IPHC Bishop Ron Carpenter Sr. stepped down from his role as general leader of the IPHC this last summer due to complications from cancer. He passed away late Sept. 20, 2012 in South Carolina. Read more about this leader and view a tribute video here.
Recognized as a skilled leader, academic, and visionary he was also known for his extreme kindness, courtesy, and passion. He held an abiding devotion for the cause of his denomination, and for the Pentecostal-Charismatic Movements, but more importantly for his Christ.