‘The 700 Club’ Christian Broadcaster Pat Robertson Dead At 93

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One of the most distinguished Christian broadcasters in the United States, Pat Robertson has been confirmed dead at the age of 93. Known best for his politically-driven commentary on The 700 Club, he wore many hats over the course of his long life including religious leader, entrepreneur, and culture warrior. Has Pat Robertson’s cause of death been made public? Plus, take a look at his incredibly influential life.

The 700 Club: Christian Broadcaster Pat Robertson Dead At 93

According to multiple media outlets, it was the Christian Broadcasting Network (the organization he founded) that first announced his death. The statement, however, did not include any information about his cause of death. Given his age, his fans assume his cause of death may have been due to natural causes of aging.

“With great sadness, we announce that Dr. M.G. “Pat” Robertson has gone home to be with his Lord and Savior today, June 8, 2023. Thank you for your prayers for the Robertson family and the ministry of CBN at this time.”

Here is the tweet the CBN shared in regard to his passing:

In response to news of his passing, many chimed in to discuss what an incredible man he was:

  • “So thankful for the life and impact of Dr. Robertson’s ministry. I gave my life to Jesus while watching the @700club in the summer of 1983. I am some of the fruit of this amazing ministry.”
  • “What an amazing man of all things good- he will be sorely missed on Earth. The Heavens are celebrating as they welcome him home! I know my Mom certainly is”
  • “Dear Father, we are so grateful for the life and legacy of your servant, Pat Roberston. He dedicated his life to loving you and sharing your love with others. May the organization he built to honor you continue to thrive and bring glory to your name. Amen”

Even individuals of other faiths came forward in response to news of his death to note that he was truly an inspiring man.

The great Pat Robertson entered the world as Marion Gordon Robertson. He was born in Virginia back in 1930. His nickname “Pat” was affectionately given to him by his older brother named Willis Robertson Jr.

Pat Robertson founded The Christian Broadcasting Network when he was just 30 years old. From there, he became one of the most influential individuals among conservative Christian communities. He aimed high in life as he even tried to snag the Republican nomination for the 1988 presidency with the hopes of stepping in for President Ronald Reagan. Ultimately, however, George H.W. Bush won both the nomination and the presidency.

His followers can only imagine the impact Pat Robertson could have had as the President of the United States.

Rest in peace, Pat Robertson.


Trisha Faulkner

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