Rev. David Wilkerson, founding pastor of the Times Square Church in New York City, was killed Wednesday in a car crash in Texas, according to a source close to CBN News. He was 79.
Rev. Wilkerson's wife Gwen was also involved in the crash and rushed to the hospital. Details of the crash are still developing. Stay with CBNNews.com for an update.
Wilkerson posted a blog dated April 27 -- the day of his death. In the post, titled "When All Means Fail," he encouraged those facing difficulty to "hold fast" and stand strong in faith.
"To those going through the valley and shadow of death, hear this word: Weeping will last through some dark, awful nights, and in that darkness you will soon hear the Father whisper, "I am with you,'" Wilkerson wrote. "Beloved, God has never failed to act but in goodness and love. When all means fail-his love prevails. Hold fast to your faith. Stand fast in his Word. There is no other hope in this world."