Who was Beni Johnson?
Beni Johnson was a co-senior pastor of Redding-based megachurch Bethel Church and wife of Pastor Bill Johnson.
Beni Johnson, along with her husband, became co-pastors at Bethel Church in 1996, according to the church’s website. Bethel now has 11,000 members.
In 2018, Beni Johnson first announced that she had breast cancer.
How did Beni Johnson die?
Beni died on Wednesday after a lengthy battle with cancer.
She had tumors removed from a breast at the time and told media outlets she was “shocked” by the diagnosis.
Her battle with cancer intensified in February 2022 and the church had asked people to pray. “Hundreds of thousands” of people had joined in praying for her the church wrote yesterday in another call to prayer, and the congregation was hosting a prayer meeting when she passed away.