Displaying 30+ Stories
Allow Ads

Dallas Megachurch Pastor Ed Young Announces Death of His Daughter LeeBeth Young

LeeBeth Young. (Image credit: Ed Young/Facebook)

Pastor Ed Young, the founder and senior pastor of the Fellowship Church in Dallas, Texas, announced on Tuesday that his firstborn daughter LeeBeth Young suddenly passed away on Sunday, Jan. 18.  

LeeBeth also served as a preacher at the Dallas church. 

In a statement shared via social media, Pastor Young said LeeBeth, 34, died Sunday night. 

"It is with great sadness that I write these words. Last night, our precious and cherished daughter LeeBeth passed away," Young said. "She was our firstborn, and we celebrate her life. LeeBeth was a bright, intelligent, strong, creative, witty, and faithful young woman. We love our daughter, and she loved the Lord."

"Because of her relationship with Jesus, she is now healed and whole in His presence. We ask that you pray for our family, our church, and so many others who loved LeeBeth deeply," he continued. 

Young didn't include a cause for his daughter's death in his statement.  

LeeBeth is survived by her parents Ed and Lisa Young and three siblings. All of the family are involved in Ed Young's ministry at the Fellowship Church. 

A graduate of Baylor University, she had been serving as a director in the church's video ministry since 2008, according to the website earnthenecklace.com

In an Instagram post from June 2019, LeeBeth wrote about her father and that she was "so blessed God let me be his daughter!"

The announcement of LeeBeth's death has prompted an outpouring of support for Pastor Young and his family on social media. 

There has been no announcement about a funeral or a memorial service.

***As Big Tech censors media outlets they don’t like and shuts down various free speech platforms, be sure to sign up for CBN News emails and the CBN News app to ensure you keep receiving news from a Christian Perspective.***


Would you like resources to help you navigate the important issues in this article? Click on any of the topics below:

Need prayer? We’re available 24/7. Call (800) 700-7000 or request prayer.

Learn why Truth Matters at CBN News.
CBN Partners provide hope to those who are suffering! You can help bring hope today!
Bring Hope

Did you know?

God is everywhere—even in the news. That’s why we view every news story through the lens of faith. We are committed to delivering quality independent Christian journalism you can trust. But it takes a lot of hard work, time, and money to do what we do. Help us continue to be a voice for truth in the media by supporting CBN News for as little as $1.