Charles Stanley Bio, Age, Wife Divorce, Church, Books, Net Worth, Quotes, Education,

By | April 29, 2021

Charles Stanley Biography

Charles Stanley (Charles Frazier Stanley) an American senior pastor of First Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia. He is the founder and president of In Touch Ministries and also served as president of the Southern Baptist Convention from 1984 to 1986. 

Charles Stanley Age

Stanley was born on September 25, 1932, in Dry Fork, Virginia.

Charles Stanley Books

  • Making The Bible Clear with Fred L. Lowery
  • How to Listen to God
  • Confronting Casual Christianity
  • How to Keep Your Kids on Your Team
  • The Love of God
  • A Touch of His Power: Meditations on God’s Awesome Power
  • Handle With Prayer
  • Success God’s Way
  • A Gift of Love: Reflections for the Tender Heart
  • Eternal Security: Can You Be Sure?
  • Finding Peace: God’s Promise of a Life Free from Regret, Anxiety, and Fear
  • How to Handle Adversity
  • Success God’s Way: Achieving True Contentment and Purpose
  • The Gift of Forgiveness
  • Walking Wisely: Real Guidance for Life’s Journey
  • Winning the War Within
  • God is in Control
  • Charles Stanley’s Life Principles
  • Into His Presence: An In Touch Devotional
  • Living in the Power of the Holy Spirit
  • Living the Extraordinary Life : 9 Principles to Discover It
  • Our Unmet Needs
  • The Charles F. Stanley Life Principles Bible
  • The Source of My Strength
  • Discover Your Destiny: God Has More Than You Can Ask or Imagine
  • Pathways to His Presence: A Daily Devotional
  • When the Enemy Strikes : The Keys to Winning Your Spiritual Battles
  • Landmines in the Path of the Believer: Avoiding the Hidden Dangers
  • In Step with God: Understanding His Ways and Plans for Your Life
  • Stuck in Reverse: Break Free From Fear and Disbelief and Enjoy the Good Things God Has for You
  • The Power of God’s Love: A 31 Day Devotional to Encounter the Father’s Greatest Gift
  • When Your Children Hurt
  • How to Reach Your Full Potential for God

Charles Stanley Quotes

  • We can be tired, weary and emotionally distraught, but after spending time alone with God, we find that He injects into our bodies energy, power and strength.
  • Since God knows our future, our personalities, and our capacity to listen, He isn’t ever going to say more to us than we can deal with at the moment.
  • When God speaks, oftentimes His voice will call for an act of courage on our part.
  • We are either in the process of resisting God’s truth or in the process of being shaped and molded by his truth.
  • He wants you all to Himself to put His loving, divine arms around you.
  • The best way in the world to deceive believers is to cloak a message in religious language and declare that it conveys some new insight from God.
  • An unschooled man who knows how to meditate upon the Lord has learned far more than the man with the highest education who does not know how to meditate.
  • God’s voice is still and quiet and easily buried under an avalanche of clamor.
  • God will never tell us to do something that gratifies the flesh.

Charles Stanley Net Worth

Stanley has an estimated net worth is $1.5 million .

Charles Stanley Education

Stanley earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Richmond. He as well obtained his Masters of Divinity from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas. He received his Th.M. and Th.D. degrees in theology from Luther Rice Seminary in Florida (which later relocated to Lithonia, Georgia).

Charles Stanley Church, In Touch

At the age of 12, Charles became a born-again Christian, and at age 14 he began his life’s work in Christian ministry. Stanley became a staff member of the First Baptist Church of Atlanta in 1969 and became a senior pastor the following year in 1971. In 1972, Stanley started a half-hour religious television program called ‘The Chapel Hour’. The Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN) began televising this show in 1978. In 1982, Stanley founded another ministry, ‘In Touch Ministries’, and its radio broadcasts began to be associated.

Charles Stanley Family

Stanley was born to Rebecca Stanley and Charles who died nine months later after his birthday. He was raised up in rural Dry Fork on the outskirts of Danville. There is not much known about his siblings.

Charles Stanley Married and Divorce

Stanley was married to Anna J. Stanley for over 40 years. She died on November 10, 2014. Stanley divorced from his wife Anna Johnson back in 2000, after several years of separation, there was a minor controversy in the Southern Baptist Convention. The matter was complicated by statements that Stanley had made that he would resign as a pastor if he became divorced.

At the time, he did not think his separation would end in divorce. However, when it did, the members of his church overwhelmingly voted to retain him on as their pastor. According to First Baptist Atlanta’s bylaws, Stanley can only lose his post when he remarries.

His wife Anna originally filed for divorce on June 22, 1993, following their parting in the spring of 1992. The two of them agreed that Anna would revise the lawsuit to seek a legal separation instead (“separate maintenance”), while asking for reconciliation.

She repeatedly filed for divorce on March 20, 1995. The Stanleys were judicially separated at the time that divorce papers were filed for the last time on February 16, 2000. A judge signed the last divorce decree on May 11, 2000.

Charles Stanley Children

Stanley has two children named Andy Stanley and Becky Stanley. Andy an accomplished author and the founder of the largest church in Georgia,  North Point Community Church. Becky has severally been alluded by her father in sermons.

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