Karl Strader, who became pastor at Lakeland’s First Assembly of God in 1966 and expanded it into the multi-thousand-member Carpenter’s Home Church, died Monday at age 91. ALSO: The Ledger | Family-placed obituary | YouTube: Charisma Today’s founder remembers growing up in Strader’s church.

Source: Charisma News

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