After many years of being a widower, Bishop Glen Staples, senior pastor of Temple of Praise Church, remarries at the age of 70.
The 70-year-old proud father of five, who announced his engagement and pre-wedding festivities with Dr. Sharon in an Instagram post earlier this year, allegedly got married in March.
Bishop T.D. Jakes, the founding pastor of Potters House Church married the couple.
Bishop Jakes, who was obviously delighted to see his friend’s wedding, remarked that both old and new acquaintances attended the reception that evening. It was a “Elegant evening after many struggles,” he said of the occasion.
It was a “Elegant evening after many struggles,” he said of the occasion. By this, he was alluding to the many years of loneliness Staples had had as a widower and the various chronic illnesses he had endured through the years.
Jakes mentioned that his friend had overcome cancer and heart surgery. He went on to provide words of support to anyone who might be going through difficult times as Staples did. Don’t give up if you’re in a difficult situation, he said.
Bishop Glen A. Staples – known around the world for his oratorical gifting and anointed ability to teach the Word of God in such a profound, provocative, and prophetic manner serves as Senior Pastor of The Temple of Praise (formerly known as Anna Johenning Baptist Church). Located in Washington, DC – the Temple of Praise and its more than 14,000 members is known across the world for invoking the call to high praise and worship. Bishop Staples also serves as Presiding Prelate of the Temple of Praise International Fellowship of Churches, Inc., and oversees more than 400 churches worldwide. Covering more than fifty covenant Pastors including Apostles and Bishops in the D.C. Metropolitan area, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, New York, Atlanta, and Ohio, as well as two hundred churches in India, three in Nigeria and the Bahamas. Bishop Staples has licensed, ordained and installed more than 125 active in-house Pastors, Elders and Ministers.
Dr. Sharon Staples is the first lady of the Temple of Praise church and the Temple of Praise Fellowship of Churches International where she serves in ministry under the leadership of her husband, Bishop Glen A. Staples in Southeast, Washington, D.C. She is a faithful servant leader, having served the people of God for many years in various assignments to include executive pastor, director of women’s ministry, music ministry advisor, and in the diaconate as an ordained deaconess. Dr. Staples is a licensed minister, ordained elder, and currently serves as an associate pastor at the Temple of Praise.
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