As the Senior Pastor of LifeChurch.tv, Craig provides leadership and guidance for the church as a whole. Following a vision God gave him for a different kind of church, he and a handful of people launched LifeChurch.tv in 1996. LifeChurch is the group of people from all walks of life who are being transformed by Jesus Christ.
His mission is to lead people to become entirely devoted followers of Christ.
Craig married Amy and has six children, two sons-in-law, and one grandchild.
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Who is Craig Groeschel?
Craig Groeschel was born on 2nd December 1967 in southern Oklahoma. Currently, he is 50 years old and will be turning 51 in only 26 days from today. Groeschel attended Ardmore High School.
After completing his high school, he joined Oklahoma City University where he was a member of the Lamba Chi Alpha fraternity. He pursued his bachelor degree in Marketing.
In 1991, he joined the ministry as an associate pastor in the United Methodist Church and then attended Philips Theological Seminary where he earned a Master of Divinity degree. In 1995, he severed as an associate pastor at First United Methodist Church in Oklahoma.
Craig Groeschel’s Career
In January 1996, Craig and his wife Amy started Life Covenant Church in a two-car garage. Since then, Life. Crunch has been developing all over the United States but the one thing is clear that it’s mission is to lead people to become entirely devoted followers of Christ.
Craig told Business Week, he started the process by performing market research of non-churchgoers and designed his church in response to what he learned.
His non-traditional became successful, and attendance of Life Covenant overgrew, eventually became the largest Protestant Church in the USA.
In 2006, he launched his first website named ‘Mysecret TV,’ and through the internet, he shared his experience. The following year, Craig Groeschel started his work to the Second Life Virtual World on Easter Sunday 2007.
In 2007 and 2008, Life. The church was titled America’s Most Innovative Church by Outreach Magazine. It also includes free services such as the library, artwork, and more.
Also, It has developed free software like ChurchOnlinePlatform.com and a Bible app called ‘YouVersion’ which had downloaded over 200 million times in 2015.
In 2016, Groeschel started a free podcast about leadership. In many leadership events and conferences, he has spoken to millions of people all over the world.
Craig And Amy Groeschel’s Married Life And Children
Craig met his then best friend and now wife, Amy during his college. The couple dated each other for quite a time and married in 1991.
They have been staying happily together for more than two decades.
Craig and Amy never mention the date they met and the year they got married. He posted their marriage photo with a caption on his Twitter. On the statement, he wrote,
“Twenty five years ago today I married my best friend!”
Twenty five years ago today I married my best friend! pic.twitter.com/TjDLwInsWk
— Craig Groeschel (@craiggroeschel) May 25, 2016
Craig is the father of six children and has two sons-in-law. His two daughters; Catie married her husband Andrew, and Mandy got married to James. He has another four children; Sam, Anna, Stephan, and Joy. Craig and Amy have a grandson named Cole.
What Is The Net Worth Of Craig Groeschel?
Craig Groeschel is one of the millionaires in the USA. Craig Groeschel has an estimated net worth of $477 as of December 2017. His current net worth is still under review.
Craig owns more than 7,059 units of Gulfport stock worth over $167,340.
From last two years, Groeschel sold GPOR stock worth over $85,837. Furthermore, he generates $193,500 as Independent Director at Gulfport.
Craig Groeschel Is An Author
American pastor, Craig Groeschel is a New York Times bestselling author.
He has written books on a variety of topics including dating and marriage, purpose, direction, church leadership, social media and many more.
In 2018, he published a book titled ‘Hope in the Dark,’ explores that poignant contradiction with gentle honestly, biblical truths, and stories of people who wrestled with deeply questions about God and faith.
His other books are Daily Power, Divine Direction, Liking Jesus, Chazown, From this Day Forward, Love, Sex and Happily Ever After and more.
Craig Groeschel Active On Social Page
Craig Groeschel is active on social media platforms such as YouTube, Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. He runs a YouTube channel titled ‘Life. Church’ which created on January 9, 2007. His Twitter account has more than 361k followers and 298k fans followers on Instagram.
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