Luis Palau’s family and close friends recalled the renowned evangelist’s focus on Jesus, his seriousness for holiness, his love for all people and his humility during a livestreamed memorial service Saturday afternoon following his death earlier this month.
Rich McKinley, the founding pastor of Imago Dei Community in Portland, Oregon, said the evangelist told him that he would use every opportunity given by his cancer to preach about Heaven. He said he knew where he was going: “to be with the Lord in heaven.”
McKinley said Palau was given only about three months to live by the doctors when he was diagnosed with lung cancer in 2018, but he lived for three years. In his speech, McKinley said that Palau “had a short account with sin” and was “known for loving and caring for the local church.”
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SOURCE: Christian Post, Anugrah Kumar