John Skipworth, a Co-Pastor at The Assembly from Louisiana, Died by Suicide

Last Updated on February 10, 2024, 9:47 am

Louisiana: West Monroe Community mourns the loss of revered pastor John Skipworth.

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John Skipworth, a revered pastor in Monroe, Louisiana, died by suicide on Tuesday, January 30, 2024. He was a co-pastor at The Assembly and was a former pastor at Oak Church and Rochester Assembly.

Who was John Skipworth?

John Skipworth was a prominent figure in the Moroe, Louisiana’s spiritual landscape. He was from Shreveport, Louisiana, and was a proud graduate of Global University, where he studied to become an Ordained Minister in the Ministry. He dedicated his life to the service of God and spreading His word to the world. He served as pastor at Oak Church and the Rochester Assembly. He was currently serving as executive pastor at The Assembly.

His life had seen many ups and downs. His troubled life had been marred by drug abuse and violence. In 2003, his life took a twisted turn, and he ended up in jail, serving a life sentence. In the darkest time of his life, he found redemption and solace in God, which transformed his life.

John Skipworth embarked on a seven-year journey of personal growth and spiritual renewal confined within the walls of the prison. He also ministered to his fellow inmates, spreading the light of guidance to everyone he met. His life serves as a testament to faith and redemption.

His perseverance and faith prevailed, and he received an early release. After this, he dedicated his life to the service of God and shared His message with the world at church. He became a respected pastor at The Assembly.

What happened to John Skipworth?

John Skipworth passed away on Tuesday, January 30, 2024, by suicide. The details of his death have not been released to the public at the moment. His tragic death has sent shockwaves through the fabric of the close-knit community of Monroe, Louisiana.

He had touched many lives with his spiritual guidance. The news of his death by suicide left the entire community reeling with shock and sadness. His death has carved a hole in society which can never be filled. He leaves behind his heartbroken family of wife, Brooke, and their two daughters. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family during this incredibly challenging time.

We offer our heartfelt condolences to the family, friends, and affected community members. May he rest in peace.


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