Some devastating news was just confirmed out of Memphis, Tennessee. A beloved pastor passed away suddenly while at church.
Pastor Ralph White was the founder of the GOD SO LOVED Prayer and Outreach Ministry and was the pastor at Bloomfield Baptist. According to Local Memphis, he was involved in a number of important community activities.
White attended the University of Arkansas and Mid-South Bible College. Additionally, he received an Honorary Doctorate of Divinity from Detroit Bible College.
According to some reports, White collapsed suddenly after giving a eulogy at the church. However, no official confirmations have been made regarding Pastor White's location or cause of death.
Several people took to social media to talk about Pastor White’s death. Below are some of the posts:
Mayor Jim Strickland wrote, “Sadden to learn of the passing of Pastor Ralph White, a good man who leaves a strong legacy for Memphis. I’ve known him for 25 years and always enjoyed visiting with, and getting advise from, him. My condolences to his family and everyone at Bloomfield Full Gospel Baptist Church.”
Kevin Woods wrote, “Thankful for having the opportunity to know Pastor Ralph White. He was a champion for education, economic development, and all things that promoted a better Memphis. He most certainly will be missed.”
Pastor White leaves behind his wife of 39 years, three children, and seven grandchildren.
Please be praying for White's loved ones during this sad time. Share your prayers here. In other recent news, at least 11 people were injured after a horrible drive-by shooting on Saturday. Please keep everyone involved in your prayers.