Who is Rc Sproul Jr.?
Rc Sproul Jr. (Robert Craig Sproul) is an American Calvinist writer, a theologian who was born and brought up in the US. He is best known as a former pastor and the son of R. C. Sproul.
Sproul has written twelve books, including When You Rise Up: A Covenantal Approach to Homeschooling, Bound for Glory, Biblical Economics, Almighty Over All, Eternity in Our Hearts, and Tearing Down Strongholds.
Rc Sproul Jr. Age
Rc is 56 years as of 2021. He was born on July 1, 1965, in the US. Sproul celebrates his birthday on July 1st every year. His birth sign is Cancer.
Rc Sproul Jr. Height
Sproul stands at an average height and has a moderate weight. He appears tall if his photos relative to his surroundings are anything to go by. His actual height a, weight including other body measurements will be updated as soon as the information is available.
Rc Sproul Jr. Education
Sproul holds degrees from Grove City College (Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and Literature, 1986) and Reformed Theological Seminary (Master of Arts in Theological Studies, 1991) and received his D.Min. in theology from Whitefield Theological Seminary (2001).
Rc Sproul Jr. Family
Sproul is the second-born child, and the only son of the late theologian Rc Sproul. His mother’s name is Vesta Voorhis. His parents were wedded in 1960. Sproul Jnr. has an elder sister called Sherrie Dorotiak.
Rc Sproul Jr. Father
Robert Charles Sproul ( February 13, 1939 – December 14, 2017) was an American Reformed theologian and ordained pastor in the Presbyterian Church in America. He was the founder and chairman of Ligonier Ministries. The ministry started as a study center for college and seminary students and could be heard daily on the Renewing Your Mind radio broadcast in the United States and internationally.
He taught at numerous colleges and seminaries, including Reformed Theological Seminary in Orlando and in Jackson, Mississippi, and Knox Theological Seminary in Ft. Lauderdale.
On April 18, 2015, Sproul’snr. suffered a stroke and was admitted to a hospital. Five days later, on April 23, Sproul went home from the hospital, suffering no ill effects. but died on December 14, 2017, at the age of 78.
Rc Sproul Jr. Wife
Sproul has been married twice. His first wife, Denise Elizabeth Sproul died in 2011, at age 46, of cancer. They had seven surviving children, a disabled daughter having died in 2012.
On October 14, 2016, Sproul married Lisa Carol Ringel. On November 19, 2016, his father R.C. Sproul Sr. officiated the ecclesiastical wedding ceremony. Lisa is the mother of nine and grandmother of six. Lisa legally adopted the four youngest Sproul children on July 12, 2018. Combined they have twelve surviving children and eleven grandchildren, and currently reside in Indiana.
Rc Sproul Jr. Children
Rc had seven kids with his first wife and two from his second marriage to Lisa Carol Ringel.
Rc Sproul Jr. Net Worth
Sproul’s worth is estimated to be between $1 million and $15 million dollars. This includes his assets, money, and income. His primary source of income is his career as a theologian and pastor. Through his various sources of income, he has been able to accumulate a good fortune but prefers to lead a modest lifestyle.
Rc Sproul Jr. Pastor
Sproul was first ordained in the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church (ARP). After a failed attempt to transfer to the Presbyterian Church in America, he was ordained in the Reformed Presbyterian Church General Assembly (RPCGA) in 2000.
In January 2006, he and the Session of Saint Peter Presbyterian Church (SPPC), its governing body, were deposed from office by the RPCGA under charges including “abuse of authority in an inexcusable manner” against several families, alleged illegal use of the ARP’s tax identification number, planting a church without authority, and practicing infant communion.
The Confederation of Reformed Evangelical Churches (CREC) examined the case and accepted Sproul as an ordained minister in good standing in 2006. In 2010 Sproul transferred his ordination to the denomination Covenant Presbyterian Church (CPC).
On March 27, 2019, Sproul announced, “I am a member in good standing at Pine Hills Church here in Fort Wayne. It is a part of the Federation of Evangelical Churches.”The FEC is an Anabaptist denomination of Amish Mennonite origin. July 2, 2019, Sproul became ordained through Logos Ministries of Florida and formed the business entity Dunamis Fellowship.
Rc Sproul Jr. Church
February 14, 2021, Sproul inaugurated his newest church, Sovereign Grace Fellowship in Fort Wayne, Indiana. He announced on April 3, 2021, he would launch Shepherd’s College, August 30, 2021, as a pastors college for training and mentoring men nationally and internationally.
Rc Sproul Jr. Controversy
Sproul Jr was arrested in Fort Wayne, Indiana on November 29, 2016, for drunken driving with two of his minor children in the car. He issued a $5,000 bond and was free under a “monitored conditional release.”
On December 9, 2016, days after his arrest, the board of directors of Ligonier Ministries and Reformation Bible College received and affirmed Sproul’s resignation request.
Rc Sproul Jr. Books
- Money Matters, 1985. Reprinted as Dollar Signs of the Times: A
- Commonsense Guide to Securing Our Economic Future, 1994, and Biblical
- Economics: A Commonsense Guide to Our Daily Bread, 2002.
- Almighty over All: Understanding the Sovereignty of God, 1999.
- The Brave Monk, 2000.
- Eternity in Our Hearts, 2002.
- Tearing Down Strongholds: And Defending the Truth, 2002.
- Bound for Glory: God’s Promise for Your Family, 2003
- When You Rise Up: A Covenantal Approach to Homeschooling, 2004.
- Believing God: Twelve Biblical Promises Christians Struggle to Accept, 2009.
- The Call to Wonder: Loving God like a Child,