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.
Daystar Marcus Lamb Died- What Happened? Illness And Health Issue Explained
Daystar CEO Marcus Lamb passed away at the age of 64.
He died on November 30, 2021, after contracting COVID-19. The detailed report on his illness and death has yet to be released.
Marcus Lamb was a dear friend & pioneer of the faith. I’m grateful for the privilege of partnering with him on Daystar for 25 years. His legacy will impart blessings & impact the Kingdom of God for years. My prayers are with his family. He will be missed & wholly celebrated. pic.twitter.com/5NeaRSZRej— Jack Graham (@jackngraham) November 30, 2021
Marcus's wife Joni Lamb revealed he had diabetes and was hospitalized after his oxygen level dropped. These last few weeks, Lamb was suffering in the hospital and he passed away on Tuesday morning.
Lamb was skeptical of the vaccine and advocated against it. He had broadcast a series of programs featuring vaccine skeptics and would push for alternative treatments. Unfortunately, he contracted the virus and was diagnosed for the past few weeks.
We hope to update more information as soon as possible.