Author, Pastor and Professor, Calvin Miller Passes Away at the Age of 75 Years

Calvin A. Miller the best-selling Christian author, a theologian and a seminary professor, passed away on Sunday August 19, at the age of 75, due to complications of an open heart surgery.

He has been a Southern Baptist pastor and a professor in Southern Baptist Seminary located in Fort Worth, Texas. From 1999 to 2007 he has been attached to Beeson Divinity School of Samford University. He was the professor of preaching and pastoral ministry there.

Known as a writer of love letters to God, he has written fiction non-fiction as well as poetry.

George also wrote that Beeson and the entire world of Christ will miss him as Miller had a great love towards Jesus Christ.

Recently, Miller wrote “Letters to Heaven” a book in which he wrote letters of love to those who have died before him. C.S. Lewis was one he has mentioned in the book.

Miller wrote his memoirs in his book “Life is Mostly Edges” in 1998. He was the pastor who founded Westside Baptist Church, Omaha, Nebraska in 1966. Starting with 100 members he led the congregation for 25 years and the membership rose to 2500.

Miller’s bachelor’s degree was from Oklahoma Baptist University and his M.Div. and D. Min. degrees were from Midwestern Theological Seminary located in Kansas City.

He is survived by his wife Barbara Joyce and his children Timothy and Melanie.