Marcus Lamb was an American televangelist, prosperity theologian and Christian broadcaster.
Marcus Lamb was the co-founder, president, and CEO of the Daystar Television Network, the second-largest Christian television network in the world.
Marcus lamb was born on October 7, 1957 in Cordele, Georgia but was raised in Macon.
Marcus Lamb graduated from high school and at age 16, enrolled in Lee University (then known as Lee College), Cleveland, a Tennessee -based Christian university.
Marcus Lamb began to preach as an evangelist at age fifteen.
Marcus Lamb was ordained as a bishop with the Church of God of Cleveland, Tennessee.
In 1980, the same year that Marcus met his wife Joni, he founded The Word of God Fellowship, the company that would eventually start the Daystar Television Network.
In 1984, Marcus Lamb moved to Montgomery, Alabama to begin WMCF-TV, the first full-power Christian station in the state.
However, Marcus and Joni Lamb sold the station to Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) in 1990 and moved to Dallas, Texas.
Marcus Lamb launched the Daystar network at the end of 1997.
In 2020, Marcus Lamb’s Daystar TV was forced to pay back a United States government PPP Loan after the television show Inside Edition investigated the church’s private jet purchase.
Marcus Lamb’s Daystar TV applied for the government’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) to help pay employees’ salaries. However, after receiving $3.9 million from the government, the church rather purchased a 1997 Gulfstream aircraft.
Marcus Lamb Cause Of Death
Marcus Lamb died after contracting COVID-19, on November 30, 2021, at the age of 64.