Ray McCauley Biography
Ray McCauley is an influential South African religious leader, Senior Pastor of Rhema Bible Church, President of the International Federation of Christian Churches, co-chair of the National Interfaith Council of South Africa, author, and former champion bodybuilder.
Ray McCauley Age
McCauley is 71 years old as of 2020, he was born Raynor McCauley on October 1, 1949, in Johannesburg, South Africa. He celebrates his birthday on October 1, every year, and his birth sign is Libra. McCauley will be turning 72 years on October 1, 2021.
Ray McCauley Height
McCauley stands at an average height. He appears to be quite tall in stature if his photos, relative to his surroundings, are anything to go by. However, details regarding his actual height and other body measurements are currently not publicly available. We will update this section when the information is available.
Ray McCauley Weight
McCauley has a moderate weight. He has not shared his weight with the public yet. McCauley’s weight will be listed once we get it from a trustworthy source. Known for his captivating personality, McCauley has dark brown eyes and the color of his hair is grey.
Ray McCauley Education
McCauley is a highly educated and qualified person. He attended bible college with his first wife Lyndie at Rhema Bible Training Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma from 1978 – 1979.
Ray McCauley Family
Ray McCauley Parents and Siblings
McCauley was born and raised by his parents(father Jimmy McCauley and mother Doreen McCauley) in Johannesburg. Our efforts to find out more about the McCauley family came to no avail as no such information is publicly available. It is also not known if he has any siblings. We will update this section once this information is available.
Ray McCauley Wife
Ray McCauley Married and Divorce
McCauley was married to his first love and wife Lyndie McCauley whom they married and got divorced in 2000. The influential pastor then got married to Zelda Ireland in 2001 and got divorced in 2010. The troubled love life of Rhema Bible Church leader pastor McCauley has at last been blessed with a ray of light. McCauley and his estranged second wife, pastor Zelda McCauley, reconciled in 2013.
Ray McCauley Children
As of now, there isn’t any documented report on the public records about Rhema Bible Church senior pastor McCauley having kids. Nevertheless, this information is currently under review and will be updated once we get it from a credible source.
Ray McCauley Net Worth
McCauley has an estimated net worth of $28 Million dollars as of 2021. This includes his assets, money, and income. His primary source of income is his career as a Senior Pastor of Rhema Bible Church, President of the International Federation of Christian Churches, co-chair of the National Interfaith Council of South Africa, author, and former champion bodybuilder. Through his various sources of income, he has been able to accumulate good fortune but prefers to lead a modest lifestyle.
Ray McCauley Measurements and Facts
Here are some interesting facts and body measurements you should know about McCauley.
Ray McCauley Wikipedia
- Full Names: Raynor McCauley.
- Popular As: Ray McCauley.
- Gender: Male.
- Occupation / Profession: Pastor.
- Nationality: South African.
- Race / Ethnicity: White.
- Religion: Christian.
- Sexual Orientation: Straight.
Ray McCauley Birthday
- Age / How Old?: 71 Years Old.
- Zodiac Sign: Libra.
- Date of Birth: October 1, 1949.
- Place of Birth: Johannesburg, South Africa.
- Birthday: October 1.
Ray McCauley Body Measurements
- Body Measurements: Pending Update.
- Height / How Tall?: Average.
- Weight: Moderate.
- Eye Color: Dark Brown.
- Hair Color: Grey.
- Shoe Size: Pending Update.
Ray McCauley Family and Relationship
- Father (Dad): Jimmy McCauley.
- Mother: Doreen McCauley.
- Siblings (Brothers and Sisters): Pending Update.
- Marital Status: Married.
- Wife/Spouse: Married to Zelda Ireland.
- Dating / Girlfriend: Not Applicable.
- Children: Pending Update.
Ray McCauley Net Worth and Salary
- Net Worth: $28 Million dollars as of 2021.
- Salary: Pending Update.
- Source of Income: Church Ministry.
Ray McCauley House and Cars
- Place of living: SA.
- Cars: Car Brand to be Updated.
Ray McCauley Ministry
Ray Mccauley Rhema Bible Church
McCauley was enrolled in bible college with his first wife Lyndie at Rhema Bible Training Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma from 1978 – 1979. On their return to South Africa, the McCauleys started Rhema Bible Church under Rhema Ministries SA in the home of his parents, Jimmy (father) and Doreen (mother, which 13 people attended.
Membership grew and the church moved into the former Constantia Cinema in Rosebank, Johannesburg. Under the leadership of Mccauley and his first wife Lyndie, the church outgrew its premises and moved to a warehouse in Jan Smuts Avenue in Randburg before moving to its current premises. In 1985 the church moved into the newly constructed 5,000 seater auditorium in Randburg, Johannesburg.
The new church was dedicated on 16 June 1985 by Dr. Kenneth E Hagin, the late founder of Rhema Ministries in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The auditorium was later upgraded to more than 7,500 seats to accommodate the growth of the church. Today the church has a 45,000 strong congregation, which is the single largest church congregation in southern Africa.
Towards the end of the apartheid era, McCauley and his associates were involved in various critical events that helped with the peaceful transition to a democratic nation in 1994. During this time he interacted with leading churchmen like Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu and Reverend Frank Chikane. McCauley is a renowned speaker at church events around the world.
