Pastor: Jarrid Wilson, founder of suicide outreach, dies

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Jarrid Wilson, who founded a Christian suicide outreach group in Southern California, has died.

Greg Laurie, senior pastor of Harvest Christian Fellowship, said on his blog Tuesday that Wilson died by suicide.

Wilson founded the outreach group "Anthem of Hope" with his wife to help people coping with depression.

He is survived by his wife Juli, two young sons and other family members.

The church was founded in Riverside, California in 1973. It now has 15,000 people and hosts large-scale evangelistic events.

On-Air & Up next

  • The Dan Proft Show
    12:00AM - 3:00AM
     

    Entrepreneur, editorial contributor to the Chicago Tribune, former Republican candidate for Illinois Governor, and radio talk show host with AM 560 The Answer in Chicago. He   >>

  • Best of the Dennis Prager Show
     
  • The Morning Answer
    6:00AM - 9:00AM
     
  • Mike Gallagher
    9:00AM - 12:00PM
     
  • Dennis Prager
    12:00PM - 3:00PM
     

See the Full Program Guide