Popular cleric Jack Hayford dies at 88


Prominent pastor, author, seminary chancellor, Jack Hayford, who wrote the popular contemporary Christian worship song “Majesty,” has died at the age of 88.

His death was confirmed through the Facebook page of the Jack Hayford Ministries.

He was said to have died on Sunday evening at his home in Los Angeles, California.

“His family said he died peacefully in his sleep in the early hours of the morning, having eaten dinner with his wife, Valarie, and having spoken to one of his grandkids the evening before,” stated the ministry.

“Today, we mourn his loss but celebrate the homecoming of a great leader in God’s kingdom. We know that this great servant and worshipper is now experiencing the greatest worship service of all.”

Hayford produced hundreds of songs, the most famous of which is “Majesty,” a song that was first released in 1978 and has since been recorded and played countless times.