Ray McCauley Sermons
- The River of Life Part 2
- The River of Life Part 1
Who are we?
- Who Are We in Christ Jesus? Part 4
- Who Are We in Christ Jesus? Part 3
- Who Are We in Christ Jesus? Part 2
- Who Are We In Christ Jesus? Part 1
- Living The Joy-Filled Life Part 4
- Living The Joy-Filled Life Part 3
- Living The Joy-Filled Life Part 2
- Living The Joy-Filled Life Part 1
Awake The Sleeping Giant
- Awake The Sleeping Giant Part 9
- Awake The Sleeping Giant Part 8
- Awake The Sleeping Giant Part 7
- Awake The Sleeping Giant Part 6
- Awake The Sleeping Giant Part 5
- Awake The Sleeping Giant Part 4
- Awake The Sleeping Giant Part 3
- Awake The Sleeping Giant Part 2
- Awake the Sleeping Giant
- Vision Sunday 2017 – Xtreme Dreams
- Distractions the Enemy to Us All
- The Life of Prayer (Part 6)
- The Life of Prayer (Part 5)
- The Life of Prayer (Part 4)
- The Life of Prayer (Part 3)
- The Life of Prayer (Part 2)
- The Life of Prayer (Part 1)
- Authority is given to the Believer Part 3
- Authority is given to the Believer Part 2
- Authority is given to the Believer Part 1
Ray Mccauley Books
- 2011: Choose This Day: 366 Devotions
- 2004: For Times Like These
- 2012: God Wants the Best for You: Blessed to be a Blessing
- 1985: Our God Reigns: Reflections on the Character of God
- 1997: Power and Passion: Fulfilling God’s Destiny for the Nation
- 2012: The Bottom Line: Faith that Stands Firm in the Face of Adversity
Ray Mccauley Bodybuilding
Ray Mccauley Mr universe
A month after Mccauley announced his second marriage was over he underwent emergency open-heart surgery. This was after he had suffered a massive heart attack. He underwent an eight-hour operation and began recovering at an undisclosed hospital in Pretoria.
A pastor who has known McCauley for many years said the heart fit. McCauley won the Mr. SA bodybuilding title in the 1970s. He became third in the Mr. Universe bodybuilding championship in London in 1974.
Ray McCauley Private Jet and Controversy
McCauley has led a controversial lifestyle, with many claiming he is leading the lifestyle of a millionaire. He has argued on various occasions that he only earns the salary of a medium-sized company’s chief executive
The biggest controversy McCauley had with his first wife Lyndie’s divorce in 2000. Lyndie McCauley instituted divorce proceedings that the ministry believed she had no biblical grounds for, according to the ministry.
The divorce caused the church to leave a large portion of the then congregation. Shortly after the divorce, McCauley became romantically involved with Zelda Ireland, a two-time divorcee he married in July 2001. Rhema Bible Church announced in January 2010 that it had separated McCauley and Ireland and that Ireland had instituted divorce proceedings.
In 2009, when inviting South Africa’s then unelected president, Jacob Zuma, to speak at a Sunday morning meeting, he caused waves politically. This led to political bias charges.
When Zuma took office in 2009, McCauley formed a new interfaith organization called the National Interfaith Leadership Council, which later merged with the National Religious Leaders Forum in 2011 to form South Africa’s National Interfaith Council.
Ray Mccauley Death
Mccauley’s father died at the age of 83 years. This was after a short illness. Carl Niehaus the family spokesperson reported that Jimmy McCauley was survived by his wife Lorraine, his four sons, 11 grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.
Tribute to his father, McCauley said: “He was a greatly missed father to all of us. He will be greatly missed by all 0f us and the many thousands who came to know him as ‘uncle Jimmy’ at Rhema.”
Frequently Asked Questions About Ray McCauley
Who is Ray McCauley?
McCauley is a South African religious leader, Senior Pastor of Rhema Bible Church, President of the International Federation of Christian Churches, co-chair of the National Interfaith Council of South Africa, author, and former champion bodybuilder.
How old is Ray McCauley?
McCauley is a South African national born on October 1, 1949, in Johannesburg, South Africa.
How tall is Ray McCauley?
McCauley stands at an average height, he has not shared his height with the public. His height will be listed once we have it from a credible source.
Is Ray McCauley married?
Yes, McCauley is married to Zelda Ireland. McCauley was married to his first wife Lyndie McCauley whom they married and got divorced in 2000. He then got married to Zelda Ireland in 2001 and got divorced in 2010. McCauley and Zelda McCauley, reconciled in 2013.
How much is Ray McCauley worth?
McCauley has a net worth of $28 Million dollars as of 2021. This amount has been accrued from his leading roles in the Church Ministry.
How much does Ray McCauley make?
According to our reliable sources, McCauley’s annual salary is currently under review. Nevertheless, we are keeping tabs and will update you once this information is available.
Where does Ray McCauley live?
Because of security reasons, McCauley has not shared his precise location of residence. We will update this information if we get the location and images of his house.
Is Ray McCauley dead or alive?
McCauley is alive and in good health. There have been no reports of him being sick or having any health-related issues.
Where is Ray McCauley Now?
McCauley is still an active participant in the Church Ministry. He is Senior Pastor of Rhema Bible Church, President of the International Federation of Christian Churches, & co-chair of the National Interfaith Council of South Africa.
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