Who Was Marcus Lamb?
Marcus was an American televangelist, media pioneer, and entrepreneur.
He was the co-founder, president, and CEO of the Daystar Television Network which is the second-largest Christain TV network in the world.
It’s with a heavy heart we announce that Marcus Lamb, president and founder of Daystar Television Network, went home to be with the Lord this morning. The family asks that their privacy be respected as they grieve this difficult loss. Please continue to lift them up in prayer. pic.twitter.com/EVujL8zotG— Daystar Television (@Daystar) November 30, 2021
Born on October 7, 1957, in Cordele, Georgia, Lamb attended the East Macon Church of God while growing up.
He began preaching at the age of fifteen and founded The Word of God Fellowship in 1980. It was the same year he met his wife Joni Lamb. They spent the first few years of their marriage as traveling evangelists visiting churches to teach the gospel.
Besides running a religious TV network, he was a devoted Christain and was ordained as a bishop with the Church of God of Cleveland, Tennessee.