Bishop Carlton D’Metrius Pearson died at the age of 70 on Sunday, November 19, following a valiant fight with cancer.

As a result of his teachings on God’s acceptance and love, Bishop Pearson became well-known throughout the country and worldwide. His adventure officially started when he relocated to Tulsa in 1971 to attend Oral Roberts University. He joined the World Action Singers on Oral Roberts’ invitation, and in 1975 he joined the Oral Roberts Evangelistic Association as an associate evangelist.

Pearson started his ministry, Higher Dimensions, Inc., with a small crew, and set out to tour the country in 1977. In 1981, he expanded his idea and opened the Higher Dimensions Evangelistic Center in Jenks, Oklahoma, with a congregation of seventy-five members.

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He was earlier married to Gina Marie Gauthier.

Who is Gina Marie Gauthier?

Gina Marie Gauthier is an American life coach and the ex-wife of Carlton Pearson, an African-American Baptist minister, author, and media personality. She was born in Lake Charles, Louisiana, on December 13, 1961.

At forty years old, Carlton and Gina got married in September 1993. Two children were born into the union: a daughter named Majestè Amour Pearson on October 29, 1996, and a son named Julian D’Metrius Pearson on July 9, 1994.

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Gina filed for divorce from Carlton in August 2015, and the two parties legally parted ways on October 3, 2019.

As the creator of Life’s Transformation, a coaching business committed to assisting people in realizing their goals on both a personal and professional level, Gina is a qualified life coach. In addition to her work as a coach, Gina speaks motivationally and writes blog entries and articles about personal development.

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Gina has spoken out against domestic abuse and actively backed women’s freedom. She also works with many organizations to promote arts education for kids and is a passionate supporter of the arts.