Biography Of Peter Wagner


Charles Peter Wagner was a theologian, missiologist, missionary, writer, teacher and founder of several organizations. In his earlier years Wagner was known as a key leader of the Church Growth Movement and later for his writings on spiritual warfare.

Apostle Peter Wagner
Apostle Peter Wagner

Born (August 15, 1930 – October 21, 2016), Apostle Wagner served as a missionary in Bolivia under the South American Mission and Andes Evangelical Mission (now SIM International) from 1956 to 1971. He then served for 30 years (1971 to 2001) as Professor of Church Growth at the Fuller Theological Seminary’s School of World Missions until his retirement in 2001. He authored 80 books. He was the founding president of Global Harvest Ministries from 1993 to 2011 and founder and chancellor emeritus of Wagner Leadership Institute (now Wagner University), which trains revivalists and reformers to bring about a global movement of transformation. He also founded Reformation Prayer Network, International Coalition of Apostles, Eagles Vision Apostolic Team, and the Hamilton Group and served as vice president of Global Spheres, Inc.

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C. Peter Wagner is widely recognized as a leading authority in the fields of church growth and spiritual warfare. Wagner is co-founder of the World Prayer Center and is chancellor of the Wagner Institute in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He is the author or editor of more than 50 books, including Churchquake! and Acts of the Holy Spirit.

Befor his death on October 21, 2016, Peter Wagner and his wife, Doris, lived in Colorado Springs.


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