan, and televangelist Jim Bakker and Tammy Faye Bakker, founded the Trinity Broadcasting Network in

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Lonnie Frisbee is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Evangelists
Dec. at 44 (1949-1993) Lonnie Frisbee was an American Pentecostal evangelist and self-described "seeing prophet" and mystic in the late 1960s and 1970s. He maintained a hippie appearance and struggled with ...more

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Luis Palau is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Evangelists
age 84 Luis Palau, Jr. is an international Christian evangelist living in the Portland area in Oregon, United States. He was born in Argentina and moved to Portland in his mid-twenties to enroll in a ...more

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Tammy Faye is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Evangelists
Dec. at 65 (1942-2007) Tamara Faye LaValley Bakker Messner was an American Christian singer, evangelist, entrepreneur, author, talk show host, and television personality. She co-hosted with him on The PTL Club. She ...more

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Bob Jones, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Evangelists
Dec. at 85 (1883-1968) Robert Reynolds Jones, Sr. was an American evangelist, pioneer religious broadcaster and the founder and first president of Bob Jones University.

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Mordecai Ham is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Evangelists
Dec. at 84 (1877-1961) Mordecai Fowler Ham, Jr., was an American Independent Baptist evangelist and temperance movement leader. He entered the ministry in 1901 and in 1936 began a radio broadcast reaching into seven ...more

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Reinhard Bonnke is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Evangelists
age 78 Reinhard Willi Gottfried Bonnke is a German charismatic Christian evangelist, principally known for his gospel missions throughout Africa. Bonnke has been an evangelist and missionary in Africa ...more