Rod Parsley is an American author Christian minister, TV host, and evangelist. Parsley served as the senior pastor of World Harvest Church situated in Canal Winchester, Ohio. He founded the Valor Christian College and The Center for Moral Clarity where he served as a president. Further, he involved for the foundation of Harvest Preparatory School, World Harvest Ministerial Alliance, the Bridge of Hope missions organization and a stream channel RODPARSLEY.TV. Keep reading to know more about Rod Parsley in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
Rodney Lee Parsley was born on January 13, 1957, in Cleveland, Ohio. He was raised in the area of Columbia and also in Free will Baptist. After completing his graduation, he also appeared in Circleville Bible College but dropped out within two years. He worked in real estate and at a pet food factory to earn money for his studies.
Rod married to Joni Parsley and having three children include a son and daughters. His son named Austin and daughter Ashton and living happily in Columbus.
Career, Awards, & Nominations
Parsley became the founder of the church and started study Bible in the backyard of his parents in 1977. He received the support of seventeen people who appeared in the meeting. Later, the study group has determined as a church. They are denoted as Sunset Chapel and later changed to World of Life Church. The Alpha Hall of the church was built after two years and contains four buildings as the campus of Valor Christian College.
Later, the church has added more buildings to provide services to the college student now considered as Dominion Hall. In 1086, the place had been provided for the campus of the church which consists of 57 acres and made the main campus of Canal Winchester church. After the formation, the name has been dedicated as World Harvest Church and became the youngest pastors. At present, the Columbus Church includes more than five thousands sanctuary seat with youth ministries, administrative and connect centers.
He also involved in the humanitarian projects over the past 20 years. His support came from the members of the church and the affiliates. One of his project runs on the African nations includes Uganda, Kenya, Mozambique, and Zambia. Some projects have stated in the places of Europe, Asia, Central America, South America, and the Caribbean.
Further, they started providing helps to the sufferer of disasters with the food, water, and cleaning. For their work, Bridge of Hope has got the title of First Responder by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. He also founded the Valor Christian College in 1990 and considered it as the World Harvest Bible Institute. Students attracted from U.S. and different countries for their services of pastoral leadership, evangelism, music ministry, evangelism, and more.
Net Worth & Earnings
Rod Parsley has an estimated net worth of about $3 million. Most of his earnings considered form his institutes and serving as president for the Center for Moral Clarity. He lived a simple life and not having too many personal assets and always involved in helping needy people and providing services to college students.
Parsley has been known for his foundation of the World Harvest Church situated in Canal Winchester and served there as a senior pastor. He started with four buildings and later reconstructed it. His helping work for the disaster people provides the title as the first responder for his series of providing food, water, and cleaning items. Moreover, he also constructed the World Harvest Bible Institute in 1990.