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Biography of Pastor Creflo Dollar

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Biography of Pastor Creflo Dollar
Creflo Dollar

Creflo Dollar is an American televangelist, pastor, and the founder of the non-denominational World Changers Church International based in College Park, Georgia, a suburb of Atlanta. Dollar also heads the Creflo Dollar Ministerial Association (formerly called International Covenant Ministries), Creflo Dollar Ministries, and Arrow Records.

Biography

Born, Creflo Augustus Dollar, Jr., (January 28, 1962), in College Park, Georgia, United States of America, to a police officer, Creflo Augustus Dollar, Sr. (1936-1993) and Mrs. Dollar. As a child, he attended the Baptist Church School, and is a 1984 graduate from the West Georgia College in Carrollton, Georgia, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in education.

It was after that, he decided to start his own business and started with the development of World Changers Ministries Christian Center.

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A former educational therapist, Creflo Dollar received a bachelor’s degree in education and both a master’s and doctorate degree in counseling. He was awarded an honorary Doctor of Divinity degree from Oral Roberts University in 1998. He is the publisher of CHANGE online magazine and The Max, a bimonthly resource newsletter for ministers and ministry leaders.

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Dr. Creflo Dollar

About World Changers Church International (WCCI)

Creflo Dollar is the founder and senior pastor of World Changers Church International (WCCI) in College Park, Georgia, which serves nearly 30,000 members; World Changers Church-New York, which hosts over 6,000 worshippers each week; and a host of satellite churches, located in Los Angeles, California; Indianapolis, Indiana; Washington, D.C.; Cincinnati, Ohio; Cleveland, Ohio; Dallas and Houston, Texas; and Carrollton, Norcross, Macon, and Marietta, Georgia. As mandated by God, Creflo Dollar’s goal is to establish 500 satellite churches around the world.

Dollar began developing World Changers Ministries Christian Center in 1986. He held the church’s first worship service in the cafeteria of an elementary school in College Park, with eight people in attendance. He later renamed the ministry as World Changers Church International (WCCI), and the congregation moved from the cafeteria to a dedicated chapel. Four services were held each Sunday, and Creflo added a weekly radio broadcast. On December 24, 1995, WCCI moved into its present location, the 8,500-seat facility known as the World Dome. The church has said that the nearly $18 million World Dome was built without any bank financing. As of 2007, the congregation reported had around 30,000 members, and $69 million in revenue (gross cash collections) for 2006.

In October 2012, Creflo Dollar Ministries leased Loews Paradise Theater in The Bronx for a new church location in New York.

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Dollar also speaks at conferences and is an author, writing about his gospel of wealth and involved in televangelism.

Personal Life

Creflo Dollar Jr. is married to Pastor Taffi Dollar, and the marriage is blessed with five children, Gregory Dollar (Son), Jordan Dollar (Daughter), Jeremy Dollar (Son), Alexandria Dollar (Daughter) and Lauren Dollar (Daughter). The family lives in Atlanta.

Watch Creflo & Taffi Dollar Question & Answer Session In WAFBEC 2018

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