Noel Jones

Noel Jones

Name Noel Jones
Profession Religious Leader
Date of Birth 1950-01-31
Place of Birth Spanish Town,
Jamaica
Age
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Birth Sign Aquarius

About Noel Jones

Pentecostal pastor who led over 17,000 congregation members at the City of Refuge Church, a megachurch in California.

Early Life of Noel Jones

He moved from Jamaica to Syracuse with his parents and siblings in 1965.

Trivia

He was featured in the English documentary Hoover Street Revival in 2002.

Family Life

He has three children with his ex-wife.

Associated With

He is a well-known pastor and church leader, much like his Evangelical peer Rick Warren .

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Norman Hamilton

Norman Hamilton

Name Norman Hamilton
Profession Religious Leader
Date of Birth 1946-10-06
Place of Birth Northern Ireland
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Birth Sign Libra

About Norman Hamilton

Religious leader who served as Moderator of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland from 2010 to 2011.

Early Life of Norman Hamilton

He was the minister at Belfast’s Ballysillan Presbyterian Church for nearly a quarter century.

Trivia

He received an Order of the British Empire (OBE) designation.

Family Life

He lived in Belfast, Northern Ireland for much of his life, and therefore experienced the upheaval of the Troubles.

Associated With

His contemporary and fellow Irish religious figure, Neil Horan, became known for his apocalyptic pronouncements.

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Jean Baptiste Massillon

Jean Baptiste Massillon

Name Jean Baptiste Massillon
Profession Religious Leader
Date of Birth 1663-06-24
Place of Birth France
Age 79 yrs
Death Date 1742-09-28
Birth Sign Cancer

About Jean Baptiste Massillon

Remembered as both a preacher at the Palace of Versailles and as the Bishop of Clermont, this Roman Catholic cleric was one of the most respected religious leaders of early eighteenth-century France.

Early Life of Jean Baptiste Massillon

He began his clerical career in his late teens and quickly developed a reputation as an eloquent religious speaker, eventually being appointed head of Paris’ Oratorian Seminary of Saint Magloire.

Trivia

His sermons had widespread appeal due to their lack of dogmatism and their focus on real human emotion.

Family Life

The son of a notary for the French royal court, he spent his youth in Provence.

Associated With

He delivered an oration at the funeral of King Louis XIV of France.

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Jan Paulsen

Jan Paulsen

Name Jan Paulsen
Profession Religious Leader
Date of Birth 1935-01-05
Place of Birth Norway
Age
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Birth Sign Capricorn

About Jan Paulsen

President of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, and the church’s foremost religious figure, from 1999 to 2010.

Early Life of Jan Paulsen

He served as Vice President of the General Conference for four years under his predecessor.

Trivia

He strengthened the church with dialogues on science and faith, as well as outreach to the younger generation.

Family Life

He had three children with his wife of over 50 years, Kari Trykkerud.

Associated With

Art Blakey, the jazz drummer, also came from a devout Seventh day Adventist family.

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Jorge Medina

Jorge Medina

Name Jorge Medina
Profession Religious Leader
Date of Birth 1926-12-23
Place of Birth Santiago,
Chile
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Birth Sign Capricorn

About Jorge Medina

One of the Cardinal electors in the 2005 papal conclave, who was the first non-Italian to announce the election of the pope.

Early Life of Jorge Medina

He earned a PhD in theology in 1955.

Trivia

He taught theology at the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile and philosophy at the Major Seminary of Santiago, both of which are schools he attended.

Family Life

He was born in Santiago.

Associated With

He was made a bishop by Pope John Paul II.

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