Frederick Price Wiki – Frederick Price Bio
Frederick Price was an American televangelist, who was the founder and apostle of Crenshaw Christian Center, located in South Los Angeles, California.
He was known for his Ever Increasing Faith ministries broadcast, which aired weekly on both television and radio.
The beloved Los Angeles pastor who founded the Crenshaw Christian Center, is dead, according to his son.
He was 59 years old.
Frederick Price Died
K.C. Price, one of Los Angeles’ most prominent religious leaders and founder of the Crenshaw Christian Center, has died from COVID-19 at the age of 89.
Our Husband, Father & your Apostle has gone to be w/ the Lord this evening. We accept his decision to go as he got a glimpse of glory a few weeks ago. We are sad. Please allow us some time to process. He fought the good fight of faith & laid hold of eternal life. The Price Family pic.twitter.com/erQRVZYm4X
— EIF Ministries (@eifministries) February 13, 2021
Apostle Price, who led services in the landmark FaithDome for many years, died Friday evening, according to a statement issued by EIF Ministries.
Both he and Betty tested positive for COVID-19 in early January. Price spent weeks in the hospital.
Price founded the Crenshaw Christian Center in 1973 and built it into one of America’s first Black megachurches, with 28,000 members and an estimated 15 million households watching televised church services every week.
He was at times controversial – criticized for his teachings about the LGBTQ community and Islam.
The Price family founded the Frederick K.C. Price III Christian School in 1986, located on the sprawling campus of the Crenshaw Christian Center.
The Crenshaw Christian Center served as a coronavirus testing facility and is now a vaccination site.
Price was married to the former Betty Ruth Scott, whom he met while attending Dorsey High School, since 1953.
They are the parents of four children. Frederick and Betty Price have ten grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Tributes flowed on the comment thread of Price’s son. Here are some of them:
“My deepest condolence. I accepted Christ in 1982 while watching Ever Increasing Faith Ministries. A powerful Pastor and Teacher.
Thank you for your faithfulness. Rest easy Apostle, you will be deeply missed.”
“My condolences and prayers are with you and your family. Apostle a powerful man of God and taught us how to live by faith.
I will miss him and the fiery no-nonsense life he lived before all. Rest well, sir.”
“#TheGreatestFaithTeacher of the last 40 years is #RestingWithJesus‼️ #WellDoneHero🥲 He was Ours. He blessed me in my 20’s. He taught me, the difference between Faith, Foolishness, and Presumption!”