Former Bellevue Baptist Church Pastor Dr. Adrian Rogers passed away early Tuesday morning. Rogers was in the hospital battling double pneumonia, brought on by a weakened immune system from chemotherapy.
Rogers was diagnosed with colon cancer earlier this year.
Rogers was pastor at Bellevue Baptist Church for over 32 years. Under his leadership, the church experienced tremendous growth, moving its Memphis location to a new, large facility on the east side of the city.